Wings Over Florida field trip – Joe Budd WMA

Andy Wraitmell

2017 is the 75th Anniversary of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s (FWC) wildlife management area system. As part of this year-long celebration, FWC staff will be leading Wings Over Florida field trips at select wildlife management areas throughout the state. Join Wings Over Florida coordinator Andy Wraithmell and Great Florida Birding and Wildlife Trail Coordinator Whitney Gray for …

Birding the Bay Festival

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Join us for a day-long birding event on the Forgotten Coast for birders of all levels, from advanced to beginners. Professionally-led tours will focus on shorebirds, migratory birds, and/or woodland species. See colorful song birds like Indigo Buntings and Summer Tanagers on St. George Island on their migratory stop over, view shorebirds in the shallow waters around St. George Island …

Tropical Audubon hosts Bird Walk at Greynold’s Park

Andy Wraitmell

From our friends at Tropical Audubon: Jim King will lead birders through Greynold’s Park (a GFBWT site) on Miami Beach. Meet at the park boathouse. Parking is available near the playground and the elevated mound opposite the boathouse. Return is at approximately 11 a.m. No fee for the event, but there is a fee for parking. Pay at the self-serve …

Lake Apopka Wildlife Festival & Birdapalooza Birding Festival

Andy Wraitmell

The Lake Apopka Wildlife Festival & Birdapalooza Birding Festival 2017, is perfect for birders visiting Florida or locals wanting to learn more from well-known, knowledgeable birding guides. Add to your life list at an amazing birding area, the 20,000-acre Lake Apopka North Shore. Two full-day trips and 9 half-day trips led by well-known local birding guides are offered, along with …

Audubon’s 117th Christmas Bird Count

Andy Wraitmell

  Since the Christmas Bird county began over 100 years ago, it has relied on volunteers to gather critical data about the patterns of bird behavior. Join an effort near you to participate. There is a specific methodology for the Count, so it’s important that you contact a coordinator near you, but anyone can help. This is a fun and …