Join for FREE
It only takes a minute!

Welcome to BirdForum.
BirdForum is the net's largest birding community, dedicated to wild birds and birding, and is absolutely FREE! You are most welcome to register for an account, which allows you to take part in lively discussions in the forum, post your pictures in the gallery and more.

Personal tools
Main Categories

Piedmont National Wildlife Refuge

From Opus

(Difference between revisions)
Revision as of 22:05, 5 July 2009 (edit)
Jthoppes (Talk | contribs)
m (Other Wildlife - fix links)
← Previous diff
Revision as of 19:31, 11 July 2009 (edit) (undo)
Jthoppes (Talk | contribs)
(add directions to rcw)
Next diff →
Line 28: Line 28:
===Access and Facilities=== ===Access and Facilities===
-"to do"+From Interstate 75 between Atlanta and Macon, take exit 186 (Juliette Road). Proceed 18 miles east on
 +Juliette Road (across US 23 and through the tiny town of Juliette) to the refuge entrance. The road north from the visitor's center ends at a parking lot for Lake Allison. Follow the trail across the dam, where you will see signs directing you around the 1.5 mile loop trail to the woodpecker colony.
===Contact Details=== ===Contact Details===

Revision as of 19:31, 11 July 2009


This article is incomplete.
This article is missing one or more sections. You can help the BirdForum Opus by expanding it.

Longleaf pine forest near the Red-cockaded Woodpecker colony at Piedmont NWR.
Longleaf pine forest near the Red-cockaded Woodpecker colony at Piedmont NWR.

Contents

Overview

Piedmont National Wildlife Refuge is located north of Macon in central Georgia.

Birds

Notable Species

The refuge is notable for its nesting colony of endangered Red-cockaded Woodpeckers. Other species found in the pine forest include Brown-headed Nuthatch, Pine Warbler, and Bachman's Sparrow.

Rarities

"to do"

Check-list

Birds you can see here include:

"to do"

Other Wildlife

White-tailed Deer, Fox Squirrel and Gray Squirrel. Oppossum, bats, Beavers, Fox, Coyote, Raccoon and Bobcat.2

There are 92 species of butterflies confirmed as occuring on Piedmont NWR. 2

Site Information

History and Use

Piedmont NWR was established in 19391

Areas of Interest

"to do"

Access and Facilities

From Interstate 75 between Atlanta and Macon, take exit 186 (Juliette Road). Proceed 18 miles east on Juliette Road (across US 23 and through the tiny town of Juliette) to the refuge entrance. The road north from the visitor's center ends at a parking lot for Lake Allison. Follow the trail across the dam, where you will see signs directing you around the 1.5 mile loop trail to the woodpecker colony.

Contact Details

US Fish and Wildlife Service.

External Links

References

  1. Piedmont History
  2. Piedmont Wildlife
Advertisement


Fatbirder's Top 1000 Birding Websites

Help support BirdForum

Page generated in 0.27318692 seconds with 6 queries
All times are GMT. The time now is 03:44.