We are getting reports of Black Skimmers, a threatened species in New Jersey, from all over the Meadowlands — Mill Creek Marsh, DeKorte, Clay Ave. Wetlands and near Chubb Ave. in Lyndhurst and on the Hackensack River upriver of River Barge Park.
We have been swamped of late — will catch up on other posts as soon as we can…
Jim Wright, who maintains this blog for the Meadowlands Commission, also writes a twice monthly nature column for The South Bergenite.
You can read his latest, about the NJMC's pontoon boat rides with Naturalist Gabrielle Bennett-Meany, can be found here.
Can't wait to get back to Laurel Hill County Park to see how the Common ravens are doing, and the nesting Ospreys, too. Good thing we're having a free guided walk there tomorrow (Tuesday morning) at 10 a.m.!
Full listing follows.