Date: 6/29/17 10:18 am
From: jim wright <wrightjamesb...>
Subject: Re: [JERSEYBI] Raven pair
I hope this is not too tangential, but thought JerseyBirders might be

I write the birding column for The Bergen Record, and my column today
happens to mention Common Ravens in the Meadowlands. The column is about
the world's most famous raven of all, and how you can go see it in

Ravens used to nest at Laurel Hill in Secaucus but were eventually driven
out by Peregrines.

Good birding.

Jim W

On Thu, Jun 29, 2017 at 11:24 AM, Albert, Steven <Steven.Albert...>

> Once again out in the pre-dawn darkness in the Meadowlands. This morning
> had me inside the Bergen County Utilities Authority wastewater treatment
> plant in Moonachie. As we were finishing up around 7 AM, I noticed a
> Common Raven on top of a silo behind me. It was soon joined by a second.
> Big, black, making the requisite croaks. The pair "settled in", and we
> watched for another 15 minutes or so until one flew off.
> We've come across Ravens in the course of our surveying over the past 9
> months. Probably these individuals. Does anyone know if these are a
> nesting pair? And is the nest indeed on the BCUA silo? Some pix here:
> SA
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