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Merritt Island NWR Field Trip – Jan 14, 2018

Jim and Jeff led 26 birders around Black Point Drive on a cold and windy (but sunny) day. After a couple hours driving and walking, we ended the event at the Visitors Center for a picnic.  Lots of fun with 64 bird species seen. American Widgeon Blue-wing Teal Hooded Merganser Ring-necked Duck Lesser Scaup Northern [...]

By |January 15th, 2018|Trip Reports|0 Comments

Blue Heron Field Trip Report – Dec 17 2017

Matt and Lora guided 25 birders along the banks of the Blue Heron Wetlands.  Here is what we saw: black bellied whistling ducks double crested cormorant anhinga American bittern great blue heron great egret little blue heron tricolor heron white ibis glossy ibis black vulture turkey vulture osprey bald eagle northern harrier red shouldered hawk [...]

By |December 21st, 2017|Trip Reports|0 Comments

Brevard Zoo Field Trip 3 Dec 2017

19 Briders walked the Brevard Zoo looking for local birds among the zoo wildlife.  Below is the list we compiled in 2.5 hours. 1 Double-crested Cormorant 8 Great Blue Heron 1 Great Egret (American) 19 White Ibis 5 Black Vulture 1 Red-shouldered Hawk 5 Common Gallinule 4 Mourning Dove 2 Great Horned Owl 2 Red-bellied [...]

By |December 5th, 2017|Trip Reports|0 Comments

Orlando Wetland Field Trip Report – Nov 12, 2017

Great day of birding in the Orlando wetlands for 18 members of Space Coast Audubon.  Photos courtesy of Fritz Waterman Black and white warbler   White-eyed vireo Yellow rump warbler Blue-gray gnatcatcher House wren Phoebe White ibis Catbird Palm warbler Great egret Black vulture Cardinal Osprey Black bellied whistling duck Wood stork Red-bellied woodpecker Great blue [...]

By |November 15th, 2017|Trip Reports|0 Comments

Enchanted Forest Trip Report 15 Oct 2017

28 Birders attended this event.  Below is the list of birds observed on the Enchanted Forest Filed Trip on 15 Oct 2017trip. Thanks to all the photographs on the trip for capturing closer shots for ID and also to help us see the beauty of the birds. Carolina wren, cardinal, catbird, red bellied wood pecker, [...]

By |October 16th, 2017|Trip Reports|0 Comments

Mead Botanical Gardens Trip Report – April 23, 2017

Jim led 16 birders and plant enthusiasts for a 3 hour walk through beautiful Mead Botanical Gardens in Winter Park Florida.  The group spotted or heard 25 species with the bird of the day being a Barred Owl.  Plants included Bleeding Heart, Petria, and Bodder Plant.  The complete bird list is below: Catbird Mockingbird Chimney [...]

By |April 26th, 2017|Trip Reports|0 Comments

Turkey Creek Trip Report – April 15, 2017

Bill led 16 birders along the boardwalks and trails of Turkey Creek on Saturday, April 15, 2017 for a search for migrating warblers.  Although the birding was slow, we were all excited to locate the Nashville Warbler that Bill had been tracking.  All total the group collectively spotted 26 species Mottled Duck Blue Jay Mocking [...]

By |April 19th, 2017|Trip Reports, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Three Lakes Wildlife WMA/Joe Overstreet Field Trip Report – April 2, 2017

Tom and 5 birders spent a delightful morning at 3 Lakes Wildlife Management Area and then off the Joe Overstreet. Highlights were Brown-headed Nuthatch, Blue Bird, Limpkin, Caracara, Bachman Sparrow (heard)  and a Snail Kite. Fun was had by all. Below is the complete list   Three Lakes 2 Wood Duck 5 Mottled Duck 15 [...]

By |April 4th, 2017|Trip Reports|0 Comments

Palm Beach Wetlands Trip Report – March 25, 2017

Jeff and 8 birders drove to Boynton and Delray Beach on Saturday, first to Wokodahatchee Wetlands and then to Green Cay for a fabulous day of birding.  We met with Linda McCandless from the Audubon Society of the Everglades who gave us a wonder tour of Wakodahatchee.  This wetlands is know for nesting birds and [...]

By |March 28th, 2017|Trip Reports|0 Comments

Circle B Bar Preserve Field Trip Report – Mar 11, 2017

Mark led a dozen birds to Circle B Bar Preserve for a very productive day.  We saw or heard 61 species , see below   Black-bellied Whistling Duck Blue-Wing Teal Pied-billed Grebe Wood Stork Cormorant Anhinga Brown Pelican American Bittern Least Bittern Great Blue Heron Great Egret Snowy Egret Little Blue Heron Tircolored Heron Cattle [...]

By |March 16th, 2017|Trip Reports|0 Comments