Missing from our skies
Artwork by Lindy C., Robbinsville High School, North Carolina.
Passenger pigeon (Ectopistes migratorius)
Artwork by Cailon G, Robbinsville High School, North Carolina.
Rusty-patched bumble bee (Bombus affinis)
Artwork by Amber L, Robbinsville High School, North Carolina.
Red-cockaded woodpecker (Picoides boreali)
Did You Know?
More than 240 species of birds have been found in the park. Sixty species are year-round residents. Nearly 120 species breed in the park, including 52 species from the neo-tropics. Many other species use the park as an important stopover and foraging area during their semiannual migration.