Since 2003, New Jersey Audubon Society's (NJAS) Cape May Bird Observatory, with support from Zeiss Sports Optics, has conducted a daily count of the morning flight at Higbee Beach WMA. Observations and tips for birding the Cape May, New Jersey area every month of the year from noted author and Cape May resident Paul Kerlinger. Menu. (609) 246-3581 707 East Lake Drive Cape May Point, NJ 08212. 24 Oct 2020. Helpful. # 1. Share. Fewer still can offer better bird watching. I was also able to find some hard to locate birding books. Read more. Paul Kerlinger writes a monthly column on bird migration "Birds on the Move" for BirdWatching magazine. 168. 24 Oct 2020. If birds are good judges of excellent climate, Cape May has the finest climate in the United States, for it has the greatest variety of birds. Cape May is such a legendary and productive hotspot that you can find doorstop-sized books written about birds and birding on this tiny peninsula. Plan a visit to the South Cape May Meadows Preserve “The largest variety of birds are moving south to their wintering grounds. Cape May Bird Observatory, Attractions & Things To Do. The staff was friendly and informative. Birding during the Cape May Festival was fantastic. Brown Pelican # X. According to Richard Crossley, an internationally acclaimed birder and photographer residing in Cape May, September is the peak of bird migration. Cape May is also a destination for marine mammal watching. Cape May Point is probably the premier area for both bird and butterfly watchers but there are plenty of other spots around the county where eco-tourists of every age can marvel in the diverse wildlife of the Jersey Cape. 109 Lincoln Avenue, Cape May Point, New Jersey, US (38.932, -74.962) WINGS Birding Tours to New Jersey: Cape May – Bird List. Fall migration is a must-see in Cape May, expect to see a wide variety of migrants from September through November. Most of the feeders were empty or nearly so. 24 Oct 2020. Show Details. Ben Curtis. —Alexander Wilson Few places in North America have been birded longer or have more birding advocates than Cape May, New Jersey. birders and volunteer counters for years, but now Cape May Bird Observatory has established this site as an official count and research station. 167. Explore a complete list of bird species observations in this area. Michael O'Brien. The Cape May Bird Observatory is based nearby at Cape May Point. Date of experience: October 2019. Explore recent checklists of birds in this area. Explore a complete list of bird species observations in this area. Menu. Black Skimmer # 22. Home; Submit; Explore ... Cape May Warbler # 2. Allen b wrote a review Oct 2019. Cape May Birds by the Month . Sophia T. vireo sp. WINGS is a worldwide birding tour company based in Tucson, Arizona. Update on the Status of Trails at Cape May NWR, Two Mile Beach Unit The U. S. Coast Guard property, which sits on the southern boundary of Cape May NWR's Two Mile Beach Unit, is now closed to the public as well as all trails leading from the refuge to the beach and jetty area. Welcome to the Cape May Plant & Wildlife Guide This guide to the flora and fauna of Cape May County, in southern New Jersey is intended as a photo gallery to showcase the wonderful wildlife that can be found in the region, as well as to act as a resource for identification - … Every year, folks from all over the world come to Cape May for the fall bird migration.