Virginia Birding and Wildlife Trails

Members of the Holston Rivers Chapter of Virginia Master Naturalist are spending time on DWR Virginia Birding and Wildlife Trails making observations of the wildlife visitors may encounter. You can see all our observations on iNaturalist but we are happy to share here some of the most talked-about sightings.

Saltville Well Fields

(Mountain region: Clinch mountain loop)

Halloween Pennant Dragonfly
American Wigeon
Red Fox
Common Merganser
Lesser Scaup
Great Egret
Ruby-Throated Hummingbird
Yellow-Rumped Warbler
Yellow Warbler
Pied-Bill Grebe
Eastern Bluebird
American Coot
Great Blue Heron
Song Sparrow
Hooded Merganser
Belted Kingfisher
White-tailed Deer
Black Vulture
Eastern Towhee
Map Turtles
Swamp Rose Mallow
Green Heron
Red-winged Blackbird (female)
Canada Goose
Blue-winged Teal
Rock Pigeon
Northern Cardinal
Wilson’s Snipe
Lesser Yellow-legs
Pileated Woodpecker
Red-winged Blackbird (male)
Wood frog
Ring-neck Duck
Snapping Turtle
Great Crested Cormorant