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Activities:   Outdoors

Birding

Birding

Decatur-Morgan County is home to hundreds of species of birds, making it a natural destination for the thousands of bird watchers that come to the area each year. Decatur-Morgan County is part of the Central Loop of the North Alabama Birding Trail and is host to the annual North Alabama Birding Festival. Bird watchers can find many species of waterfowl and other birds in the Wheeler Wildlife Refuge.

North Alabama Birding Trail

Decatur-Morgan County is part of the Central Loop of the North Alabama Birding Trail. Opened in 2005, the North Alabama Birding Trail features over 50 designated stations that allow visitors to observe the birds in their native habitats. There are eighteen stations located along the Central loop, including eight within the Wheeler Wildlife Refuge.

To learn more visit www.fws.gov/wheeler