Sperr Memorial Park

Best Time to Visit: Late Winter - Early Summer

Observation deck at Sperr Park.The park includes shrubby areas and a pond.  A trail around the pond leads to an observation platform donated by the Chemung Valley Audubon Society.  The observation deck overlooks a larger impoundment of water with cattail edges.  This impoundment ends at an old pasture.  The west half of the Big Flats Trail passes along the south edge of the impoundment.  An extensive cattail marsh lies along the south side of the trail.  The east portion of the Big Flats Trail passes by shrubby wetlands, cultivated fields, and deciduous woods.

September Species:  87

Audubon protects valuable habitats and the birds that depend on them: Important Bird Areas (IBA). Find IBAs in our area at Audubon.org.

Directions to Sperr Memorial Park

View of pond from Sperr Park pavillion.From Route 17/I86, take exit 50 for Kahler Road toward Airport. At the end of the exit ramp, turn left onto Kahler Road North. Continue 0.4 miles. The entrance to the parking lot is on the right.

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Birds Recorded at Sperr Memorial Park

For a description of each of these birds, please visit the Audubon Field Guide.

American Crow American Goldfinch American Robin
Barred Owl Belted Kingfisher Blackburnian Warbler
Black-Capped Chickadee Blackpoll Warbler Black-Throated Blue Warbler
Black-Throated Green Warbler Blue Jay Blue-Headed Vireo
Blue-Winged Warbler Boblink Brown Creeper
Brown-Headed Cowbird Canada Goose Chipping Sparrow
Common Grackle Common Raven Common Yellowthroat
Dark-Eyed Junco Downy Woodpecker Eastern Phoebe
Eastern Screech-Owl Eastern Towhee Eastern Wood Pewee
Field Sparrow Golden-Crowned Kinglet Gray Catbird
Great Blue Heron Great Crested Flycatcher Great Horned Owl
Hairy Woodpecker Hermit Thrush House Finch
House Wren Indigo Bunting Killdeer
Least Flycatcher Mongolia Warbler Mourning Dove
Northern Cardinal Northern Flicker Northern Parula
Northern Saw-Whet Owl Ovenbird Philadelphia Vireo
Pileated Woodpecker Prairie Warbler Purple Finch
Red-Breasted Nuthatch Red-Eyed Vireo Red-Winged Blackbird
Rose-Breasted Grosbeak Ruby-Crowned Kinglet Ruffed Grouse
Scarlet Tanager Solitary Sandpiper Song Sparrow
Tufted Titmouse Veery White-Breasted Nuthatch
White-Throated Sparrow Wild Turkey Wilson’s Warbler
Wood Duck Wood Thrush Yellow-Bellied Sapsucker
Yellow-Rumped Warbler