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Calling All Birds and Bird Watchers


Mallard.jpg Liberty State Park boasts 200 species of birds, including some on New Jersey's endangered species and protected species. Located along the Atlantic Flyway, a migratory path defined by the Atlantic Ocean on the east and the Appalachian Mountains on the west, the Meadowlands Liberty region is a prime location for birds of all feathers. New Jersey provides diverse habitats birds find attractive-- marshes, estuaries, hills, valleys, protected marshlands -- all found in the Meadowlands Liberty region.

Some of the common birds that can be seen include the following:
Snowie Owls
Black-crowned Night Heron
Glossy Ibis
Green Heron
Black and Ruddy Duck
Common Moorhen
Green and blue-winged teal
Pied-Billed Grebe
American Bittern
Least Bittern
Great Egret
Snowy Egret
Virginia Rail
Little Blue Heron
Tricolored Heron
Cattle Egret
American Coot
Willow Flycatcher
Tree Swallow
Yellow Crowned Night Heron
Marsh Wren
Yellow Warbler
Mute Swan
Common Yellowthroat
Canada Goose
Swamp Sparrow
Red-winged Blackbird
Common Grackle
N. Harrier

Posted by EugeneF 08:50 Archived in USA Tagged ecotourism

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