Migrating birds have found the perfect place to make a landing spot anywhere around Onondaga Lake, and local photographers have the photos to prove it. The Executive Director of Audubon New York credits the revitalization efforts of the lake as the reason it tends to be a popular landing pad. There are at least 50 acres of wetlands. Erin Crotty says Onondaga Lake is critically important to several species.
“Birds that are migrating through the community and using Onondaga Lake as a source of food and shelter.”