North Alabama Birding Trail

The northwest loop of the North Alabama Birding Trail boats more than a dozen sites. Several sites are noted for their impressive congregations of winter birds – waterfowl, eagles, gulls – as well as a long list of rare or vagrant species to the state. Leighton Ponds, with its assemblage of flooded sinkholes, is one of Alabama’s best interior sites for shorebird migration. The Natchez Trace Parkway with its wooded, scenic byway offers Barred Owls and Wild Turkey. Another site on the historic trace, Rock Springs, is renowned for its concentration of fall migrating hummingbirds. These sites and more make for great birding.

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Traverses Colbert County from East to West

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