Susquehanna Riverlands/Wetlands Nature Area



Location: Salem Township, Near Berwick, PA

The Susquehanna Riverlands/Wetlands Nature Area has been designated an Important Bird Area.


Event/Season: Migrating and Nesting Birds; Spring through Autumn


Possible Sightings: Great blue heron, green heron, wood duck, black duck, common merganser, Virginia rail, spotted sandpiper, belted kingfisher, red-bellied woodpecker, eastern wood pewee, willow flycatcher, least flycatcher, great crested flycatcher, eastern kingbird, tree swallow, northern rough-winged swallow, bank swallow, cliff swallow, barn swallow, fish crow, Carolina wren, golden-crowned kinglet, ruby-crowned kinglet, eastern bluebird, veery, cedar waxwing, various warblers, scarlet tanager, red-breasted grosbeak, Baltimore oriole (non-spitting variety)


Directions: US 11 along northbound lane just a few miles north of Berwick in the shadows of the cooling towers. The Wetlands Nature Area is approximately .5 to 1 mile south of the Riverlands Recreation Area.

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