Bird Information and Links
Birds To Watch For January Through Early March:
Cedar Waxwings, Red Bellied Woodpeckers and many other Woodpeckers, Buffleheads, Hooded Merganzers, Sandhill Cranes and many other migratory ducks.
Other links for general information on birds: http://www.birds.cornell.edu , http://www.atlantaaudubon.org , http://www.birdsource.org
Hollow Pipes Pose Deadly Threat To Birds - American Bird Conservancy: http://abcbirds.org/hollow-pipes-pose-deadly-threat-to-birds
Birds, Cats, and You: Information from the Bird Conservancy on protecting the bird population from a growing cat population. American Bird Conservancy info
Great id site: Keys to identification, habitat information, bird sounds and other usefull information. http://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/search
U. S. Fish and Wildlife site, great for identification of birds by feather. Feather Atlas
Image is courtesy of Alan's Factory Outlet 60 Tail Feathers of North American Birds
Site for learning about bald eagles: Bald Eagles and a site for Bald Eagles in Georgia (Thanks for the link Hailey)
Atlanta Metro Birding Sites:
Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area – Cochran Shoals Unit I-285 & Northside-Powers Ferry Rd exit. Riverside walk, marsh and meadow: Wood Ducks, Herons, Woodpeckers.
Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park- Kennesaw, Cobb County 1.2 mile scenic walk on paved road; Best place in the area for migratory birds.
E.L. Hewie Land Application Facility / Newman Wetland Center Clayton County. Prime spot for Shorebirds and Waterfowl.