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Endangered Species Spotted

The NJSEA Natural Resouces Management Department was out in the field yesterday when they came across an American Bittern (Botaurus lentiginosus) at a site off Penhorn Creek in Secaucus.

The American Bittern is on the State Endangered Species list. All told there are more than 35 species in the Meadowlands region that are listed as State endangered, threatened or species of special concern. You can read more about the American Bittern here