Birding The Great Lakes Seaway Trail.Great Lakes Great Lakes, group of five freshwater lakes, central North America, creating a natural border between the United States and Canada and forming the largest body of freshwater in the world, with a combined surface area of c.95,000 sq mi (246,050 sq km). Seaway Trail The Seaway Trail is a 504 mile (811 km) National Scenic Byway in the United States, mostly contained in New York but with a small segment in Pennsylvania. The Trail consists of a series of designated roads and highways that travel along the Saint Lawrence
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The freshwater shoreline of the Great Lakes has always been of immense value to dedicated bird watchers, as well as avian researchers tracking migration patterns. "Birding The Great Lakes Seaway Trail" will prove to be of immense value for the amateur and the professional alike as an informed and informative 224-page illustrated field guide principally written by ornithologist Gerald Smith and enhanced with special chapters by Willie D'Anna, Jerry McWilliams, and David Semple David Semple (1856 – 1937) was the founder of the Pasteur Institute at Kasauli in the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. The institute later came to be known as the Central Research Institute (CRI). . Of special note are the maps and their symbols assisting the reader in utilizing the guide for exploratory outings whether they are simple day trips, weekend holidays, or extended week-long excursions. Covering 518-mile freshwater byways in New York New York, state, United States
New York, Middle Atlantic state of the United States. It is bordered by Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and the Atlantic Ocean (E), New Jersey and Pennsylvania (S), Lakes Erie and Ontario and the Canadian province of and Pennsylvania, "Birding The Great Lakes Seaway Trail" includes the Pennsylvania borderlands, the Presque Isle Presque Isle (prĕsk īl) [Fr.,=peninsula], city (1990 pop. 10,550), Aroostook co., NE Maine, inc. 1859. It is the trade, tourist, and shipping center of the Aroostook valley. area, the Lake Erie Basin Lake Erie Basin consists of Lake Erie and surrounding watersheds, which are typically named after the river, creek, or stream that provides drainage into the lake. The watersheds are located in the states of Indiana, Michigan, New York, Ohio, and Pennsylvania in the United States, , the Dunkirk Harbor area, Eastern Lake Erie, along the Niagara River, Far Western Lake Ontario, the Braddock Bay and Rochester region, from Sodus Bay to Little Sodus Bay, along the lower reaches of the Oswego river, Mexico Bay, the eastern Lake Ontario dunes, the Henderson and Chaumont Bays, the Thousand Island region, the Indian River lakes, Middle St. Lawrence, Lake St. Lawrence, as well as other notable regional birding areas, the "Birding The Great Lakes Seaway Trail" will prove to be a valued, thoroughly 'user friendly', and indispensable travel guide and a welcome addition to personal, professional, and community library reference collections.
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