Monthly Archives: April 2016

Florida Wrap Up

I will be traveling home this weekend and wanted to make a few comments about my spring trip. This, for me, was one for the record books. I usually have a pretty good trip birding wise, but this one excelled. … Continue reading

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Little Estero Island Critical Wildlife Area

This morning I birded the above area on Ft. Meyers Beach. This is always a hot spot and I can get some good birds there. Once again, it proves to be quite different in the spring than the fall. The … Continue reading

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Harns Marsh and Bonita Beach

Birding has been a bit on the quiet side the last couple of days. I spent the morning at Harn’s Marsh yesterday. My goal was to finally get a good shot of Gray-headed Swamphen. That didn’t happen. I searched and … Continue reading

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A Relaxing Day

I found myself enjoying a little R and R today. It made for few birds, but wasn’t without its interesting moments. We spent quite a bit of time on the beach, finally got in the water, and enjoyed the local … Continue reading

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Pacific Golden-plover !!

About ten days ago, a PACIFIC GOLDEN-PLOVER was found in the sod farm area just south of Belle Glade. It is a first state record for Florida. I had been busy chasing other birds┬ábut was going to go for this … Continue reading

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Sanibel Island – MANGROVE CUCKOO!

I met Jim Schlickenreider this morning and we headed off to J.N.”Ding” Darling NWR. We had a goal in mind, to finally get a MANGROVE CUCKOO! We had all the latest information on where people have been seeing and photographing … Continue reading

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Fort Zachary Taylor State Park – Key West Florida – CUBAN VIREO!

On Tuesday, I received a call from Lance Verderame informing me that a CUBAN VIREO had just been found and identified in Fort Zachary Taylor State Park on Key West. I had just spent a long day in the Keys … Continue reading

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