Birdwatching for Bald Eagles in the 9 Lakes Region
For many of us old-timers, the catastrophic decline of eagles in the wild meant that a sighting in Tennessee was a rare occurrence. Beginning in the late 1960’s and continuing to 1973, the use of pesticides had nearly wiped out the national population of eagles. Federal laws enacted that banned the use of the DDT... Read More
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Beach Shorebirds in East Tennessee?
If you love watching shorebirds, East Tennessee has some of the best “beach” locations to watch for the many species that migrate and nest in the area. When the high summer lake water levels begin to recede, birding season becomes a bit more fun for birders and photographers in the 9 Lakes Region. Gulls, egrets,... Read More