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East Central Region

Stanley Creek Overlook

Nearest Town: Stanley
Site Size: 40 acres

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

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

Site Location

Directions: W 5.1 mi from jnct 21 and 75 in Stanley;R (n) into turnout overlooking Valley Cr just past Stanley Lake (FR 653) and Stanley Creek (FR455) junction.

Description:

More Information:
USFS (208) 744-3000
Stanley Chamber of Commerce 1-800-878-7950


Photos
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Bufflehead
Photo Copyright Keith Carlson
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Common Loon
Photo Copyright Keith Carlson
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Gray Jay
Photo Copyright Michael Woodruff
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White-crowned Sparrow
Photo Copyright Tom Munson
Facilities

General Services:
ParkingNo RestroomsNo PhoneNo BoardwalkNo CampgroundNo Picnic AreaObservation AreaNo Visitor CenterInterpretive Material AvailableNo Boat RampNo ConcessionsHiking 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
grassland Graph illustrating 20% 20%
other Graph illustrating 30% 30%
riverine riparian Graph illustrating 50% 50%

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 N N N N N N N N N
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.

    Bittern, Herons and IbisesBlackbirds and alliesCranesGeese, Swans and DucksHawks and EaglesRails and CootsShorebirdsSparrows and alliesWood WarblersWrens 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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