Ron Shields writes:
"Killdeer can now be heard calling from the top of the landfill and roaming the sides of Disposal Road.
"Perhaps some have been around all winter? I sure hope all the PSE&G trucks will keep an eye out for the eventual killfawn in that area!"
Yesterday we saw a Wild Turkey in the Kearny cemetery on the corner of Schuyler Ave. and the Belleville Turnpike (it has been seen there sporadically for months. If you park in the CVS pharmacy lot in North Arlington, you can also count it on your Bergen County list (if you are into such lists). Did not see the turkey this a.m.
Yesterday, when the Shorebird Pool at DeKorte thawed, we had Common Merg, Hooded Merg, No. Shoveler, No. Pintail, GW Teal and Mallard. Shorebird Pool has refrozen, but something to keep in mind when the weather warms again.
Making tracks near the Kearny Marsh last week …
You can really see the lobes on the one coot's left foot.