Category Archives: Birds and Birdwatching

Keeping chickens in HP

Harrington Park has a small but growing flock of chicken keepers, who enjoy the pleasures and benefits of quirky pets that make our fertilizer and our breakfasts. The HP Board of Health gives its blessing to the keeping of small … Continue reading

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2017 Harrington Park Calendar

Bring the beauty of Harrington Park indoors with the 2017 Harrington Park Calendar! All the pictures were taken right here in HP by your fellow residents. The calendar costs $30 and is available for purchase at Borough Hall. Stop by and … Continue reading

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Bald eagles live at the Oradell reservoir

The bald eagle is listed as threatened (non-breeding season) and endangered (breeding season) in New Jersey. From 1970-1982 NJ had only one nesting pair, but following the ban of DDT in 1972 and the active restoration efforts of the NJ … Continue reading

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Sunbathing…at 14’

Funny how an 8 am dog walk when it is 14’F and sunny (with no wind) doesn’t feel as cold as it did back in early January. (Even if the “real feel temperature is 1’). There were PLENTY of birds … Continue reading

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snowy winter, resourceful deer

Judy Hunter – thank you for this photo!

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Interested in a wintry workout?

The Pondside road is plowed and drive-able, the  path is well trodden…why not try something different and workout to the posted parcourse exercises? Or maybe just enjoy a winter walk  around the frozen pond. There are plenty of different bird … Continue reading

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The early bird…gets the holly berries

Each year, sometime between the end of January and mid February, a large flock of Robins arrive to feed on the berries on my Holly tree. This year they arrived on Valentine’s day. The large Holly tree is covered in … Continue reading

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