In 2018, a U.S. judge found the agency had illegally denied protection to the bi-state grouse and ordered it to re-evaluate the bird’s status.View More Lawsuit Brewing Over Game Bird, After Trump Administration Again Illegally Denies Protection
The Trump administration moved forward Friday with plans to scale back a century-old law protecting most American wild bird species despite warnings that billions of…View More Trump Administration Continues Effort to Strip Away Bird Protections
Just four days after the encounter between a white dog walker and African American birdwatcher Christian Cooper, a group of approximately 30 Black scientists, birders,…View More #BlackBirdersWeek aims to raise awareness, grow community
What To Do If You Find A Baby Bird On The Ground? As spring migration concludes, mated birds will start building nests, hatching eggs, and…View More What To Do If You Find A Baby Bird On The Ground?
Listen to the In Defense of Plants episode 262 to learn about the origins and history of field guides. The first field guides were created…View More On the Origins and History of Field Guides
When you find a bird feather that you can’t identify, what do you do? There are three online resources that can assist in identifying unknown…View More Need Feather Identification Help?
Birders interested in state-wide reports of rare and notable birds, should join the Tennessee Rare Bird Alert Group. The Facebook group has a handful of…View More Get State-wide Rare Bird Alerts on Facebook
Are you interested in receiving information about Greater Chattanooga rare bird alerts? Chattanooga TOS has established a group a Telegram mobile app messaging group. The…View More Greater Chattanooga-area Rare Bird Alert
My fellow CTOS Members, The Chattanooga TOS Board recently had a discussion regarding monthly meetings and field trips in light of the COVID-19 outbreak. We…View More Note Regarding Covid-19 crises
A locally rare bird was located, on April 1, 2020. Brewer’s Blackbirds, like the one found by Bruce Dralle, have only a 0.9% frequency in…View More Rare Bird Alert – Brewer’s Blackbird