American Oystercatcher: A walk along the shoreline in summer at this County Park may give you a glimpse of the striking American oystercatcher.
Fosters Tern: The paved pathways and fishing piers at this County Park give an expansive view of Raritan Bay and the swarms of summer birds that visit there.
Scarlet Tanager: This County Park has more than 5 miles of wooded trails and is a reliable place to find breeding scarlet tanagers.
Indigo Bunting: The 180-acre botanic garden at Rutgers University is a great location for summertime birds, including this blue beauty.
Wood Thrush: Birders will find more than a mile of forested trails to listen for the beautiful, flute-like song of this bird.
Snowy Egret: Middlesex County’s largest state park (1600+ acres) has extensive tidal marsh habitats – a great habitat for snowy egrets in the summer.
Baltimore Oriole: Scan the sycamore trees along the Raritan River for these dazzling, orange songbirds that nest in this County Park.
Grasshopper Sparrow: This East Brunswick park has reliably had grasshopper sparrows in the breeding season in recent years.