The ‘Back to Football’ Walk: The Full List

Thanks again to all who attended our "Back to Football"/First-Sunday walk at DeKorte Park this past weekend.

BCAS013Everyone seemed to have a great time, and a few eagle-eyed participants went home with some very nice door prizes supplied by the national Football League — including two helmets autographed by Colts rookie QB Andrew Luck.

A link to a photo gallery of the event from The Jersey Journal is here.

The full list of the 35 birds seen on the walk follows. (Thanks to Julie McCall and Denise Farrell!)

DeKorte Park, Sept. 2, 10 a.m. – noon
35 participants, 35 bird species

    The walk was sponsored by the Meadowlands Commission, the Bergen County Audubon Society and the Natioanl Football League

Canada Goose



Norther Shoveler

Green-winged Teal

Double-crested Cormorant

Great Blue Heron

Great Egret

Snowy Egret

Least Bittern

Greater Yellowlegs

Lesser Yellowlegs

Semipalmated Sandpiper

Least Sandpiper

Semipalmated Plover

Red-tailed Hawk

American Kestrel

Peregrine Falcon


Ring-billed Gull

Greater Black-backed Gull

Forster's Tern

Belted Kingfisher

Mourning Dove

Marsh Wren

Warbling Vireo

Yellow Warbler

American Robin

Northern Cardinal

Gray Catbird

Common Grackle

American Goldfinch

House Finch

European Starling

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