This rare, pink bird isn't supposed to be in N.J. Is the hurricane to blame?

The hurricanes that have ravaged parts of the United States may be responsible for the arrival in this region of some rare species of birds not often found here, a report says.

A roseate spoonbill, usually at home in warmer cliomates, was spotted in the wetlands of Cumberland County recently, Philly.com reported. The bird is described as light pink with a bill shaped like a wooden spoon.

Some experts believe the spoonbill and wood storks sighted near Cape May and a white-winged tern that turned up in Pennsylvania not long ago may be only the first of several species of wildlife …read more

Source: NJ.com Cape May

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