A big thank you to Denise Farrell for compiling the list of birds seen on Tuesday’s Birding By Boat pontoon boat cruise with Bergen County Audubon Society.
Highlights included Peregrine Falcon, Common Gallinule, Caspian Tern and Royal Tern. Full list follows. Continue reading
The mystery bird from yesterday’s Teaser was a toughie! As far as we could tell at first, it was a young Black-crowned Night Heron — one of three we saw at DeKorte that day. We had never seen Yellow-crowned Night Herons (adult or juvies) at DeKorte, so when we saw them we assumed they were BCNHs. Never assume! It’s makes an ass of me and me, or something like that.
Congrats to all who ID’d the YCNH correctly! Full photo follows. Great ID explanation by Rick Wright is in the comment field. (Thanks to all!) Continue reading
Due to lower water levels (and the resultant impeded access) in the Kearny Marsh, Thursday’s kayak paddle at the Kearny Marsh has been cancelled. Sorry about that!