Category Archives: Sightings

American Woodcock

American Woodcock Originally uploaded by woodcreeper. With the rise in evening temperature over the last two weeks, the Woodcocks have made their presence known. A very secretive and well camouflaged resident and migrant of New Jersey, the American Woodcock blends … Continue reading

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This morning, in the yard

Sitting in the guest room, peering out the window, drinking my coffee: Hutcheson Memorial Forest Caretaker House – Amwell Rd – Somerset, NJ Mourning Dove Downy Woodpecker Blue Jay Black-capped Chickadee Tufted Titmouse White-breasted Nuthatch Fox Sparrow – 1 Song … Continue reading

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“Shrimpy” the Kelp Gull continues

Click the images to enlarge Sandra Keller recently posted her trip report to see the Kelp Gull in MD. Here are some photographs that she took of the bird. The leftmost image is of a Great Black-backed Gull for comparison. … Continue reading

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Dickcissel in Hillsborough, NJ

Bob Devlin recently posted a sighting of a Dickcissel to the JerseyBirds listserve. Here are some photographs that he took of the bird at his feeders: Click the images to enlarge. You can find the text from Bob’s original post … Continue reading

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Day trip to NYC

Boreal Owl: Central Park Originally uploaded by woodcreeper. What an awesome day! Inga and I “did” NYC yesterday complete with ice skating at Rockefeller Center, a stroll through Central Park (where we saw this wonderful Boreal Owl!), the Statue of … Continue reading

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