Autumn migration at Cape May NJ

  • In reply to Seaman:

    Semip Plovers also have partial webbing

    Until last year I never knew what Semipalmations were, but decided to research it and found out it means partially webbed (palmation meaning webbed)

    Just thought I'd share that bit of information with everyone

  • In reply to Michael M:

    Hi-

    my point was that we all know that semipalmated plovers have semipalmations but not many realise that Ringed plovers do- as per my previous post :)

    S

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  • In reply to seymouraves:

    Hi

    just got back from a few days in Cape May-  will post some photos soon

    S

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  • In reply to seymouraves:

    looking forward to the pics,it's still on my to do list.

    Pete

    Birding is for everyone no matter how good or bad we are at it,enjoy it while you can

  • In reply to Seaman:

    Good start with a nice looking Osprey.

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    Regards,Tony

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  • In reply to TeeJay:

    Nice one S,  look forward to more photos from your travels

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    Regards, Hazel 

    "Each kindness shown to birds or men is sure to flutter back again" 

  • In reply to HAZY:

    Hi

    we also saw Bruce Springsteen- well it is New Jersey!

    All Piping Plovers that are breeding in the area are ringed and given names- This is Bruce! As you can see- Piping Plovers are Born to run!!

    S

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  • In reply to seymouraves:

    Mrs S was on fire on our last morning after our American ( and Brit) buddies had left- She found Yellow Throated Vireo, Nashville Warbler and this Great Crested Flycatcher by the obs.

    The previous day she had re-located Cape May Warbler which had eluded us on the trip up to that point;

    S

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  • In reply to seymouraves:

    Lovely photos, S.  I hope you will post more, please.  As for ID, I can always phone a friend (well, e-mail) who is currently doing a Big Year in Alaska.

    Kind regards, 

    Ann

  • In reply to Gardenbirder:

    Nice one  S  bird and Bruce, and well done to Mrs S for coming up tops.

    Lot to learn