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Winter Bird Walk

Hosted by: Big South Fork National River & Recreation Area
Contact: Big South Fork NRRA at 423-286-7275
09 Dec 2017 - 8:30 am
Location: Big South Fork NRRA
4564 Leatherwood Road, Oneida, TN
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Join Dr. Charles P. Nicholson at Bandy Creek Visitor Center on Saturday, December 9 for a winter birding walk. Chuck Nicholson has been watching and studying birds since he was in high school. He is an active member of the Tennessee Ornithological Society and has served as president and editor if its journal. He has bachelors and masters degrees in wildlife management and studied birds for his PhD in ecology and evolutionary biology. He taught a course in bird-watching in the University of Tennessee non-credit program for several years and has led numerous birding field trips. He is the author of the "Atlas of Breeding Birds of Tennessee," the comprehensive source book on the distribution and biology of the birds nesting in the state. He has over 35 years of birding experience on the Cumberland Plateau in TN, including the Big South Fork area.

Come on out and enjoy this winter stroll and see what species call Big South Fork home for the holidays! Participants should meet Chuck Nicholson at the Bandy Creek Visitor Center at 8:30 am and are encouraged to wear sturdy footwear and to bring binoculars and drinking water.

https://www.nps.gov/biso/index.htm

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