Category Archives: Birds and Birdwatching

Lets Talk Turkey

Happy Thanksgiving!   A flock of Eastern wild turkeys wanders in the woods in Harrington Park. Wild turkeys are native to North America. The eastern wild turkey (Meleagris gallopavo silvestris) is the turkey species that was encountered in the wild by the Puritans. The birds inhabit … Continue reading

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We want WHOOO?

We want WHOOO? We want YOU! — to Join the Green Team. Come to Town Day tomorrow September 9th, enjoy “Rappin with the Raptors” presented by the Tenafly Nature Center at 12:30 and 2 pm, and stop by the HP … Continue reading

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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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