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Antelope Island State Park Questions & Answers

New Mexico

We are in SLC now. Did you see many birds at Antelope Island State Park? What time of the day did you go? Thanks!

2 months ago Answer

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Brazil, Indiana
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The majority of birds were by the lake. There were a lot of them in the shallow water. I would suggest early morning or evening.

2 months ago
Budakalász, Pest, Hungary
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well, not too many birds, but yes, we saw some, close to the water. I suggest early morning or late afternoon

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Attard, Malta
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It was towards dusk, late in the evening.

1 month ago
Maitland, Florida
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We were there all day. Many different types of birds but I am not a bird watcher so can't tell you more.

1 month ago
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We saw a lot of birds on the causeway over to Antelope Island. We arrived there about 10:30 and left around 2:00.

1 month ago
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We were there in the morning at the beginning of May. There were Ibis, Avocets, Stillts, Heron, other waders, Robins, Blackbirds, Eagles. Also Bison and Coyote. Hope this helps.

1 month ago
Austin, Texas
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We did not see any birds. it was in the afternoon, and there was a lot of different animals. WE saw 2 coyotes that crossed the road and a bison as well.

2 months ago
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hi. probably not the best time in the world to go see birds. And, also, the visitor center is currently closed according to their website. if you have an extra 30 minutes each way, i would definitely recommend checking out the Bear River migratory bird refuge a little ways further north. it is a marvelous place, has a tremendous visitor center, and there are always some birds hanging around.

2 months ago
Herriman, UT
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It really depends upon the time of year. Some of the best sightings are during the migratory periods of early-to-mid-spring and September/October. For millennia, this has been a place where flocks of birds rest and feed on their migratory journeys. Still, there are plenty of waterfowl of several varieties all year. The ideal times to see birds are early morning and late afternoon.

There are also other bird refuges at fresh and brackish ponds at the edge of the Lake--among them, Farmington Bay (popular for viewing overwintering birds such as bald eagles); and the [Federal] Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge (near Brigham City), which also happens to have an excellent visitor center and a boardwalk walkway over some of the marshland.. Even the Jordan River Parkway--a paved biking and pedestrian trail along the Jordan River most of its distance from Utah Lake to the Great Salt Lake--offers opportunities. South of 12600 South, I've seen red-winged blackbirds, avocets, ducks, geese, pelicans, cranes, and a few I can't recall. Hawks, of course, are fairly common throughout.

2 months ago
Utah
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We have seen tons of birds. The majority are by the lake, but inland we have seen hawks, falcons, burrowing owls, pheasants. On the drive out to the ranch area, we always see pheasants and over towards the visitor center, we see the burrowing owls. Of course the bison and pronghorn sheep are also cool.

We tend to go in the morning and stay for several hours. We like to get out and hike some of the trails on the island. Take water and bug spray!

2 months ago
new Jersey
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We are not bird watcher and didn't pay much attention. We went in the afternoon around 3.

2 months ago
New Mexico
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Thanks for the info! I thought it might be the wrong time of the year.

2 months ago
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