Migration is all but complete and most birds in Tennessee are or have begun to nest. Listen for the unmistakenable sound of baby birds and newly fledged young 'practicing' their songs. And if you find a fully-feathered baby bird on the ground...DO NOT sutomatically pick it up. In most cases the parent know exactly where it is. If a baby bird is not fully feathered see if you can locate the nest and gently place it back inside. If all fails then place the baby in a papertowel lined box and get it to the nearest rehabber. DO NOT feed it ANYTHING including water. Here's a link to TN Licensed Rehabbers - https://www.tn.gov/twra/wildlife/rehab.html
HAVE YOU SEEN A LOGGERHEAD SHRIKE LATELY?? 70% of the population of this amazing songbird have disappeared in the last 40 years here in TN. Please help with our research to discover the reasons behind this decline. If you see one in Tennessee please contact Cyndi Routledge at 931-206-3517 with the location. Thank you.
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Welcome The Newest Additions To The Eastern Golden Eagle Research Project
Two new Golden Eagles have been trapped in Tennessee. One on Bear Hollow WMA named Bear Hollow and another trapped on Prentice Cooper WMA.
In the next few months you'll notice some changes on this webpage. Some things will be exactly as they've been other will change. Hang in there, we think you'll be pleased.
In the meantime if you have sent us wildlife photographs we're hanging on to them for now and will post once the 'new' site is ready. Thank you for your understanding and patience as work to make these changes.
Spring Peepers both common and widespread in Tennessee this little frog and it's familar call are often thought of as a harbinger of spring ot many folks. Heard far more than seen, this 1 inch frog's high-pitched piping whistle is a welcome sound after a long winter.
Spring has sprung
Watch for nesting Killdeer in and around rocky driveways, paths and roadside. Their nest is nothing more than a scape in the rocks...eggs are speckled brown and camouflaged in nature's finest.