[TN-Bird] Re: Loggerhead Shrike in Knox County

  • From: kde@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • To: Jason Sturner <dmarc-noreply@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 9 Jul 2014 10:08:43 -0400 (EDT)

Nice bird indeed, Jason!  The last shrike I saw in Knox Co was also at 
Eastbridge, but that was about 20 years ago (ugh, I'm getting old) in the 
early 1990s.  Around that time, you could drive 11-W from Knoxville to 
Rutledge in winter and see up to 10 shrikes along the way.

Dean Edwards
Knoxville, TN

On Tue, 8 Jul 2014, Jason Sturner wrote:

> Since Loggerhead Shrikes are rare for Knox County, I thought 
> I'd mention my sighting of one today, July 8th, at Eastbridge Business 
> Park in northeast Knox County. The bird was along the gravel road that 
> extends beyond where Eastbridge Blvd ends. It's a beautiful area! I hope 
> it doesn't get developed.     
> Jason Sturner 
> Knoxville, TN Knox County

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