[TN-Bird] The slough along Bear Creek Rd. at K-25/ETTP

  • From: ziply <ziply123@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: tn-bird@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 20 May 2019 20:41:31 -0400

Parked at the gate to the Heritage Ctr Greenway Powerhouse Trail, about 900
ft off of Gallagher Rd/SR 58 this evening:

Wood ducks, 13+ males, 1 hen+6 chicks and 1 hen+8
Great blue heron, 1 adult
Black crowned night heron, 1 adult
Mourning doves, 6+
Osprey, 1
Ruby throated hummingbird, 1 female
N. rough winged swallow, several
Tree swallow, several
Red-bellied woodpecker, 1
Bluejay, 1
Carolina chickadee, 1
Song sparrow, 2+
E. towhee, 4+
N. cardinal, 1
Red winged blackbird, 6+
Common grackle, 1
Starling, 1

I was also serenaded by a snorting buck and bullfrogs aplenty, saw a pair
of good sized snapping turtles mating, and watched a baby bunny mix eating
with play.

Liz Singley
Kingston TN

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