Bountiful Birds Seen By Boat Thursday Evening

Last Thursday evening’s pontoon boat trip proved spectacular for bird sightings. Two dozen species were soon during the two-hour trip along the Hackensack River. The snowy egrest in this post are courtesy of one of Ron Shields, one our favorite photographers.

Here’s the list of species seen. There’s still time to take a pontoon boat tour. The season runs through Sept. 24. For schedule click here.

Double-crested Cormorant
Great Blue Heron
Great Egret
Snowy Egret
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron
Red-tailed Hawk
Semipalmated Plover
Greater Yellowlegs
Semipalmated Sandpiper
Laughing Gull
Ring-billed Gull
Herring Gull
Great Black-backed Gull
Caspian Tern
Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon)
Mourning Dove
Common Nighthawk
Peregrine Falcon
Tree Swallow
Barn Swallow
Red-winged Blackbird

Canada Goose


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