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Gulls of Florida (St. Lucie Audubon Society via Zoom)

Presenter:  Michael Brothers - Adjunct Professor of Environmental Science - Stetson University and Retired Director of Marine Science Center in Ponce Inlet, Florida. We all agree that those flocks of gulls we often see loafing on the beach look similar, but if we take a closer look, we can see their subtle differences. Learn about seagulls by one of the ...

Hernando Audubon Birding Trip to Circle B Bar Reserve (Polk County)

Circle B Bar Reserve 4399 Winter Lake Rd., Lakeland, FL, United States

At 8 a.m. drive to the end of the road and meet in the parking lot, 4399 Winter Lake Road, Lakeland. Walk the dikes of this restored marsh system to view wading birds and waterfowl. Contact Wally: or 757-636-6229, or Lee: 757-373-0287.

eBird for Beginners (Hernando Audubon)

Chinsegut Conservation Center 23212 Lake Lindsey Rd., Brooksville, FL, United States

Meet at 9 a.m. at Chinsegut Conservation Center, 23212 Lake Lindsey Road, Brooksville. Learn how to enter your bird sightings into eBird. eBird is a free app developed by Cornell Lab of Ornithology that can be used on a computer or smart phone with which you enter your bird sightings and share them with others. eBird keeps track of all ...

Everglades Birding Festival

Holiday Inn Express 2540 Davie Road, Davie, FL, United States

South Florida is one of the top 10 birding destinations to see target species, such as Snail Kite, Limpkin, Short-tailed Hawk, Red-whiskered Bulbul, Mitred Parakeet, Grey-headed Swamphen, Burrowing Owl, Painted Bunting, Wood Stork, Brown-headed Nuthatch, and an average of 140 birds over the 5 days. Full-day field trips lead by Florida experts include transportation, lunch, snacks, and water. Trips to ...

$30 – $120

Festival of Birds (Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve)

Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve 300 Tower Rd, Naples, FL

Pre-registration is required for all activities (prices vary). Hear lectures from birding experts on January 14: $8 admission includes access to three 45-minute lectures, a decoy workshop, and the Environmental Learning Center. Keynote speaker is an additional $25. Take guided field trips to wildlife hotspots around Southwest Florida Participate in birding workshops and classes Registration is now open! Find out ...

Hernando Audubon Birding Trip to Lake Apopka Wildlife Drive (Orange County)

Lake Apopka Wildlife Drive 2803 Lust Road, Apopka, FL, United States

Meet at 8 a.m. at 2803 Lust Road, Apopka. This is a one-way 11-mile dirt road, with pull-off areas to stop and look for ducks, waders, and other birds in wetlands. Contact Gwen: or 206-659-2677.

Surprising Facts About the Short-tailed Hawk (St. Lucie Audubon Society)

Oxbow Eco-Center 5400 NE St James Dr., Port St Lucie, FL, United States

Presented by Gina Kent. Senior Conservation Scientist, Avian Research and Conservation Institute, Gainesville, FL  Learn all about these magnificent birds and Florida’s isolated population. Gina will present her research and share her knowledge about these sometimes hard to identify birds that soar high in the air.

Hernando Audubon Birding Trip to Celery Fields in Sarasota

Sarasota Audubon Nature Center 999 Center Road, Sarasota, FL, United States

Meet at 8:00 a.m. at the Sarasota Audubon Nature Center parking lot, 999 Center Road, Sarasota. The Celery Fields mainly consist of open marshland, shallow ponds, and canals which are edged by oaks, willows, and pines. This habitat attracts many ducks, wading birds, and sparrows. Contact Gwen: or 206-659-2677.

Corkscrew Night Walk

Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary 375 Sanctuary Road, Naples, FL

Enjoy a night in the swamp on this Audubon Naturalist guided walk which brings you into the swamp when the nocturnal animals are out and vocal, and on a clear night the night sky is especially nice here.  You never know what you will hear or see on a visit to Corkscrew Sanctuary but a night visit should bring the ...


Orlando Wetlands Festival

Orlando Wetlands Park 25155 Wheeler Road, Christmas, FL, United States

The Wetlands Festival is back and this time it will be held entirely at the Orlando Wetlands Park! Enjoy a free event for all ages, explore environmental exhibits, guided hikes and tours, live animals and presentations, demonstration trucks and equipment, kids’ activities, native plant give-away, door prizes and more! Guided Hikes & Tours: • Birding • Photography (Beginner & Intermediate ...

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