When you’re snuggled up with hot cocoa and a blanket this winter, don’t forget about your backyard birds.
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.
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.
When migration season starts in September, Chattanooga sees hundreds of different types of birds, all with different diets and feeding habits.
Kyle Simpson, sanctuary manager with the Chattanooga Audubon Society, shares some of his favorite weird birds that you can readily spot in the area.
Sometimes our avian friends the woodpeckers get a bad rap.
June is likely the last time to catch a peak at birds before they head north for summer.
Chattanooga Zoo rehabilitates injured birds
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.
"There’s nothing more beautiful than a bird egg.” —C.E. Blevins
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.
Tens of thousands of Sandhill Cranes are soaring south for the winter just in time for the Tennessee Sandhill Crane Festival Jan. 19-20 at Hiwassee Refuge.
Distinguished by its unique low-pitched five to six note call, the great horned owl is the largest owl that nests in Tennessee.
A Restored Native Species
North America is populated with 7 million wild turkeys, but these majestic birds haven’t always been so abundant.
October is a busy travel month for birds as they make their way into our area as part of their annual fall and winter migration south.