This program offers a look at NJ’s colonial nesting herons, egrets, terns and gulls, some of our most glorious birds, featuring images taken by some of America’s best nature photographers. Get acquainted with this marvelous groups of birds in their finest attire (breeding) and learn about their way of life right here in NJ.
Pete Bacinski is well-known to the birding world as a photographer, author and lecturer. He has observed and identified over 700 species of birds in North America. He was a member of the first team to record 200 species in one day in NJ as part of the World Series of Birding competition in 1984. The team included the late Roger Tory Peterson, David Sibley, Pete Dunne and Bill Boyle. He has extensive experience with NJ Audubon as an Associate Naturalist, Field Trip Leader, Workshop Leader and Nature Tour Leader. While with NJ Audubon, he established and directed the Sandy Hook Bird Observatory and directed the All Things Birds Program for North Jersey. Bacinski is now retired and resides in New Jersey.