Alfred Z. Solomon Grassland Viewing Area – Grassland Bird Trust

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160 County Rd 42, Fort Edward, NY, USA

Description

Friends of the IBA’s Alfred Z. Solomon Grassland Bird Viewing Area offers premier bird viewing year-round. The handicapped accessible viewing area is located at 160 County Route 42 in the Town of Fort Edward. site is a known “hot-spot” for wintering raptors such as Short-eared owls, Snowy owls and Rough-legged hawks. Northern harriers and Red-tailed hawks hunt the fields year-round.

Look for grassland songbirds such as Bobolinks, Eastern meadowlarks and Savannah sparrows during the breeding season from May to August. American kestrels nest nearby and can be seen much of the year.

Grassland Bird Trust hosts various bird walks and other fun and educational events throughout the year at the Washington County Grasslands and beyond. Check out their website for announcements: https://www.grasslandbirdtrust.org/. Grassland Bird Trust is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization working to protect endangered Short-eared Owls and other at-risk birds of the Washington County Grasslands Important Bird Area and conserve their habitat.

Open dawn to dusk.

Contact Information

Address
160 County Rd 42, Fort Edward, NY, USA
Zip/Post Code
12828

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