Birds of Putnam County, Tennessee: Gazetteer
Descriptions of, and directions to, some sites noted below are provided at this link:
A map of Putnam County—with the sites noted in the table below coded on it—is available via the following link:
Some sites frequently the subject of field work for birds are noted in the Species Accounts with three-letter codes, explained below:
|Code||Site Name||General Location of Site|
|BAH||Barnes Hollow (private)||Macedonia Rd.|
|BOP||Boring Pond (private)||Between Rt. 111 and Old Kentucky Rd. at First Church of the Nazarene .|
|BUF||Burgess Fall State Natural Area (Tenn.)||Near Putnam/White County line on Rt. 135.|
|CCP||Cane Creek Park (Cookeville)||West Cookeville on CC Camp Rd.|
|CKV||Cookeville||Large town in center of county.|
|CLN||City Lake Natural Area (Cookeville)||Bridgeway Rd.|
|MOL||Monterey Lake (private)||Rt. 70 c. 3–4 km east of Monterey.|
|OMR||Old Mill Rd. (private)||Off of Cookeville Boatdock Rd.; connects with Ball Hill Rd.|
|R62||Rt. 62 ponds (private)||Hackworth Farm on Rt. 62 c. 11–12 km east of Monterey.|
|R96||Rt. 96||West of Baxter between Rt. 70 and Granville in Jackson County.|
|SHF||Shipley Farm (TTU)||C. 4–5 km northwest of Cookeville on Gainesboro Grade.|
|TTU||Tennessee Technological University||Northwest Cookeville|
Some communities mentioned in the Species Accounts are listed below, with an indication of their general location in the county:
Algood—northeast of Cookeville c. 2–3 km on Rt. 111.
Baxter—west of Cookeville c. 12 km on Rt. 70.
Brotherton—east of Algood c. 7–8 km on Brotherton Mt. Rd.
Double Springs—west of Cookeville 6 km on Rt. 70.
Monterey—east of Cookeville c. 15 km on I-40.
Two of the larger lakes of the Region have small elements within the county:
Center Hill Lake—the Mine Lick Creek arm of Center Hill Lake juts into the county in the southwest.
Cordell Hull Reservoir—the Martin Creek arm of Cordell Hull Reservoir juts into the county in the extreme northwest.
Some other sites mentioned in the Species Accounts follow:
Bright Farm—c. 4–5 km north of Monterey off of Rt. 84 (private).
Cookeville Fire Tower—at end of Old Cavalry Rd. c. 2–3 km southwest of Cookeville.
Cookeville Golf Course—in Cookeville on Country Club Rd. (extremely limited access).
Ensor Sink Natural Area—a small municipal park near intersection of Foutch Ave. and Clover Hill Rd. in Cookeville.
Happy Hollow Boat Ramp—on Rt. 96 south of I-40 (exit 268) on the Caney Fork River.
Ironwood Golf Course—northwest of Cookeville on Shipley Rd. (private).
Stites Farm—on Liberty Church Rd. (private).
Walnut Park—a very small municipal park behind the Senior Citizens Bldg. on S. Walnut Ave. in Cookeville.
|Front Dust Jacket|
|Back Dust Jacket|
|Preface to the Second Edition|
|List of Figures|
|List of Tables|
|Explication of the Species Accounts|
|List of Observers|
|Species Accounts—Geese through Terns|
|Species Accounts—Pigeon through Weaver Finch|
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