Goldeneye, Old Squaw, and Greater Scaup Records From Wheeler Reservoir

Published in 1958

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: 6 No. 3, 4_1958_p15-16.pdf
Link to the full issue of BirdLife: 6 No. 3, 4_1958.pdf