Daily Archives: September 7, 2009

Sunday’s DeKorte Walk


    Sunday was perfect weather for NJ MC’s twice-monthly nature walk with Bergen County Audubon Society.

   We leisurely walked out to the Lyndhurst Nature Reserve, then around the Marsh Discovery Trail, with a soundtrack provided by phragmites rustling in the light September breeze.

   The tide could have been lower for shorebird viewing, but what we missed iIMG_6295n quantity we made up for in quality – including (for some of us) an immature Little Blue Heron, a Short-Billed Dowitcher and a Forster's Tern. 

  Also had a hard-to-identify shorebird (pictured here)  swimming in the Shorebird Pool.

   We also had great looks at a clear-winged moth and several butterfly species at the butterfly garden.

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