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Guntersville, AL United States

December 2018

Guntersville Area Audubon Christmas Bird Count (NABT)

December 26 @ 5:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Free

This Count, in another well-known birding area in northern Alabama, yields a wide variety of songbird, raptor and waterfowl species. The format is the same as that of the Wheeler Count. Unlike the Wheeler Christmas Count, there is no single gathering spot for folks to meet and join a group. For this reason, please contact Linda Reynolds if you are interested in joining one of the eight parties of counters; meeting times for different parties may vary. The meeting spot…

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January 2019

Audubon Field Trip: City of Guntersville Waterfront Parks

January 12, 2019 @ 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
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With thousands of ducks and a good number of loons, the deep waters of Lake Guntersville deliver excellent waterfowl birding throughout the winter months. The details: Meetup is at 7 a.m. at the Food Giant in Pinson (6662 AL Hwy. 75), located off I-20 E/I-59 N (Exit 134 for AL-75/Roebuck Parkway). Turn left onto AL-75, and Food Giant will be on the left after about eight miles. From there, we’ll caravan and carpool to the City of Guntersville waterfront parks. As…

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Guntersville City/Dam North/Hawk Farm (NABT #37)

January 12, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 1:30 pm
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Free

The Guntersville area provides some of our best winter birding, as we explore a variety of habitats along Guntersville Lake, the Tennessee River and nearby areas. We’ll convene at the Guntersville Chamber of Commerce parking lot, on the south end of the Hwy 431 bridge, birding first along the lakefront and some other spots of interest; we should see a large number and variety of waterfowl, water birds, raptors and songbirds. We’ll break for lunch around 11-11:30, then reconvene about…

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February 2019

Guntersville Waterfront/Peninsula, Guntersville Dam South (NABT #35, 36)

February 2, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
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This trip starts on Sunset Parkway along the west side of Guntersville. We should see a great variety of ducks, many loons and grebes, possibly some odd terns and gulls, eagles, etc. Meet in Guntersville at the Chamber of Commerce parking lot on the south end of the Hwy 431 bridge. From there, we’ll go west on the Lake Loop Road and bird the waterfront. The tour will then go south and across the Hwy 69 Causeway to the south…

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