In September and October, NJMC Naturalist Michael Newhouse and his dedicated band of bird-banders banded 46 species and nearly 3,000 birds in all.
Bird most likely to be banded — the Savannah Sparrow, with more than 700 banded. It is a threatened species in New Jersey. (Pictured at right, a confusing Black-throated Blue Warbler, one of the 46 species.)
For a look at the variety of birds that use the former landfills in the Meadowlands each fall, check out the full list of banded birds.
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NJMC Bird-Banding Project
Fall 2009: 46 Species, 2930 birds
Black and White Warbler-8
Black-throated Blue Warbler-3
Saltmarsh Sharp-tailed Sparrow-1