Daily Archives: January 7, 2010

Bird Report 010710 Part 2 (Shrike!)

   Chris Takacs reports: "Northern Shrike was seen along the Saw Mill Creek Trail at 3:30 Wednesday afternoon.

   "I saw it between the first two towers perched on a small bush. It flew toward the carillon as I walked out the trail."   

   "Red-breasted Merganser, 41 Buffleheads, 15 Green-winged Teal, 130+ Black Ducks,  2 Red-tailed Hawks, 3 Harriers, 3 White-crowned Sparrows were all seen from the trail or the AMVETS Carillon area." (Thanks, Chris!)


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    Kevin Watson took this American Pipit shot at Mill Creek Marsh last Saturday. (Thanks, Kevin!)

    More on American Pipits here (but try to find the pipit in the photo on that page).

Bird Report 010710


   Chris Takacs saw this Common Yellowthroat yesterday morning along Valleybrook Avenue in Lyndhurst, by the old ballfields, while doing an informal bird count at DeKorte and environs.  Other highlights included a Bald Eagle and 2 Black-crowned Night Herons. (Thanks, Chris!)

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