WV Posted in West Virginia July 21, 2015 by Katherine 13 Photos Of Wildlife In West Virginia That Will Drop Your Jaw West Virginia has some beautiful wildlife. And lucky for us, we also have some great photographers. Check these awesome shots that photographers took right here in the Mountain State. 1. This woodpecker Jason Means/Flickr This was taken in Dunbar. 2. This golden eagle Jason Means This was taken during a birds of prey photography workshop at the Three Rivers Avian Center in Brooks, W.Va. 3. These deer Flickr/Mike Aren't they cute? 4. This owl Sonja/Flickr This was also taken at the Three Rivers Avian Center. 5. This spring peeper I always love to hear these guys in the spring. 6. This chickadee Jason Means/ Flickr This one was taken in Dunbar. 7. This copperhead West Virginia Blue/Flickr This shot was captured in Morgan County. This photographer was definitely closer than I'd like to be to this copperhead! 8. This friendly-looking box turtle West Virginia Blue/Flickr Taken in Morgantown. 9.This blue jay Dennis Church/ Flickr Taken in Princeton. What a handsome guy. 10. This deer Jeff Walters/Flickr This shot of a buck was taken near Blackwater Falls. 11. This snake Steven Johnson/Flickr This is so close I can almost hear him hissing. 12. This butterfly Ken Sturm/US Fish and Wildlife Service This gorgeous shot of a butterfly was taken at the Canaan Valley National Wildlife Refuge. 13. This cool-looking salamander James Van Gundy/Flickr Taken at Pond Lick Mountain, Randolph County. How many of these guys have you seen in the wild? Newsletters Mentioned: West Virginia’s Major Cities Looked So Different In the 1970s. Charleston Especially.