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Shorebirds at the Lincoln Park Gravel Pits today include 2 Semipalmated Plovers, 16 Killdeer, 5 Greater Yellowlegs including 1 juvenile, 3 Semipalmated Sandpipers (adults) and 8 Least Sandpipers with 1 gorgeous juvenile.
On the previous day Roger Johnson added Black-crowned Night-Heron and Bobolink to The Pits’ year list.
Neighboring Walker Avenue Wetlands in Wayne, Passaic County has a diminished number of Great Blue Herons and Great Egrets with only 3 of the former and 4 of the latter today. Two weeks ago, the numbers of these two species were 26 and 30 respectively. 50+ Least Sandpipers, 10 Semipalmated Sandpipers, 4 Lesser Yellowlegs, 3 Spotted Sandpipers and 18 Killdeer are the today’s shorebird totals.
Rob Gallucci visited Glenhurst Meadows on Aug. 6. One of the few known Red-headed Woodpeckers in north New Jersey this summer continues. 3 Solitary Sandpipers, Green Heron and 2 Northern Waterthrushes were also observed.
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