ALL TYPES OF BIRDS
The Adirondacks is one of the great places for Birdwatching or Birding as they call it. Many of the birds will have migrated back by June. Some birds can be see all year long though. Most people use binoculars to aid in their birdwatching activities so not to startle the birds. In 1901 was the first time the term birdwatching was used. Since then many people have used the term birdwatching to describe their new found outdoor activity. This outdoor activity has grown a lot in the Adirondacks over the years.
To many, The Adirondacks are a birdwatching haven since so many species of birds can be found here, over 100 different species. The migration of all the birds that come back to the area happen by June each year. New York has noticed increasing numbers of birdwatchers making their way to the Adirondack region each spring to see these magnificent birds. If you combine Yellowstone, Everglades, Glacier, and the Grand Canyon national parks, the Adirondack Park will still be bigger. Adirondack Park is the largest publicly protected park in the contiguous United States. With all its natural beauty, The Adirondack region is a fantastic place to travel to and walk through the woods trying to see what birds you can find. Bringing along a camera is also a good idea if planning to birdwatch, never know when that perfect picture moment will happen.
The Adirondacks offers some of the southernmost boreal bird habitat in the US. The area is also home to lots of species that rely on the Great Northern Forest. If there is a birdwatcher in you or your family bring them up here for great birdwatching opportunity. Some birds you will see are the Spruce Grouse Ruby-Crowned Kinglet, Lincoln’s Sparrow, Palm, Blackpoll Warblers, Yellow-Bellied, Olive-Sided Flycatchers and the Bicknell's Thrush and thats just to name a couple of the more then 100 birds that take refuge here. Remember don't forget the camera for great photo shots.