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Birds of Saylorville Lake

Birds of Saylorville Lake

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Published by US Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District in [Rock Island, Ill.?] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Birds -- Iowa -- Saylorville Lake

  • Edition Notes

    Shipping list no.: 95-0140-P

    ContributionsUnited States. Army. Corps of Engineers. Rock Island District
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[15] p. ;
    Number of Pages15
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14455015M
    OCLC/WorldCa32404916

      Jester Park offers several great viewing points of Saylorville Lake where you might catch a glimpse of these amazing birds. Try parking at the boat ramp in Jester Park or head down past Campground #6 until you get to the lakeshore. Another spot to check would be Lincoln Access at the Mile-Long bridge.   Rare bird in Iowa is the Spotted Towhee from Western United WillCFish Fishing TipsandTricks 1, views. Iceland Gull (Thayer's) Polk County Iowa Saylorville Lake .

    Legs and feet are gray. It is the only entirely red bird in North America. Female has olive-yellow upperparts and dull yellow underparts. Some red morph females have a red wash, red splotches, or are entirely red. It specializes in eating bees and wasps, which is why it is also known as the bee bird. Swift direct flight with quick wing strokes. Lake Ahquabi State Park Jester Park Jester Park offers more than campsites along the lakeshore and across the wooded hills overlooking Saylorville Lake. The park features 80 electric sites, 82 non-electric sites (including 20 equestrian campsites), four walk-in primitive sites, and two youth areas.

    Gray Partridge: Gray-brown ground bird with rufous face and throat. Body complexly barred and streaked with red and white. Dark red belly patch. Legs and feet are yellow-orange. Prefers to walk rather than fly. Introduced to North America as a game bird in the early s. AKA Hungarian Partridge. Saylorville Lake often rewards visitors with a glimpse of some unique birds, such as the black-tailed gull (normally seen in China, Korea, or Japan), the Pacific loon, the black vulture, and the bald eagle. If you time your trip right, you could attend the annual Pelican Festival held each September, when as many as 10, pelicans can be seen.


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Birds of Saylorville Lake Download PDF EPUB FB2

Birders have found more than species of birds at Saylorville Lake. From pullouts on the dam in spring and fall, look for migrant loons, grebes, and waterfowl. Songbirds fill the surrounding wooded areas, where Acadian flycatchers, cerulean warblers, Cooper’s hawks, and barred owls nest.

Bald eagles congregate around the dam in winter. At the north end of the lake, Jester County. Print book: National government publication: EnglishView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Subjects: Birds -- Iowa -- Saylorville Lake. Birds. Iowa -- Saylorville Lake.

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Saylorville Reservoir. NW 78 th Ave. Johnston, IA (Polk Co.) Birders have found more than species of birds at Saylorville Lake. From pullouts on the dam in spring and fall, look for migrant loons, grebes, and waterfowl. The official public website of the Rock Island District, U.S.

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Saylorville Lake is a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers multi-purpose reservoir on the Des Moines River just north of Des Moines, Iowa. In addition to providing flood control, t acre project also provides downstream river flow for water supply and water quality. The land is also managed for natural resources including conserving river, woodland, wetland and prairie habitats.

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Saylorville is a good spot to catch larger channel catfish. Channel catfish are consistently found in good numbers and size.

Sizes observed in were from 8- to over inches, with many. A 26 mile paved multi-use trail allows bicyclists and pedestrians to travel from the beach south through the Saylorville Lake area and Des Moines River Valley, ending in Des Moines.

For winter fun, there is an 11 mile snowmobile trail circling the lake and several groomed cross-country ski. As I was scanning, my attention was seized by two medium sized whitish birds flying over the lake nearby. It took me a moment to register that they were AMERICAN AVOCETS. This is a pretty uncommon bird around Saylorville, though this species was reported near Jester Park in the NW part of the lake about 10 days ago.

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The lake provides a wide variety of recreational activities, including boating, swimming, fishing, hiking and hunting. they passed over Saylorville Lake, which is known as a good bird-watching area. Tens of thousands of pelicans, ducks, geese and other birds stop there every fall to rest and feed before continuing south.

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