[TN-Bird] Riverport Rd. Entry to Ensley Bottoms

  • From: "John Walko" <walko@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <tn-bird@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 20 Jun 2006 23:38:15 -0500

Riverport Rd. 
SW Shelby County, Memphis, TN

1:30pm -2:30pm, Hot 93+ Degs, While taking a late lunch brak I Traveled west
and scanning the wetlands from the Cypress Creek Bridge towards the TVA pond
at Plant Rd.



6 - Green heron

2 - Yellow Crowned Night Heron

All the Heron's seen foraging around the downed timber areas of the 1st and
2nd areas from the bridge.

1 - Red Headed Woodpecker, one of a pair I've seen in the standing and
downed timber area nearest the bridge, have seen them "Hawking" insects from
their high perchs.

1 - E. Kingbird hawking insects from utility wires along rd near area 2.

1- Bluebird

2 - Can Geese

3 - Least Terns feeding at the tva pond.

Several each Morn. Doves, N. Mockingbirds, Red Wing Blkbrds, Cardinals, and


Jay Walko, MTOS


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