Shorebirds at Heislerville

Shorebirds at Heislerville

Meets at the clamshell parking area at the end of Matt’s Landing Road near Heislerville, next to the impoundment and across from the marina. Heislerville WMA has become a spring legend, attracting up to four Curlew Sandpipers in recent springs, plus zillions of other shorebirds. Depending on tide conditions, we…...

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Spring Shorebirds and Southern Breeders

With Tom Reed.  Heislerville’s celebrated shorebird concentration coupled with Belleplain State Forest (and nearby Delaware Bay and Cumberland County hotspots) – result in a lot of great birds, all close together! Red Knots, Dunlin, maybe a Curlew Sandpiper, plus woodland birds like Yellow-throated and Prothonotary Warblers and Summer Tanagers. Preregistration…...

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Shorebirds at Heislerville

Meets at the clamshell parking area at the end of Matt’s Landing Road near Heislerville, next to the impoundment and across from the marina. Heislerville WMA has become a spring legend, attracting up to four Curlew Sandpipers in recent springs, plus zillions of other shorebirds. Depending on tide conditions, we…...

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Shorebirds at Heislerville

Meets at the clamshell parking area at the end of Matt’s Landing Road near Heislerville, next to the impoundment and across from the marina. Heislerville WMA has become a spring legend, attracting up to four Curlew Sandpipers in recent springs, plus zillions of other shorebirds. Depending on tide conditions, we…...

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Shorebirds at Heislerville

Meets at the clamshell parking area at the end of Matt’s Landing Road near Heislerville, next to the impoundment and across from the marina. Heislerville WMA has become a spring legend, attracting up to four Curlew Sandpipers in recent springs, plus zillions of other shorebirds. Depending on tide conditions, we…...

Read more

Shorebirds at Heislerville

Meets at the clamshell parking area at the end of Matt’s Landing Road near Heislerville, next to the impoundment and across from the marina. Heislerville WMA has become a spring legend, attracting up to four Curlew Sandpipers in recent springs, plus zillions of other shorebirds. Depending on tide conditions, we…...

Read more

Shorebirds at Heislerville

Meets at the clamshell parking area at the end of Matt’s Landing Road near Heislerville, next to the impoundment and across from the marina. Heislerville WMA has become a spring legend, attracting up to four Curlew Sandpipers in recent springs, plus zillions of other shorebirds. Depending on tide conditions, we…...

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Eagles Are Back

We were on Rt 47 southbound to attend an 11:00 am meeting in Cape May.  The car consisted of wife Linda and myself. “Bald Eagle,” she announced. Following the line of her sight, I immediately saw the adult perched on the tree-line. Two hours later on our return trip we spotted two more, both…...

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Bird Feeding Dos and Don’ts

You like feeding birds.  Who doesn’t? A winter landscape without the color and animation birds bring is just a still life. Different seed types attract different species, each one a dab of paint on your winter canvas.  Of course you’ll want cardinals.  This big showy sparrow is a favorite of…...

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Time For Seed

Hey New Jersey Resident, it’s time to put out your bird feeders. Our hungry winter minions have arrived and this year purports to be a banner year for colorful northern finches.  You can expect hordes of Purple Finch, a smattering of Evening Grosbeaks and hordes of siskins.  The seed crops…...

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