Lake Everest Habitat

Paddle upriver from the public beach and you are likely to encounter raptors, waterfowl, wading birds, flycatchers, warblers and other birds. Look for kingfisher tunnels in the muddy riverbanks.

HABITATS: Cattail swamp, backwater slough, open river, floodplain.

FEATURED BIRDS: common merganser, pied-billed grebe, American bittern, yellow warbler, Eastern kingbird, alder flycatcher, red-winged blackbird, osprey, belted kingfisher.

SEASON: Spring, summer, fall.

LOCATION: Launch your boat from the public day-use area at the end of Bowman Lane off State Route 86 in Wilmington, NY.

LAND OWNERSHIP: town parkland and private lands.

NOTES: A local Adirondack guides reports seeing 45 species in one day during the spring! photo credit – Kevin Prickett

Bowman Lane
Wilmington,
New York
(518) 946-2255
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