MONK PARAKEETS, Ridgefield When you reach Railroad Avenue, head south under Hendricks Causeway Bridge. Park car near the bridge and listen; Monk Parakeets live in nests on underside of the bridge.
KEARNY FRESH-WATER MARSH, Kearny Camman Drive is the road the loops around Gunnell Oval; the marsh is to the east of the easternmost corner of the drive. You can launch kayaks and canoes at this location.
A sharp-eyed NJMC naturalist saw this on a juniper tree in Harrier Meadow last week. Do you know what it is? Click "Continue reading ..." for the answer. Click here for more Tuesday Teasers.
COMING THURSDAY: More neat stuff from Harrier Meadow
This is a Praying Mantis egg case. More on Praying Mantises here. And while it is not illegal to kill them -- despite those rumors when you were a kid -- it's a bad idea.For more on the Praying Mantis rumors debunked, click here.