Tuesday, October 18, 2011
NJ - more 'Cape May' warblers
Black-throated Gray Warbler - female, Higbees fields, Cape May, NJ. September 29th, 2011. Found by visiting Brit, Jonathan Wasse on his first morning at Cape May, and apparently only about the sixth record for Cape May!
Aside from an outstanding show of Cape May Warblers featured in this post, our Birdfinders group thoroughly enjoyed close up looks at a broad range of North American wood-warblers. Many of these occurred in the gardens of the ever courteous residents of Cape May Point on October 1st. Our week at Cape May did not include a major warbler flight at Higbees Beach, nor did it include any kind of major fall-out but for good, consistent views of a wide variety of warblers it was just an excellent week and our best tour yet. Here's just a handful of images from the week (Sept 25th-Oct 2nd);