Daily Archives: October 20, 2008

BANDING REPORT: 101308-101708

  Last week was another amazing week for bird-Img_7726_3banding in North Arlington, with 574 birds banded  — including more than 150 Savannah Sparrows — a threatened species in New Jersey and a bird we at the Meadowlands Commission are especially interested in.

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   We are thinking that this flying fish must have been taking a swim when it was snagged by an enterprising Osprey.

   The pair were photographed over the Saw Mill Creek Trail in North Arlington. BTW, an NJMC naturalist said the fish in question is likely a weakfish.  (And getting weaker by the minute.)

   Click here for a couple more shots of the Osprey and his finny find.

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