Explore recent checklists of birds in this 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 - … Ben Curtis. The staff was friendly and informative. 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. —Alexander Wilson Few places in North America have been birded longer or have more birding advocates than Cape May, New Jersey. Explore a complete list of bird species observations in this area. # 1. 24 Oct 2020. Michael O'Brien. Most of the feeders were empty or nearly so. According to Richard Crossley, an internationally acclaimed birder and photographer residing in Cape May, September is the peak of bird migration. The Cape May Bird Observatory is based nearby at Cape May Point. 24 Oct 2020. “The largest variety of birds are moving south to their wintering grounds. Helpful. 707 East Lake Drive Cape May Point, NJ 08212. 167. Plan a visit to the South Cape May Meadows Preserve Fall migration is a must-see in Cape May, expect to see a wide variety of migrants from September through November. WINGS is a worldwide birding tour company based in Tucson, Arizona. Share. Menu. 168. Fewer still can offer better bird watching. Explore a complete list of bird species observations in this area. Menu. Every year, folks from all over the world come to Cape May for the fall bird migration. Show Details. Home; Submit; Explore ... Cape May Warbler # 2. Sophia T. vireo sp. 24 Oct 2020. 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. 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. Cape May Birds by the Month . WINGS Birding Tours to New Jersey: Cape May – Bird List. 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. Birding during the Cape May Festival was fantastic. 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) Cape May is also a destination for marine mammal watching. Date of experience: October 2019. Black Skimmer # 22. 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. birders and volunteer counters for years, but now Cape May Bird Observatory has established this site as an official count and research station. I was also able to find some hard to locate birding books. (609) 246-3581 Read more. Cape May Bird Observatory, Attractions & Things To Do. Allen b wrote a review Oct 2019. Brown Pelican # X. Paul Kerlinger writes a monthly column on bird migration "Birds on the Move" for BirdWatching magazine.