Daily Archives: May 14, 2010

The Ravens of Laurel Hill: An Update

  We checked on the Common Raven family at Laurel Hill County Park in Secaucus this morning at 10 a.m., and we are happy to report that all four nestlings are fully fledged and flying near the cliffs,
   At one point, we saw the entire family of six ravens flying.
  If you visit and don't see the ravens, that doesn't mean they are gone. A similar visit on Thursday morning came up empty.
   Earlier raven posts are here.

Thursday Noon Marsh Discovery Trail Walk

   IMG_7167-1  Our Thursday lunchtime walk on the otherwise-closed Marsh Discovery Trail gave us nice looks at Dunlins, peeps and yellowlegs — plus that lingering Bufflehead.
   Least Tern, Common Nighthawk and Willets were seen by others at DeKorte during the day.
   The walks continue next week — lightning and/or torrential rains cancels.
   Full list follows — sort of a coming-attractions list for the weekend.

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