Kentucky warbler, photo by Andrew C courtesy of Wiki Commons

Kentucky Bird Watching

Birding Kentucky

As a landlocked state Kentucky is not blessed with the diversity of birdlife that coastal areas offer. Nonetheless, its placement in the central United States offers bird watchers great opportunities to experience a wide variety of birds. Our state’s largely rural nature makes great bird watching locales easy to find. In fact, the combination of federal and state “natural” lands that are easily accessible for bird watching—national parks, national forests, state parks and nature preserves, wildlife management areas, and others—makes it one of the most bird-watching friendly states in the nation!

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