Birding Cape May Point

Birding Cape May Point

Meets near the Hawkwatch Platform at Cape May Point State Park. Enjoy late winter-early spring waterfowl, songbirds and more. No preregistration required.   Cost: $6 members, $10 nonmembers. For more information on all of CMBO’s walks and programs, please call 609-400-3868...

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Birding Cape May Point

Meets near the Hawkwatch Platform at Cape May Point State Park. Enjoy late winter-early spring waterfowl, songbirds and more. No preregistration required.   Cost: $6 members, $10 nonmembers. For more information on all of CMBO’s walks and programs, please call 609-400-3868...

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Fall Delmarva Van Tour Recap

Fall Delmarva Van Tour by Scott Barnes Nov 9-12, 2018 Our annual late fall foray to the bird-rich Delmarva Peninsula began at Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge. Bombay Hook is one of the best places on the East Coast for large numbers and diversity of shorebirds. A flock of some…...

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You Have to Fake it to Make It – the Art of Camouflage

Walking through a field with my Dad at the Flat Brook Wildlife Management Area in Sussex County, I paused to look at a plant that I did not recognize. As I examined the leaves of the plant, I suddenly realized that I too was being examined. A female Ring-necked Pheasant…...

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Report – Southwestern Louisiana: Cheniers, Cypress Swamps, and Cameron Parish

Southwestern Louisiana: Cheniers, Cypress Swamps, and Cameron Parish  April 22-29, 2015 Final Tour Report and Species List We gathered in Lafayette, Louisiana for our birding trip to the swamp forests, “working wetlands,” coastal prairies, and oak cheniers of the sportsmen’s (or perhaps birder’s) paradise. During the ensuing week, we endured…...

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Still Fall

New Jersey Audubon’s Cape May Festival is over.  Autumn must be waning, you think. Think again.  There are still weeks of Autumn ahead.  Fact is bird migration continues until February.  November and December are migratory prime time for some species of raptors and water birds. Big burley buteos like Red-tailed…...

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Peak Migration

What ever happened to bird watching?  I remember when this was just a quaint little closet avocation, practiced by professorial types and other social misfits.  Just last weekend I was just one of the standing-room-only crowd at the Cape May Hawkwatch Platform.  Around mid-afternoon a trio of non-birders (identified by…...

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Outsiders

I had an interesting revelation the weekend of September 1st. While sitting on the hawk watch platform at Cape May Point State Park; a platform overflowing with raptor enthusiasts, I overhead a non-birding trio as they mounted the platform, who were expressing their astonishment over the number of bird watchers…...

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NJ Audubon Goes To Cuba

New Jersey Audubon Eco-Travel trips are not just about beautiful wildlife and habitat. The tours are carefully selected by New Jersey Audubon staff and crafted to connect our participants to the conservation work being carried out in the U.S and around the world. Eco-Travel is just one of many ways…...

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