Birding Hot Spots in North Jersey

There are unbelievable birding spots in and around Bergen County. Thanks to Bergen County Audubon Society, I’ve been introduced to a few.

After moving from Sandy Hook (one of the best birding spots in the country, in my humble opinion) to North Jersey, I was nervous. Where would I bird? Would I still be able to find life birds? Would I enjoy the view? Would these spots have sunset/sunrise potential? Could I escape the noise and dense populations of people in the area?

I have to say, North Jersey gets a bad rep, but don’t believe what you hear! There are unbelievable birding spots in and around Bergen County. Thanks to Bergen County Audubon Society, I’ve been introduced to a few. Here are four of my favorites:

Meadowlands Environmental Center/DeKorte Park in Lyndhurst, NJ 

Mill Creek Marsh in Secaucus, NJ

Teaneck Creek Conservancy in Teaneck, NJ

River Barge Park & Marina in Carlstadt, NJ

Hackensack Riverkeeper also runs pontoon boat tours occasionally from River Barge Park & Marina. There is no better way to see the Meadowlands than by boat!

For more birding locations throughout Bergen County, visit Bergen County Audubon Society’s website.

2 thoughts on “Birding Hot Spots in North Jersey

  1. 20-something environmentalist has sure been busy today. Great posts!!! And of course, stunning photography. I enjoyed reading them, thank you. Also, thank you again for my necklace and moon poster. I love them and you even more 😉 Hope you’re enjoying your week off!

    On Wed, Dec 27, 2017 at 2:56 PM, 20-something environmentalist wrote:

    > lindsaymcnamara posted: “After moving from Sandy Hook (one of the best > birding spots in the country, in my humble opinion) to North Jersey, I was > nervous. Where would I bird? Will I still be able to find life birds? Would > I enjoy the view? Would these spots have sunset/sunrise po” >

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