Meadowlands Festival of Birding: The Full List

   Hugh Carola of the Hackensack Riverkeeper was nice enough to pass along the list of species seen at all the sites at the Meadowlands Festival of Birding this past weekend. (Thanks, Hugh!)

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6th Annual NJ Meadowlands Festival of Birding

September 12-13, 2009

Comprehensive species list from all Festival locations: Richard W. DeKorte Park and environs, Mill Creek Marsh, Celery Farm Natural Area, Stateline Lookout, Liberty State Park and all Birding by Boat trips.

105 Species

Canada Goose

Mute Swan

Wood Duck


American Black Duck


Blue-winged Teal

Northern Shoveler

Northern Pintail

Green-winged Teal

Ruddy Duck

Pied-billed Grebe

Double-crested Cormorant

Great Blue Heron

Great Egret

Snowy Egret

Little Blue Heron

Green Heron

Black-crowned Night-Heron

Yellow-crowned Night-Heron

Black Vulture

Turkey Vulture


Bald Eagle

Northern Harrier

Sharp-shinned Hawk

Cooper's Hawk

Broad-winged Hawk

Red-shouldered Hawk

Red-tailed Hawk

American Kestrel


Peregrine Falcon

Clapper Rail


Common Moorhen

Semipalmated Plover


Greater Yellowlegs

Lesser Yellowlegs

Spotted Sandpiper

Hudsonian Godwit

Semipalmated Sandpiper

Least Sandpiper

Pectoral Sandpiper

Stilt Sandpiper

Short-billed Dowitcher

Red-necked Phalarope

Laughing Gull

Ring-billed Gull

Herring Gull

Great Black-backed Gull

Caspian Tern

Black Skimmer

Mourning Dove

Rock Pigeon

Chimney Swift

Ruby-throated Hummingbird

Belted Kingfisher

Downy Woodpecker

Northern Flicker

Willow Flycatcher

Eastern Kingbird

Yellow-throated Vireo

Warbling Vireo

Red-eyed Vireo

Tree Swallow

Barn Swallow

Blue Jay

American Crow

Fish Crow

Common Raven

Black-capped Chickadee

Tufted Titmouse

White-breasted Nuthatch

Carolina Wren

House Wren

Marsh Wren

Blue-gray Gnatcatcher

Ruby-crowned Kinglet

American Robin

Gray Catbird

Northern Mockingbird

Brown Thrasher

European Starling

Cedar Waxwing

Northern Parula

Yellow Warbler

Black-throated Green Warbler    

Black-throated Blue Warbler

Black-and-white Warbler

American Redstart

Northern Waterthrush

Common Yellowthroat

Savannah Sparrow

Song Sparrow

Rose-breasted Grosbeak

Northern Cardinal

Indigo Bunting


Red-winged Blackbird

Brown-headed Cowbird

House Finch

American Goldfinch

House Sparrow 

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