Thanks to Dennis Cheeseman for these shots from DeKorte earlier today of a cool looking Yellow Warbler and a Great Blue Heron overseeing the tidal impoundment!
Amazing story on the comeback of birds in the Meadowlands leading up to the Meadowlands Birding Festival this Saturday by Scott Fallon on northjersey.com
Haven’t registered for the Festival yet? What are you waiting for – to register and for a complete schedule click here
The free, family-friendly Festival is Saturday, Sept. 15, at DeKorte Park in Lyndhurst from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. The day will include bird walks, talks, raptor visits, kid’s activities and more celebrating the Meadowlands amazing bird population.
Highlights include a keynote talk by renowned field guide author David Sibley, a walk led by prominent birding author Rick Wright and a live raptor demonstration. Kid’s programs include a scavenger hunt, bird migration game, and making an ice cream cone bird feeder.