Sunday’s Walk — Full Birds and Butterflies List

DeKorte 8-4-13_7 copyWe had a nifty First-Sunday Walk at DeKorte on Sunday, with 11 species of butterflies, 31 species of birds, and 36 varieties of humans.

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Butterfly highlights included a Question Mark, a Horace’s Duskywing and a Mourning Cloak. Bird highlights included a (distant) Bald Eagle and  a Peregrine Falcon (while we were packing up).

(Thanks to Joe Koscielny for the non-human photos of the airborne egrets and the Question Mark butterfly with its wings open!)

Full list follows.

Richard W. DeKorte Park, Bergen County
Sun Aug 04, 2013 10:00 AM
Party Size:  36
Duration: 2 hour(s)
Distance: 1.1 mile(s)
First Sunday Walk, BCAS and NJMC
Butterfly/Moth Notes: E. Tiger Swallowtail, Black Swallowtail, Question Mark, Mourning Cloak, Horace’s Duskywing, Silver-spotted Skipper, Broad-winged Skipper, Zabulon Skipper, Cabbage White, Monarch, Summer Azure, Snowberry Clearwing Moth.
31 species total

Mute Swan
Double-crested Cormorant
Great Blue Heron
Great Egret
Snowy Egret
Turkey Vulture
Bald Eagle
Red-tailed Hawk
Greater Yellowlegs
Lesser Yellowlegs
peep sp.
Short-billed Dowitcher
Ring-billed Gull
Herring Gull
Forster’s Tern
Rock Pigeon
Mourning Dove
Peregrine Falcon
Eastern Kingbird
Marsh Wren
American Robin
Gray Catbird
Northern Mockingbird
European Starling
Yellow Warbler
Song Sparrow
Red-winged Blackbird
American Goldfinch
House Sparrow

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