The Bronx, is often times forgotten when it comes to birding, but it is one of my favorite boroughs to bird. Maybe because it has so much history for naturalists like Roger Tory Peterson who was a member of the Bronx County Bird Club.
With over development and loss of habitat, gone from Van Cortlandt Park are the days of goodies like of King Rail, but we still now and again get those coveted vagrants. Like the Greater-white Fronted Goose, from last year, this is a new addition to the species of birds for Van Cortlandt Park, which is usually something that brings visitors from afar. Once, I posted that the Barnacle Goose was observed on Sunday November 25th, many birders have visited the park to see and photograph this neat goose. Here are some of my own photos.
Barnacle Goose, Van Cortlandt Park, Bronx New York