Saturday, December 12, 2009

E.L. Huie Water Facility and Newman Wetlands Center - Birding Hot Spot

Location: E. L. Huie Water Facility and Newman Wetlands Center Clayton County, Georgia, USA
Direction: Travel South on I-75, take exit #235. Turn Right or go West on Tara Blvd for about 6.3 miles. Turn left onto Freeman Road. ravel 1.3 miles to the Wetlands Center on the right. Proceed past the bend and Shamrock Rd (which goes to Lakes Shamrock and Blalock), and continue to Dixon Industrial Rd, turn right and you should see the gate about 1/4 mile on the left. Enter the E L Huie pond complex. There are six ponds in this complex. Make sure you check all six ponds.

Please also check Arrival and Departure Dates of GA birds before you go there. Report all birds you have spotted on and/or GABO-L site.

Birds you might see at this location in their alphabetical order are:
American Coot
American Crow
American Goldfinch
American Kestrel
American Pipit
Black Duck
Blue Jay
Canada Goose
Carolina Chickadee
Cooper's Hawl
Double-crested Cormorant
Eastern Bluebird
Eastern Meadowlark
Eastern Phoebe
Eastern Towhee
European Starling
Field Sparrow
Great Blue Heron
Greater White-fronted Goose
Green-winged Teal
Hooded Merganser
Least Sandpiper
Lesser Scaup
Louisiana Waterthrush
Mourning Dove
Northern Cardinal
Northern Mockingbird
Northern Shoveler
Palm Warbler
Pied-billed Grebe
Red-shouldered Hawk
Red-tailed Hawk
Red-winged Blackbird
Ring-necked Duck
Ruby-crowned Kinglet
Ruddy Duck
Savannah Sparrow
Scarlet Tanager
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher.
Song Sparrow
Swamp Sparrow
Turkey Vulture
Winter Wren
Yellow-headed Blackbird
Yellow-rumped Warbler
---- End of List ------

Data here is obtained from, GABO-L and my own field trip. I will update the list as I spot more birds. See 12-month Species Chart here.

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