Adirondack Wildflowers: Goldthread at the Paul Smiths Visitor Center

Adirondack Birding:
Teddy Roosevelt Bird Walk
29 June 2011

Adirondack Wetlands: Heron Marsh and St Regis Mountain from the Barnum Brook Trail (29 June 2011)Adirondack Wetlands: Heron Marsh from the Barnum Brook Trail (29 June 2011)

On 29 June, Adirondack Birding Center Director Brian McAllister led a bird walk which was part of the "TR" Birding Series. We met at the Paul Smith's College VIC at 8 AM and covered the Barnum Brook Trail and the Boreal Life Trail. The day was overcast, but at least it was not raining, and we could hear the birds. We also saw two North American River Otters.

We heard and/or saw 24 species of birds:

Adirondack Wildflowers: Grass Pink blooming on Barnum Bog (29 June 2011)We also identified a large number of plants and wildflowers, including:


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.