Daily Archives: October 28, 2016

Rewards for Those Who Defy Bad Weather


Those who came out for yesterday’s Harrier Meadow walk despite the nasty weather were treated to some great birding. From numerous raptors, gulls and herons to kinglets and sparrows, 34 species were seen! Join the Bergen County Audubon Society for their next Meadowlands nature walk on Sunday, Nov. 6, at Mill Creek Marsh in Secaucus from 10 am to noon. Below is the species list. We’ll have some pics in a bit.

Northern Pintail

Green-winged Teal
Double-crested Cormorant
Great Blue Heron
Great Egret
Northern Harrier
Sharp-shinned Hawk
Ring-billed Gull
Herring Gull
Great Black-backed Gull
Mourning Dove
Belted Kingfisher
Red-bellied Woodpecker
Downy Woodpecker
Peregrine Falcon
Blue Jay
Golden-crowned Kinglet
Ruby-crowned Kinglet
American Robin
Northern Mockingbird
European Starling
Palm Warbler (Western)
Yellow-rumped Warbler (Myrtle)
Field Sparrow
White-crowned Sparrow
White-throated Sparrow
Savannah Sparrow
Song Sparrow
Northern Cardinal
Red-winged Blackbird
House Finch
American Goldfinch