New Jersey Audubon field trips and programs adhere to CDC guidelines; leaders have the right to ask a participant to leave the program if someone is not adhering to these guidelines for the health and safety of all. Leaders and participants must wear face coverings* throughout the program and maintain physical distancing of at least 6 feet. Leaders may remove their face covering to be heard by the group while maintaining social distance. Please do not come to a program if you are sick, have a sick family member or have reason to believe you may have been exposed to the COVID-19 virus. There will be no sharing of equipment including binoculars or spotting scopes.

*Face coverings do not include winter scarves or bandanas. Two-layer fabric or surgical-type masks are required. 


No walk-ins allowed

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8:30 am

Hatfield Swamp Winter Birding Walk

January 28 @ 8:30 am - 11:00 am
Hatfield Swamp, Bloomfield Ave
West Caldwell, NJ 07006 United States
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With Dave Hall. Take a journey into the frozen swamp to search for winter visitors and lingering fall migrants that call western Essex home. While this hike is generally flat, it can be wet and/or frozen in colder weather. The majority of the Hatfield Swamp consists of forested wetlands with areas of scrub-shrub habitat and emergent wetland within the flood plain of the Passaic River. The site encompasses the Great Piece Meadows Natural Heritage Priority Site. Wintering Sharp-shinned Hawks, Long-eared Owls and Northern Saw-whet Owls are common. Meet at the Stop and Shop parking lot on Bloomfield Ave in West Caldwell.

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