Daily Archives: November 10, 2010

Next Tuesday: Mill Creek Marsh Walk

IMG_3054Our next free walk is next Tuesday morning at Mill Creek Marsh, a former Phragmites marsh in Secaucus that the Meadowlands Commission remediated more than a decade ago.

The park offers comfortable walking trails, some nice views of Manhattan and lots of birds.

The Green-winged Teal are back big-time, occasionally harassed by a Northern Harrier, and Northern Shovelers other waterfowl are gaining numbers as well.

The walk is sponsored by the N.J. Meadowlands Commission and the Bergen County Audubon Society.

Details follow.

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Male Bufflehead, Kearny Marsh

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Ron Shields took this photo of a male Bufflehead last week at Kearny Marsh. He was hanging with two females and some Ruddies.

Ron says: "It's the first time this fall that I've seen them in the Kearny Marsh.  Could they possibly be the same ducks from DeKorte?" (Thanks, Ron!)