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East Central Region

Stanley Lake

Nearest Town: Stanley
Site Size: 2000 acres

Highlights: Raptors, Shorebirds, Songbirds, Upland Birds, Waterbirds, Waterfowl

Access: Year-round. Snow may limit vehicle access. Access free of charge.

Site Location

Directions: 5.1 mi W of Stanley on Hwy 21; L (w) onto FR 455 (Stanley Lake RD) 3.4 mi to lake; follow signs to overlook; continue onf FR 455 another 0.2 mi to Stanley Lake Trailhead; bird on trail to Bridal Veil Falls in willow wetlands.

Description:

More Information:
USFS (208) 774-3000
Stanley Chamber of Commerce 1-800-878-7950


Photos
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Stanley Lake
Photo Copyright Ryan Brady
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Ruddy Duck
Photo Copyright Tom Munson
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Northen Pygmy Owl
Photo Copyright Tom Munson
Facilities

General Services:
ParkingRestroomsNo PhoneNo BoardwalkCampgroundPicnic AreaNo Observation AreaNo Visitor CenterNo Interpretive Material AvailableBoat RampNo ConcessionsHiking TrailsHuntingFishingWater SportsOHV/ATVs AllowedHorseback Riding

Handicapped Services:
No ParkingNo RestroomsNo PhoneNo BoardwalkNo CampgroundNo Picnic AreaNo Observation AreaNo Visitor CenterNo Interpretive MaterialsNo Boat RampNo ConcessionsNo Hiking Trails
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Habitat
high elevation mixed conifer Graph illustrating 30% 30%
marshes/lakes/ponds Graph illustrating 30% 30%
other Graph illustrating 10% 10%
riverine riparian Graph illustrating 30% 30%

Best Observation Times
Bird Species Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec AM/PM
Raptors N N N Y Y Y Y Y Y Y N N ALL
Shorebirds N N N Y Y Y Y Y Y Y N N ALL
Songbirds N N N Y Y Y Y Y Y Y N N ALL
Upland Birds N N N Y Y Y Y Y Y Y N N ALL
Waterbirds N N N Y Y Y Y Y Y Y N N ALL
Waterfowl N N N Y Y Y Y Y Y Y N N ALL
Target Species for this Site

Select a species from the list to view other sites on the Idaho Birding Trail Sites this species may be observed.

    Chickadees and TitmouseCorvidsCranesFinches and alliesGeese, Swans and DucksGrebesGrouse and TurkeyHawks and EaglesHummingbirdsLoonNuthatches and CreeperOwlsShorebirdsSparrows and alliesTanagersThrushesTyrant FlycatchersVireosWood WarblersWoodpeckersWrens and Dipper

    Legend

    SeasonAbundanceRegion
    R - Resident 1 - Abundant, easily found s - Statewide
    M - Migrant 2 - Common, but sometimes difficult to find e - Southeast
    W - Winter 3 - Uncommon or local w - Southwest
    S - Summer 4 - Rare or very local c - Central
    5 - Casual, 3-10 accepted records p - Panhandle (North)
    6 - Accidental, 1-2 accepted records
    7 - Experimental
    (B) - Documented breeding evidence(End) - Threatened or Endangered
    (b) - Circumstantial breeding evidence(Int.) - Introduced species


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