Join the Bergen County Audubon Society this Sunday, Nov. 5, for a nature walk at DeKorte Park in Lyndhurst from 10 am to noon. The walk meets outside the Meadowlands Environment Center, 2 DeKorte Park Plaza. They’ll be looking for fall migrants and numerous ducks including Ruddies and Pintails.
For more info contact Don Torino at firstname.lastname@example.org or 201-230-4983.
It is just about the time of year for my phone to start ringing with calls that begin much like this: “Help there is a hawk in my yard eating the birds at my feeder! What should I do?” My answer is usually the same and often not much appreciated by the frantic caller. “ It’s okay. Tat is why they call them bird feeders.”
Its right about then there is a dead silence for a second or two, and if they didn’t hang up on me by then I try to explain that is tough sometimes seeing some of your favorite birds becoming breakfast, but you are witnessing nature at its best.