Reminder: BCAS Nature Walk This Sunday (Nov. 5) at DeKorte Park!

Join the Bergen County Audubon Society this Sunday, Nov. 5, for a nature walk at DeKorte Park in Lyndhurst from 10 am to noon. The walk meets outside the Meadowlands Environment Center, 2 DeKorte Park Plaza. They’ll be looking for fall migrants and numerous ducks including Ruddies and Pintails.

For more info contact Don Torino at greatauk4@gmail.com or 201-230-4983.

Don Torino’s Life in the Meadowlands: Get Ready for Backyard Raptors

Red-tailed Hawk
Jimmy Macaluso

It is just about the time of year for my phone to start ringing with calls that begin much like this: “Help there is a hawk in my yard eating the birds at my feeder! What should I do?”  My answer is usually the same and often not much appreciated by the frantic caller. “ It’s okay. Tat is why they call them bird feeders.”

Its  right about then there is a  dead silence for a second or two, and if they didn’t hang up on me by then I try to explain that is tough sometimes seeing some of your favorite birds becoming breakfast, but you are witnessing nature at its best.

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BCAS Nature Walk This Sunday (Nov. 5) at DeKorte Park!

Join the Bergen County Audubon Society this Sunday, Nov. 5, for a nature walk at DeKorte Park in Lyndhurst from 10 am to noon. The walk meets outside the Meadowlands Environment Center, 2 DeKorte Park Plaza. They’ll be looking for fall migrants and numerous ducks including Ruddies and Pintails.

For more info contact Don Torino at greatauk4@gmail.com or 201-230-4983.

Don Torino’s Life in the Meadowlands: Bergen County Audubon Society Conservation Award Winners 2017

The NJSEA’s own Gabrielle Bennett-Meany is one of two 2017 Bergen County Audubon/Harold Feinberg Conservation Award winners.

One of the best things about leading Bergen Audubon as the President has been the opportunity to meet many devoted and hardworking people in many small communities around New Jersey that are committed to conservation and making the environment a better place for their neighbors and the wildlife around them.

These unsung heroes have given of themselves with little recognition and often with personal sacrifice. So it is in their honor that we are proud to announce our 2017 Annual Bergen County Audubon/Harold Feinberg Conservation Award winners.

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Photos from Last Week’s Harrier Walk

Field Sparrow

Thanks to Alice Leurck for these photos from last week’s Bergen County Audubon Society walk at Harrier Meadow.

Don’t miss the next BCAS Meadowlands Nature Walk on Sunday Nov. 5, at DeKorte Park. We’ll be looking for fall migrants and numerous ducks. For more info contact Don Torino at greatauk4@gmail.com or 201-230-4983.

Field Sparrow

Golden-crowned Kinglet

Woodchuck