Yesterday’s Harrier Meadow Walk: The Full List

It's tough to call a 90-minute walk "amazing" when the walk was in the rain, through snow and slush,but eight of us adventurous souls waethered the weather and were treated to a first-of-the-year Great Egret (for us) and FOY Greater Yellowlegs and some other nifty sights. Full list of 30 species follows. (Thanks to all who participated!)

Meadowlands IBA–Harrier Meadows (restricted access), Bergen, US-NJ
Mar 19, 2013 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Protocol: Traveling
2.0 mile(s)
Comments:     second Tuesday of the month walk; BCAS and NJMC
30 species

Canada Goose  X
Mute Swan  X
Gadwall  X
American Black Duck  X
Mallard  X
Northern Shoveler  X
Green-winged Teal  X
Lesser Scaup  X
Bufflehead  X
Common Merganser  X
Great Egret  1     Saw it in Harrier Meadow feeding, twice…
Red-tailed Hawk  X
Killdeer  X
Greater Yellowlegs  X
Ring-billed Gull  X
Herring Gull  X
Rock Pigeon  X
Mourning Dove  X
American Kestrel  X
Blue Jay  X
Black-capped Chickadee  X
American Robin  X
Northern Mockingbird  X
European Starling  X
Yellow-rumped Warbler  X
American Tree Sparrow  X
Song Sparrow  X
Northern Cardinal  X
Red-winged Blackbird  X
Common Grackle  X

2 thoughts on “Yesterday’s Harrier Meadow Walk: The Full List

  1. Dan McDonough

    Wet but wonderful walk and on the way out Disposal Road, the back way, I saw a Scarlet Tanager and Northern Harrier (Marsh Hawk) – Thanks for not cancelling this one.

  2. Mike G.

    A Scarlet Tanager this time of year? Wow, that’s amazing!
    It was a wonderful walk despite the weather. TY Jim! 🙂


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