Our Earth Day Concert and Walk


1-DSCN9966A big thank you to 75+ folks who attended the wonderful free Earth Day concert at DeKorte Park  last night, featuring folk-singer/songwriter Spook Handy.

For fans of Spook and his inspirations — Pete Seeger and Woody Guthrie — it was a memorable evening.

The concerted was sponsored by the Bergen County Audubon Society and hosted by the Meadowlands Commission. and it was preceded by a free guided nature walk in DeKorte Park.

Highlights included a crowing Ring-necked Pheasant, a couple of Osprey with fish, and assorted duckage.

Full list follows.

Richard W. DeKorte Park, Bergen, US-NJ

Apr 22, 2014 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Protocol: Traveling

0.78 mile(s)

Comments:     Free guided Earth Day walk, BCAS and NJMC

31 species (+1 other taxa)

Canada Goose

Mute Swan


American Black Duck


Northern Shoveler

Green-winged Teal


Ring-necked Pheasant

Double-crested Cormorant

Great Blue Heron

Great Egret


Ring-billed Gull

Herring Gull

Mourning Dove

Downy Woodpecker

Blue Jay

crow sp.

Tree Swallow

Carolina Wren

American Robin

Northern Mockingbird

European Starling

Song Sparrow

White-throated Sparrow

Northern Cardinal

Red-winged Blackbird

Common Grackle

Brown-headed Cowbird

American Goldfinch

House Sparrow


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