Adirondack Birding
Change of seasons brings great birding to Saranac Lake.

A Diversity of Songbirds

Here in the middle of the Adirondacks, late summer and early fall are best noted by mixed flocks of songbirds which move through the bushes, trees, and along the edges of the lakes and trails, feeding on their way south. Birders can spend hours sifting through such flocks, as they may hide colorful gems which must be discovered, much of the excitement stemming from the fact that finding almost anything is possible. 

And so birders can look for:

  • Swainson’s Thrushes
  • Scarlet Tanagers
  • Veeries
  • Gray-cheeked Thrushes
  • Rose-breasted Grosbeaks
  • Philadelphia, Blue-headed, and Red-eyed Vireos
  • Black-billed Cuckoos
  • Least Flycatchers
  • Yellow-bellied Flycatchers
  • Olive-sided Flycatchers
  • Eastern Phoebes
  • and many others. 

Vacation Migration

Find your nest in Saranac Lake.  Saranac Lake has great places to dine, along with miles of trails and waterways for hiking and fishing — two great ways to get your birding on. So what are you waiting for? Come join us  — you'll be glad you did. 

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