Friday’s Earth Day Walk: The Full List

As promised, here's a full list of bird species seen during the 2nd annual Earth Day walk at DeKorte Park.

As we were starting, we had an Osprey fly with a fish over the parking lot. Not a bad start. Tree Swallows were everywhere. By walk's end, we had 50 species.

All in all, a great day, and a great day to be outside.

List follows.

Location:     Richard W. DeKorte Park
Observation date:     4/22/11
Notes:     This was an Earth Day sponsored by the Meadowlands Commission and Bergen County Audubon Society. we broke into two groups. This was my group of about 50, with lots of kids.
Number of species:     50

Mute Swan
Canada Goose
Northern Pintail 
American Black Duck
Green-winged Teal
Scaup Sp.  
Northern Shoveler    
Ruddy Duck   
Double-crested Cormorant 
Great Egret    
Snowy Egret    
Northern Harrier    
Red-tailed Hawk
Ring-necked Pheasant   
Greater Yellowlegs
Forster's Tern    
Ring-billed Gull    
Mourning Dove    
Downy Woodpecker    
Northern Flicker (Yellow-shafted)
Brown-headed Cowbord
Blue Jay    
American Crow    
Northern Rough-winged Swallow  
Tree Swallow    
Barn Swallow    
Black-capped Chickadee    
American Robin    
Northern Mockingbird    
European Starling    
Yellow Warbler    
Yellow-rumped Warbler    
Pine Warbler    
Eastern Towhee    
Savannah Sparrow    
Song Sparrow    
Swamp Sparrow    
White-throated Sparrow    
White-crowned Sparrow    
Northern Cardinal    
Red-winged Blackbird 
Dark-eyed Junco  
American Goldfinch    
House Sparrow    

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