Bird Watching

Coralville Lake

The Coralville Lake Project is comprised of five campgrounds and offers lake and river fishing, camping, boating, swimming and water-skiing. Several public golf courses are just a short drive from the Project. The environment is wooded. Coralville Lake is located very close to Iowa City/Coralville, which boasts the largest ...

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Montour Wildlife Management Area

This complex of wetlands and ponds cover 1.7 square miles (1105 acres) and is located above Black Canyon Reservoir. Camping (for reservations call 208-398-8211), hiking, and fishing are the major recreation activities for this area. This area is located northeast of Emmett in Idaho. Fish species include smallmouth ...

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Lake Alice Reservoir

Lake Alice is part of the larger North Platte National Wildlife Refuge that extends 111 miles along the river valley from Guernsey, Wyoming to below Bridgeport, Nebraska. Though some areas are protected, large portions of the area are open to the public most of the year for outdoor recreation. ...

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Winters Creek Lake

Winters Creek Lake is one of the four inland lakes in Nebraska, and is especially popular with anglers and wildlife viewing enthusiasts. It is located immediately northwest of Lake Minatare. The lake has surface area of 379 acres and approximately four miles of shoreline. It is located almost entirely ...

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Fruitgrowers Reservoir

Fruitgrowers Reservoir was created by Fruitgrowers Dam which crosses Alfalfa Run. Alfalfa Runs natural flow is augmented by diversions from Surface and Dry Creeks. The reservoir is the main feature of the Fruitgrowers Dam Project. Visitation is estimated at roughly 500 people per year. There are about five ...

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East Park Reservoir

The East Park Dam and reservoir, of the Orland Project, is situated in the rolling foothills of the Mendocino National Forest on Little Stony Creek. The reservoir lies along a migratory corridor between California's Central Valley and the Coastal Range. Current public uses at East Park Reservoir include ...

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Cachuma Lake

Set amidst acres of wilderness flanked by the picturesque Santa Ynez and San Rafael Mountains, lies glimmering Cachuma Lake. Here you will find practically everything you need for a relaxing getaway in the great outdoors. Mild temperatures, typically sunny skies, and celebrated fishing conditions make camping here during winter ...

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New Melones Lake

Each year, approximately 800,000 visitors enjoy the various recreational opportunities at New Melones Lake. Developed facilities are available at Glory Hole and Tuttletown Recreation Areas. Facilities include day use areas, boat launch ramps, more than 300 campsites, hiking, biking and equestrian trails, a visitor center and museum, and miles ...

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Horseshoe Reservoir

The recreation site at Horseshoe Reservoir, located along the Verde River, offers camping, picnicking, fishing and boating. Bald eagles are frequently seen in this vicinity. Ocotillo Boating Site provides the only boat ramp (small boats only) on the entire reservoir. Boating and fishing at Horseshoe Reservoir depend on the ...

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Species Spotlight: Eastern Kingbird

January 30, 2009, 1:27 pm
Despite what its regal name might suggest, the eastern kingbird (Tyrannus tyrannus) is a common and widespread species that can be found on both the Atlantic and the Pacific coast. This mid-sized bird may not appear extraordinary, but its peculiar dietary habits and awe-striking migration route may just inspire ...

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