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Audubon Birdathon

Take a walk through the beautiful forests of Audubon Acres for free this month

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A Bird’s Eye View With Kevin Calhoon

Kevin Calhoon is in charge of every animal that isn’t fish at the aquarium—birds, penguins, otters, butterflies, reptiles, you name it.

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Spring Birdhouse Checklist

With bluebirds starting to scout for places to nest this month and several nesting birds soon to follow, it’s time to get out and get your birdhouses ready for occupancy with these helpful reminders

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Ruffled Feathers

If you saw some birds a little worse for wear this fall, don’t worry; it’s not likely they were ill.

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Seasonal Support

When you’re snuggled up with hot cocoa and a blanket this winter, don’t forget about your backyard birds.

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Hunting Season Starts for Sandhills

Thousands of people flock to our area annually to celebrate the Sandhill Crane Festival held in Birchwood each January, but beginning this month the arrival of the large cranes is much different.

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Night Flight

If you’re living in a house with a chimney, you’re already familiar with the chimney swift (Chaetura pelagica), a cigar-shaped bird that inhabits your chimney with several companions each year.

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Feeder System

When migration season starts in September, Chattanooga sees hundreds of different types of birds, all with different diets and feeding habits.

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Odd Fellows

Kyle Simpson, sanctuary manager with the Chattanooga Audubon Society, shares some of his favorite weird birds that you can readily spot in the area.

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Chattanooga’s Colorful Woodpeckers

Sometimes our avian friends the woodpeckers get a bad rap.

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Cliff Divers

June is likely the last time to catch a peak at birds before they head north for summer.

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Rescue & Rehab

Chattanooga Zoo rehabilitates injured birds

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Blue Streak

If you’re wondering why your newly planted sprouts are ridden with bites and bugs, you’re probably in need of a little help from a friend.

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Exploring Nature's Jewels

"There’s nothing more beautiful than a bird egg.” —C.E. Blevins

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Counting Crows?

Thousands of birdwatchers will step into their backyards on the weekend of Feb. 15 to create a snapshot of the entire Earth — one bird at a time.

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