[TN-Bird] Obion and Lake Counties

  • From: Lyda Phillips <lydap@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "tn-bird@xxxxxxxxxxxxx" <tn-bird@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 6 Jul 2014 11:10:22 -0500

Took a two-day birding trip to Obion and Lake counties for Fourth of July. 
Stayed at Nancy Moore's Blue Basin and she was nice enough to run me around the 
basin Sat. a.m. A wonderful break.

Obion County July 4:

Anhinga (soaring overhead near entrance to Reelfoot NWR)
great egret
great blue heron
Turkey vulture
black vulture
Acadian flycatcher (at closed visitors center)
Great crested flycatcher
American robin
Northern cardinal

Lake County (roaming through agricultural fields and along the top of the 
levee, and from dock of Blue Basin):
Great egret
Great blue heron
Turkey vulture
black vulture
Osprey (Blue Basin)
Mississippi kite (may have been in Kentucky)
Bald eagle (first year, in dead tree along the levee)
Least tern (Blue Basin)

Lyda Phillips
Davidson County


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