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Shaggers Inn May 22, 2009

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Shaggers Inn Waterfowl Dam

Shaggers Inn Waterfowl Dam is on a tributary of Little Medix Run River. It is a stop off point for migrating birds, as in Tundra Swans and Snow geese in the spring and fall. We saw a pair of Osprey with one of the Osprey sitting on the nest.

Construction of this area was completed in 1989 and has a normal surface area of 30 acres. It is owned by DCNR - Bureau Of Forestry. Shaggers Inn Waterfowl Dam is of earthen construction with a height of 17 feet. It is located in Clearfield County on Shaggers Inn Run Rd near the S B Elliot & Parker Dam State Park. Both parks offer overnight camping facilities.

 

Shaggers Inn Waterfowl Dam

Approved Location

Common Grackle & Canadian Geese

Common Grackle

Canadian Goose

Small islands are spread through out this Waterfowl Dam area

Looking out over Swaggers Inn Waterfowl Dam

Another view of the area

Another small island for the birds to nest

Osprey Nest with a mating pair, one in tree to the left and the other Osprey is in the nest

Osprey Nest

Osprey Nest

Osprey nest

Osprey Nest

Frog

Frogs

Frog all puffed out

Another view of a frog CROAKING

Frogs & Salamanders

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