Tanglewood Nature Center & Museum

Best Time to Visit: Late Winter - Early Summer

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

Tanglewood Nature Center & Musuem, whose trail information and maps can be found here, offers two birding sites:

Gleason Meadows

This site features hilltop meadows and woods in various stages of succession, two ponds, and the visitor’s center.

TNCM Gleason Meadows September Species:  84

Google Map for Gleason Meadows

Personius Woods

Personius Woods is a 1.3 mile loop trail located near Elmira, NY that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible from April until December.  Find a trail map here.

Google Map for Personius Woods

Birds Recorded at Tanglewood Sites

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