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800 Great Creek Road, Oceanville, Forsythe NWR NJ United States

June 2018

Forsythe (Brigantine) NWR

June 30, 2018 @ 7:45 am EDT
Forsythe, 800 Great Creek Road, Oceanville, Forsythe NWR NJ United States
$20 – $25

Look for breeding birds at "Brig" including night-herons, Clapper Rail, terns, Saltmarsh Sparrow and Seaside Sparrow, among others. Leaders: Mike Mandracchia & Pete Bacinski Please call 609--427-3052 to register Address 800 Great Creek Road, Oceanville, Forsythe NWR at main lot by headquarters

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September 2018

Forsythe (Brigantine) NWR

September 1, 2018 @ 7:45 am - 2:00 pm EDT
Forsythe, 800 Great Creek Road, Oceanville, Forsythe NWR NJ United States + Google Map

Late Summer birding at one of NJ's top spots. This is a great time of year for shorebird diversity, plus waders, terns, and raptors. With Scott Barnes & Linda Mack. Pre-registration is strongly recommended. Please call Plainsboro Preserve at 609-427-3052 $20 members/$25 non-members 800 Great Creek Road, Oceanville NJ, Forsythe NWR at main lot by restrooms  

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Forsythe (Brigantine) NWR

September 8, 2018 @ 7:30 am - 11:00 am EDT
Forsythe, 800 Great Creek Road, Oceanville, Forsythe NWR NJ United States + Google Map

Late Summer birding at one of NJ's top spots. This is a great time of year for shorebird diversity, plus waders, terns, and raptors. With Mike Mandracchia & Pete Bacinski. Pre-registration is strongly recommended. Please call Plainsboro Preserve at 609-427-3052 $20 members/$25 non-members 800 Great Creek Road, Oceanville NJ, Forsythe NWR at main lot by restrooms

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Forsythe (Brigantine) NWR

September 29, 2018 @ 7:45 am - 2:00 pm EDT
Forsythe, 800 Great Creek Road, Oceanville, Forsythe NWR NJ United States + Google Map

Search for a variety of shorebirds, waders, and early waterfowl on this excursion with Mike Mandracchia and Pete Bacinski. $20 members/$25 non-members Pre-registration is strongly recommended. Please call Plainsboro Preserve at 609-427-3052 800 Great Creek Road, Oceanville NJ, Forsythe NWR at main lot by restrooms

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October 2018

Forsythe (Brigantine) NWR

October 27, 2018 @ 7:45 am - 2:00 pm EDT
Forsythe, 800 Great Creek Road, Oceanville, Forsythe NWR NJ United States + Google Map

Crisp autumn weather, increasing numbers of waterfowl, raptors, late shorebirds, and sparrows may highlights a couple of spins around the wildlife drive. With Pete Bacinski and Jason Denesevich. $20 members/$25 non-members Pre-registration is strongly recommended. Please call Plainsboro Preserve at 609-427-3052 800 Great Creek Road, Oceanville NJ, Forsythe NWR at main lot by restrooms

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November 2018

Forsythe (Brigantine) NWR

November 10, 2018 @ 8:45 am - 3:00 pm EST
Forsythe, 800 Great Creek Road, Oceanville, Forsythe NWR NJ United States + Google Map

Crisp autumn weather, increasing numbers of waterfowl, raptors, late shorebirds, and sparrows may highlights a couple of spins around the wildlife drive. With Mike Mandracchia and Pete Bacinski. $20 members/$25 non-members Pre-registration is strongly recommended. Please call Plainsboro Preserve at 609-427-3052 800 Great Creek Road, Oceanville NJ, Forsythe NWR at main lot by restrooms

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Forsythe (Brigantine) NWR

November 24, 2018 @ 8:45 am - 2:00 pm EST
Forsythe, 800 Great Creek Road, Oceanville, Forsythe NWR NJ United States + Google Map

Late November often sees peak numbers of migratory waterfowl at "Brig." We'll also seek out late shorebirds, eagles and other raptors, and sparrows. With Mike Mandracchia and Pete Bacinski. $20 members/$25 non-members Pre-registration is strongly recommended. Please call Plainsboro Preserve at 609-427-3052 800 Great Creek Road, Oceanville NJ, Forsythe NWR at main lot by restrooms

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December 2018

FORSYTHE NWR (Brigantine)

December 1, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 2:00 pm EST
Forsythe, 800 Great Creek Road, Oceanville, Forsythe NWR NJ United States + Google Map

Leaders: Scott Barnes & Linda Mack Late fall brings thousands of waterfowl to this coastal hotspot, along with eagles, harriers, and other raptors. It's also a good time look for American Bittern, late shorebirds, and maybe something unexpected. Free. Open strictly to youth interested in birds ages 11-17 + parent/guardian. Contact scott.barnes@njaudubon.org to register for this trip. Pre-registration is required. Meeting location: 800 Great Creek Road, Oceanville NJ, at main lot by on the left by bathrooms & visitor center.

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Forsythe (Brigantine) NWR

December 8, 2018 @ 8:45 am - 3:00 pm EST
Forsythe, 800 Great Creek Road, Oceanville, Forsythe NWR NJ United States + Google Map

Late fall brings thousands of waterfowl to this coastal hotspot, along with eagles, harriers, and other raptors. It’s also a good time look for American Bittern, late shorebirds, and maybe something unexpected. $20 members/$25 non-members Leaders: Mike Mandracchia & Pete Bacinski

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January 2019

Kick Off Your Year List-Forsythe (Brig) NWR

January 1 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm EST
Forsythe, 800 Great Creek Road, Oceanville, Forsythe NWR NJ United States + Google Map

Start off the New Year right with a couple of spins around the wildlife drive, searching for waterfowl, raptors, and wintering songbirds $20 members/$25 non-members Leaders: Mike Mandracchia & Pete Bacinski

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Forsythe (Brigantine) NWR

January 12 @ 8:45 am - 2:00 pm EST
Forsythe, 800 Great Creek Road, Oceanville, Forsythe NWR NJ United States + Google Map

Waterfowl, raptors including eagles and harriers, plus grebes and gulls should highlight this trip. $20 members/$25 non-members Leaders: Mike Mandracchia & Pete Bacinski

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February 2019

Forsythe (Brigantine) NWR

February 9 @ 8:45 am - 2:00 pm EST
Forsythe, 800 Great Creek Road, Oceanville, Forsythe NWR NJ United States + Google Map

Mid-February sees the beginning of northbound waterfowl migration, along with wintering Tundra Swans, Bald & (hopefully) Golden Eagles, other raptors, and wintering songbirds. $20 members/$25 non-members Leaders: Mike Mandracchia & Pete Bacinski

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Forsythe (Brigantine) NWR

February 23 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm EST
Forsythe, 800 Great Creek Road, Oceanville, Forsythe NWR NJ United States + Google Map

Waterfowl and raptors will be the focus of this afternoon trip that will end with some owling along the upland portion of the wildlife drive and/or adjacent areas. We'll try for several of the 8 species of owls that can occur on the refuge. We'll try for several of the 8 species of owls that can occur on the refuge. $20 members/$25 non-members Leaders: Mike Mandracchia & Pete Bacinski

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March 2019

Forsythe (Brigantine) NWR

March 9 @ 8:45 am - 3:00 pm EST
Forsythe, 800 Great Creek Road, Oceanville, Forsythe NWR NJ United States + Google Map

March brings returning waterfowl to "Brig," along with early shorebirds like yellowlegs and snipe, plus the usual assortment of interesting raptors and songbirds. Leaders: Mike Mandracchia & Pete Bacinski $20 members/$25 non-members  

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Forsythe (Brigantine) NWR

March 23 @ 8:45 am - 2:30 pm EDT
Forsythe, 800 Great Creek Road, Oceanville, Forsythe NWR NJ United States + Google Map

Look for a variety of waterfowl, early shorebirds and waders; plus several species of raptors and early spring migrants. $20 members/$25 non-members Leaders: Mike Mandracchia & Pete Bacinski  

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April 2019

Forsythe (Brigantine) NWR

April 28 @ 7:45 am - 1:30 pm EDT
Forsythe, 800 Great Creek Road, Oceanville, Forsythe NWR NJ United States + Google Map

Migrants and returning summer residents should include herons and egrets, Clapper Rail, plus a good numbers of shorebirds, terns, and Seaside Sparrows will be the focus of this installment of our “Brig” trips. $20 members/$25 non-members Leaders: Pete Bacinski and Mike Mandracchia

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May 2019

Forsythe (Brigantine) NWR

May 8 @ 7:45 am - 1:00 pm EDT
Forsythe, 800 Great Creek Road, Oceanville, Forsythe NWR NJ United States + Google Map

Peak time for spring migrants at "Brig." We may encounter a variety of birds from warblers in the woods to shorebirds, waders, terns, and more out on the dikes. $20 members/$25 non-members Leaders: Mike Mandracchia & Pete Bacinski

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Forsythe (Brigantine) NWR Century Run (World Series of Birding)

May 11 @ 5:00 am - 7:00 pm EDT
Forsythe, 800 Great Creek Road, Oceanville, Forsythe NWR NJ United States + Google Map

Easy birding around the dikes at one of the state’s best birding locations. The woods and wetlands of “Brig” make this an excellent spot to strive for 100+ species on the World Series, including a variety of waterfowl, wading birds, rails, shorebirds, raptors, and songbirds. The day will culminative with a dusk look/listen for Chuck-wills-widow, Eastern Whip-poor-will, and other nocturnal species. Leaders: Pete Bacinski and Mike Mandracchia Come join us at (Brig) NWR at 6:00 a.m. or 8:30 a.m. To join us for the day a donation of $100 or more per person going to NJ Audubon’s All Things Birds Program is required.

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Forsythe (Brigantine) NWR

May 25 @ 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
Forsythe, 800 Great Creek Road, Oceanville, Forsythe NWR NJ United States + Google Map

A late afternoon and evening excursion at "Brig." We'll have enough time for a spin around the dikes seeking late spring shorebirds, long-legged waders, and more before trying our luck with seldom-seen but often heard Chuck-wills-Widows and Eastern Whip-poor-wills. $20 members/$25 non-members Leaders: Mike Mandracchia & Pete Bacinski

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July 2019

SHOREBIRD SATURDAYS AT FORSYTHE (BRIGANTINE) NWR

July 13 @ 7:45 am - 2:00 pm EDT
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Forsythe, 800 Great Creek Road, Oceanville, Forsythe NWR NJ United States + Google Map

There’s arguably no better all-around summer birding spot in the state than Forsythe NWR. “Brig’s” combination of habitats, easy accessibility, and penchant for attracting rare species make this a perennial favorite. Expect a wide range of species from long-legged wading birds to raptors, rails, and many species of shorebirds, terns, and passerines. Each week is likely to be different as we watch the ebb and flow of summer migration. Led by Scott Barnes, Linda Mack, Carole Hughes, Mike Mandracchia, and/or Jason Denesevich Location: 800 Great Creek Road, Oceanville, Forsythe NWR at main lot by headquarters Cost: $20 members/$25 non-members Register: Plainsboro Preserve, 80 Scotts Corner Rd, Cranbury NJ 08512 Phone number 609-427-3052

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SHOREBIRD SATURDAYS AT FORSYTHE (BRIGANTINE) NWR

July 20 @ 7:45 am - 2:00 pm EDT
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Forsythe, 800 Great Creek Road, Oceanville, Forsythe NWR NJ United States + Google Map

There’s arguably no better all-around summer birding spot in the state than Forsythe NWR. “Brig’s” combination of habitats, easy accessibility, and penchant for attracting rare species make this a perennial favorite. Expect a wide range of species from long-legged wading birds to raptors, rails, and many species of shorebirds, terns, and passerines. Each week is likely to be different as we watch the ebb and flow of summer migration. Led by Scott Barnes, Linda Mack, Carole Hughes, Mike Mandracchia, and/or Jason Denesevich Location: 800 Great Creek Road, Oceanville, Forsythe NWR at main lot by headquarters Cost: $20 members/$25 non-members Register: Plainsboro Preserve, 80 Scotts Corner Rd, Cranbury NJ 08512 Phone number 609-427-3052

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SHOREBIRD SATURDAYS AT FORSYTHE (BRIGANTINE) NWR

July 27 @ 7:45 am - 2:00 pm EDT
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One event on July 19, 2019 at 7:45am

One event on July 26, 2019 at 7:45am

One event on August 2, 2019 at 7:45am

One event on August 9, 2019 at 7:45am

One event on August 16, 2019 at 7:45am

One event on August 23, 2019 at 7:45am

One event on August 30, 2019 at 7:45am

Forsythe, 800 Great Creek Road, Oceanville, Forsythe NWR NJ United States + Google Map

There’s arguably no better all-around summer birding spot in the state than Forsythe NWR. “Brig’s” combination of habitats, easy accessibility, and penchant for attracting rare species make this a perennial favorite. Expect a wide range of species from long-legged wading birds to raptors, rails, and many species of shorebirds, terns, and passerines. Each week is likely to be different as we watch the ebb and flow of summer migration. Led by Scott Barnes, Linda Mack, Carole Hughes, Mike Mandracchia, and/or Jason Denesevich Location: 800 Great Creek Road, Oceanville, Forsythe NWR at main lot by headquarters Cost: $20 members/$25 non-members Register: Plainsboro Preserve, 80 Scotts Corner Rd, Cranbury NJ 08512 Phone number 609-427-3052

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August 2019

SHOREBIRD SATURDAYS AT FORSYTHE (BRIGANTINE) NWR

August 3 @ 7:45 am - 2:00 pm EDT
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One event on July 19, 2019 at 7:45am

One event on July 26, 2019 at 7:45am

One event on August 2, 2019 at 7:45am

One event on August 9, 2019 at 7:45am

One event on August 16, 2019 at 7:45am

One event on August 23, 2019 at 7:45am

One event on August 30, 2019 at 7:45am

Forsythe, 800 Great Creek Road, Oceanville, Forsythe NWR NJ United States + Google Map

There’s arguably no better all-around summer birding spot in the state than Forsythe NWR. “Brig’s” combination of habitats, easy accessibility, and penchant for attracting rare species make this a perennial favorite. Expect a wide range of species from long-legged wading birds to raptors, rails, and many species of shorebirds, terns, and passerines. Each week is likely to be different as we watch the ebb and flow of summer migration. Led by Scott Barnes, Linda Mack, Carole Hughes, Mike Mandracchia, and/or Jason Denesevich Location: 800 Great Creek Road, Oceanville, Forsythe NWR at main lot by headquarters Cost: $20 members/$25 non-members Register: Plainsboro Preserve, 80 Scotts Corner Rd, Cranbury NJ 08512 Phone number 609-427-3052

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SHOREBIRDS AT FORSYTHE (BRIGANTINE) NWR-NJ YOUNG BIRDERS CLUB

August 3 @ 7:45 am - 2:00 pm EDT
Forsythe, 800 Great Creek Road, Oceanville, Forsythe NWR NJ United States + Google Map

There’s arguably no better all-around summer birding spot in the state than Forsythe NWR. “Brig’s” combination of habitats and easy accessibility make this trip a perennial favorite among our young birders. Expect a wide range of species from long-legged wading birds to raptors, rails, and many species of shorebirds, and terns.  Led by Scott Barnes and Linda Mack Location: 800 Great Creek Road, Oceanville, Forsythe NWR at main lot by headquarters Cost: Free; preregistration strongly recommended. Trip open strictly to youth interested in birds and their parent/guardian. Register: please email scott.barnes@njaudubon.org

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SHOREBIRD SATURDAYS AT FORSYTHE (BRIGANTINE) NWR

August 10 @ 7:45 am - 2:00 pm EDT
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One event on July 19, 2019 at 7:45am

One event on July 26, 2019 at 7:45am

One event on August 2, 2019 at 7:45am

One event on August 9, 2019 at 7:45am

One event on August 16, 2019 at 7:45am

One event on August 23, 2019 at 7:45am

One event on August 30, 2019 at 7:45am

Forsythe, 800 Great Creek Road, Oceanville, Forsythe NWR NJ United States + Google Map

There’s arguably no better all-around summer birding spot in the state than Forsythe NWR. “Brig’s” combination of habitats, easy accessibility, and penchant for attracting rare species make this a perennial favorite. Expect a wide range of species from long-legged wading birds to raptors, rails, and many species of shorebirds, terns, and passerines. Each week is likely to be different as we watch the ebb and flow of summer migration. Led by Scott Barnes, Linda Mack, Carole Hughes, Mike Mandracchia, and/or Jason Denesevich Location: 800 Great Creek Road, Oceanville, Forsythe NWR at main lot by headquarters Cost: $20 members/$25 non-members Register: Plainsboro Preserve, 80 Scotts Corner Rd, Cranbury NJ 08512 Phone number 609-427-3052

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SHOREBIRD SATURDAYS AT FORSYTHE (BRIGANTINE) NWR

August 17 @ 7:45 am - 2:00 pm EDT
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on July 19, 2019 at 7:45am

One event on July 26, 2019 at 7:45am

One event on August 2, 2019 at 7:45am

One event on August 9, 2019 at 7:45am

One event on August 16, 2019 at 7:45am

One event on August 23, 2019 at 7:45am

One event on August 30, 2019 at 7:45am

Forsythe, 800 Great Creek Road, Oceanville, Forsythe NWR NJ United States + Google Map

There’s arguably no better all-around summer birding spot in the state than Forsythe NWR. “Brig’s” combination of habitats, easy accessibility, and penchant for attracting rare species make this a perennial favorite. Expect a wide range of species from long-legged wading birds to raptors, rails, and many species of shorebirds, terns, and passerines. Each week is likely to be different as we watch the ebb and flow of summer migration. Led by Scott Barnes, Linda Mack, Carole Hughes, Mike Mandracchia, and/or Jason Denesevich Location: 800 Great Creek Road, Oceanville, Forsythe NWR at main lot by headquarters Cost: $20 members/$25 non-members Register: Plainsboro Preserve, 80 Scotts Corner Rd, Cranbury NJ 08512 Phone number 609-427-3052

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SHOREBIRD SATURDAYS AT FORSYTHE (BRIGANTINE) NWR

August 24 @ 7:45 am - 2:00 pm EDT
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on July 19, 2019 at 7:45am

One event on July 26, 2019 at 7:45am

One event on August 2, 2019 at 7:45am

One event on August 9, 2019 at 7:45am

One event on August 16, 2019 at 7:45am

One event on August 23, 2019 at 7:45am

One event on August 30, 2019 at 7:45am

Forsythe, 800 Great Creek Road, Oceanville, Forsythe NWR NJ United States + Google Map

There’s arguably no better all-around summer birding spot in the state than Forsythe NWR. “Brig’s” combination of habitats, easy accessibility, and penchant for attracting rare species make this a perennial favorite. Expect a wide range of species from long-legged wading birds to raptors, rails, and many species of shorebirds, terns, and passerines. Each week is likely to be different as we watch the ebb and flow of summer migration. Led by Scott Barnes, Linda Mack, Carole Hughes, Mike Mandracchia, and/or Jason Denesevich Location: 800 Great Creek Road, Oceanville, Forsythe NWR at main lot by headquarters Cost: $20 members/$25 non-members Register: Plainsboro Preserve, 80 Scotts Corner Rd, Cranbury NJ 08512 Phone number 609-427-3052

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SHOREBIRD SATURDAYS AT FORSYTHE (BRIGANTINE) NWR

August 31 @ 7:45 am - 2:00 pm EDT
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on July 19, 2019 at 7:45am

One event on July 26, 2019 at 7:45am

One event on August 2, 2019 at 7:45am

One event on August 9, 2019 at 7:45am

One event on August 16, 2019 at 7:45am

One event on August 23, 2019 at 7:45am

One event on August 30, 2019 at 7:45am

Forsythe, 800 Great Creek Road, Oceanville, Forsythe NWR NJ United States + Google Map

There’s arguably no better all-around summer birding spot in the state than Forsythe NWR. “Brig’s” combination of habitats, easy accessibility, and penchant for attracting rare species make this a perennial favorite. Expect a wide range of species from long-legged wading birds to raptors, rails, and many species of shorebirds, terns, and passerines. Each week is likely to be different as we watch the ebb and flow of summer migration. Led by Scott Barnes, Linda Mack, Carole Hughes, Mike Mandracchia, and/or Jason Denesevich Location: 800 Great Creek Road, Oceanville, Forsythe NWR at main lot by headquarters Cost: $20 members/$25 non-members Register: Plainsboro Preserve, 80 Scotts Corner Rd, Cranbury NJ 08512 Phone number 609-427-3052

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September 2019

FORSYTHE (BRIGANTINE) NWR

September 7 @ 7:45 am - 1:30 pm EDT
Forsythe, 800 Great Creek Road, Oceanville, Forsythe NWR NJ United States + Google Map

Led by Scott Barnes and Linda Mack Late summer shorebirding at one of the state’s best birding locales. “Brig’s” combination of habitats, easy accessibility, and penchant for attracting rare species make this a perennial favorite. Lots of long-legged wading birds, rails, and many species of shorebirds and terns. Location: 800 Great Creek Road, Oceanville, Forsythe NWR at main lot by headquarters Cost: $20 members/$25 non-members Register: Plainsboro Preserve, 80 Scotts Corner Rd, Cranbury NJ 08512 Phone number 609-427-3052

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FORSYTHE (BRIGANTINE) NWR

September 14 @ 7:45 am - 1:30 pm EDT
Forsythe, 800 Great Creek Road, Oceanville, Forsythe NWR NJ United States + Google Map

Led by Mike Mandracchia Late summer shorebirding at one of the state’s best birding locales. “Brig’s” combination of habitats, easy accessibility, and penchant for attracting rare species make this a perennial favorite. Lots of long-legged wading birds, rails, and many species of shorebirds and terns. Location: 800 Great Creek Road, Oceanville, Forsythe NWR at main lot by headquarters Cost: $20 members/$25 non-members Register: Plainsboro Preserve, 80 Scotts Corner Rd, Cranbury NJ 08512 Phone number 609-427-3052

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November 2019

FORSYTHE (BRIGANTINE) NWR

November 9 @ 8:45 am - 2:30 pm EST
Forsythe, 800 Great Creek Road, Oceanville, Forsythe NWR NJ United States + Google Map

Led by Mike Mandracchia An excellent time of year for waterfowl diversity and raptors, including eagles, plus a chance for American Bittern, late shorebirds and perhaps a Snow Bunting or Lapland Longspur. Location: 800 Great Creek Road, Oceanville, Forsythe NWR at main lot by headquarters Cost: $20 members/$25 non-members Register: Email Scott Barnes at scott.barnes@njaudubon.org  

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