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Cape May

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One of the premier fall hawk watching sites in the east, located on the southeast corner of New Jersey. Also famous for its passerine fallouts and many rarities.

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Black-bellied Whistling Duck (1 record), Eared Grebe (4 records), Yellow-nosed Albatross (1 record), Black-capped Petrel (1 record), Audubon's Shearwater (1 record), Band-rumped Storm Petrel (3 records), Brown Booby (3 records), Anhinga (3 records), Magnificent Frigatebird (1 record), Frigatebird sp. (7 records), White Ibis (6 records), White-faced Ibis (9 records), Wood Stork (7 records), Swallow-tailed Kite (30 records), White-tailed Kite (1 record), Swainson's Hawk (24 records), Eurasian Kestrel (1 record), Gyrfalcon (1 record), Yellow Rail (7+ records), Purple Gallinule (18 records), Wilson's Plover (2 records), Lesser Sand Plover (1 record), Black-necked Stilt (5 records), Long-billed Curlew (6 records), Bar-tailed Godwit (1 record), Red-necked Stint (1 record), Little Stint (2 records), Sharp-tailed Sandpiper (1 record), Curlew Sandpiper (10+ records), Eurasian Woodcock (1 record), Franklin's Gull (15 records), Black-tailed Gull (1 record), Thayer's Gull (1 record), Sabine's Gull (8 records), Arctic Tern (11 records since 1996), Bridled Tern (6 records), Sooty Tern (19 records), White-winged Tern (2 records), Whiskered Tern (2 records), Brown Noddy (1 record), Common Murre (1 record), Thick-billed Murre (2 records), Black Guillemot (3 records), Eurasian Collared Dove (7+ records), White-winged Dove (20 records), Common Ground Dove (1 record), Black-chinned Hummingbird (2 records), Calliope Hummingbird (3 records), Rufous Hummingbird (2 records), Allen's Hummingbird (3 records), Rufous/Allen's Hummingbird (8 records), Black-backed Woodpecker (1 record), Say's Phoebe (4 records), Vermilion Flycatcher (1 record), Ash-throated Flycatcher (23 records), Sulphur-bellied/streaked Flycatcher (1 record), Gray Kingbird (4 records), Scissor-tailed Flycatcher (18 records), Fork-tailed Flycatcher (10 records), Bell's Vireo (5 records), Brown-chested Martin (1 record), Violet-green Swallow (2 records), Cave Swallow (23 records), Brown-headed Nuthatch (1 record), Rock Wren (1 record), Bewick's Wren (1 record), Northern Wheatear (7 records), Mountain Bluebird (1 record), Bohemian Waxwing (2 records), "Audubon's" Yellow-rumped Warbler, Black-throated Gray Warbler (7 records), Townsend's Warbler (1 record), Swainson's Warbler (10 records), MacGillivray's Warbler (1 record), Western Tanager (10 records), Spotted Towhee (1 record), Lark Bunting (3 records), Henslow's Sparrow (1 record since 1996), Le Conte's Sparrow (7 records), Harris's Sparrow (2 records), Golden-crowned Sparrow (2 records), Smith's Longspur (1 record), Chestnut-collared Longspur (1 record), Black-headed Grosbeak (4 records), Painted Bunting (10 records), Brewer's Blackbird (7 records),

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