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North Region Sites

Goose Haven Lake/Round Lake Roads

Nearest Town: St. Maries
Site Size: 2 miles

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

Access: Year-round. Access free of charge.

Site Location

Directions: From St. Maries, ID 3 NW 5 mi; turn R (N) at mp 89.8 onto Hells Gulch Rd; zero odometer; at 0.9 mi, stay L and proceed to Goose Haven Rd; at mi 1.7 use small pull-out to view pond; continue W 3.2 mi where rd re-joins ID 3 at Mission Point; cross ID 3 to Round Lake Rd and drive/bird 1 mi; respect private property.

Description: Swallows in Aug and waterfowl during migration. Townsend’s Solitaire, Red-tailed Hawk, American Kestrel, Rough-legged Hawk, Song Sparrow, Northern Flicker, Marsh Wren, Killdeer, and Wild Turkey can be seen.

More Information:
CDL Tribe (208) 686-1800
St. Maries Chamber of Commerce (208) 245-3563


Photos
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Red-tailed Hawk
Photo Copyright Tom Munson
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Marsh Wren
Photo Copyright Brian Currie
Facilities

General Services:
No ParkingNo RestroomsNo PhoneNo BoardwalkNo CampgroundNo Picnic AreaNo Observation AreaNo Visitor CenterNo Interpretive Material AvailableNo Boat RampNo ConcessionsNo Hiking TrailsNo HuntingNo FishingNo Water SportsNo OHV/ATVs AllowedNo Horseback 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
agriculture Graph illustrating 50% 50%
marshes/lakes/ponds Graph illustrating 50% 50%

Best Observation Times
Bird Species Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec AM/PM
Raptors Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y 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 Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
Waterbirds N N N Y Y Y Y Y Y Y N N ALL
Waterfowl Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y 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.

    Blackbirds and alliesFinches and alliesGrouse and TurkeyHawks and EaglesPigeons and DovesShorebirdsShrikesSparrows and alliesSwallowsThrushesTyrant FlycatchersWoodpeckersWrens 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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