Birding Cruise: The Full List

With the help of Bergen Audubon's Denise Farrell, we have compiled a list seen by at least one boat of birders on our pontoon boat birding cruise last Tuesday.Hightlights included a Least Bittern and a Green Heron and the Ospreys.

Full list follows

Bird List
NJMC Pontoon Boat Trip From River Barge park
2 hours, 6 miles, 40 observers
32 species total

Comments: This was a birding cruise sponsored by NJ Meadowlands Commission and Bergen County Audubon Society.


Canada Goose

American Black Duck


Double-crested Cormorant

Least Bittern

Great Blue Heron

Great Egret

Snowy Egret

Green Heron

Yellow-crowned Night-Heron

Turkey Vulture


Red-tailed Hawk

Lesser Yellowlegs

Semipalmated Sandpiper

Least Sandpiper

Laughing Gull

Ring-billed Gull

Herring Gull

Great Black-backed Gull

Forster's Tern

Rock Pigeon

Mourning Dove

American Crow

Barn Swallow

Marsh Wren

American Robin

Northern Mockingbird

European Starling

Common Yellowthroat

Red-winged Blackbird

House Sparrow

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