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East Central Region

Stanley Ranger Station Sewage Treatment Ponds

Nearest Town: Stanley
Site Size: 5 acres

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

Access: Open mid April-mid October. Snow may limit vehicle access. Access free of charge.

Site Location

Directions: ~3 mi S of Stanley turn W to Stanley Ranger Station 0.1 mi; R (n) to RV dump station and oxidation ponds; park and end of dump station loop making sure not to block RV traffic; alternative parking at Ranger Station-walk to ponds.

Description:

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


Photos
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Stanley
Photo Copyright Idaho Travel Council
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Common Goldeneye
Photo Copyright Michael Woodruff
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Western Sandpiper
Photo Copyright Tom Munson
Facilities

General Services:
ParkingRestroomsPhoneNo BoardwalkNo CampgroundNo Picnic AreaNo Observation AreaVisitor CenterInterpretive Material AvailableNo Boat RampNo ConcessionsNo Hiking TrailsNo HuntingNo FishingNo Water SportsNo OHV/ATVs AllowedHorseback Riding

Handicapped Services:
ParkingRestroomsNo PhoneNo BoardwalkNo CampgroundNo Picnic AreaNo Observation AreaVisitor CenterNo Interpretive MaterialsNo Boat RampNo ConcessionsNo Hiking Trails
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Habitat
marshes/lakes/ponds Graph illustrating 100% 100%

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
Shorebirds N N N Y Y Y Y Y Y Y N N
Songbirds N N N Y Y Y Y Y Y Y N N
Upland Birds N N N N N N N N N N N N
Waterbirds N N N Y Y Y Y Y Y Y N N
Waterfowl N N N Y Y Y Y Y Y Y N N
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.

    Bittern, Herons and IbisesGeese, Swans and DucksGrebesHawks and EaglesJaegers and GullsShorebirdsTernsWoodpeckers

    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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