Sunday Walk: The Full List

Here's the full list of species seen on Sunday's two-hour Harrier Meadow walk sponsored by Bergen County Audubon Society and the N.J. Meadowlands Commission. 

Highlights included seven duck species, six raptor species (including great looks at multiple Bald Eagles), and a few Eastern Meadowlarks. Thanks to all who participated!

Meadowlands IBA–Harrier Meadow  (restricted access), Bergen, US-NJNov 6, 2011 10:00 AM – 12:00 PMProtocol: Traveling,1.2 mile(s)
Comments:     This free walk was the first Sunday of the Month walk run by the NJ Meadowlands Commission and Bergen County Audubon Society. We had at least three Bald Eagles.
51 participants, 40 species


Canada Goose  


American Black Duck  


Northern Shoveler  

Green-winged Teal

Ruddy Duck

Northern Pintail  

Great Blue Heron  

Bald Eagle  

Northern Harrier  

Sharp-shinned Hawk  

Red-tailed Hawk  

American Kestrel  

falcon sp.  (Debate whether it was a Merlin or Peregrine — it was a bit far)

American Coot  

Greater Yellowlegs  

Ring-billed Gull  

Herring Gull  

Great Black-backed Gull  

Rock Pigeon  

Mourning Dove  

Belted Kingfisher  

Downy Woodpecker  

Northern Flicker  

Blue Jay  

American Crow  

Black-capped Chickadee  

White-breasted Nuthatch  

Golden-crowned Kinglet  

American Robin  

Gray Catbird  

Northern Mockingbird  

European Starling  

Yellow-rumped Warbler  

Song Sparrow  

Swamp Sparrow  

Northern Cardinal  

Eastern Meadowlark  

American Goldfinch  

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