Date: 9/26/18 1:53 pm From: Vince Capp <00000326c7e06828-dmarc-request...> Subject: Re: [JERSEYBI] New (to me) spot in Colonial Park, Franklin Township, Somerset Co. of local interest
That little patch was one of my secret weapons when I lived up there. Let me say that it is- as you suspected, a very good sparrow patch in season, for certain. Small in size, yes- but always interesting.
Bayonet Point, FL
On 9/26/2018 2:30 PM, Susan Treesh wrote: > Maybe lots of people know this spot already, but I just wandered into > a new to me area of Colonial Park in Franklin Township while birding > this morning. The area is immediately south of the Rose Garden. An > inconspicuous bridge leads across the Spooky Brook Spillway and opens > into a maze of mowed paths around and through a very young succession > forest area and high meadows. It is bordered by fairly mature > woodlands and the D&R Canal. I don't know how regularly these paths > are maintained, but today they were quite freshly mowed and provided > easy access. It's possible they are used as bridle paths (and the > park ranger told me that people illegally run their dogs there). > > At any rate, this is a happily undeveloped corner of the park, and > gave me my FOS palm warbler. I would think this area would be good in > late fall and in winter. > > Parking is at Parking Lot A. > > Susan Treesh > Somerset > > > > 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 >