Every year we see stories of people exploring national and state parks and being attacked by bears, moose and other wild animals. While these events can happen organically, it’s far more common for them to happen as a result of human error. It’s essential for us to remember, when we are birdwatching in the Adirondacks (or anywhere for that matter) that we are the visitors. We are there to admire the natural beauty of the location and of the wild life – but not in any way to disturb that natural habitat.
By Hicham Aboutaam
Anyone who is a bird lover and an avid birdwatcher undoubtedly already has the Adirondacks on their bucket list. There are over 100 species of birds in the Adirondacks and the chance to enjoy everything from boreal birds and birds of prey to perching birds and waterfowl. The area is a feast for the eyes and the other senses. For the uninitiated, or the person who has not yet had the chance to enjoy birdwatching in the area, here is a quick guide to experiences I have had and advice I’ve garnered over time.
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