The Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area is home to over 190 species of birds, making it a popular site for birding. Whether following the river corridor as they migrate or nesting in the forest, birds of all shapes and sizes can be found within the park.

For a list of birds found in the park visit the NPSpecies page. Make sure you select Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area (CHAT) and Birds in the drop down menus before clicking on the Search button. Once the list appears click on the Report/PDF button to print out a Species Checklist for the park.

Click the links below for more information on our ten most common birds.

  1. Tufted Titmouse
  2. Northern Cardinal
  3. Carolina Wren
  4. Carolina Chickadee
  5. Red-Eyed Vireo
  6. American Crow
  7. Blue Jay
  8. Red-Bellied Woodpecker
  9. Blue-Gray Gnatcatcher
  10. Downy Woodpecker

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1978 Island Ford Parkway
Sandy Springs, GA 30350


(678) 538-1200

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