Birding Florida: 120 Prime Birding Locations with Over 300 sites

Overview

With 500 species on its state list, Florida boasts more birds seen than any other state east of the Mississippi. Birding Florida describes over 200 of the best sites, including such hotspots as Ding Darling, Merritt Island, and St. Marks National Wildlife Refuges; Everglades National Park; and Fort De Soto; as well as birding locations near the state’s popular theme parks. Also included are sections on Florida’s diverse habitats and how to plan your trip. For visitors and residents alike, this guide is an ...
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Overview

With 500 species on its state list, Florida boasts more birds seen than any other state east of the Mississippi. Birding Florida describes over 200 of the best sites, including such hotspots as Ding Darling, Merritt Island, and St. Marks National Wildlife Refuges; Everglades National Park; and Fort De Soto; as well as birding locations near the state’s popular theme parks. Also included are sections on Florida’s diverse habitats and how to plan your trip. For visitors and residents alike, this guide is an invaluable resource for a rewarding bird-watching experience in the Sunshine State. For more than twenty-five years, FalconGuides® have set the standard for outdoor guidebooks. Written by top experts, each guide invites you to experience the adventure and beauty of the outdoors. Inside you'll find:• Accurate bird-finding information for the entire state—from the Panhandle through Central Florida to the Everglades and the Keys • Where to locate exotic Caribbean visitors, more than twenty-five species of parrots, a variety of wading birds and shorebirds, and specialties such as Snail Kite, White-crowned Pigeon, and Short-tailed Hawk • A description of each site, with information about key species • Where and when to go, how to get there, and what you'll see • Details on the seasonal distributions of Florida bird specialties—where they occur, their relative abundance, and the best times to see them
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780762739141
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
  • Publication date: 8/1/2007
  • Series: Birding Series
  • Edition description: First Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 304
  • Sales rank: 801,477
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.63 (d)

Meet the Author

Brian Rapoza is Field Trip Coordinator for Tropical Audubon Society in Miami and has led birding field trips throughout Florida. His Birding Recaps for the South Florida area are published regularly on the Tropical Audubon website and in its newsletter. He is compiler for the Miami and Coot Bay/Everglades National Park Christmas Bird Counts and for North American Migration Counts for Miami-Dade and Monroe Counties. He has traveled extensively throughout the state, tallying over 400 bird species. As a science teacher for Miami-Dade County Public Schools since 1988, he has led thousands of school children on bird watching expeditions through Everglades National Park and other Miami-area birding destinations.
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Table of Contents

1) INTRODUCTION 2) FLORIDA'S ENVIRONMENT 3) FLORIDA'S BIRDS 4) PLANNING A BIRDING TRIP TO FLORIDA 5) FLORIDA'S BEST BIRDING AREASNortheastEast-CentralSoutheastFlorida Keys/The EvergladesSouthwestWest-CentralNorthwest The PanhandleSPECIES ACCOUNTS FOR FLORIDA'S BIRDS
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