||Habitat: There is a
wide range of habitat supported by Iroquois NWR and the
state and local areas nearby. Some include wetlands,
deciduous/coniferous forests, shrubland and meadowlands
||Trails: There are
several trails and overlooks open year round. The main
trails are well managed with boardwalks and gravel
walkways. There are some out of the way places that are
great areas for birds but naturally are very hard to get to.
||Birds: A wide variety birds that inhabit the many types of habitats mentioned
above. Not limited to warblers, sparrows, blackbirds, many types of waterfowl,
Iroquois specifically, is well known for continuing to
support habitat for many rare species including
Henslow’s Sparrow, Black Tern, Prothonatary and Cerulean
Warblers and also many well loved species such as the
Pileated Woodpecker, Wood Duck and of course their large
numbers of migrating Canada Geese.
||Address: 1101 Casey
Road Basom, NY 14013
Directions: From Buffalo travel on the Scahaquada
Expressway on to the 33. Take the Airport exit toward
the state highway 90 and exit at the Pembroke/Medina
exit. Take the 77 for about 7 miles until you see Casey
road to your left. If you take Casey Road you will
shortly see the Headquarters for Iroquois NWR.
trails as well as information about what has been
spotted recently in the refuge can all be found in the
Headquarters situated on Casey Road. A special note
should be given to seasonal trails that may be closed
during the spring or other parts of the season due to
nesting. Also Iroquois hosts many scheduled guided tours
over the year for birding and tours for other interests.