Endangered Birdwatching Travel Services Marietta GA

Local resource for endangered birdwatching travel services in Marietta, GA. 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.

Cheryl Weldon
(770) 565-7600
137 Johnson Ferry Road
Marietta, GA
Agency
Travel & Cruise Professionals
Membership Associations
American Society of Travel Agents
Destinations
Africa, Middle East, Australia / New Zealand, Canada, Caribbean, Europe-Western, Latin America & Mexico, Pacific Islands-Tahiti, Fiji, Bali, etc., U.S. - Alaska, U.S. - Hawaii, U.S. - Southeast
Specialities
Adventure Travel, Art & Antiques, Barge / Canal / RiverCruises, Cruising / Cruise Lines, Destination Weddings, Family Travel, Honeymoon, Meeting Planning / Events, National Parks, Religious, Reunions, Safari, Spa / Fitness, Student / Youth, Women's Travel
Website
www.TravelCruiseProfessionals.com

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Gisela Schloss-Birkholz
(770) 993-7001
102 Cedar St
Roswell, GA
Agency
Blue Lagoon Corporate Travel, Inc
Membership Associations
American Society of Travel Agents
Destinations
Caribbean, Central America, Europe-Northern, Europe-Western, Latin America & Mexico, South America, U.S. - Alaska, U.S. - Midwest, U.S. - Northeast, U.S. - Southeast, U.S. - West
Specialities
Business Travel, Luxury Travel, Nature
Website
www.travelsense.org

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Susan Aft
(770) 992-1301
8725 Roswell Rd Ste O-123
Atlanta, GA
Agency
Discount Travel and Cruise
Membership Associations
American Society of Travel Agents
Destinations
Australia / New Zealand, Canada, Caribbean, Europe-Northern, Europe-Western, Pacific Islands-Tahiti, Fiji, Bali, etc., U.S. - Hawaii, U.S. - Midwest, U.S. - Northeast, U.S. - Southeast, U.S. - West
Specialities
Barge / Canal / RiverCruises, Cruising / Cruise Lines, Family Travel, Honeymoon, Luxury Travel, Meeting Planning / Events, Reunions, Senior / Mature Adult, Spa / Fitness, Women's Travel
Website
www.discounttravelandcruise.com

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Paul Henry
(404) 377-2274
405 Lakeshore Dr Ne
Atlanta, GA
Agency
Axess Associates
Membership Associations
American Society of Travel Agents
Destinations
Africa, Australia / New Zealand, Canada, Caribbean, Central America, Europe-Eastern, Europe-Northern, Europe-Western, Pacific Islands-Tahiti, Fiji, Bali, etc., South America, U.S. - Alaska
Specialities
Adventure Travel, Barge / Canal / RiverCruises, Boating / Yacht / Sailing, Castles / Villas, Cruising / Cruise Lines, Eco-Tourism, Family Travel, Gay & Lesbian, National Parks, Rail, Religious, Safari, Spa / Fitness, Women's Travel
Website
www.travelaxess.com

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Alpha Travel
(770) 988-9984
Marietta, GA
 
Ruth Miller
(770) 428-2497
3276 Autumn Woods Trail
Marietta, GA
Agency
Ruth's Travelshop
Membership Associations
American Society of Travel Agents
Destinations
Canada, Caribbean, Europe-Eastern, Europe-Northern, Europe-Western, U.S. - Alaska, U.S. - Hawaii, U.S. - Midwest, U.S. - Northeast, U.S. - Southeast, U.S. - West
Specialities
Art & Culture / Music, Barge / Canal / RiverCruises, Business Travel, Castles / Villas, Cruising / Cruise Lines, Educational, Family Fun, Family Travel, Historical, Honeymoon, National Parks, Rail, Reunions, Senior / Mature Adult, Ski / WinterSports, Women's Travel
Website
www.ruthstravelshop.com

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Janet Brown
(770) 518-1333
4324 N Smoke Ridge Ct
Roswell, GA
Agency
JB Travel
Membership Associations
American Society of Travel Agents
Destinations
Africa, Australia / New Zealand, Canada, Caribbean, Central America, Europe-Eastern, Europe-Northern, Europe-Western, Latin America & Mexico, U.S. - Alaska, U.S. - Hawaii
Specialities
Adventure Travel, Barge / Canal / RiverCruises, Bicycle, Camping / Hiking, Cruising / Cruise Lines, Family Travel, Honeymoon, Incentive Travel, Luxury Travel, Safari, Spa / Fitness
Website
www.jtravelB.com

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Nancy Jaeger
(770) 475-9331
2600 Roxburgh Dr
Roswell, GA
Agency
Travel Power, Inc.
Membership Associations
American Society of Travel Agents
Destinations
Africa, Middle East, Canada, Europe-Western, U.S. - Alaska, U.S. - Hawaii
Specialities
Barge / Canal / RiverCruises, Cruising / Cruise Lines, Family Travel, Honeymoon, Luxury Travel, Religious, Senior / Mature Adult
Website
www.travelpowerga.com

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Traveler's Aid of Metropolitan
(770) 428-1883
Marietta, GA
 
Jeanne Conaway
(770) 850-6891
375 Franklin Rd Ste 450
Marietta, GA
Agency
Elegant Vacations
Membership Associations
American Society of Travel Agents
Destinations
South America, Latin America & Mexico
Specialities
Eco-Tourism, Family Travel, Lifestyle / Family / Specialty, Adventure Travel
Website
www.elegantadventures.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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