Daily Archives: May 7, 2010

Scenes from Kearny Freshwater Marsh

  IMG_6871 Spent about 45 minutes walking along the trail at Kearny Marsh by Gunnell Oval on Thursday afternoon.
   Was looking for Common Moorhens and Americans, but no luck. Instead, saw an Eastern Kingbird (left), Red Admiral (above), and Baltimore Oriole (below).
   Also had a Black-and-white Warbler and a Yellow Warbler, plus two Eastern Tiger Swallowtails.
   Had too many Tree Swallows to begin to count.   IMG_6913

Mother’s Day Walk: Monk Parakeets


    Just a reminder that the second annual Mother's Day Walk is this Sunday at 10 a.m. at the Ridgefield Nature Center. Earlier post with complete information is here.
    The walk, sponsored by the New Jersey Meadowlands Commission and Bergen County Audubon Society, includes a visit to the Monk Parakeet colony in Ridgefield.
    The Monk Parakeets have a Mother's Day story all their own, as reported by the NJMC's Jim Wright in this week's South Bergenite.

     Full story follows.

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