Tuesday’s Birding By Boat: The Full List

A big thank you to Denise Farrell for compiling the list of birds seen on Tuesday’s Birding By Boat pontoon boat cruise with Bergen County Audubon Society.

Highlights included Peregrine Falcon, Common Gallinule, Caspian Tern and Royal Tern. Full list follows.

River Barge Park, Bergen, US-NJ

Aug 27, 2013 10:00 AM – 12:15 PM

Protocol: Traveling

6.0 mile(s)

Comments:     Birding by Boat sponsored by the New Jersey Meadowlands Commission and Bergen County Audubon Society

31 species


Canada Goose  X

American Black Duck  X

Mallard  X

Double-crested Cormorant  X

Great Blue Heron  X

Great Egret  X

Snowy Egret  X

Black-crowned Night-Heron  X

Yellow-crowned Night-Heron  X

Osprey  X

Red-tailed Hawk  X

Clapper Rail  1     Heard by participants while passing through a channel.

Common Gallinule  X

Semipalmated Plover  X

Spotted Sandpiper  X

Greater Yellowlegs  X

Lesser Yellowlegs  X

Semipalmated Sandpiper  X

Ring-billed Gull  X

Herring Gull  X

Great Black-backed Gull  X

Caspian Tern  1     On dock at marina.  Crown streaked dark.

Forster’s Tern  X

Royal Tern  1     Anderson Mudflats.  Non-breeding plumage – narrow black band.

Rock Pigeon  X

Mourning Dove  X

Barn Swallow  X

Marsh Wren  X

European Starling  X

Red-winged Blackbird  X

American Goldfinch  X



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