Check Out the Urban Wildlife Found at Clove Lakes Park on Staten Island

Clove Lakes Park is a 193-acre park in the West Brighton neighborhood of Staten Island. It is a protected Forever Wild nature preserve, one of the City's last examples of the salt marshes, forests, and meadows native to the area. In this video from the Staten Island Advance, take a look at some of the urban wildlife found within.

Clove Lakes Park’s 193 acres in West Brighton is located just 13 miles from the financial district of Manhattan and home to many different types of wildlife. In the above video, you can see footage of the Canada Geese, Mallards, Muskrats, Great Egret, Ibis, Muskrats, Red-Eared Slider Turtles, and white Pekin ducks.

Matt Coneybeare

Matt Coneybeare

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Matt enjoys exploring the City's food scene with his Wife and the outdoors with their dog. He is an avid marathon runner, and spends most of his time eating, running, and working on cool stuff.

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