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
>
>
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