Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Forsythe NWR Photos and Bird List

DSC_0113 Terns and Gulls on a sandbar at Forsythe NWR

Birds seen at Forsythe NWR in New Jersey 6-8-13:

  1. Canada Goose2. gull n turnstone-kab
  2. Wood Duck
  3. American Black Duck
  4. Mallard
  5. Ruddy Duck
  6. Double-crested Cormorant
  7. Great Blue heron
  8. Great Egret
  9. Snowy Egret
  10. Little Blue Heron
  11. Black-crowned Night Heron
  12. Yellow-crowned Night Heron
  13. Glossy Ibis
  14. Turkey Vulturesemipalmated sandpipers-kathiesbirds
  15. Osprey
  16. Red-tailed Hawk
  17. Clapper Rail
  18. Black-bellied Plover
  19. Semipalmated Plover
  20. American Oystercatcher
  21. Willet
  22. Ruddy Turnstone
  23. Semipalmated Sandpiper
  24. Dunlin
  25. Laughing Gull
  26. Ring-billed Gull
  27. Herring Gull
  28. Great Black-backed Gull
  29. Least Tern
  30. Gull-billed Tern
  31. Forster’s Tern
  32. Black Skimmer
  33. Mourning Dove
  34. Chimney Swift
  35. Ruby-throated HummingbirdDSC_0056 kingbird-kab
  36. Red-bellied Woodpecker
  37. Peregrine Falcon
  38. Eastern Wood pewee
  39. Eastern Phoebe
  40. Great Crested Flycatcher
  41. Eastern Kingbird
  42. Blue Jay
  43. American Crow
  44. Fish Crow
  45. Northern Rough-winged Swallow
  46. Purple martin
  47. Barn Swallow
  48. Tree Swallow
  49. Bank Swallow
  50. Carolina chickadee
  51. Tufted TitmouseDSC_0063 eastern bluebird-kab
  52. House Wren
  53. Marsh Wren
  54. Carolina Wren
  55. Eastern Bluebird
  56. American Robin
  57. Gray Catbird
  58. Brown Thrasher
  59. European Starling
  60. Cedar Waxwing
  61. Common Yellowthroat
  62. Yellow Warbler
  63. Chipping Sparrow
  64. Field Sparrow
  65. Saltmarsh sparrow
  66. Seaside Sparrow
  67. Song SparrowDSC_0095 BT grackle-kab
  68. Northern Cardinal
  69. Indigo Bunting
  70. Red-winged Blackbird
  71. Common Grackle
  72. Boat-tailed Grackle
  73. Brown-headed Cowbird
  74. Orchard Oriole
  75. Baltimore Oriole
  76. House Finch
  77. American Goldfinch




Gulls and skimmers on sandbar at Forsythe NWRgulls and skimmers-kathiesbirds

 common yellowthroat-kathiesbirds Common Yellowthroat


red-winged blackbird-kathiesbirds Red-winged Blackbird


1. forster's tern-kab Forster’s Tern


  1. The last photo made me laugh out loud. Great photos!

  2. What an awesome list!! I love that last picture, too!

    1. KaHolly, I knew I liked it but am pleased to see so many others did as well!

  3. Nice list and post, Kathie! Great photos and birds. I love birding Forsythe.

  4. I'm blown away by all the birds you saw at Forsythe NWR. Like the last shot best.

    1. Gaelyn, I was blown away as well! It was so much fun to see these shots again.

  5. HI Kathie what a Wonderful selection of birds you saw. Stunning shots.

  6. Kathie dear, as always I love your birds but I may miss some time as my husband of 55 years is in palliative care and I spend most of my time at his bedside.

    1. Arija, I am so sorry about your husband and please do not worry about coming to visit or comment!

  7. Hi Kathie

    I have been enjoying your posts you have as always been very busy. The photos in this post are lovely.


    1. Guy, I am just barely getting going on getting caught up...again! I do hope you are having a nice summer. I just wrote a new poem and posted it if you are interested!


Welcome to my nest! I hope you will enjoy spending time here with me and the birds. Thank you for your comments. I will try to get back to you as soon as I get back from counting more birds.