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East Central Region

Salmon River Scenic Byway

Nearest Town: Stanley, Challis, Salmon
Site Size: 167 miles

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

Access: Year-round. Access free of charge.

Site Location

Directions: The Scenic Byway is between Stanley and Challis on Hwy 75 and continues between Challis and Lost Trail Pass (MT state line) on Hwy 93.

Description:

More Information:

Salmon Valley Chamber of Commerce 1-800-727-2540
www.itd.idaho.gov/byways/online.brochure/15salmon/salmon.htm


Photos
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Rough-legged Hawk
Photo Copyright Tom Munson
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Williamson's Sapsucker
Photo Copyright Tom Munson
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Willow Flycatcher
Photo Copyright Tom Munson
Facilities

General Services:
ParkingRestroomsPhoneNo BoardwalkCampgroundPicnic AreaNo Observation AreaVisitor CenterInterpretive Material AvailableBoat RampConcessionsHiking TrailsHuntingFishingNo Water SportsNo OHV/ATVs AllowedHorseback Riding

Handicapped Services:
ParkingRestroomsNo PhoneNo BoardwalkNo CampgroundNo Picnic AreaNo Observation AreaVisitor CenterNo Interpretive MaterialsNo Boat RampNo ConcessionsNo Hiking Trails
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Habitat
other Graph illustrating 30% 30%
riverine riparian Graph illustrating 50% 50%
sage/shrub Graph illustrating 20% 20%

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 ALL
Shorebirds N N N Y Y Y Y Y Y N N N ALL
Songbirds N N N Y Y Y Y Y Y Y N N ALL
Upland Birds Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y ALL
Waterbirds N N Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y N N ALL
Waterfowl Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y ALL
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.

    Bittern, Herons and IbisesBlackbirds and alliesChickadees and TitmouseCorvidsCranesFinches and alliesGoatsuckersGrouse and TurkeyHawks and EaglesNuthatches and CreeperShorebirdsShrikesSparrows and alliesSwiftsThrushesTyrant FlycatchersVireosWaxwingsWoodpeckersWrens 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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