Winter Wildlife at Splitrock Reservoir

Winter Wildlife at Splitrock Reservoir

January 2021
Morris County, New Jersey

A distant Common Loon and a pair of courting Bald Eagles were the highlights of an afternoon walk near Rockaway Township NJ.

Visit Splitrock Reservoir – https://www.rockawaytownship.org/facilities/facility/details/Splitrock-Reservoir-9

Hibernia Pond

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Hibernia Pond
 
Wildcat Ridge Wildlife Management Area, Rockaway Township, New Jersey
 
Located off of the far end of Upper Hibernia Road, parts of the pond’s shore line are composed of big piles of rock tailings from former mining operations. The local water snake community takes full advantage of the rocks.