Scenic Lawrence Brook ANIMALS : birds

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Sighted near Westons Mill POnd In Farrington Lake. call : "wich-i-ty, wich-i-ty, wich-i-ty" Near Burnett  street  bridge
Red-shouldered Hawk 
(Buteo lineatus)
Photo Courtesy Sanford Gardner
Glossy  Ibis (on the right)
(Plegadis falcinellus)
Common Yellowthroat
(Geothlypis trichas)
Black-crowned NIght Heron (Nycticorax Nycticorax)

Great  egret near Church Lane, standing on dodder vines  
Great  Egret 1
(Ardea alba)
Green Heron
(Butorides striatus)
Great Blue Heron  (Ardea herodias) 

Goldfind near Church Lane canoe launch  area
Northern Mockingbird
Mimus polyglottos
American Goldfinch
(Spinus tristis),
(Actis  sp.)

Under Bridge, Farrington Lake
Barn Swallow (Hirundo rustica) Great Blue Heron  (Ardea herodias) 

Red-tailed hawk (Chruch Lane bridge) during  bad s010 snow storm Found on Ryders Lane, near Westons Mill Pond
Red-tailed Hawk
 (Buteo jamaicensis)
Turkey Vulture
(Cathartes aura)
Turkey Vulture
(Cathartes aura)
Flight of a bald  eagle  (Haliaeetus Flight of a bald  eagle  Flight of a bald  eagle  (Haliaeetus leucocephalus)  near Ryders Flight of a bald  eagle  Flight of a bald  eagle  (Haliaeetus leucocephalus)  near Ryders
Flight of a bald eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus)
over Westons  Mill Pond and  Rutgers University.
typical lined-up marks on the bark of live trees
Red-bellied woodpecker ♂ (Melanerpes carolinus) and its marks on a live tree Common Grackle   (Quiscalus quiscula) Red-winged Blackbird 
(Agelaius phoeniceus)

 blue  bird in Davidsons Mill Pond Park. No longer rare sighted near Church Lane bridge
Great  Egret 
(Ardea alba)
Oriole Eastern Bluebird
(Sialia sialis)

Eastern kingbird (Tyrannus tyrannus); catch 
insects in flight Injured robin, probably fallen from a tree.
Chipping Sparrow (Spizella passerina) Eastern Kingbird
(Tyrannus tyrannus)
American Robin
 (Turdus migratorius)
THis cedar waxwing (Bombycilla cedrorum),
 part of a flock, was chasing insects near  water surface. killed by a car Glowing  plumage of a male  robin in the morning  sun. Near Church Lane Bridge. White  crests are  only  displayed  during mating season.
Cedar Waxwing
(Bombycilla cedrorum)
Blue Jay
(Cyanocitta cristata)
American Robin
 (Turdus migratorius),
Double-crested Cormorant
(Phalacrocorax auritus)
rubripes =  red feet
Black Duck (Anas rubrepes) Northern Mockingbird
Mimus polyglottos
In  overpopulation  Canada goose. (Branta Canadensis), nesting. no  picture  yet
Canada Goose (Branta canadensis) Wild Turkey (Meleagris gallopavo)