A Ruby-throated Hummingbird was seen at Jill’s Garden at 2:10 p.m.
Regina Geoghan writes: “Finally – my first bird photos of the summer. Quite a few Snowy Egrets at Mill Creek this morning (Labor Day). Hard to get a clear shot of them through the reeds and shrubs and the lighting was rather dull but did get a few. ” (Thanks, Regina!) Continue reading
Don Torino’s latest column for wildnewjersey.tv is about a recent NJMC pontoon-boat cruise he took.
Here’s a sample:
I was fortunate enough to grow up meandering the marshes and creeks of the New Jersey Meadowlands.
I am still very privileged as I get to help introduce folks from all over to all the wonders of the Meadowlands by leading nature walks.
But as much as I adore walking the trails of places like DeKorte Park and Mill Creek Marsh, a pontoon boat cruise on the Hackensack River can put the people, history and environment in a beautiful natural perspective that I never get tired of.
Link is here.
Despite the threat of rain and a sprinkle or two, we had a nifty “Back to Football” walk — including a Giant Egret, a Giant Blue Heron, a Falcon (Am. Kestrel) and an Eagle. (Thanks to all who participated.)
Full list follows. Continue reading