Birding in Tennessee

State Map West TN Middle TN East TN

Click on the map to select a region or pick from the list below.

West Tennessee Sites

Middle Tennessee Sites

East Tennessee Sites

Tennessee's National Wildlife Refuges
Seven refuges in the western half of the state, all offering good to excellent birding.

Recent Sightings

TN-Bird - An email discussion group about Tennessee birds owned by the TOS. Archived messages are available at this web address. To subscribe or unsubscribe, click here. Enter your email address and follow the instructions. Choose TN-Bird when offered the choice.

State Bird List

Official List of the Birds of Tennessee

Field Checklist of Tennessee Birds (PDF file), published by the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency

Breeding Chronology of Tennessee Birds

Click here for a listing of the breeding chronology of Tennessee birds.

More on Birding in Tennessee

See the Tennessee Watchable Wildlife website for more information on where to watch birds and other wildlife in Tennessee. This site is hosted by the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency.

See the Literature on Tennessee's Birdlife page for publications on birding Tennessee.

Birding in Adjacent States

Alabama Ornithological Society

Carolina Bird Club

Georgia Ornithological Society

Kentucky Ornithological Society

Mississippi Ornithological Society

The Audubon Society of Missouri

Virginia Society of Ornithology

Other Resources

Tennessee Bluebird Society

For a comprehensive listing of other links to information on birds and birding, go to Jack Silers Birding on the Net.

Also visit eBird, a site developed by the Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology and the National Audubon Society with funding from the National Science Foundation. At this site, birders can post their personal observations and view lists posted by other birders.

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