Those familiar with the Tennessee Valley Authority impoundments of northern Alabama have little doubt that the creation of this 150,000 surface acres of water has had a marked effect on bird life. These reservoirs were completed in the mid 1930’s and have attracted many water-loving birds that either never occurred previously in this part of the State or were rare.
Author: Thomas Z. Atkeson
Volume Number: 6 Year Published: 1958
Issue Number: 3-4
Page Number: 15
Link to article: http://birdlife.aosbirds.org/1958/Vol 6 No. 3, 4_1958_p15-16.pdf
Link to the full issue of BirdLife: http://birdlife.aosbirds.org/1958/Vol 6 No. 3, 4_1958.pdf