Birders document the impressive array of wintering bird species

Originally posted on Grid Magazine:
By Bernard Brown Dawn over the Delaware River painted clouds rose and orange in the frigid morning air as three participants in the Philadelphia Mid-Winter Bird Census stepped out of a hatchback. Keith Russell, Shawn Towey and Patrick McGill stood at the base of the driveway for Pulaski Park in North Philadelphia, binoculars in hand, and confronted an unexpected construction… Continue reading Birders document the impressive array of wintering bird species

The 84th Boonton Christmas Bird Count Report – 2019

Originally posted on mocosocoBirds:
The White Red-tailed Hawk of Watnong Mountain (photo by Chuck Hantis) The 84th annual Boonton Christmas Bird Count (CBC) occurred on Sunday, December 22, 2019, the first full day of winter. Temperatures at dawn were in the 18°F range but warmed up to 46° in the afternoon. 45 dedicated participants enjoyed a beautiful day outside. The week leading up to the… Continue reading The 84th Boonton Christmas Bird Count Report – 2019

NJDEP Division of Fish and Wildlife: Piping Plover/Beach Nesting Birds 2019 Management Reports – Nov. 7, 2019

Originally posted on mocosocoBirds:
NJDEP Division of Fish and Wildlife: Piping Plover/Beach Nesting Birds 2019 Management Reports Not a typical Morris and Somerset County blog post, but in case you do not subscribe to New Jersey Division of Fish and Wildlife newsletters, here are the following reports: Piping Plover Nesting Results in New Jersey:2019 (PDF) 2019 New Jersey Beach Nesting Bird Project Report (PDF) And… Continue reading NJDEP Division of Fish and Wildlife: Piping Plover/Beach Nesting Birds 2019 Management Reports – Nov. 7, 2019