Part of the Erie Canal Adventure Lab Trail
Montezuma is located in the middle of one of the busiest bird migration routes on the Atlantic Flyway. More than 240 species of birds can be found on the refuge, along with 43 species of mammals,15 species of reptiles, and 16 species of amphibians.
Wildlife to Watch
*Deer, red squirrel, muskrat, beaver, red and gray fox and coyote
*Bald eagle, osprey, peregrine falcon, merlin and northern harrier
*Canada geese, snow geese, black duck, wood duck, mallard, teal, merganser
*Great blue heron, green heron, and pied-billed grebe
*Shorebirds including woodcock and sandpiper
*Snapping turtle and many species of frogs
There are hiking and biking trails. Please stay in your vehicle until you reach the binocular signs that indicate where you may get out for closer observation. There is a two story observation tower and several ground level observation decks. Bring your binoculars. Dogs are allowed on leashes and only in certain areas.
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