Off to Iroquois National Wildlife Refuge, NY


I am going to this refuge next week.

It will only be my second time at Iroquois National Wildlife Refuge even though it is less than one hour from Niagara Falls and a place I have passed numerous times. Two pair of eagles nest at this preserve. I have shown the nest sites on GWGT last spring. I also showed the osprey nest and parents with images of this huge Refuge on GWGT.


These are all images from last spring, but I assume I will be getting the same birds again this outing.


The Green-winged Teal photo in my header was taken here last year. It was the first time I saw a teal too. I never saw that Ring-necked duck in the photo below either.


One common bird is the Great Blue Heron. Maybe this year I will find the rookery. That or catch a heron doing something other than standing like a statue.


A flyby…way up high.


Wish me luck finding birds and some good birding weather too. I hope the recent storms did not devastate your area. It was very windy here too, but so far, so good.



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11 Responses to Off to Iroquois National Wildlife Refuge, NY

  1. Mike says:

    Beautiful photos!

  2. Lyle Krahn says:

    Good luck with filling your cards.

  3. I look forward to seeing what you find this trip! Looking at these is like looking at many of our ‘regulars’ that have been with us in Florida for many months – I’m glad some of them have promised to stay here. Enjoy~!

  4. Phil Lanoue says:

    Always love seeing the GBH, my favorite bird!

  5. Can’t wait to see your crop from the visit! Have fun!!! 🙂

  6. Have a great trip! These photos from last year are great.

  7. aussiebirder says:

    How wonderful Donna, I would love to be coming with you, have a great time there! You have beautiful pics of these beautiful birds.

  8. Just driving by this amazing place is always a pleasure….off to see what birds you captured with your camera!

  9. Girl Gone Expat says:

    Beautiful pictures from you last visit. Wish you good luck and looking forward to seeing more great bird pictures from Iroquois National Wildlife Refuge:)

  10. My Heartsong says:

    Wonderful! I am aching to hit the road!

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