Laurel Hill Walk: The Full List

DSCN2407We had 27 species on our Tuesday guided walk at Laurel Hill County Park.

Highlight was the arrival of a pair of Common Ravens, who checked out the old nesting site on the cliff, drove off a pair of Red-tails, then settled on a branch and groomed each other for at least 15 minutes, affording great views.

After someone noted that one raven was larger than the other, a question arose: Which is larger, the male or the female?

The answer, according to Sibley, is the male. (On left, above.)

Full list follows. (Thanks, Denise and Ramon!)

Laurel Hill Park, Hudson, US-NJ
Nov 20, 2012 9:45 AM – 12:00 PM
Protocol: Traveling
1.0 mile(s)
Comments:     Third Tuesday walk by Bergen Audubon and NJ Meadowlands Comm.
27 species

Canada Goose  X
Mute Swan  X
Mallard  X
Bufflehead  X
Ruddy Duck  X
Double-crested Cormorant  X
Great Cormorant  X
Great Blue Heron  X
Northern Harrier  X
Red-tailed Hawk  X
Ring-billed Gull  X
Herring Gull  X
Great Black-backed Gull  X
Mourning Dove  X
American Crow  X
Common Raven  X
Black-capped Chickadee  X
Brown Creeper  X
Carolina Wren  X
American Robin  X
Northern Mockingbird  X
European Starling  X
Yellow-rumped Warbler  X
Song Sparrow  X
Dark-eyed Junco  X
Northern Cardinal  X
House Sparrow  X

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