Nearest Town: Grand View
Site Size: 320 acres
Directions: From the intersection of ID 78/ID 67 in Grand View, follow ID 67 (Roosevelt Ave) N 1.4 mi; L (W) into parking lot; another viewing area can be accessed by continuing N on ID 67 for 0.5 mi; L on Shaw Ln for 0.6 mi; viewing area on L.
Description: This reservoir, is bordered by marshes, ponds, and wildlife food plots. Ducks, geese, wading birds, and shorebirds can number in the thousands during migration periods. Waterfowl and shorebirds linger until late Dec freeze-up. Shorebirds include American Avocet and Black-necked Stilt. Common nesters include Cinnamon Teal and Burrowing and Long-eared Owls. American White Pelican, White-faced Ibis, Great and Snowy Egrets, Franklin’s and Herring Gulls, and Caspian, Forster’s and Black Terns may also be present. Dunlin are regular in late fall/early winter. Sora and Virginia Rail are commonly heard except coldest months. Sparrows are best viewed in late fall to early spring; species include American Tree, Swamp, Savannah, and Vesper. Winter raptors include Harlan’s Red-tailed Hawk, Rough-legged Hawk, Ferruginous Hawk, and all falcons except Gyrfalcon.
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