Daily Archives: August 16, 2013

Coming Tuesday: Harrier Meadow Walk (free)

IMG_6005-001Our next guided walk with the Bergen County Audubon Society is next Tuesday, Aug. 20, from 10 a.m. to noon.

With a little luck, we should be seeing lots of herons and shorebirds — and quite a few raptors.

On a recent scouting trip, we had great looks at an American Kestrel (above, on top of a bird blind with his lunch), a Belted Kingfisher, Black-crowned Night Herons and other nifty birds.

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Mill Creek Marsh Report

SS8_6786 lr5 Snowy EgretSandy Sorkin sez:

The migrants are starting to appear in larger numbers in Mill Creek Marsh.  I counted 17 Snowy Egrets on Sunday morning, a few Great Egrets and one Great Blue Heron.

I finally found out why I see and hear so many Marsh Wrens. They seem to be responding to my camera shutter click.  I take a picture and they respond.

(Thanks, Sandy!)