First Field Night

I  finished making the first version of the courtship  data collection sheet and raced the setting sun. An hour previously I had received permission from Union County  Parks System to use Lenape Park and Watchung Reservation for observational study sites. The site at Watchung Reservation is a small clearing just south of Rte 78 along … Continue reading First Field Night

Preparing for Peents!

I  joined Peter Axelrod and friends of Great Swamp  today to do a preliminary  search for early woodcock at Great Swamp. Peter runs Great Swamp's  Woodcock  programs held later in the spring. We had a promising start to the season. We had 5-6 woodcock, audible, as we walked along the road. A number of woodcock … Continue reading Preparing for Peents!