Endangered Birdwatching Travel Services Cleveland TN

Local resource for endangered birdwatching travel services in Cleveland, TN. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to endangered birdwatching travel services, aviary travel services, holiday travel services, and vacation travel agents, as well as advice and content on birdwatching, endangered birds, and bird identification.

Donna Davis
(423) 478-3553
6501 Waterlevel Hwy Se
Cleveland, TN
Agency
Outland Travel, Inc.
Membership Associations
American Society of Travel Agents
Website
www.outlandtravel.com

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Cruise Planners
(423) 847-6580
Hixson, TN
 
Cruise Planners/American Express
(423) 476-6300
2401 North Ocoee Street
Cleveland, TN
Agency
Cruise Planners/American Express
Membership Associations
International Assoc of Travel Agents
Destinations
All Destinations
Specialities
Cruises, Land, and Tour Travel
Website
www.SimpleCruiseDeal.com

Cheryl Hiers
(615) 383-3012
1305 Clinton Street
Nashville, TN
Agency
BlueShoe Nashville
Membership Associations
American Society of Travel Agents
Destinations
U.S. - Midwest
Specialities
Art & Culture / Music, Lifestyle / Family / Specialty
Website
www.blueshoenashville.com

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Jan Rubio
(423) 217-4052
1738 Edgemont Ave
Bristol, TN
Agency
The Travel Authority/TTA, Inc.
Membership Associations
American Society of Travel Agents
Destinations
Caribbean, U.S. - Alaska, U.S. - Hawaii, U.S. - Midwest, U.S. - Northeast, U.S. - Southeast, U.S. - West
Specialities
Barge / Canal / RiverCruises, Cruising / Cruise Lines, Destination Weddings, Educational, Family Fun, Family Travel, Honeymoon, Luxury Travel, Safari, Ski / WinterSports, Student / Youth
Website
www.thetravelauthority.com

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BMD Travel Service
(423) 485-1197
Chattanooga, TN
 
Cruise Planners / American Express Travel
(423) 476-6300
2401 North Ocoee Street
Cleveland, TN
Agency
Cruise Planners / American Express Travel
Membership Associations
International Association of Travel Agents
Destinations
Caribbean, Hawaii, Florida
Specialities
Sandals, Disney, Royal Caribbean, Carnival
Website
www.SimpleCruiseDeal.com

Julie Chaump
(901) 377-5111
3135 Penmont Dr
Germantown, TN
Agency
Travel Vacations
Membership Associations
American Society of Travel Agents
Destinations
U.S. - Hawaii, Caribbean, Canada, Latin America & Mexico, U.S. - Midwest, U.S. - Northeast, U.S. - Southeast, U.S. - West, Europe-Western
Specialities
All Inclusive, Cruising / Cruise Lines, Family Travel, Leisure Travel, Resorts, Beach Vacations
Website
www.travelvacations.net

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Lynda Griffin
(423) 266-1893
516 Chestnut St
Chattanooga, TN
Agency
Lookout Travel Agency
Membership Associations
American Society of Travel Agents
Destinations
Caribbean, Europe-Western, U.S. - Hawaii, U.S. - Southeast
Specialities
Business Travel, Incentive Travel, Meeting Planning / Events
Website
www.lookouttravel.com

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Prema Ratliff
(423) 989-4880
1738 Edgemont Ave
Bristol, TN
Agency
The Travel Authority/TTA, Inc.
Membership Associations
American Society of Travel Agents
Website
www.TheTravelAuthority.com

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Rare Bird Focus

Rare Bird Focus: The Endangered Kirtland's Warbler

The endangered Kirtland's warbler is one of the rarest members of the wood warbler (Parulidae) family. It is a fascinating bird for a few reasons: First, it nests in just a few counties in Michigan's northern Lower and Upper Peninsulas. Also, it is closely tied to a narrow and distinctive habitat of young jack pine barrens where it conceals its nest in the lush understory. It has been on the endangered species list since 1967. You can view a profile of this species on our site .

In the 1950's and 1960's, Kirtland's warbler numbers dropped precipitously, but in recent years habitat management has led to a promising increase in the number of singing males. Management efforts have focused on habitat improvements and control of the local brown-headed cowbird population. Cowbirds are brood parasites, which means they lay their eggs in other species' nests and shift the burden of parental care onto the host species. This strategy, while good for cowbirds, has had a devastating effect on the breeding success of other species.

Prescribed fire burns have been used to regenerate forests of young jack pines, which require fire to open their cones and spread their seeds. This, in combination with brown-headed cowbird control projects (led by the United States Forest Service and the United States Fish and Wildlife Service in cooperation with the Michigan Department of Natural Resources and the Michigan Audubon Society), have resulted in an increase of the number of singing males from just a few hundred in the late 1980s to a total of 1,341 males, according to the 2004 annual breeding census. The Kirtland's warbler will remain on the endangered species list until at least 1,000 nesting pairs are documented.

In spring, Kirtland's warblers migrate from the Bahamas to northern Michigan. Fortunately, a specially appointed Kirtland's Warbler Recovery Team has a collaborative working relationship with Baha...

Author: Bird Watcher's Digest

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