Intervale Lowlands Nature Preserve

  • Intervale Way
    Lake Placid

This is a 160 acre nature preserve along the West Branch of the Ausable River. Forested areas, grasslands, wetlands, and aquatic habitats support 150+ bird species.

HABITATS: coniferous forest, grassy meadow, river wetlands. FEATURED BIRDS: Nashville, magnolia, and yellow-rumped warblers, ruby-crowned kinglet, alder flycatchers, chestnut-sided warblers, common yellowthroats, swamp sparrows, brown thrashers, yellow-bellied flycatcher, spotted sandpipers, hooded mergansers, American kestrels, tree swallows, mourning warblers, turkey vultures, veery, Cape May warbler, black and white warbler, blue-headed vireo, flyover red crossbill. SEASON: Early summer is an abundant time. LOCATION: Intervale Way, Lake Placid. LAND OWNERSHIP: conservation easement held by the The North Elba Land Conservancy.

For more about birding here, see our blog post, Birding at Intervale Lowlands.