86th Annual Boonton Area Christmas Bird Count
Boonton Township / Boonton Town
At approximately 6AM, a portion of the group headed outside in hopes of detecting things that go “hoot in the night”. By 7AM the rest of our group rendez-voused at Kincaid Woods on Powerville Rd.
Full roster of birders:
Luke Franke from National Audubon
Rockaway Valley Four Corners
Rockaway River / Morris Canal
Full eBird checklist –
Northern Flicker @ Kincaid Woods
House Finch @ Kincaid Woods
Bluebird at Deer Lake
Great Blue Heron at Deer Lake
Red-tailed Hawk at Gracelord Park
Luke captures the morning light
The posse @ Kincaid Woods
Nora scans the treelike
Jeff shows the wingspan of a Turkey Vulture Like this: Like Loading...
December Morning at Round Valley Reservoir
Hunterdon County New Jersey 12/22/2021
The best weather for landscape photography is nearly always scattered clouds and yesterday was no exception. I left my house amid the dark predawn hours in hopes of “striking gold” with a vivid morning sky and ended up getting rewarded.
Here is a video on the creation and controversy surrounding the creation of Round Valley Reservoir –
Visitation and hiking information for Round Valley Recreation Area –
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Palisades Cliffs and Hudson River, Alpine New Jersey, December 2021
This photo was taken during a recent hike of the Giant Stairs which is not for the fainted hearted. https://www.njhiking.com/giant-stairs/
The Stateline Lookout Area located on the Palisades Interstate Parkway is a nice roadside attraction to view these impressive cliffs. I also recommend a stop inside the Stateline Lookout Cafe. https://www.njpalisades.org/stateline.html Like this: Like Loading...
A vivid morning sky was enough motivation for me to sprint out to the backyard to grab a few shots.
Canon M50 + EF-M 15-45mm
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