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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

Black Scoter (Melanitta americana) Carolina Wren (Thryothorus ludovicianus) Field Sparrow (Spizella pusilla) 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 (70)

Birds ( 65 )

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

Cormorants ( Phalacrocoracidae )
Double-crested Cormorant - Nannopterum auritum

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

Ibises and Spoonbills ( Threskiornithidae )
White Ibis - Eudocimus albus
Glossy Ibis - Plegadis falcinellus

Swans, Geese, and Ducks ( Anatidae )
Mallard - Anas platyrhynchos
Canada Goose - Branta canadensis
Mute Swan - Cygnus olor
Black Scoter - Melanitta americana

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
Semipalmated Plover - Charadrius semipalmatus
Killdeer - Charadrius vociferus

Oystercatchers ( Haematopodidae )
American Oystercatcher - Haematopus palliatus

Sandpipers and Allies ( Scolopacidae )
Red Knot - Calidris canutus
Least Sandpiper - Calidris minutilla
Semipalmated Sandpiper - Calidris pusilla
Short-billed Dowitcher - Limnodromus griseus
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

Pigeons and Doves ( Columbidae )
Mourning Dove - Zenaida macroura

Swifts ( Apodidae )
Chimney Swift - Chaetura pelagica

Hummingbirds ( Trochilidae )
Ruby-throated Hummingbird - Archilochus colubris

Tyrant Flycatchers ( Tyrannidae )
Eastern Kingbird - Tyrannus tyrannus

Swallows ( Hirundinidae )
Cliff Swallow - Petrochelidon pyrrhonota
Purple Martin - Progne subis
Tree Swallow - Tachycineta bicolor

Jays and Crows ( Corvidae )
American Crow - Corvus brachyrhynchos
Fish Crow - Corvus ossifragus
Blue Jay - Cyanocitta cristata

Chickadees and Titmice ( Paridae )
Carolina Chickadee - Poecile carolinensis

Wrens ( Troglodytidae )
Carolina Wren - Thryothorus ludovicianus
House Wren - Troglodytes aedon

Thrushes and Allies ( Turdidae )
American Robin - Turdus migratorius

Mockingbirds, Thrashers, and Allies ( Mimidae )
Gray Catbird - Dumetella carolinensis
Northern Mockingbird - Mimus polyglottos

Starlings and Mynas ( Sturnidae )
European Starling - Sturnus vulgaris

Wood-warblers ( Parulidae )
Common Yellowthroat - Geothlypis trichas
Prairie Warbler - Setophaga discolor
Pine Warbler - Setophaga pinus

Grosbeaks and Buntings ( Cardinalidae )
Northern Cardinal - Cardinalis cardinalis
Indigo Bunting - Passerina cyanea

Brushfinches, Seedeaters, Sparrows, and Allies ( Emberizinae )
Song Sparrow - Melospiza melodia
Eastern Towhee - Pipilo erythrophthalmus
Chipping Sparrow - Spizella passerina
Field Sparrow - Spizella pusilla
White-throated Sparrow - Zonotrichia albicollis

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

Cardueline Finches and Allies ( Fringillidae )
House Finch - Haemorhous mexicanus

Old World Sparrows ( Passeridae )
House Sparrow - Passer domesticus


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