BCR 145: Cape May Fall Festival 2018

 

On today’s show, BirdCallsRadio offically reports LIVE  on the 72nd Annual Cape May Fall Festival 2018,  hosted by New Jersery Audubon’s Cape May Bird Observatory and was held in Cape May, New Jersery on the weekend of October 18-21, 2018.  Many people agreed to be interviewed by me for this episode of BirdCallsRadio and share their thoughts about this weekend, including permission from the parents of the La Puma and Lanzone family for their children to be on BirdCallsRadio & Podcast.

Mardi Dickinson Host of BCR interviews Karl Lukens and Burt Filmyer Volunteers at the Garrett Family Preserve Farm for Bird Walk for the Cape May Fall Festival 2018 Cape May, NJ. ©Townsend P. Dickinson All Rights Reserved.                      

Show Notes:

  • Karl Lukens, Burt Filmyer; Garrett Family Preserve.
  • Joanne Bradbury, Garrett Family Preserve.
  • Roger Horn, Garrett Family Preserve.
  • Eric Stiles, President, New Jersey Audubon, Cape May Point Hawk Watch.
  • Eric Bruhuke, Cape May Point Offical Hawk Watch Counter.
  • Mark Breslow, Hawk Watch Spotter.
  • Catherine Busch, Associate Naturalist at the Meadows.
  • Janet Crawford, Hawk Watch, Stevens St Bleechers, West Cape May.
  • Adehl Schwaderer, Interpretive Naturalist, Cape May Point Hawk Watch.
  • Dale Rosselet, Senior Vice President of Education for New Jersey Audubon. 
  • Rich Moncrief, Manager, Birding Observation Market, Zeiss Sports Optics.
  • Rob Ripma & Brian Zwiebel, Co-Owners of  Sabrewing Nature Tours.
  • John Rutta, Celestron birding Scopes. 
  • Chidi Page, Educator, UrbanYoung birders, BirdWiser Game.
  • David LaPuma, Director Cape May Bird Obsevatory.
  • Corinna & Rosa La Puma; Willow & Pheobe Lanzone.

Cape May Fall Festival 2018 Kick-Off Party Thursday night! 

The Gathering, Thursday night Kick -Off Party for the 72nd Annual Cape May Fall Festival 2018, Cape May, NJ. © Townsend P. Dickinson. All Rights Reserved.

The Gathering, Thursday night Kick -Off Party, Dr. David La Puma CMBO Director and Mark Garland have a chat with BCR host Mardi Dickinson at the Cape May Fall Festival 2018, Cape May, NJ. ©Townsend P. Dickinson. All Rights Reserved.

CMBO Morning Flight!

Morning Flight at Higbee Dike. 72nd Annual Cape May Fall Festival 2018 ©Mardi Welch Dickinson, All Rights Reserved.

Morning Flight at Lower Tower at Higbee Dike. 72nd Annual Cape May Fall Festival 2018. ©Mardi Welch Dickinson/KymryGroup. All Rights Reserved.

CMBO Morning flight counter, dawn, on the dike at Higbee Beach, West Cape May, NJ © Townsend P. Dickinson. All Rights Reserved.

Dawn, on the dike at Higbee Beach, site of CMBO Morning Flight Count, West Cape May, NJ. ©Townsend P. Dickinson. All Rights Reserved.

Dawn, on the dike at Higbee Beach, site of CMBO Morning Flight Count, West Cape May, NJ. ©Townsend P. Dickinson. All Rights Reserved.

CMBO Headquarters at Cape May Point!

CMBO Headquarters and surrounding areas fro great songbird watching at Cape May Point NJ. Cape May Fall Festival 2018 ©Mardi Welch Dickinson/KymryGroup. All Rights Reserved.

Hawk Watching at Cape May Point State Park!

Adehl Schwaderer, CMBO Interpretive Naturlist talks all things birds with Mardi Dickinson, BCR Host on the Hawk Watch platform. Cape May Point State Park, Cape May Point, NJ, Cape May Fall Festival 2018. ©Townsend P. Dickinson All Rights Reserved.

Workshops/ Classes

Dale Rosselet, Sr. VP of Education, New Jersey Audubon leads Beginners class at Cape May Nature Center, Cape May Fall Festival 2018, Cape May, NJ. ©Townsend P. Dickinson All Rights Reserved.        

Keynote Speaker Friday Night!

Dr J. Drew Lanham, Keynote Speaker, Cape May Fall Festival 2018 ©Mardi Welch Dickinson, All Rights Reserved

Dr J. Drew Lanham, Keynote Speaker, Cape May Fall Festival 2018 ©Mardi Welch Dickinson, All Rights Reserved

Friday Night Gathering!

L. to R. Dr. David La Puma CMBO Director; David Mizrahi; Dr J. Drew Lanham, Keynote Speaker; Randy Jones; Eric Stiles, President, New Jersey Audubon. Cape May Fall Festival 2018 ©Mardi Welch Dickinson, All Rights Reserved

L. to R. Dr. David La Puma CMBO Director; David Mizrahi; Dr J. Drew Lanham, Keynote Speaker; Randy Jones; Eric Stiles, President, New Jersey Audubon. Cape May Fall Festival 2018 ©Mardi Welch Dickinson/KymryGroup. All Rights Reserved.

Saturday

Pete Dunne & Kevin Karlson Gull Simplified ID workshop at Cape May Point State Park, Cape May Fall Festival 2018. Cape Point May, NJ ©Mardi Welch Dickinson, All Rights Reserved 

Janet Crawford leads Hawk ID Master Class gets interviewed by Mardi Dickinson BCR Host at Bleechers on Stevens Street, West Cape May, NJ for the Cape May Fall Festival 2018. ©Townsend P. Dickinson. All Rights Reserved.

Warbler Watching

Magnolia Warbler, first winter female foraging on migration, fall, Northwood Center, CMBO Preserve, Cape May, NJ Warbler, first winter foraging on migration, fall, Northwood Center, CMBO Preserve, Cape May, NJ. Cape May Fall Festival 2018, Cape May, NJ. ©Townsend P. Dickinson. All Rights Reserved. Cape May Fall Festival 2018, Cape May, NJ. ©Townsend P. Dickinson. All Rights Reserved.

Magnolia Warbler, first winter female foraging on migration, fall, Northwood Center, CMBO Preserve, Cape May Fall Festival 2018, Cape May, NJ. ©Townsend P. Dickinson. All Rights Reserved.

Keynote Speaker Saturday Night!

Dr. Merlin Tuttle, Keynote Speaker; Cape May Fall Faetival 2018. Cape May NJ. ©Mardi Welch Dickinson/KymryGroup. All Rights Reserved.

Dr. Merlin Tuttle, Keynote Speaker; Cape May Fall Faetival 2018. Cape May NJ. ©Mardi Welch Dickinson/KymryGroup. All Rights Reserved.

Awards!

L to R. Dale Rosselet, Sr VP of Education, New Jersey Audubon; Rick Radis, Recipient of Patricia F. Kane Environmental Education Award; Eric Stiles, President, New Jersey Audubon. Cape May Fall Festival 2018, Cape May NJ. ©Mardi Welch Dickinson/KymryGroup All Rights Reserved.

L to R. Dale Rosselet, Sr. VP of Education, New Jersey Audubon; Rick Radis, Recipient of Patricia F. Kane Environmental Education Award; Pete Dunne, New Jersery Audubon’s Birding Ambassador attending the Cape May Fall Festival 2018 in Cape May, NJ. ©Mardi Welch Dickinson/KymryGroup All Rights Reserved.

Awards!

L. to R. Jack & Cindy Niciecki, Recipient of the Richard Kane Conservation Award; Eric Stiles, President, New Jersey Audubon. Cape May Fall Festival 2018, Cape May NJ. ©Mardi Welch Dickinson/KymryGroup All Rights Reserved.

L. to R. Jack & Cindy Niciecki, Recipients of the Richard Kane Conservation Award; Eric Stiles, President, New Jersey Audubon. Cape May Fall Festival 2018, Cape May NJ. October 20, 2018 ©Mardi Welch Dickinson/KymryGroup All Rights Reserved.

Good Times!

L. to R. Dr. Merlin Tuttle Keynote Speaker; Dr. David La Puma, CMBO Director. Cape May Fall Faetival 2018. Cape May NJ. ©Mardi Welch Dickinson/KymryGroup. All Rights Reserved.

L. to R. Dr. Merlin Tuttle, Bat Consevationist, Keynote Speaker; Dr. David La Puma, CMBO Director Cape May Fall Faetival 2018. Cape May NJ. ©Mardi Welch DickinsonKymryGroup. All Rights Reserved.

Extra Special Video: Cape May Tree Swallows

 

Until next time, This is Mardi Dickinson host BirdCallsRadio. Thanks for joining in everybody. Have a great day!

Forster's Terns, Laughing Gulls, in flight, Atlantic sand beach, fall, Cape May, NJ. Cape May Fall Festival 2018, Cape May, NJ. ©Townsend P. Dickinson. All Rights Reserved.

Forster’s Terns, Laughing Gulls, in flight, Atlantic sand beach, fall, Cape May, NJ. Cape May Fall Festival 2018. ©Townsend P. Dickinson. All Rights Reserved.

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