Birds

Birds Seen at Well Being Conference Center, Claiborne County, Tennessee

  • Eastern Bluebirds
  • Indigo Buntings
  • Cardinals
  • Gray Catbirds
  • Carolina Chickadees
  • Double Crested Cormorant (seen only once)
  • American Crows
  • Mourning Doves
  • Wood Ducks
  • Bald Eagles
  • Purple Finches (Winter visitors)
  • Flickers
  • Great Crested Flycatcher (once)
  • Canadian Geese
  • Goldfinches (as many as 50 at one time)
  • Rose Breasted Grosbeak
  • Northern Harrier
  • Broad-Winged Hawks
  • Red-Tailed Hawks
  • Rough-Legged Hawks
  • Great Blue Herons (two nearby rookeries)
  • Green Herons
  • Ruby-Throated Hummingbirds (the only Hummingbird east of the Mississippi)
  • Blue Jays (not too many)
  • Slate Colored Juncos
  • Killdeer
  • Eastern Kingbird
  • Belted Kingfishers
  • Hooded Mergansers (diving fish eating ducks)
  • Mockingbirds
  • White Breasted Nuthatches
  • Eastern Screech Owl (only heard, not seen)
  • Great Horned Owl (only heard, not seen)
  • Eastern Phoebe
  • Robins
  • Chipping Sparrow
  • White Throated Sparrow
  • Bank Swallows
  • Barn Swallows (hundreds one evening)
  • Scarlet Tanager
  • Towhee
  • Tufted Titmouse
  • Black Vultures
  • Wild Turkeys (four turkeys were once seen grazing on a cabin roof)
  • Yellow Throated Warbler
  • Whip-Poor-Will (heard at 2 AM on some summer nights)
  • Downy Woodpeckers
  • Hairy Woodpeckers
  • Pileated Woodpeckers (big, raucous spectacular woodpeckers)
  • Red Bellied Woodpeckers
  • Carolina Wren