Daily Archives: August 4, 2013

American Avocet Reported @ DeKorte

Jerry Golub writes:

An American Avocet was observed at Sawmill Creek Trail Friday 2 August from ~2:00 – 4:09 PM.

I first saw it It below the power lines and after heron survey went to other side of pool to get closer.

Please keep an eye out — and give Jim Wright a call at 201-469-7349 if it reappears.

A Nifty DeKorte Park Walk This Morning

DSCN0079-001A big thanks to the more than three dozen folks (including the shady characters abive) who participated in this morning’s First-Sunday-of-the-Month walk in DeKorte Park, brought to you by the N.J. Meadowlands Commission and IMG_9924the Bergen County Audubon Society,

Bird highlights included a Bald Eagle, a Peregrine, and some arriving shorebirds. Butterfly highlights included a Mourning Cloak, a Summer Azure and a nice fresh Monarch.

Later this week, we will publish the full list of 11 species of butterflies and 31 species of birds that were seen.