Field Trip to Long Hunter State Park – 19 February 2022

map_lhspOn Saturday, 19 February 2022 at 8:30 AM the John W Sellars Chapter of TOS will convene at Long Hunter State Park for some birding fun. Long Hunter State Park is located at 2910 Hobson Pike, Nashville, TN 37076. Meet at 8:30 AM by the kiosk in Area 2 beside Couchville Lake. [ Google Map ]. Bring your binoculars and dress appropriately. Please join us if you can make it.

bird-watching-birdwatcher1Anyone and everyone interested in birding is welcome to attend the field trip and/or meeting. You do not have to be a member to attend this meeting or any of our field trips. Bring a sack lunch for after the meeting, and find out what everyone is seeing at their favorite birding spots.


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Field Trip to Wheeler NWR – Saturday, 22 January 2022

SANDHILL-CRANEThe Lebanon Birding Club – John W Sellars Chapter of the Tennessee Ornithological Society is heading to Wheeler National Wildlife Refuge [ Wheeler NWR website ] near Decatur, Alabama on Saturday, 22 January 2022, and you are invited. This field trip will take the place of our regularly scheduled meeting,  and as always, you do not have to be a member of our club to  participate  in our field trips. All are welcome.

We will meet at the Wheeler NWR Visitor Center parking lot at 9:00 AM on Saturday, 22 January 2022. Plans are to bird the refuge first,  hit a few other hotspots in the area, have lunch at a nearby restaurant, then more birding in the afternoon before coming home.

What Will I See?

Expect to see Sandhill cranes by the thousands, Whooping cranes, thousands of ducks and geese of all stripes and colors, and many other birds. Be sure to bring your binoculars, cameras, scopes, water to drink, and dress appropriately.

The refuge visitor center opens at 9:00 AM and is located at 3121 Visitor Center Road, Decatur, AL 35603. Click the image below for the [ Google map ]. The lat/long coordinates for the visitor center are: 34.54742, -86.951081



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