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United States, New York


Amazingly this park is one of the best rarity traps in the state of New York, even though more than 8 million people visit it annually for other purposes.


Notable Species


Rarities include Brown Booby, Black-headed Gull, Black-tailed Gull, Hammond's Flycatcher (1st record for the state), Vermilion Flycatcher, Ash-throated Flycatcher, Cave Swallow, Mountain Bluebird, Northern Wheatear, Hermit Warbler/Hermit x Townsend’s Warbler, Cassin's Sparrow, Harris's Sparrow, Golden-crowned Sparrow (Both of the two state records were found here), Le Conte's Sparrow, and Chestnut-collared Longspur.


Birds you can see here include:

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Other Wildlife

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Site Information

History and Use

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Areas of Interest

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New York State Parks