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North Region Sites

Old River Road Subloop (near Enaville)

Nearest Town: Kingston
Site Size: 43 miles

Highlights: Raptors, Shorebirds, Songbirds, Upland Birds, Waterbirds, Waterfowl

Access: Year-round. Access free of charge.

Site Location

Directions: I-90 Exit #43; N on Coeur d’Alene River Rd 2 mi; R (E) on Old River Rd (this loops back W over Coeur d’Alene River Rd and crosses river); N on Old River Rd 4 mi; at stop, R on FR 209 to re-cross river; 0.1 mi farther to stop sign; R (S) onto Coeur d’Alene River Rd to finish loop. Near Enaville, park at bike trailhead and walk west along trail.

Description: Look for White-crowned and Fox Sparrows, Tundra Swan, Varied Thrush, Yellow Warbler, Warbling Vireo, Willow Flycatcher, Western Wood-Pewee, and Bullock’s Oriole. Brushy slopes yield MacGillivray’s and Orange-crowned Warblers, Western Tanager, and Chipping Sparrow. Western Flycatcher and Northern Rough-winged Swallow nest on rock faces. In winter, chickadees, nuthatches, kinglets, and often Downy Woodpecker or Brown Creeper. Common Merganser and Belted Kingfisher year-round.

More Information:
USFS (208) 769-3000
Kellogg Chamber of Commerce (208)784-0821


Photos
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Chipping Sparrow
Photo Copyright Michael Woodruff
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Yellow Warbler
Photo Copyright Tom Munson
Facilities

General Services:
ParkingNo RestroomsNo PhoneNo BoardwalkCampgroundNo Picnic AreaNo Observation AreaNo Visitor CenterNo Interpretive Material AvailableNo Boat RampNo ConcessionsHiking TrailsHuntingFishingWater SportsOHV/ATVs AllowedHorseback Riding

Handicapped Services:
ParkingNo RestroomsNo PhoneNo BoardwalkCampgroundNo Picnic AreaNo Observation AreaNo Visitor CenterNo Interpretive MaterialsNo Boat RampNo ConcessionsHiking Trails
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Habitat
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riverine riparian Graph illustrating 50% 50%

Best Observation Times
Bird Species Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec AM/PM
Raptors Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y PM
Shorebirds N N N N Y Y Y Y N N N N AM
Songbirds N N N N Y Y Y Y N N N N AM
Upland Birds Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
Waterbirds Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y AM
Waterfowl Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y AM
Target Species for this Site

Select a species from the list to view other sites on the Idaho Birding Trail Sites this species may be observed.

    Blackbirds and alliesChickadees and TitmouseGeese, Swans and DucksHawks and EaglesKingfisherKinglets and GnatcatcherNuthatches and CreeperShorebirdsSparrows and alliesSwallowsSwiftsTanagersThrashersThrushesTyrant FlycatchersVireosWood WarblersWoodpeckersWrens and Dipper

    Legend

    SeasonAbundanceRegion
    R - Resident 1 - Abundant, easily found s - Statewide
    M - Migrant 2 - Common, but sometimes difficult to find e - Southeast
    W - Winter 3 - Uncommon or local w - Southwest
    S - Summer 4 - Rare or very local c - Central
    5 - Casual, 3-10 accepted records p - Panhandle (North)
    6 - Accidental, 1-2 accepted records
    7 - Experimental
    (B) - Documented breeding evidence(End) - Threatened or Endangered
    (b) - Circumstantial breeding evidence(Int.) - Introduced species


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