Broad River Waterfowl Management Area

Broad River Waterfowl Management Area


Area name

Broad River Waterfowl Management Area

Area Location

Starting from exit 74 on I 26, take Highway 34 east approximately 12 miles to Stothers Road, 1.2 miles to the gated road.

Area Map


Hours of Operation: all day, all year long except for mid-October to early February, when the area is closed to protect waterfowl.


No facilities for visitors.


The best times for birding in this area are in February through May, and September/October.

Key Birds


Red-shouldered Hawk, Wild Turkey, Northern Bobwhite, American Woodcock, Barred Owl, Hairy Woodpecker, Pileated Woodpecker, Loggerhead Shrike, Brown-headed Nuthatch, Eastern Bluebird, Pine Warbler, Field Sparrow, Eastern Meadowlark, American Goldfinch.


Red-headed Woodpecker, Yellow-throated Vireo, Prairie Warbler, Black-and-white Warbler, Prothonotary Warbler, Yellow-throated Warbler, Kentucky Warbler, Overbird, Yellow-breasted Chat, Blue Grosbeak, Indigo Bunting.


Northern Pintail, Green-winged Teal, Gadwall, American Wigeon,. American Black Duck, Ring-necked Duck, Lesser Scaup, Bald Eagle, American Kestrel, Brown Creeper, Winter Wren, Hermit Thrush, Orange-crowned Warbler, Fox Sparrow.