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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|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

Birds and Brew Field Trip Report – -Feb 26, 2017

Best turn out I have seen in recent years.  Roughly 30 birders showed up for the Viera Wetlands drive about.  Highlights included a Great Horned Owl, Snipes, and a Solitary Sandpiper (thanks to Dave Simpson).  After the wetlands drive, the gang went to the Pizza Gallery where Rochelle hosted a well planned out social hour [...]

By |March 2nd, 2017|Trip Reports|0 Comments

Orlando Wetlands Field Trip Report – Jan 25, 2017

Mark led a dozen birder to the Orlando Wetlands on Saturday.  Most of the ducks were gone.  The bird of the day was a least bittern seen by some but not all.  After the walk the group sat down to a picnic lunch.  The complete list of  53 species is below: Blue-wing Teal Sora Purple [...]

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

Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge Encore Field Trip – Feb 18, 2017

Marilyn led 23 birders along Black Point Drive in the Merritt Island Wildlife Refuge on a beautiful although somewhat windy day.  Concerns about a low bird count due to the lack of water did prove to limit the number of ducks seen.  However, we had a productive day and counted the  65 species listed below: [...]

By |February 19th, 2017|Trip Reports|0 Comments

North Brevard Hotspots Field Trip – Feb 11, 2017

Doug led 22 birders to several locations in and around Mims and Titusville to see 56 species.  Highlights included Painted Buntings at Doug's backyard feeder and Black-bellied Whistling Ducks in a neighborhood pond.  The day's list is below: Canada Geese Osprey Morning Dove Red Shouldered Hawk Pileated Woodpecker Cardinal Yellow rump Warbler Common Grackle Boat [...]

By |February 13th, 2017|Trip Reports|0 Comments