First Class Birding Here in Western New York

Western New York is know for it diverse geographic locations.  From meadows, forests, mountains, wetlands, waterways and lakes you are guaranteed to have a “Great Year” seeing an amazing variety of birds.  With the warm weather this year shows indications of early arrival of many of the area bird species.1

For bird watchers, this region is rich in a wide variety of birding opportunities from the shores of Lake Ontario, to the wetlands of  Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge, to the winter ski areas of Bristol Mountain,to the woodlands that boarder the Erie Canal, our area of the Finger Lakes region is rich with wildlife.
With spring comes the early migration of many species and in the summer months more than 170 species of birds nest and raise their young in the area.


 We are happy to furnish our guests with a brochure of the best birding locations in our region. If it is quiet relaxation you seek, guests are welcome to just sit in the gardens to enjoy the sunshine, read a book and sip a cool beverage.

Or take a walk through the woodlands to hear the sounds of nature.                

Many species of birds make their home and nest at Vintage Gardens.

6 Over the past 5 years we have been fortunate to photograph a few right here on our property.  You are sure to see an array of our feathered friends on your visit and we will even furnish the binoculars!