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.


River Barge Park, Bergen, US-NJ
Jul 17, 2012 10:15 AM – 12:30 PM
Protocol: Traveling
6.0 mile(s)
Comments:     3rd annual Birding by Boat with the BCAS and NJMC
35 species (+1 other taxa)

Canada Goose  X
Mute Swan  X
Mallard  X IMG_1067
Double-crested Cormorant  XIMG_1095
Great Blue Heron  XIMG_1106
Great Egret  X
Snowy Egret  X
Black-crowned Night-Heron  X
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron  X
Turkey Vulture  X
Osprey  X
Red-tailed Hawk  X
rail sp.  X
Semipalmated Sandpiper  X
Least Sandpiper  X
Short-billed Dowitcher  X
Laughing Gull  X
Ring-billed Gull  X
Herring Gull  X
Great Black-backed Gull  X
Forster's Tern  X
Rock Pigeon  X
Mourning Dove  X
Willow Flycatcher  X
Tree Swallow  X
Barn Swallow  X
Carolina Wren  X
Marsh Wren  X
American Robin  X
Northern Mockingbird  X
Cedar Waxwing  X
Red-winged Blackbird  X
Common Grackle  X
House Sparrow  X
Brown-headed Cowbird X
Am. Goldfinch X


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