Gainesville, FL 32653
Meet trip leader John Hintermister at the Tag Agency and carpool to the Big Bend Wildlife Management Area for a full day of birding.
The first destination will be The Road to Nowhere, a 12-mile road that traverses salt marsh, coastal hammocks, pine flatwoods, and oak woodlands. A great diversity of birds can often be seen along this remote road.
The next stop will be Hagens Cove, where shorebirds, wading birds (including Reddish Egrets), and migrant land birds can all be observed.
Bring water, lunch, and bug repellent.
Difficulty: 2 (may involve uneven terrain one to two miles).