The Birds of Tennessee is a quick and easy to use, light-weight, durable, all-weather field guide to the inspiring and incredibly varied birdlife inhabiting the State of Tennessee, including The Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
Stunning digital photographs depict more than 120 species of common and notable birds, enabling users to identify nearly every bird they encounter—day or night—within the guide’s extensive area of coverage.
Designed to satisfy the needs of birders of all interest levels—but especially beginning and intermediate users trying to “make sense of it all”—this beautiful and amazingly informative six-fold guide will be an indispensable field companion on all outings.
Whether seeking waterfowl, forest birds, Bald Eagles and neotropical migrants along the mighty Mississippi river and its floodplain; setting your sights on the colorful variety of warblers inhabiting the lofty Blue Ridge Mountains; embarking on a serious birding trip to Great Smoky Mountains National Park, or on a business trip to Memphis, Knoxville, Chattanooga, and points between, you’ll be glad to have this booklet.
This affordable guide will serve as a lasting momento of any trip and will conveniently fit into a daypack, pocket or glove-compartment, facilitating easy field identification—whether in a Nashville garden, on a family vacation, or a serious birding trip visiting all the best birding hot spots within Tennessee.
About the author
Greg R. Homel is an ornithologist, award-winning international nature photojournalist, documentary film producer, birding tour leader and lecturer.
He lives and works from his home within the magnificent Los Padres National Forest, California, USA (home of the California Condor) and from his second homes at Río Lagartos, surrounded by the magnificent Ría Lagartos National Park and Biosphere Reserve at the north tip of Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula and El Tuito, near Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, Mexico.
A birder-naturalist since childhood, Greg founded Natural Elements Productions in 1986 and Natural Encounters Birding Tours shortly thereafter. Now he travels the globe on a full-time basis in search of rare and little-known birds and other wildlife.
His travels on all seven continents, from the Arctic Circle to the Antarctic and points between, have allowed him to see more than half of the planet's roughly 9,800+ bird species in their natural habitats.
His early work appeared regularly in books and magazines, including Wildbird Magazine, The Audubon Society Field Guides to Eastern Birds and The Audubon Society Field Guides to Western Birds, Time, Birder's World, Tucson Lifestyle, and Texas Monthly magazines.
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