Sunday’s Laurel Hill Walk: The Full List

We had a great walk at Laurel Hill on Sunday, which beautiful weather, some truly eagle-eyed birders and looks at six (count 'em, six) Bald Eagles and lots of other raptor action.

IMG_8946Also had a couple of Ravens and plent of jets, for you football fans out there.

  The shot at left is of three of the eagles heading off into the distance, Just to see three eagles in a pair of binocular's field of vision is a rare treat.

Tomorrow: The Harrier Meadow list from yesterday.

Full list of 34 species seen follows. (Thanks to Julie McCall for her help in compiling this list!)

Laurel Hill Park, Hudson, US-NJ
Oct 2, 2011 10:00 AM – 11:45 AM
Protocol: Traveling
0.5 mile(s)
Comments:     This was a First Sunday of the Month walk sponsored by NJ Meadowlands Commission and Bergen Audubon
34 species

Snow Goose  X     By Xchange Place
Canada Goose  X
American Black Duck  X
Mallard  X
Double-crested Cormorant  X
Great Blue Heron  X
Great Egret  X
Turkey Vulture  X
Osprey  X
Bald Eagle  X     At least 5, possibly 7
Northern Harrier  X
Red-tailed Hawk  X
American Kestrel  X
Merlin  X
Greater Yellowlegs  X
Lesser Yellowlegs  X
Ring-billed Gull  X
Herring Gull  X
Great Black-backed Gull  X
Forster's Tern  X
Mourning Dove  X
Northern Flicker  X     Counted more than 140 in miogration
Blue Jay  X
American Crow  X
Common Raven  X
House Wren  X
American Robin  X
Gray Catbird  X
Northern Mockingbird  X
Common Yellowthroat  X
Palm Warbler  X
Red-winged Blackbird  X
Brown-headed Cowbird  X
House Sparrow  X

This report was generated automatically by eBird v2 (

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