Date: 3/15/17 2:15 pm From: B.G. Sloan <bgsloan3...> Subject: Re: [JERSEYBI] Fox Sparrows , etc.
Interestingly, Boyle's "Birds of New Jersey" (2011) labels the Fox Sparrow as an "uncommon spring migrant"...
Bernie Sloan Highland Park
On Wed, Mar 15, 2017 at 5:09 PM, mike hiotis <mchhiotis...> wrote:
> In the excellent atlas and reference, "Birds of New Jersey" (Walsh,Kane , > Elia,& Halliwell)1999 the Spring entry for Fox Sparrow implies mid to late > March is when the heaviest northern movement of this species begins.It goes > further to suggest most are long gone by Aprilish. > > A few years back under these same conditions(snow mid March) I counted 31 > individuals along Whitebridge and Pleasent Plns. Rd. in the GSNWR after the > plows had come through. The conditions may contribute to the gang of > sightings. Nice ofcourse... > > Mike Hiotis > Martinsville NJ > > > How to report NJ bird sightings: see <www.njbrc.com/index.php/ > reporting-rare-birds/> > or e-mail to <njbrcreport...> > List help: <jerseybi-request...> > List archives: https://lists.princeton.edu/cgi-bin/wa?A0=jerseybi >