Date: 2/9/18 5:33 pm
From: Randal Sokolik <rasokolik...>
Subject: Re: [JERSEYBI] Sandhill Cranes in Franklin Township + more crane habitat lost? Plus loss of Chimney Swift habitats.
FYI,
Bergen County Boy Scout Chimney Swift project in Westwood, NJ

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> On Feb 9, 2018, at 7:44 PM, Bradley <bhw357...> wrote:
>
> We must act swiftly.
>
> Sent from my iPhone
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>> On Feb 9, 2018, at 6:43 PM, B.G. Sloan <bgsloan3...> wrote:
>>
>> John,
>>
>> Regarding your comments about chimneys being taken down that host migrating
>> Chimney Swifts. When I lived in Bloomington (IN) they had a similar problem
>> with the Fairview Elementary School that was demolished along with a large
>> chimney. There was a big community effort to build a chimney swift tower on
>> the site (I contributed $1,000). Here's an article about it from the local
>> paper there:
>>
>> http://ww.heraldtimesonline.com/stories/2010/10/10/outdoors.qp-6702411.sto
>>
>> Bernie Sloan
>>
>>> On Fri, Feb 9, 2018 at 6:07 PM, John J. Collins <jjcbird...> wrote:
>>>
>>> I saw 4 SANDHILL CRANES at the Zaraphath corn fields and 3 more SANDHILLs
>>> in
>>> the corn field at Schoolhouse Road in Franklin Township (Somerset County)
>>> this afternoon. I was very disappointed to see an excavator and numerous
>>> holes being made in the corn field on Randolph Road which is one of the
>>> favorite fields for the Sandhills when corn has been planted there. What
>>> is
>>> going on there?
>>>
>>> Recently here in Raritan Borough, the Washington School has been taken
>>> down,
>>> along with its chimney which was host to breeding CHIMNEY SWIFTS and to
>>> hundreds of CHIMNEY SWIFTS in the fall season. Also demolished recently
>>> was
>>> another chimney (a square one) the swifts used at a location on Orlando
>>> Drive by the Raritan River - a result of the town suing to have the
>>> building
>>> demolished (the chimney was part of same) as a result of a fire at that
>>> location a while back. I suspect there will be less swifts in town next
>>> season?
>>>
>>> John J. Collins
>>> Raritan, NJ
>>> <jjcbird...>
>>> "God desires that all the world be pure in his sight.
>>> The earth should not be injured.
>>> The earth should not be destroyed." (St. Hildegard of Bingen)
>>> "I will sing to the Lord all my life;
>>> I will sing praise to my God while I live." (Ps. 104:33)
>>>
>>>
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>>
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