Daily Archives: July 18, 2012

Our ‘Birding By Boat’ Cruise

We had two full pontoon boats yesterday morning for our birding by boat cruise — and lots of good looks at Yellow-crowned Night Herons,  Diamondback Terrapins, and Ospreys and Osprey nests.

The event was brought to you by the NJ Meadowlands Commission and the Bergen County Audubon Society. Next "Birding by Boat" is Tuesday, Aug. 28!

Full list and more pix (including baby Osprey in nest) from Tuesday  follow.


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‘Indigo Bunting with Bling’

Ray Duffy writes: "I was looking at one of my pics of a male Indigo Bunting on Valley Brook and I noticed it was wearing a leg band.  I wonder if it's one of yours, Mike [Newhouse, who haeds the bird-banding project for the Meadowlands Commission]."

Replies Mike, "Most likely."

And there you have it…