Img_9346_3 Rob sez:  I led a NJAS (SHBO) field trip to the Celery Farm on Sunday.
   Despite less than ideal weather, we were able to scrounge up some nice birds.
    Totals include birds seen before the trip started.
   Nearly all birds listed were seen during the field trip including all the warblers  (including black-throated green warbler shown here).
   Click "Continue reading..." immediately below for Rob's full report.

Location:     The Celery Farm
Observation date:     9/28/08
Notes:     Black-and-White Warbler: LATEST record for the CF
Number of species:     50

Canada Goose     85+
Mute Swan     2
Wood Duck     X
Mallard     X
Blue-winged Teal     1
Northern Shoveler     1
Green-winged Teal     17
Great Blue Heron     2
Great Egret     1
Sharp-shinned Hawk     1
Red-tailed Hawk     3
Red-shouldered Hawk 1 (Heard)
Killdeer     1 (flyover)
Mourning Dove     X
Chimney Swift     2
Belted Kingfisher     2+
Red-bellied Woodpecker     X
Downy Woodpecker     X
Hairy Woodpecker     X
Northern Flicker (Yellow-shafted)     X
Eastern Phoebe     4
Red-eyed Vireo     6+
Blue Jay     25+
American Crow     X
Black-capped Chickadee     X
Tufted Titmouse     X
White-breasted Nuthatch     1
Carolina Wren     2+
House Wren     2+
Ruby-crowned Kinglet     1
American Robin     X
Gray Catbird     X
Northern Mockingbird     1
European Starling     X
Nashville Warbler     3+
Northern Parula     2
Magnolia Warbler     4
Black-throated Blue Warbler     1 (female)
Yellow-rumped Warbler     2+
Black-throated Green Warbler     3+ incl. brilliant adult male
Palm Warbler (Yellow)     2
Black-and-white Warbler     1 (latest record for the CF)
Common Yellowthroat     4+
Song Sparrow     X
Swamp Sparrow     1+
Northern Cardinal     X
Common Grackle     X
House Finch     X
American Goldfinch     25+
House Sparrow     X