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2008 World Series of Birding Scouting Notes

Coordinated by the Delaware Valley Ornithological Club (DVOC)
Nikon / DVOC Lagerhead Shrikes

Northern New Jersey

At the South Swap Meet on Thursday evening there was a discussion about the Sandhill Crane at the Cape May County Zoo. It was learned on Friday morning that the crane that is there is part of the collection and is not countable for the WSB

 

 

 

Page last updated Friday, May 9, 2008 1:28 PM

DeLorme Page Numbers 18-39

All Page Numbers and Blocks refer to DeLorme's New Jersey Atlas & Gazetteer

While the verbal sharing of scouting information is doing great, the Delaware Valley Ornithological Club (DVOC) has created this page in an effort to make it even easier to keep up with the latest finds and re-finds. Significant help has been provided by Smithsonian Ornithology Capital Kingbirds. We hope you will help by sending your updates to:

It is strongly suggested that reports be in the following format....
DeLorme map ##, block ##, date, species, any specifics as to location, observer/team.

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Color Key....
Red - on or after Wednesday May 7 (within 3 days)
Brown - between Wednesday April 30 and Tuesday May 6 (inclusive)
Green - on or before Tuesday April 29

DeLorme Map #18

Block J-9 Spruce tract outside of Bevans
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Block G-9 Van Ness Rd. and Van Auken Road
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5/3- Chestnut-sided Warbler, Blue-winged Warbler, Ruby-crowned Kinglet, Rose-breasted Grosbeak, no GWWA - - Brent Bomkamp/ NYSYBC Razorbills

DeLorme Map #19

Block C-20 AT&T Tower (High Point State Park)
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5/3 AT&T tower - No visible Raven nest (however - visibility was very bad with heavy fog). No sign or sound of Ravens. – Bill Reamue, Art McMorris – The Loons

 

Block D-19 Sawmill Lake Campground (High Point State Park)
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Sawmill Rd (High Point), 5/3- Ceruleans, BTG Warblers, Turkey, Least Flys, Bluebirds by Sawmill Lake - Brent Bomkamp/ NYSYBC Razorbills

Sawmill Campround (High Point), 5/3- Blackburnian, Lots of Yellow-rumps and other common warblers, BG Gnatcathcer, Pileated Woodpecker, Osprey, RC Kinglet, Hairy WP - Brent Bomkamp/ NYSYBC Razorbills

 

Block E-19 Cat Bog
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5/3 Cat Bog - Creeper, Sapsucker, RC Kinglet, BH Vireo, RB Woodpecker, Flicker, N. Waterthrush – Bill Reamue, Art McMorris – The Loons

 

Block E-24 - Wantage Grasslands
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5/3 E-24 - Grasslands - Kestrels in 2 boxes. Farm pond on Beemer - Wood Duck, White-crowned Sp. – Bill Reamue, Art McMorris – The Loons

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Block K-15 - Culvers Lake from causeway
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Block G-21 - Lewisburg Swamp
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5/3- Lots of Wood Ducks, no grebe or moorhen - Brent Bomkamp/ NYSYBC Razorbills

DeLorme Map #23

Block A-17 Flatbrookville-Millbrook Rd
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Block B-16 Flat Brook / Delaware River
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Block D-17 Appalachian Trail Crossing
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Block G-18 Spring Valley Rd. / Cocka-doodle-doo Pond
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5/3 23 G-18 Cock-a-Doodle Pond - Snow Goose with 2 domestics sitting next to pond on restaraunt side of road. – Bill Reamue, Art McMorris – The Loons

 

Other locations

5/3 Brent Bomkamp/ NYSYBC Razorbills

First bridge at Grau Road (Stokes), 5/3- Pileated Woodpecker

Ocquitunk Lake (Stokes), 5/3- Blackburnian in Spruce Grove along with Creeper, Spotted Sandpiper on the lake.

Ennis Pond (first pond on right heading south on Old Mine from Dingman’s Bridge), 5/3- Kingfisher, juvy. Coop, no G Herons

5/3 Bill Reamue, Art McMorris – The Loons

In Grasslands - Black Dirt Marsh off Wolfpit (where the dirt pile used to be) - Virginia Rail – Bill Reamue, Art McMorris – The Loons

Black Spruce Bog on Ridge - Grouse, N. Waterthrush, Purple Finch, Barred Owl, BH Vireo, RC Kinglet – Bill Reamue, Art McMorris – The Loons

Ridge Road - Frying pan had Cerulean and Pine War. as well as BH Vireo – Bill Reamue, Art McMorris – The Loons

Ridge Road - "Birdhouse Row" - Least FC, Sapsucker, Pileated, Flicker, WB Nuthatch, YT Vireo, Chestnut-sided, L. Waterthrush – Bill Reamue, Art McMorris – The Loons

Delaware River at Dingmans Ferry Bridge - Kingfisher, Spotted SP – Bill Reamue, Art McMorris – The Loons

Environmental Center Pond – Kingfisher – Bill Reamue, Art McMorris – The Loons