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August 2012

'Batstock' Is Coming

Since the blog was orginally called "Birds, Bats and Beyond," it's only fitting that it promote Batstock.

Batstock Logo Beginning this Friday, Aug. 24, this three-day event will feature live music, bat movie viewings, artesian bat works, live-bat presentations, and a night bat-walk hosted by Joe D’Angeli.

The first event is next Friday from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Meadowlands Environment Center in DeKorte Park, Lyndhurst: The Meet–A—Bat  &  Bat Movie night Fund-raiser.

Enjoy beverages, snacks, and the company of these friendly, incredibly important  night-flying  mammals. A $5 donation is requested.  For more information on this event and other Batstock events, visit

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The Rob Fanning Report: 081712

Rob sez:

"The first migrant warblers have started to appear at the CF--today featured a a female-type AMERICAN REDSTART and a "limey," aka a young CHESTNUT-SIDED WARBLER.

"Hummingbirds have been around daily--the peak of their migration thru the CF is now thru early Sept. Several BOBOLINKS were heard "pinking" there way to Argentina."

The full list follows. (Thanks, Rob!)

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