The local chapter of the Tennessee Ornithological Society invites the public to join them for the spring state meeting April 20-22 in Chattanooga's Southside.
Novice and experienced birders of all ages are welcome, officials said.
A Friday evening reception will be held at the pavilion of The Crash Pad boutique hostel off Main Street, as will a Sunday afternoon compilation of bird sightings.
A Saturday evening banquet will feature keynote speaker Dr. J. Christopher Haney of Terra Mar Applied Sciences.
A variety of field trips on Saturday and Sunday mornings will showcase local birding hotspots such as Lookout Mountain and Reflection Riding.
Details and registration can be found at www.tnbirds.org or by calling 423-316-5647.