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Common Loon to Shoveller

Transcribed by Lynn Jackson - Archivist

  SPECIES   YEARS DATE LOCATION: OBSERVER: COMMENTS:
               
1 Common Loon Gavia immer immer 1941/1942 12-Apr West Chester, PA Conway  
        10-Apr Lake Ontelaunee, PA Poole 40
        bird banded by Conway in 1938 was shot in Sept. 1941 in Manitoba
      1942/1943 11-Nov Hawk Mt., PA Kramer 100
        17-Apr Springton Reservoir, PA T. Rigby 34
      1945 Feb 2-4 Brigantine, NJ Finkel  
        June Lake Wallenpaupack, PA McDonald  
        4-Nov Springton, PA Rigby Bros. 2
      1946 17-May Whitemarsh Valley, {PA} Hoy Quarry at Phila. Cricket Club (one shot)
2 Red-throated Loon Gavia stellata 1941/1942 15-Mar Penn Manor, PA Yoder  
        12-Apr West Chester, PA Conway  
        22-Mar Lake Ontelaunee, PA Poole first spring record
      1946 30-Mar Fortescue, NJ Woolman  
        12-Oct Springton Reservoir, PA Rigby Bros. early date
      1947 13-Apr Cape May Point, NJ Choate 800 offshore
3 Holboell's Grebe Colymbus grisegena holboelli 1942/1943 10-Jan Island Beach, NJ Kramer  
        14-Mar Springton Reservoir, PA J. Rigby 3
        14-Mar - 6-Apr Springton Reservoir, PA J. Rigby  
        21-Mar Penn Manor, PA Kramer  
      1948 18-Oct Springton Reservoir, PA Groskin (?)  
        18-Mar Port Richmond, Phila., PA Miller immature bird
        14-Mar Westville, NJ Manners  
4 Horned Grebe Colymbus auritus 1941/1942 11-Apr Lake Ontelaunee, PA Poole  
      1942/1943 17-Apr Springton Reservoir, PA T. Rigby 250
      1943/1944 22-Apr Fairmount Park, {Phila, PA} Finkel  
        11-Jun Wildwood, NJ Kramer breeding plummage
        4-Nov Springton, PA Rigby Bros. 9
      1946 8-Apr Lake Wallenpaupack, PA Gorbett  
      1947 1-Jan Springton, PA Zaid  
        11-May Bombay Hook, DE Manners 2
      1953 29-Mar Tinicum, PA J. Miller & C. Price (?)  
5 Eared Grebe Colymbus nigricollis californicus 1948 14-Feb Manasquan Inlet, NJ Bond, Street & Lukens This bird discovered Jan 14. by Lee Edwards of the Urner Club, First record for New Jersey.  See by many observers as it remained in the immdiate vicinity for five weeks.
             
             
             
6 Pied Billed Grebe Podilymbus podiceps podiceps 1941/1942 10-Apr Haverford College Pond    
        21-Sep Haverford College Pond J. M. Cadbury  
        5-Apr Lake Ontelaunee, PA Poole arrival
      1945 11-Nov Haverford, PA Baily  
        21-Oct Springton, PA Rigby Bros. 6
      1946 3-Feb Seaside Heights, NJ Lukens & Moul  
7 Sooty Shearwater Puffinus griseus 1946 26-May Long Beach Island, NJ Schwalbe for Mohr dead
8 Cory's Shearwater Puffinus diomedea 1947 August 10 miles off Atlantic City, NJ Street 50
9 White Pelican Pelicanus erythrorhynchos 1942/1943 25-Sep Beverly, NJ Street First Record in Eighty Years
      1946 10-Nov Clam Island, Barnegat Bay, NJ Fries for Bishop ** P.S. White P. shot- Stone Harbor Marsh late Nov. & found mounted as a diving brown p. in Bay Bar, Cape May Point on the wall by Kramer & Le Rue(?)
             
             
10 Wilson's Petrel Oceanites oceanicus 1943/1944 2-Jul Tucker's Beach, NJ Miller  
      1947 26-Jul between Tuckerton & Little Beach Island, NJ Kramers, Lukens, Reimann and Callopy 2
11 Gannet Moris bassana 1942/1943 10-Jan Island Beach, NJ Kramer dead
      1946 14-Apr Tuckerton, NJ Lockwood  
        7-Sep Seaside Park, NJ Jacobs 4
        3-Nov Cape May, NJ Kramer 200
12 European Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo carbo 1942/1943 25-Oct Penn Manor, PA Wright  
13 Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus auritus 1941/1942 28-Jun Westville, NJ Manners  
        26-Jul Medford Lakes, NJ Kramer  
        2-Nov Lake Ontelaunee, PA Poole  
      1943/1944 2-Apr Penn Manor, PA Kramer  
        10-Dec Springton, PA Rigby Bros.  
      1945 8-Jul Ocean City, NJ J. Rigby  
      1946 9-Jun Ocean City, NJ J. Rigby 2
        16-Jun Ocean City, NJ J. Rigby 1
        22-Jun Ocean City, NJ J. Rigby 20
        21-Jul Fish House, NJ Miller 2
        23-Aug Harvey Cedars, NJ Weyl  
        30-Dec Ocean City, MD Poole  
      1947 7-Dec Lake Ontelaunee, PA Poole SEE NOTES FOR #113 AVOCET
14 Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias herodias 1946 30-Mar Fortescue, NJ Woolman 4
        16-Apr Andorra Nursery, PA Goldstein  
        13-Jul Paulsboro Heronry, NJ W. R. Middleton 4
15 American Egret Casmerodius albus egretta 1941/1942 14-Jun Lake Ontelaunee, PA Poole  
      1943/1944 3-Apr Tinicum, PA Gellin 3
        29-Apr Tinicum, PA Debes 24
        12/30/44 Cape May, NJ Potter, Wayne Marshall & E.W. Marshall  
      1945 18-Mar Tinicum, PA Miller  
        24-Mar Tinicum, PA Freyburger 5
        28-Sep Camden, NJ McMullen  
        25-Jun marshes between Stone Harbor & Cape May Coman 182
      1946 18-Apr Tinicum, PA Schwalbe 3
        19-May Cape May Heronry, NJ Price  
        10-Jun Stone Harbor Heronry, NJ J. Rigby 1 breeding pair
        13-Jul Paulsboro, NJ W. R. Middleton 210
      1947 12/25/46 Mannington Creek, NJ Zeidman  
      1953   Dividing Creek, NJ Quickmire (?) wintering (2)
16 Snowy Egret Egretta thula thula 1941/1942 25-Jun Stone Harbor, NJ Pough several pairs
      1942/1943 31-May Wildwood Crest, NJ Kramer 7
        29-Jul Tinicum, PA Debes  
      1943/1944 8/3 + 8/10 Springfield, PA Debes  
        16-Aug Tinicum, PA Debes  
        20-Aug Stone Harbor, NJ Manners 14
        21-Aug Stone Harbor, NJ Mohr  
      1945 25-Jun marshes between Stone Harbor & Cape May Coman 60
      1946 19-May Cape May Heronry, NJ Price  
        10-Jun Stone Harbor Heronry, NJ J. Rigby approx. 5-10 breeding pairs
      1947 7/26 - 9/7 Moslem, PA Poole 3 - SEE NOTES FOR #113 AVOCET
17 Lousiana Heron Hydranassa tricolor ruficollis 1941/1942 25-Jun Stone Harbor, NJ Pough 2
        19-Jun Stone Harbor, NJ Coman  
      1945 25-Jun marshes between Stone Harbor & Cape May Coman 4
      1946 18-Sep Cold Spring Harbor, NJ Kramer  
      1947 April Stone Harbor, NJ C. A. Chamberlain  
        several Sewells Point, NJ Choate  
      1948 12-Jun Stone Harbor, NJ Potter for Wright nest with young
        13-Apr Stone Harbor, NJ Wright  
18 Little Blue Heron Florida caerulea caerulea 1941/1942 1-Jan Cape May Court House, NJ Coman continuing record
        **one banded at Cape May, shot in British West Indies   (Reimann)      
          Stone Harbor, NJ Pough summering
        18-Aug Springfield Dam, PA Baily for Craig Heberton 2nd 7 immature
        18-Jul Lake Ontelaunee, PA Poole  
      1944 30-Dec Cape May, NJ various observers  
      1945 25-Jun marshes between Stone Harbor & Cape May Coman 384
        10-Aug Stone Harbor, NJ MacIntosh eggs and newly hatched young
      1946 10-Jun Stone Harbor Heronry, NJ J. Rigby approx. 15-25 breeding pairs
        13-Jul Paulsboro Heronry, NJ W. R. Middleton 23
19 Eastern Green Heron Butorides virescens virescens 1942/1943 7-Nov Springfield Reservoir, PA Debes  
      1945 25-Jun marshes between Stone Harbor & Cape May Coman 30
      1946 2-Apr Earles Lake, NJ Hastings  
        13-Jul Paulsboro Heronry, NJ W. R. Middleton 1
20 Black-crowned Night Heron Nycticorax nycticorx hoactli 1945 25-Jun marshes between Stone Harbor & Cape May Coman 100
        2-Dec Haverford, PA Baily immature 
      1946 10-Jun Stone Harbor Heronry, NJ J. Rigby approx 25-30 breeding pairs
        13-Jul Paulsboro Heronry, NJ W. R. Middleton 92
        15-Sep Stone Harbor, NJ McDonald 800
21 Yellow-crowned Night Heron Nyctanassa violacea violacea 1941/1942 10-Apr Haverford College Pond J. M. Cadbury  
        19-Jun Stone Harbor, NJ Potter & Coman 2
        19-Jun Fortescue, NJ Potter & Coman 1
      1946 20-Apr Ambler, PA Charles Platt nest discovered- This is the first nesting record
              for PA (Bond)
        19-May Cape May Heronry, NJ Price  
        10-Jun Stone Harbor, NJ J. Rigby single individual
22 Eastern Least Bittern Ixobrychus exilis exilis 1941/1942 9-May West Chester, PA Conway  
        4-Jul Penn State Forest, NJ Jacobs  
        29-Jul Beverly, NJ Street  
      1946 13-Jul Paulsboro Heronry, NJ W. R. Middleton 2
23 Eastern Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus falcinellus 1941/1942 9-May Bethany Beach, DE J. M. Cadbury  
      1946 19-May Cape May, NJ Price  
        12-Jul Paulsboro, NJ W. R. Middleton 2
        13-Jul Paulsboro Heronry, NJ W. R. Middleton 1
        16-Jul Paulsboro, NJ Potter 2
      1947 5/3-5/10 Bombay Hook, DE Manners  
      1948 23-May Holgate {NJ} Conway  
      1953 10-May Tinicum, PA Kramer, Price, & J.Miller 2
        24-May Tinicum, PA J.Miller pair
24 Whistling Swan Cygnus columbianus 1941/1942 15-Mar Susquehanna River n. of Harrisburg, PA Gillespie Sr. 1000
        1-Mar Clark's Corner, DE Miller, Reimann & Callopy  
        1-Nov Lake Ontelaunee, PA Poole 2 flocks flying over at evening
      1942/1943 25-Mar Perry Point, MD Whitaker flock departed for north
      1945 10-Nov Springton, PA Rigby Bros. 5
        18-Nov Westville, NJ Manners & Robinson 2
      1946 23-Feb Perryville, NJ Wright for Imsick 16,000
25 Canada Goose Branta canadensis canadensis 1941/1942   Springton Reservoir, PA pair at that point for 3 weeks prior to 3/19 were presumed to be the same pair
            which had been breeding there for the past 2 years by Ted Rigby
        1-Mar Bohemian River, MD Miller, Reimann & Callopy 50
        22-Mar Lake Ontelaunee, PA Poole 2
      1942/1943 21-Mar Chestnut Hill, PA J. M. Cadbury 1
          Springton Reservoir, PA 5th consecutive breeding year- 7 young raised by a pair this year - J. Rigby
            Hoy reported that one of the adults had been killed
      1943/1944 29-Apr Tinicum, PA Debes 90
        28-Oct Tinicum, PA Finkel 34
        30-Oct Tinicum, PA Debes 33
      1945 25-Mar Springton Reservoir, PA Rigby Bros. 110
        2-Apr Moorestown, NJ Hastings  
        4-Nov Philadelphia, PA Brown  
        24-Oct Haverford College Pond Woolman 50-60
        31-Oct Marlton, NJ Evans 20 in field of soy beans
        1-Dec between National Park and Salem, NJ Coman 65
        2-Oct Springton, PA Rigby Bros. 25
        4-Nov Springton, PA Rigby Bros. 9
      1946 3-May Schuylkill River near 30th St. Station B. Cadbury  
        5-Nov Prospect Park, PA Debes 40
        3-Nov Cape May Point, NJ Choate one shot
26 American Brant Branta bernicla hrota 1942/1943 31-Jan Island Beach, NJ Kramer  
      1943/1944 8-Jun Pennypack Creek at Delaware River Miller 6
      1945 2-Jan Island Beach, NJ Kramer 2000 approx.
        11-Feb Ocean City, NJ Rigby  3000
        2/3 - 2/4 Brigantine, NJ Finkel 2,304
      1946 9-Apr Longport, NJ W. R. Middleton 4000
        1-Jun Great Egg Inlet, NJ J. Rigby 29
        15-Jun Great Egg Inlet, NJ J. Rigby 8
      1948 15-Nov Delaware River at Essington Hoy im. Male shot
27 Greater Snow Goose Chen hyperborea atlanica 1945 11-Mar Fortescue, NJ Coman  
        1-Apr Fortescue, NJ Finkel 1600
        31-Mar Fortescue, NJ Coman 1000
        25-Mar Fortescue, NJ Manners 3000
        2-Dec Cape May, NJ Kramer, Finkel & Goldstein 5
        1-Dec between National Park and Salem, NJ Coman  
      1946 27-Jan Fortescue, NJ Dornan  
        30-Mar Fortescue, NJ Woolman  
        18-Mar Lenni, PA Schwalbe  
        3/24-4/13 Lake Ontelaunee, PA Poole 2
28 Blue Goose Chen caerulescens 1945 1-Apr Fortescue, NJ Finkel 7
      1946 13-Apr Lake Ontelaunee, PA Poole  
29 Common Mallard Anas platyrhynchos platyrhynchos 1945 1-Dec between National Park and Salem, NJ Coman 50
        10-Nov Springton, PA Rigby Bros. 150
30 Black Duck Anas rubripes 1945 1-Dec between National Park and Salem, NJ Coman 7500
        10-Nov Springton, PA Rigby Bros. 200
        18-Dec {no site liste} Ulmer Mallard-Black Duck hybrid reported
      1946 30-Mar Fortescue, NJ Woolman 6
31 Gadwall Chaulelasmus streperus 1941/1942 31-Jan Spring Lake, NJ J. M. Cadbury  
        16-Feb Spring Lake, NJ J. M. Cadbury 2
        12-Mar West Chester Reservoir, PA Conway 1
        19-Mar West Chester Reservoir, PA Conway 2
        11-Apr Lake Ontelaunee, PA Poole  
      1942/1943 2-Jan Bombay Hook, DE B. Cadbury  
      1943/1944 Jan & Feb Aronomink, PA Colwell  
        25-Mar Penn Manor, PA Finkel 8
      1945 4-Mar Brielle, NJ Kramer  
        23-Dec Lake Ontelaunee, PA Poole 2
      1947 30-Jan Bombay Hook, DE Zaid 18
32 European Widgeon Mareca penelope 1941/1942 4-Jan Belmar, NJ Corn 4
        31-Jan Spring Lake, NJ J. M. Cadbury  
        {no date} Lake Ontelaunee, PA Poole wintering   
        22-Jan Asbury Park, NJ Cutler  
        16-Feb Spring Lake, NJ J. M. Cadbury 3
        5-Nov Lake Ontelaunee, PA Poole 5
        8-Nov Lake Ontelaunee, PA Poole 8
        17-Jan Moslem, PA Poole  
      1946 13-Jan Salem, NJ Coman  
        10-Feb Wreck Pond, NJ Kramer, Finkel, Goldstein & Cutler  
        7-Mar Aberdeen, MD Curry  
      1947 18-Apr Lake Ontelaunee, PA Poole SEE NOTES FOR #113 AVOCET
        23-Sep Lake Ontelaunee, PA Poole early record
        2-Feb North of Seaside Heights, NJ Schiff  
        29-Mar Lilly Lake, Cape May, NJ Choate new Cape May Record
      1948 7-Nov Bay Head, NJ Price four birds
      1953 8-Feb Penn Manor, PA Sehl, Reynolds & Archer  
        14-Feb Penn Manor, PA Sehl, Reynolds & Archer  
33 Baldpate Mareca americana 1945 1-Dec between National Park and Salem, NJ Coman 60
        6-Oct Springton, PA Rigby Bros. 30
        29-Mar Lilly Lake, Cape May, NJ Choate also 3/30, 3/31, 4/2
        31-Mar Davis Lake  {Cape May??} Choate  
34 American Pintail Dafila acuta tzitzihoa 1944 30-Dec Cape May, NJ various observers  
      1945 10-Feb Tinicum, PA Debes first flight
        25-Feb Tinicum, PA J. Rigby 25,000
        1-Dec between National Park and Salem, NJ Coman 16,000
        13-Oct Springton, PA Rigby Bros. 6
      1946 19-Feb Springton, PA Freyburger 3000
      1947 17-Jun Delair, NJ Corn {male}?
35 European Teal Nettion crecca 1941/1942 {no date} Lake Ontelaunee, PA Poole wintering
        3/12-3/14 West Chester Reservoir, PA Conway  
        17-Jan Moslem, PA Poole  
      1953 15-Mar Bombay Hook, DE D. Cutler  
36 Green-winged Teal Nettion carolinense 1945 1-Dec between National Park and Salem, NJ Coman 20
      1953 14-Jun Tinicum, PA {not listed} female with 7 young
37 Blue-winged Teal Querquedula discors 1941/1942 3-Apr Lake Ontelaunee, PA Poole arrival
      1944 30-Dec Cape May, NJ various observers  
38 Shoveller Spatula clypeata 1941/1942 1-Nov Fort Mott, NJ Potter 60
        3-Apr Delaware City, DE Weyl & Livington  
        1-Jan Moslem, PA Poole 2
      1942/1943 21-Mar Chestnut Hill, PA J. M. Cadbury 2
        10-Aug Fort Mott, NJ Coman female
      1947 30-Mar Cape May, NJ  {lLighthouse Pond} Choate also 3/31 & 4/1 - 1 previous Cape May Record

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