Birds

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

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.