Seven Islands State Birding Park

CTOS joined the Knoxville Chapter on Saturday, October 1, for a field trip to Seven Islands State Birding Park just outside of Knoxville. We identified a total of 49 species, and were led by Knoxville members Kirk Huffstadtler and Chris Welsh. Some of us met for dinner the evening before and had a wonderful time. 

Here’s a list of the birds we saw:

Wood Duck

Wild Turkey

Mourning Dove

Chimney Swift

Double-crested Cormorant

Great Blue Heron

Great Egret

Black Vulture

Turkey Vulture

Belted Kingfisher

Red-headed Woodpecker

Red-bellied Woodpecker

Downy Woodpecker

Northern Flicker

Eastern Wood-Pewee

White-eyed Vireo

Blue Jay

Carolina Chickadee

Tufted Titmouse

Northern Rough-winged Swallow

Carolina Wren

Gray Catbird

Brown Thrasher

Northern Mockingbird

Eastern Bluebird

American Robin

American Goldfinch

Field Sparrow

Song Sparrow

Eastern Towhee

Brown-headed Cowbird


Northern Waterthrush

Black0-and-white Warbler

Tennessee Warbler

Common Yellowthroat

Hooded Warbler

Cape May Warbler

Northern Parula

Magnolia Warbler

Blackburnian Warbler

Palm Warbler

Yellow-throated Warbler

Summer Tanager

Scarlet Tanager

Northern Cardinal

Blue Grosbeak

Indigo Bunting