Silver Lake Bog and Bluffs

Delightful combination of many environments, with 88 noted species. A trail guide describes plants and animals at 23 stops along the Bog Walk boardwalk.

HABITATS: Northern White Cedar swamp and Black Spruce-Tamarack bog, with a pine bluff and an upland forest of northern hardwoods and hemlock. FEATURED BIRDS: Common Loon, Great Blue Heron, Bald Eagle, Broad-winged Hawk, Red-tailed Hawk, Spotted Sandpiper, Rock Pigeon, Black-backed Woodpecker, Northern Flicker, Eastern Wood-Pewee, Alder Flycatcher, Least Flycatcher, Eastern Phoebe, Great Crested Flycatcher, Tree Swallow, White-breasted Nuthatch, Brown Creeper, Winter Wren, Swainson's Thrush, Hermit Thrush, Gray Catbird, Nashville Warbler, Northern Parula, Magnolia Warbler, Black-throated Blue Warbler, Yellow-rumped Warbler, Black-throated Green Warbler, Blackburnian Warbler, Chipping Sparrow, Savannah Sparrow, Song Sparrow, Lincoln's Sparrow, Swamp Sparrow, White-throated Sparrow, Dark-eyed Junco, Scarlet Tanager, Rose-breasted Grosbeak, Pine Siskin, Evening Grosbeak. SEASON: Busy spring nesting season. LOCATION: North of the town of Wilmington, along Old Hawkeye Road. LAND OWNERSHIP: state land.

For access, see our post about hiking Silver Lake Bog and Bluffs.

Old Hawkeye Road
Wilmington,
New York
(518) 946-2255
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