Daily Archives: June 10, 2009

Black-necked Stilt at Harrier Meadow (updated)


We had a great bird walk this morninIMG_7600g, and saw the Black-Necked Stilt in three tidal impoundments — after a bit of hunting.
   The little guy really gets aro

   We saw him again late this afternoon, and we are set for
an early morning walk on Thursday, meeting at Harrier at 7. 
    We are also seeing Blue-wing Teal, Harrier, Gadwall, Ruddy, Black-Crowned Night Heron, Greater Yellowlegs and other good birds at Harrier.

   E-mail us if you are interested in this walk, and we'll send you directions.

Awesome Aerial Photography

   For incredible aerial photography on a shoestring, it's tough to top the Meadowlands Environmental Research Institute,
   This shot and the ones on the "jump" of this post were taken from a digital camera attached to a tethered helium-filled balloon.

  To see a video of how MERI achieves these amazing shots, click here.

   More posts on MERI are here. MERI's home page is here.

   Click "Continue reading…" to view another photo of the NJMC campus at DeKorte, as well as the Saw Mill Creek WMA tidal mudflat.

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