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Cape May Point State Park, New Jersey (Center on Interactive Map)

Map of Cape May Point State Park, New Jersey

Map of Cape May Point State Park, New Jersey

Osprey (Pandion haliaetus) Fin Whale (Balaenoptera physalus) Wilsons Storm-Petrel (Oceanites oceanicus) Bottlenosed Dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) Loggerhead Sea Turtle (Caretta caretta) Black Skimmer (Rynchops niger)
Piping Plover (Charadrius melodus) Least Tern (Sterna antillarum) Mute Swan (Cygnus olor) American Robin (Turdus migratorius)

State park in Southern New Jersey with sandy beaches, dunes, saltwater marsh, and freshwater marsh. It is a nesting place for endangered shorebirds with a nesting area roped off.

Species Recorded (33)

Birds ( 28 )

Storm Petrels ( Hydrobatidae )
Wilson's Storm-Petrel - Oceanites oceanicus

Cormorants ( Phalacrocoracidae )
Double-crested Cormorant - Nannopterum auritum

Herons ( Ardeidae )
Great Egret - Ardea alba
Snowy Egret - Egretta thula
Black-crowned Night-Heron - Nycticorax nycticorax

Swans, Geese, and Ducks ( Anatidae )
Mallard - Anas platyrhynchos
Mute Swan - Cygnus olor

New World Vultures ( Cathartidae )
Turkey Vulture - Cathartes aura
Black Vulture - Coragyps atratus

Kites, Hawks, Eagles, and Allies ( Acciptridae )
Osprey - Pandion haliaetus

Plovers ( Charadriidae )
Piping Plover - Charadrius melodus

Oystercatchers ( Haematopodidae )
American Oystercatcher - Haematopus palliatus

Sandpipers and Allies ( Scolopacidae )
Lesser Yellowlegs - Tringa flavipes
Greater Yellowlegs - Tringa melanoleuca

Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers ( Laridae )
Herring Gull - Larus argentatus
Great Black-backed Gull - Larus marinus
Laughing Gull - Leucophaeus atricilla
Black Skimmer - Rynchops niger
Forster's Tern - Sterna forsteri
Common Tern - Sterna hirundo
Least Tern - Sternula antillarum

Swallows ( Hirundinidae )
Purple Martin - Progne subis

Jays and Crows ( Corvidae )
Fish Crow - Corvus ossifragus

Wrens ( Troglodytidae )
Carolina Wren - Thryothorus ludovicianus

Thrushes and Allies ( Turdidae )
American Robin - Turdus migratorius

American Blackbirds and Orioles ( Icteridae )
Red-winged Blackbird - Agelaius phoeniceus
Brown-headed Cowbird - Molothrus ater
Common Grackle - Quiscalus quiscula


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