Photos of birding trip Cape May 2nd week September 2002
see report in  -  John  van der Woude, The Netherlands

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CMhawkwatch.jpg (29019 bytes) The hawk watch at Cape May, near the lighthouse. Several raptors far overhead on this bright and warm day, some a bit closer.
CMHigbeeborder1.jpg (27578 bytes) Higbee Beach reserve, the track along the woodland border, best for viewing migrating warblers etc.
CMHigbeeborder2.jpg (30104 bytes) Same as above, a bit later in the morning...
CMHigbeecarpark.jpg (51956 bytes) Higbee Beach reserve car park. The car park borders are also good for birding. The track of the photos above starts to the left of the big sign.
CMHigbeeDike.jpg (17825 bytes) The Dike, 200 meter or so N of Higbee car park. Just after a cold front this can be a tremendous spot for a stream of hastily migrating warblers and other songbirds.
bombayhook.jpg (31298 bytes) Bombay Hook reserve along the other side of the Delaware Bay.
brigantine1.jpg (29869 bytes) Brigantine reserve near Atlantic City. Bordering woodland to the right.
brigantine2.jpg (11449 bytes) Brigantine reserve, with Atlantic City on the background. Tidal mudflats on the foreground.
brigantine3.jpg (25223 bytes) Brigantine reserve seen from the observation tower midway.
hawkmountain.jpg (14475 bytes) Hawk Mountain in the far interior West of Philadelphia. Again, too hot for good raptor migration here. Most raptors appeared from the top of the slope left of the center of the photo. This is the farthest lookout as seen from the entrance.