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A Day of Birding for Conservation

New Jersey Audubon’s World Series of Birding

May 9, 2020
12am to 11:59pm

Another rewarding World Series of Birding!

On Saturday May 9 – the coldest May day in recent memory – The Marshketeers gave up sleep and braved the weather to spend 24 hours birding for conservation. The team closed the day with 132 species – including the Eastern Kingbird, this year’s bonus bird – and claimed Swarovski’s Carbon Footprint Cup, birding exclusively by carbon-neutral means. But the birds were the real winners: through the generous support of people like you, The Marshketeers raised $5,556 for The Wetlands Institute’s coastal bird research and conservation programs.

 
Thank you to all who supported the 2020 Marshketeers, our mission, and the Coastal Birds Studies Program at the Institute.

A very shy Dickcissel

Ruby-throated Hummingbird

Sam Birding By Horseback

Herring Gull at first light

Bonus Bird, the Eastern Kingbird

Marshketeer Aidan Griffiths

Common Yellowthroat

Blue-gray Gnatcatcher

Bay-breasted Warbler