Thanks to Chris Takacs for sending in these photos of a couple of rarely seen birds in these parts who have been at DeKorte Park the past couple of days: A Tri-colored Heron (above) and Caspian Tern (below)!
The Bergen County Audubon Society invites you to join them on Saturday, Oct. 19, for a trip to the John J. Audubon Center in Audubon, Pa. Cost is $40 per person to cover transportation and entrance fee. Please read below carefully if you are interested:
“Bus trip to John J. Audubon Center, Audubon, Pennsylvania
Saturday, October 19, 2019
Departs DeKorte Park, Lyndhurst, NJ at 8:00 am
Arrive at the John J. Audubon Center approximately 10 am
We will be greeted by the Audubon Center staff to enjoy the museum, original home of John J. Audubon, and enjoy the trails. Bring your binoculars!
Participants should pack and bring lunch. The Audubon Center does not have a cafeteria.
We will leave the Audubon Center at 3:00 pm to return to DeKorte Park.
The cost of this trip is $40 per person. Your payment will cover the cost of chartering a 56 person bus from Airbrook and the $15 group entrance fee to the Audubon Center. This is not a fundraiser for BCAS. The fee charged will cover costs.
Send your payment to Marilyn Sadowski, 27 Warren Street, Suite 302, Hackensack, NJ 07601 or bring it with you to the September 18th BCAS meeting. Please include your name and a contact phone number when you send your payment.
The link for the John J. Audubon Center is here
We must know by the end of the day on September 20th if enough people have paid for a place on the bus. We hope you are excited about and support this opportunity and sign up!!
Thanks to Joe Koscielny for this fantastic shot of a Great Egret and Great Blue Heron on the move as well as a series of a Yellow-crowned Night Heron! Photos were taken during a boat trip on the Hackensack River last week.
We’re thrilled to announce that Meadowlands Birding Festival kenote speaker Sharon Stiteler (The Bird Chick) will be giving a digiscoping seminar as part of the festival at 10 am Sept. 14 in DeKorte Park!
Sharon is a digiscoping expert who has traveled the world to work with birds as a field trip leader, birding consultant, humorous keynote speaker, bird field technician, bird bander and writer. For more on Sharon click here
The Meadowlands Birding Festival is a free day of activities for all ages including numerous walks, talks, live raptor shows and kids activities. Please join us on Saturday Sept. 14 from 8:30 am to 3 pm in DeKorte Park. To register click here
Delicacies on the menu at DeKorte included crab and fish this afternoon. Thanks to Dennis Cheeseman for these great shots!
Join the Bergen County Audubon Society next Tuesday (Aug. 20) for a guided nature walk of Mill Creek Marsh in Secaucus. The Marsh Trail is an excellent place to observe birds and they’ll be looking for shorebirds, egrets and fall migrants.
The walk goes from 10 am to noon. For more info contact Don Torino at email@example.com or 201-230-4983.
Join us for a great day of bird walks and talks, live raptor visits, kid’s activities and more! To register click here Full schedule to come!
Thanks to Joe Koscielny for these great photos of Diamondback Terrapins and more taken during last week’s Bergen County Audubon Society Birding by Boat Trip. More fantastic shots from Joe to come later!
Thanks to Terry Doss for these great photos of Great Egrets starting their morning in DeKorte Park yesterday!
Thanks once more to Dee De Santis for these great photos taken on last week’s BCAS Birding By Boat tour with the NJSEA, including some birds not of the same feather sticking together!