Mother’s Day Walk Species List

scarlet tanager

There were 34 bird species seen during yesterday’s Mother’s Day Walk in Ridgefield led by the Bergen County Audubon Society. If you missed the walk, don’t fret. The BCAS leads free Meadowlands Nature Walks on the first Sunday and third Tuesday of every month from 10 am to noon at various locations. Next up is a stroll on the Mill Creek Marsh trail in Secaucus next Tuesday, May 17, from 10 am to noon.

Here’s the complete list of species seen yesterday:

Canada Goose

Double-crested Cormorant

Snowy Egret

Bald Eagle (Alice the Eagle flew overhead on Bell Drive)

Red-tailed Hawk


Mourning Dove

Red-bellied Woodpecker

Northern Flicker

Monk Parakeet

Blue Jay

Fish Crow

Tree Swallow

Black-capped Chickadee

Carolina Wren


American Robin

Gray Catbird

Northern Mockingbird

European Starling

Black-and-white Warbler

Common Yellowthroat

Northern Parula

Magnolia Warbler

Yellow Warbler

Black-throated Blue Warbler

Yellow-rumped Warbler

White-throated Sparrow

Song Sparrow

Scarlet Tanager

Northern Cardinal

Red-winged Blackbird

Common Grackle

House Sparrow

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