Updates for birdersWritten by Admin
Two birding outings planned for Highlands
The Highlands Plateau Audubon Society has two May outings planned.
Curtis Smalling and Michelle Styring will lead a trip to Gorges State Park on May 23. Smalling is the state Audubon Director of Land Bird Conservation. Expect to see Swainson’s and worm-eating warblers among other birds on this trip.
Meet at Highlands Town Hall at 7:30 a.m. or at the new Cashiers Recreation Center lot at 8 a.m.
A car birding trip along Rich Gap Road will be led by Brock Hutchins on May 30. Expect to see tanagers, red-tailed hawks, black-throated green warblers and more.
www.highlandsaudubonsociety.org or 828.526.1939.
Bird walk hosted by the LTLT
Bird expert Jack Johnston will lead a birding outing on the Land Trust for the Little Tennessee’s Gibson Bottoms property from 8 to 9:30 a.m. on May 29.
Hikers will search for and identify bird species. This event is for people over 12 years old. Bringing water and binoculars are encouraged. Space is limited to 20 people.