The 17-Year Cicadas Are Here
Memorial Day Morning Mystery Mussel

Rob Fanning Report 052413

Rob writes:

Highlights this AM during a walk around the flooded CF were a very late/out of place female BUFFLEHEAD at Phair's Pond, 3 singing ALDER FLYS, 5+ Willow Flys (1 seen well), 4+ Green Herons (3 together in flight), 3 Redstarts (ad & Im male seen), and a singing WOOD-PEWEE.
Full list follows.
The Celery Farm, Bergen, US-NJ
May 24, 2013 6:04 AM - 7:29 AM
Protocol: Traveling
1.3 mile(s)
Comments:     also heard Cuckoo sp (prob YB) and either Chipping or Worm (high pitched trill--both rare at CF)
40 species

Canada Goose  X
Wood Duck  X
Mallard  X
Bufflehead  1     *hen @ Phair's pond--very late
Great Blue Heron  2
Green Heron  4
Mourning Dove  X
Red-bellied Woodpecker  X
Downy Woodpecker  X
Eastern Wood-Pewee  X     heard
Alder Flycatcher  3     heard singing 3 sep. areas; (REE-bee-o)
Willow Flycatcher  5     1 seen
Eastern Phoebe  X
Eastern Kingbird  X
Warbling Vireo  X
Red-eyed Vireo  X H
American Crow  X
Barn Swallow  X
Black-capped Chickadee  X
Tufted Titmouse  X
White-breasted Nuthatch  X H
House Wren  X H
Carolina Wren  X H
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher  X H
Veery  X H
American Robin  X
Gray Catbird  X
Cedar Waxwing  X
Common Yellowthroat  X
American Redstart  3     ad + Im m seen
Yellow Warbler  X
Song Sparrow  X
Northern Cardinal  X
Red-winged Blackbird  X
Common Grackle  X
Brown-headed Cowbird  X
Baltimore Oriole  X
House Finch  X
American Goldfinch  X
House Sparrow  X