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BIRD Program: Wintering Thrushes

BIRD Program: Wintering Thrushes

In 2020, the BIRD Program received training and federal approval from the Bird Banding Laboratory to radio-tag five species of thrushes to help us better to understand if Warner Parks, close to an urban center and with intact forests, provides important habitat for birds.

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Bob’s Nature Note: Eastern Bluebirds

Bob’s Nature Note: Eastern Bluebirds

You might have seen Eastern Bluebirds around Ridge Field in Edwin Warner Park… The Warner Park BIRD team operates approximately 50 bluebird boxes throughout the Warner Parks, with 3 within the ideal habitat that is Ridge Field in Edwin Warner Park.

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BIRD Research Breaking News

BIRD Research Breaking News

First Foreign Detection: The Warner Park Nature Center Tracked Bird from Nashville to Costa Rica. Evidence indicates Nashville’s Warner Parks are an important habitat for migratory, wintering, and breeding birds.

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BIRD Research: First Foreign Detection

BIRD Research: First Foreign Detection

The Warner Park Nature Center Tracked Bird from Nashville to Costa Rica Evidence indicates Nashville’s Warner Parks are an important habitat for migratory, wintering, and breeding birds The BIRD Research Program at the Warner Park Nature Center (WPNC) in Nashville...

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Cutting Edge BIRD Research: Motus

Cutting Edge BIRD Research: Motus

Cutting-edge Research Featured on TN Wild Side For decades, Warner Parks has played a significant role in advancing our understanding of birds here in Tennessee. Warner Parks has the oldest, continuous Eastern Bluebird Nest Box project in the U.S, started in 1936 by...

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Kentucky Warblers in Tennessee

Kentucky Warblers in Tennessee

Cross-continental Connections Late June is a great time to observe the Kentucky Warblers in Warner Parks, neotropical migrants that fly from Central America to North America each spring to breed and raise their young. Leave it to the B.I.R.D. crew to have documented...

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Eastern Bluebirds in Tennessee

Eastern Bluebirds in Tennessee

What's Love Got To Do With It Love, Joy, Hope, Renewal, Prosperity … these are some of the symbolic words often used to describe our Eastern Bluebirds. Lucky for us, this beautiful bird can be seen year-round in our area and particularly in Warner Parks where we have...

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BIRD Research Published in The Migrant

BIRD Research Published in The Migrant

Eastern Bluebird Born in Warner Parks   We are proud to share the heartwarming story of a female Eastern Bluebird, who was born in a nest box on the Percy Warner Golf Course in July ‘10, banded when 8-days old by Diana McLusky, a licensed bird bander and...

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