Adirondack Wetlands: Cinnamon Fern near Barnum Bog (14 September 2013)

Birding the Adirondacks:
Teddy Roosevelt Bird Walk
14 September 2013

Birds of the Adirondacks: Chipping Sparrow near the VIC Building (14 September 2013) Adirondack Wetlands: Transitional area near Barnum Bog (14 September 2013) Adirondack Wildflowers:  Pitcher Plant on Barnum Bog (14 September 2013) Moths of the Adirondacks:  Chain-Dotted Geometer on Barnum Bog (14 September 2013) Adirondack Wetlands: Barnum Bog from the Boreal Life boardwalk (14 September 2013) Maple leaves and moss on the Boreal Life Trail (14 September 2013) Birds of the Adirondacks: Black-capped Chickadee (14 September 2013) Adirondack Wildflowers: Indian Cucumber Root (14 September 2013)
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On 14 September 2013, Adirondack Birding Center Director Brian McAllister led a bird walk on the Boreal Life Trail The walk was part of the "TR" Birding Series. The walk began at 9:00 AM, when we met in the VIC building at the Paul Smith's College VIC. It was a partly cloudy, cool fall day. We saw or heard a total of 20 bird species.  Highlights of the walk included some good views a group of five Palm Warblers on Barnum Bog and some excellent views of a group of Golden-crowned Kinglets, traveling with Black-capped Chickadees on the upland portions of the Boreal Life Trail.

In the parking lot and near the VIC building, we saw or heard the following birds:

Mourning Dove Red-Breasted Nuthatch
American Robin Black-capped Chickadee
Pine Warbler Yellow-rumped Warbler
American Goldfinch Hermit Thrush
Chipping Sparrow Cedar Waxwing
Great Blue Heron  

On the Boreal Life Trail , we saw or heard the following birds:

Blue-headed Vireo Black-capped Chickadee
Winter Wren Red-Breasted Nuthatch
Blue Jay White-throated Sparrow
Yellow-rumped Warbler Palm Warbler
Belted Kingfisher Great Blue Heron
American Goldfinch Golden-crowned Kinglet
Ovenbird Hairy Woodpecker


Explore the VIC

The Paul Smiths VIC offers a wide variety of programs throughout the year to educate and inform Adirondack Park residents and visitors about the natural wonders of the Adirondack Mountains. You can help support these programs by joining the Friends of the VIC. More information on Friends of the VIC memberships

Explore the Trails

The VIC trails are free and open to the public, from dawn to dusk, spring through fall. In winter, the trails are open to cross-country skiers and snowshoers for a fee. Day or season passes may be purchased.