Daily Archives: November 19, 2013

Today’s MCM Walk: The Full List


Had a chilly and windy Third-Tuesday Guided Walk in Mill Creek Marsh this morning with Bergen County Audubon Society.

Did not see the Hudsonian Godwit, the Orange-crowned Warbler or the Clay-colored Sparrow (too cold and windy?), but the walk was invigorating  and we did see a Hermit Thrush toward the end.  Some Greater Yellowlegs still hanging around as well. Continue reading

Preview, Today’s MCM Walk: Godwit

1-Hudwit Millcreek 2-001Chris Takacs writes:

I was in Mill Creek Marsh on Monday. High tide was at 9 AM so today’s walk should have a high one. Hudsonian Godwit continues in the second pool on a large log best seen form the trail near the turnpike. (Chris first foundd the bird last week — photo above). Over the weekend a Clay-colored Sparrow was seen on the trail entering the park, near the parking lot.

Orange-crowned Warbler was seen Monday at the second dead end trail.

Full list follows.  (Thanks, Chris! — and to the others who e-mailed Jim W. about the bird while Jim was away.) Continue reading

Tuesday Teaser-Palooza 111913

We thought we’d make the penultimate bird-banding teaser an easy one.  Who is this masked bird?

This is part of this blog’s nine-week Teaser-palooza competition, open to all.  More on the Teaser-palooza can be found here.

Warning: Next Tuesday’s teaser-palooza will be a real toughie.