Congratulations to the Meadowlands Marsh Hawks team, which took first place in the World Series of Birding Limited Geographic Area category for Bergen County! The team saw and heard 136 species during the 24 hour period from midnight May 6 to midnight May 7.
Check out a great article in yesterday’s Record here and accompanying video here
The team consisted of former Meadowlands Commission Naturalist Mike Newhouse, Chris Takacs,Mike Wolfe, and Zachary Batren.
Newhouse said :Overall, the best species of the day were found in the Meadowlands. We had red-throated loon, boat-tailed grackle, ring-necked duck, caspian tern, and saltmarsh sparrow.