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Plants, Birds, and Bagels – Field Trip

Matt and Lora hosted 12 birders and plant enthusiasts to coffee and donuts at the Cruikshank Sanctuary in Rockledge on Sunday, 27 November 2016.  After refreshments, Jim Stahl took the group on a delightful walk through the sanctuary identifying numerous plants and shrubs.  As we walked, the group also identified 18 bird species  The most [...]

By |November 28th, 2016|Trip Reports|0 Comments

Orlando Wetlands Trip Report – November 12, 2016

Mark took 12 birders on a delightful and productive walk through part of the Orlando Wetlands on Saturday, November 12, 2016.  Below are the 52 species seen: Turkey Vulture Black Vulture Red Shouldered Hawk Kestrel Harrier Red tail Hawk Kingfisher Red-bellied Woodpecker Pileated Woodpecker Flicker Anhinga Cormorant White Ibis Glossy Ibis Great Blue Heron Green [...]

By |November 15th, 2016|Trip Reports|0 Comments

Viera Wetlands Trip Report – September 15, 2016

Jenn and Deborah had a fun and productive day leading the Beginning Birding field trip to the Viera Wetlands.  Below is the list of birds seen: Blue-winged Teal Pied-billed Grebe Double-crested Cormorant Anhinga American White Pelican American Bittern Great Blue Heron Great Egret Snowy Egret Little Blue Heron Tricolored Heron Green Heron Black-crowned Night-Heron White [...]

By |November 1st, 2016|Trip Reports|0 Comments

Columbia Hammock – Cape Canaveral

Yellow Green Vireo still there as of 7:30 am.  First located by hearing a "house sparrow like song" and subsequently seen reasonably well.  Photographed by some present........Tricky footing so be careful. Also a few Red eyed vireos in area so id with caution.  Connecticut Warbler also present. bob paxson phyliss mansfield

By |May 11th, 2016|Trip Reports|0 Comments

Lori Wilson Park Saturday, April 22, 2016

I stopped at Lori Wilson at 11:30 and am always amazed that with hundreds of cars in parking and hundreds of people on beach, the Hammock was mostly devoted to birders. There were 9 species of warblers seen today with many Cape May, Black and White, Black-throated Blue, American Redstart, and Blackpoll. A few Ovenbird [...]

By |April 24th, 2016|Trip Reports|0 Comments

Lori Wilson Park, Saturday, April 16, 1916

It was great to see so many birding friends today at Lori Wilson Park!  Blustery winds from the NE seemed to keep the birds from yesterday in the Hammock. However, activity wasn’t much before 9 am, quiet after 11:30.  It was a lot more work today tracking down the warblers; low or mid-section of the [...]

By |April 19th, 2016|Trip Reports|0 Comments

Lori Wilson Park, April 15, 2016

Finally the weather pattern was in our favor at Lori Wilson in Cocoa Beach!  Rain yesterday dropped in quite a few warblers, and north wind may keep then in another day. Fun birding today with Kitty, Rachel and Nate.   Also saw a BLUE GROSBEAK in the Hammock.   Warblers:   Ovenbird Worm-eating-2 or 3 [...]

By |April 19th, 2016|Trip Reports|0 Comments

Turkey Creek Trip Report – April 15, 2016

Despite the threatening weather, 15  birders came for the Turkey Creek Field Trip and all birded well into the morning and some stayed until after 12!  Unfortunately, it was a slow morning, perhaps because of the unusual winds, although it did pick up some after 10:30.  The list of sightings is a collective list, although [...]

By |April 18th, 2016|Trip Reports|0 Comments