Daily Archives: April 15, 2013

DeKorte Weekend: Roy Woodford’s Report

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Roy Woodford writes:

Spring has really sprung at DeKorte … what a fantastic weekend.

The Kingsland Overlook Trail has been overrun by Yellow-rumped Warblers, Palm Warblers, and Ruby-crowned Kinglets.  

I wish I had another camera with me … one of the Kinglets decided to land on my lens hood.  I had to keep backing up … they were flying toward me more often than not.

I even managed to convince the Blue-gray Gnatcatcher to sit still for about 1.5 seconds.

It just doesn't get much better than this.  (Thanks, Roy!)

More pix follow. Posting Allan Sanford's photos tomorrow.

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Tomorrow (Tuesday): Free Harrier Meadow Walk

1-DSCN3937Celebrate the end of income-tax-filing season with this Harrier Meadow spring bird walk in North Arlington on Tuesday, Apr. 16.

We’ll walk around the 70-acre natural area, which is normally closed to the public, and look for Ospreys, early warblers, herons, egrets, shorebirds and a snipe or two.

The tide should be out, so the mud flats should have good birds.

The walk starts at 10 a.m. — please park inside the Harrier Meadow gate as a result of PSE&G activity…

Full listing follows.

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Photography Showcase: Ada Baisre

Today's featured photographer is Ada Baisre.

Ada writes:

I am a physician and work as a Neuropathologist at New Jersey Medical School/University Hospital.

I used to live in Kearny and moved to Redtail HawkManhattan in 2005 but I have visited DeKorte Park at least once a month for the past seven years.

I love the different seasons and the different flaura and fauna that it brings to Lyndhurst. 

Photography is my hobby and I post most of my pics in Facebook and some in Flickr." 

You can see more of Ada's work here.  Two more of her photos follow. (Thanks, Ada!)

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