View From The Cape

Exploring Atlantic County – May 2, 2021

Leaders: Chris Marks, Shaun Bamford Temp: 63° F Winds:  SW 19-23 mph Weather Conditions:  partly cloudy 57 species Species Count Canada Goose 22 Wood Duck 2 Yellow-billed Cuckoo 1 Ruby-throated Hummingbird 1 Killdeer 4 Semipalmated Sandpiper 12 Greater Yellowlegs 2 Willet (Eastern) 2 Laughing Gull 1 Turkey Vulture 3 Bald…...

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Above Par Birding at Cox Hall Creek – May 2, 2021

Leaders: Janet Crawford, Cindy Bamford Temp: Winds: Weather Conditions: 31 species Species Count Canada Goose 7 Mallard 12 Mourning Dove 2 Ruby-throated Hummingbird 1 Osprey 2 Red-bellied Woodpecker 3 Great Crested Flycatcher 2 White-eyed Vireo 3 Red-eyed Vireo 1 Blue Jay 6 American Crow 3 Fish Crow 2 Carolina Chickadee…...

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Sunset Beach: A Place for all Seasons – May 2, 2021

Leaders: Mary Watkins, Ruth Bergstrom, Bernie Hodgdon Temp: 60° F Winds:  WSW 14 mph Weather Conditions: 46 species Species Count Canada Goose 3 Mallard 8 Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon) 2 Mourning Dove 4 Virginia Rail 1 Killdeer 2 Sanderling 3 Greater Yellowlegs 12 Willet 1 Lesser Yellowlegs 12 Laughing Gull…...

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Belleplain Hotspots – May 1, 2021

Leaders: Shaun Bamford, Chris Marks Temp: 53° F Winds:  WNW 10-15 mph Weather Conditions:  clear 44 species Species Count Ruby-throated Hummingbird 3 Laughing Gull 12 Turkey Vulture 1 Broad-winged Hawk 4 Red-bellied Woodpecker 3 Downy Woodpecker 2 Eastern Wood-Pewee 1 Acadian Flycatcher 2 Eastern Phoebe 4 Great Crested Flycatcher 3…...

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A Meadows Afternoon – April 30, 2021

Leaders: MJ Roache, Mary Watkins, Jackie Parker Temp: Winds: Weather Conditions: Very windy. Lots of Laughing Gulls and Forster’s Terns.  Osprey present on nest platform. 36 species Species Count Canada Goose 15 Mute Swan 3 Blue-winged Teal 4 Gadwall 4 Mallard 10 Green-winged Teal 2 Mourning Dove 2 American Oystercatcher…...

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Spring Birding at Garrett Family Preserve – May 1, 2021

Leaders: Kyle Chelius, Bernie Hodgdon Temp: Winds: Weather Conditions: 34 species Canada Goose  2 Mallard  4 Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon)  2 Mourning Dove  4 Ruby-throated Hummingbird  1 Killdeer  1 Laughing Gull  20 Herring Gull  8 Forster’s Tern  2 Double-crested Cormorant  34 Great Blue Heron  2 Great Egret  2 Glossy Ibis …...

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Bird Walk for All People – May 1, 2021

Leaders: Mary Jane Roache, Dave Pollard, Lynn Pollard Temp: Winds: Weather Conditions: 33 species Species Count Canada Goose 2 Gadwall 2 Mallard 4 American Oystercatcher 2 Killdeer 1 Least Sandpiper 2 Solitary Sandpiper 1 Laughing Gull 6 Forster’s Tern 6 Double-crested Cormorant 6 Great Egret 3 Snowy Egret 1 Green…...

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Higbee Beach Birding – April 30, 2021

Leaders: Melissa Roach, Chris Marks, Will Kaselow Temp: Winds:  WNW 22-29 mph Weather Conditions: clear skies and high wind Higbee Beach – 7:30am group Despite the high winds we had nice looks at various songbirds including Indigo Bunting and Eastern Kingbird! 48 species Species Count Mallard 1 Mourning Dove 3…...

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Birds of Nummy Island – April 28, 2021

Leaders: Shaun Bamford, Chris Marks, Sharon Meeker Temp: 86° F Winds:  WSW 10-14 mph Weather Conditions:  partly cloudy Nummy Island – 4:52pm 28 species Species Count Brant (Atlantic) 35 Canada Goose 2 Mallard 2 American Black Duck 1 Long-tailed Duck 1 Mourning Dove 2 Clapper Rail 12 American Oystercatcher 14…...

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Migration at the Point – April 28, 2021

Leaders: Brett Ewald, Chris Marks, Mary Watkins Temp: 63° F Winds:  SW 5 mph Weather Conditions:  partly sunny 49 species Species Count Canada Goose 1 Mute Swan 14 Gadwall 4 Mallard 5 Black Scoter 7 Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon) 3 Mourning Dove 15 Chimney Swift 9 Ruby-throated Hummingbird 1 American…...

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