Tag Archives: New Jersey

Purple Sandpiper at the 8th Street Jetty in Avalon, NJ on 11 January 2015. Digiscoped with a Samsung Galaxy S4 + Celestron Regal M2 80ED & Phone Skope Adapter. Photo by Tim Schreckengost.
Common Murre flushing ahead of the boat. (Photo by Alex Lamoreaux)
Red-breasted Mergansers like this male are common at the inlet (Photo by Alex Lamoreaux)
Another view of the Jones Beach owl (Photo by Alex Lamoreaux)
1 adult and 2 juvenile Red Knots on Stone Harbor Point (Photo by Alex Lamoreaux)
Western Grebe and its buoy in Cape May Harbor. (Photo by Alex Lamoreaux)

Cape May’s Weird Grebe

For whatever reason, this year has been better than average for vagrant Western Grebes on the East Coast. From northern Massachusetts to northeastern Tennessee, there have been a record number of sightings…

Harlequin Duck - male (Photo by Alex Lamoreaux)