Daily Archives: December 26, 2009

Shrike Report 122609

   Julie McCall reports: "I saw the shrike Friday from 11:45 til about noon, squabbling with a mockingbird (and a downy woodpecker, of all things), and singing like nobody's business, close enough to watch without my binoculars."

   Thanks, Julie!

    For her extended report, including a mention of a cane she found, click "Continue reading…" immediately below.

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2009, A Look Back: July

IMG_9942-1 The year 2009 marked the New Jersey Meadowlands Commission's 40th anniversary and a major expansion of our nature programs. We thought we'd celebrate by looking back at 2009, month by month.

   Here are some highlights from July:

   July 6: Butterfly in Progress

   July 6: A Walk to Remember (Black Skimmers)

   July 9: Baby Waxwing?

   July 10: (Young) Peregrine's Progress

   July 13: Cormorant Vs. Eel

   July 15: Osprey Nest in Kearny

  July 28: Butterfly Report (Viceroy)

  July 29: Praying Mantis