Daily Archives: May 7, 2013

Help the Marsh Hawks! Four Days to the Big Day!

Help the Meadowlands Marsh Hawks  in our third annual World Series of Birding competition this Saturday.

We will be exploring every woodlot, marsh, and mud flat in Bergen County in search of as many bird species as we can find.

In 2012, we had an amazing day where we counted 139 species, which gave us first place in our category, and helped us raise more than $2,000 four new native plant garden by the carillon on Disposal Road (pPledge sheet-1-page-001ictured above).

This year we need your support so we can defend our title against some strong competition  – and create a better wildlife habitat for birds along the Kingsland Overlook trail in DeKorte Park.

More information — including how to contribute — follows.

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Roy Woodford’s Orchard Oriole Pix

Roy Orchard Oriole 2
Roy Woodford writes:

Things are a little slow these days at DeKorte (and everywhere else).  

 Still … there are a few things around if you're patient.  Ron [Shields] and I managed to get some really good shots of some Orchard Orioles.  

The immature male was by the retention pond and the mature male was up on the Kingsland Overlook Trail.  

Sadly, I missed the trifecta … we saw the female but I didn't get any shots of her.

Thanks, Roy!

Roy Orchard Oriole