Daily Archives: March 2, 2012

Coming Monday: ‘Big Year’ Update


 On Monday, we plan to post the current tallies for the Meadowlands Big Year competition.

Did someone say it was a very close competition?

If you haven't sent in your tally as of Feb. 29, please do so.  

It's not too late to join in the fun. Just let the NJMC's Jim Wright know if you are competing.


Coming Sunday: Our Next Free Guided Walk


Our next free guided walk is this Sunday at Mill Creek Marsh in Secaucus. Target birds include Bald eagle, Northern Harrier, American Kestrel (we do love our raptors) and lots of duck species, inluding maybe even that elusive Eurasion Teal.

The two-hour walk, brought to you by the Meadowlands Commission and the Bergen County Audubon Society, begins at 10 a.m.

Question: Why is this Sunday the most aggressive day of the year?

The answer — and full information on the walk — follows.

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Great Blue in Action

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 R. T. Geoghan and Ron Shields were both on hand on Wednesday when the Great Blue that hangs out by the Marsh Discovery Trail managed to land a nice fish.

We thought we'd post R.T.'s shot today, and Ron's action sequence on Monday… 

(Thanks, R.T.!)