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March 23, 2024 – Bledsoe State Park Field Trip

Join Tim Loyd for an early spring outing to explore Bledsoe Creek State Park located just east of Gallatin. Bledsoe Creek packs a lot of different habitats into a rela- tively small area, making it one of the top birding destina- tions in Sumner County. It contains a mix of bottomland forest, a small marsh,

Saturday, April 20th – Field Trip to Bowie Nature Park

Join Graham Gerdeman and Mike Smith for a visit to this under-birded gem in Williamson County.  Consisting of extensive stands of deciduous hardwoods and pine forests, as well as several small lakes and ponds, Bowie’s varied habitat should attract a good variety of birds, especially as spring migration heats up in mid-April.  It is also

2nd Wednesday morning Spring walk – April 24th, 2024

Radnor Lake Visitors Center 1160 Otter Creek Rd, Oak Hill, United States

Join us for the second of 4 Wednesday morning spring migration walks at Radnor Lake State Park.  Walks begin at 7:30 am outside the Visitor's Center off Otter Creek Rd.  We take the same route each time so if you get caught in traffic or can't get there right at 7:30 am you can catch

Spring Count – Saturday, May 4th

In lieu of an organized field trip, we hope you will join our annual NTOS Spring Count:  come team up with other birders as we visit the top hotspots in town during the peak of spring migration.  All levels of experience are appreciated, and every bird counts, so please consider being a part of this

Field Trip – Saturday, May 18th – Green Door Gourmet

Back by popular demand!  We will tour this 200+ acre working organic farm which is nestled along the Cumberland River right across from Bells Bend Park.  Featuring a mix of cedar forest, upland hardwoods, and large agricultural fields, it forms a habitat mosaic that should attract a wide variety of birds.  We plan to hike

Field Trip – Saturday, June 8th – Beaman Park

We will explore the hills and hollows of Beaman Park for the breeding birds that call this lovely park home.  At least 8 warbler species, 3 flycatchers, both tanagers, Wood Thrush, and numerous other birds spend the summer months here and we will hike the Henry Hollow Loop in search of them all.  We will