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Oct 6 “Big Day” Field Trip Report

32 Birders joined David for the October Big Day. At the first location, Malabar Scrub, we spotted 18 species.  Unfortunately the group got caught in a rain storm but still birded on.  Below is the bird list from Malabar Scrub Sandhill Crane Little Blue Heron Bald Eagle Downy Woodpecker Pileated Woodpecker Northern Flicker Merlin Blue [...]

By |October 7th, 2018|Trip Reports, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Turkey Creek Field Trip Report – April 21, 2018

Great turnout for this field trip!  29 Birders divided into 3 groups to check out Turkey Creek.  The birding was a little slow but we still had fun, got in a nice walk, and still counted 39 species.  See the complete list below:   Parula Warbler Cardinal Ground Dove Red-bellied Woodpecker Tree Swallow Green Heron [...]

By |April 24th, 2018|Trip Reports|0 Comments

Mead Botanical Gardens Field Trip – April 14, 2018

Jim led 12 birders to Mead Botanical Gardens on Sunday to look for migrating warblers and interesting plant life.  The combination of learning about native and exotic species of plants as well as a productive morning of birding, made for a delightful visit to the Winter Park area just north of Orlando.  We were able [...]

By |April 16th, 2018|Trip Reports|0 Comments

Tosohatachee Field Trip Report – April 8, 2018

We had 14 birders and plant enthusiasts join us for the adventure. Each driver had a walkie-talkie, so birds were pointed out even on route to Tosahatchee. Our board of directors was well represented with Deborah Longman Marien, Lora Losi, myself, and Jim Stahl handling the plant portion. If you look at the bird list...you [...]

By |April 12th, 2018|Trip Reports, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Three Lakes WMA and Joe Overstreet Landing Trip Report – April 7, 2018

Tom  led our group of 16 birders to a sunrise start at Three Lakes WMA on a mild Saturday morning.  We arrived a little later than planned which diminished our changes to see the Red Cockaded Woodlpecker but we did see 53 species  including a Blue-headed Vireo and a Bobwhite. Pictures by Chris H. Wood [...]

By |April 9th, 2018|Trip Reports|0 Comments

Green Cay and Wakodahatchee Field Trip Report – Mar 24, 25 2018

Jeff and 12 birders drove a couple hours south of Melbourne to Boynton Beach to check out both Green Cay and Wakodahatchee.  Some of us drove down on Friday night to be ready for an 8 AM start at Wokodahatchee and then tour Green Cay before driving home.  Several members did the entire trip all [...]

By |March 26th, 2018|Trip Reports|0 Comments

Enchanted Forest and Wildlife Encounter Field Trip Report – March 18 2018

Five members of our Board of Directors were on board to launch a very large group of 38 folks. We even had a master naturalist from the forest to also chime in. Jim Stahl was there for some plant identification. Carol Hebert, President of the Conradina chapter of the Native Plant Society also pitched in. [...]

By |March 26th, 2018|Trip Reports, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Circle B Bar Preserve Field Trip – March 3, 2018

Mark led 8 birders on a cool and sunny day to Circle B Bar Preserve where we saw 42 species including Barred and Great Horned Owls with chicks.  The complete list is below: Tufted Titmouse Black-bellied Whistling Duck Blue-winged Teal Cormorant Anhinga Great Blue Heron Snowy Egret Little Blue Heron Tricolor Heron Cattle Egret Green [...]

By |March 5th, 2018|Trip Reports|0 Comments

Orlalndo Wetlands Encore Field Trip – Feb 24, 2018

Below is the list that Mark and 17 birders saw on Saturday at Orlando Wetlands.  50 species counted Blue-winged Teal Green-winged Teal Turkey Pied-billed Grebe Double-crested Cormorant Anhinga Bittern Great Blue Heron Great Egret Green Heron Little Blue Heron Tricolored Heron Cattle Egret Black-crowned Night Heron White Ibis Glossy Ibis Wood Stork Roseate Spoonbill Black [...]

By |February 26th, 2018|Trip Reports|0 Comments

Birds and Brew Field Trip – Feb 25 2018

Jeff and Rochelle led 20 birders around the Viera Wetlands on Sunday Morning and spotted an impressive 51 species. Although the ducks were few and far between we managed to find several raptors and some our the wetlands more secretive residents.  To review what we heard and saw, see the list below. After a couple [...]

By |February 26th, 2018|Trip Reports|0 Comments