Kick Off Your Year List - January 1st, 2014

See View from the Cape for highlights and photos by Mike Crewe.  Leaders:  Mike Crewe, Kathy & Roger Horn, Steve Weis, Chuck & Mary Jane Slugg, Chris Marks, Catherine Busch, Janet Crawford, Karl Lukens, Chris Hajduk, and Joe Demko.

Combined list for the following locations:  Cape May Point, Cape May NWR--Two Mile Unit, Sunset Lake, Nummy Island, and Stone Harbor Point.
75 species

Canada Goose
Mute Swan
Eurasian Wigeon
American Wigeon
American Black Duck
Northern Shoveler
Northern Pintail
Ring-necked Duck
Greater Scaup
Lesser Scaup
King Eider
Common Eider
Surf Scoter
White-winged Scoter
Black Scoter
Long-tailed Duck
Hooded Merganser
Red-breasted Merganser
Ruddy Duck
Red-throated Loon
Common Loon
Horned Grebe
Double-crested Cormorant
Great Cormorant 
Great Blue Heron
Great Egret
Black Vulture
Turkey Vulture
Northern Harrier
Sharp-shinned Hawk
Cooper's Hawk
Bald Eagle
Red-shouldered Hawk
Red-tailed Hawk
American Coot
American Oystercatcher
Semipalmated Plover
Ruddy Turnstone
Purple Sandpiper
Bonaparte's Gull
Ring-billed Gull
Herring Gull
Great Black-backed Gull
Rock Pigeon
White-winged Dove
Mourning Dove
Snowy Owl
Rufous Hummingbird
Peregrine Falcon
American Crow
Carolina Chickadee
Red-breasted Nuthatch
Carolina Wren
American Robin
Northern Mockingbird
European Starling
Cedar Waxwing
Snow Bunting 
Yellow-rumped Warbler
Field Sparrow
Savannah Sparrow (Ipswich)
Song Sparrow
Dark-eyed Junco
Northern Cardinal 
Painted Bunting
Brown-headed Cowbird
House Finch
House Sparrow