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Monday Morning Mystery: Big Clue

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I did say this was the weirdest mystery ever... On Monday I wrote:

I recorded this up along Pearl Court, just over the border in Ramsey, on Saturday.

One of the many calls this makes.

What is it?  My apologies in advance...

I hope it plays on your device.

Will post a photo later in the week.

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Here's the photo above, with the product's name erased. Like a mockingbird, this device breaks into a variety of calls.

What's the product? And what is it used for?



My Column: Best Birding Time of the Year

DeSantis DeKorte Snowy EgretMy column in The Record and other USA Today newspapers in New Jersey is all about the terrific birding that should be in store in the next 10 days or so.

A big thank you to D. M. De Santis for her photo of a Snowy Egret at DeKorte Park.

You can download the column here:

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You can read the column here:

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Eastern Towhee by the CF Just Now


Just had an Eastern Towhee under the feeder just now. Might keep an eye out if you're in the Celery Farm.

It's our first yard towhee in Allendale, and one of the few I've seen anywhere in town.

And Gaby Schmitt just reported seeing one in her yard -- a first for her as well.

Drink your tea!

(Kind of like the shot of the tail, below.)


View Friday's South Cape May Meadows Talk

South Cape May Meadows is my favorite birding spot in Cape May -- and that's saying a lot.

If you missed Damon Noe's Zoom talk for Fyke about the amazing history and natural history of this seaside preserve, here's how to view a recording of it for the next three weeks:

You can access a recording here for the next three weeks.

You'll need this access code (cut and paste): 8.%#U+?=