As Many As 60,000 Migrating Geese Are Filling The Skies Over Idaho’s Fort Boise Wildlife Area

Located at the confluence of the Snake, Boise, and Owhyee Rivers, Fort Boise Wildlife Management Area is a haven for wildlife enthusiasts. It’s particularly well-known for its abundance of raptors, waterfowl, songbirds, and other types of birds, making it an ideal birdwatching destination. In fact, right now is the BEST time to visit the wildlife area, as it’s during this time of year that thousands of migrating geese are known to fly through the area. Currently, there are as many as 60,000 beautiful snow geese that can be observed in the area, so hurry up and get down here soon. These birds will be moving on soon.

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Did you know about the migrating geese at Fort Boise? If you’re a wildlife lover, then you should also check out The Little-Known Preserve In Idaho That’s Home To 34 Rare Animal Species. 

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