Enoree River Waterfowl Management Area

Enoree River Waterfowl Management Area

Overview

Area name

Enoree River Waterfowl Management Area

Area Location

Starting from Shelton Ferry Road location (https://www.southcarolinabirdingtrail.org/regions/piedmont-western/sumter-national-forest/shelton-ferry-road/), head back to Dogwalla Road and turn left. .5 miles and curve to the left continuing on Dogwalla Rd. Drive 1.8 miles turn left onto FS Road 401E. Take FS Road 401E for .8 miles then park your vehicle on the left side before the gate.

Area Map

Access

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

Facilities

No facilities for visitors.

Background

You’ll find the best birding times here in February through May, and September/October.

Key Birds

Resident

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.

Summer

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.

Winter

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.