• Three kayakers enjoying the river.

    Chattahoochee River

    National Recreation Area Georgia

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  • Rising River Waters Can Kill!

    Watch for rapidly rising river levels on the Chattahoochee River and its tributaries. Water released from dams and heavy rain can turn a day on the river into a tragedy! More »

  • Call for Water Release Schedule

    With colder temperatures you can expect longer and more frequent water releases. For water release schedule info, call 1-855-DAM-FLOW (1-855-326-3569) for Buford Dam and 404-329-1455 for Morgan Falls Dam. Save numbers to your cell! More »

American Crow

American Crow

American Crow

The American Crow (Corvus brachyrhynchos) is a common and widespread bird. They travel mostly in small groups, but sometimes in large flocks. (And a group of crows is known as a "murder"!) They can be found in all open habitats: from beaches and farmlands to suburbs and open woods. At night, they form large communat roosts where thousands gather in trees. Crows construct their nests of twigs and sticks and line them with bark, grass, and moss and place them in trees. Their diet is varied- they are opportunists and eat insects, nuts, seeds, corn, fruit, bird eggs and nestlings and carrion. They are all black, including their legs and large bills. Their call is an easily recognized "caaw, caaw".

Did You Know?

Hickory Horned Devil

While many caterpillars make cocoons to molt into moths and butterflies, some, like the Hickory Horned Devil, bury themselves in the ground over the winter emerging in the Spring fully changed.