Nearest Town: Elk River
Directions: ELK CREEK FALLS: on ID 8, east of Moscow, travel to Bovill; S on ID 8 to Elk River; ~3 mi before Elk River, turn R (S) on FR 4769 to Elk Ck Falls. ELK RIVER PONDS: in Elk River, head S out of town 1 mi to Elk River Ponds. ELK CREEK MEADOWS: head N out of Elk River to access extensive meadow system.
Description: At the ponds expect to see Mallard, Cinnamon Teal, Ring-necked Duck, Common Merganser, and Canada Goose. Forested areas will bring Wild Turkey, Pileated Woodpecker, and Red-naped Sapsucker. Residents and migrants of the area include Violet-green and Tree Swallows, Winter Wren, Chestnut-backed Chickadee, Brown Creeper, Golden-crowned Kinglet, Western Tanager, Fox and Song Sparrows, Evening Grosbeak, bluebirds, Townsend’s Solitaire, Hammond’s, Dusky, and Olive-sided Flycatchers, Western Wood-Pewee, Black-chinned, Rufous, and Calliope Hummingbirds.
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