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September – October 2014
This beautiful county park is west of High Springs on the Gilchrist County line. Meet trip leader Mike Manetz at the Tag Agency on NW 34th Street to carpool. The trail runs through bottomland forest adjoining the Santa Fe River. By mid-September the warbler migration should be in full swing. Last year at this time Canada Warbler and Kentucky Warbler were both seen here.
Duration: 2-3 hours.
Difficulty: 2 (walking over uneven ground or distances of 1-2 miles).
Join trip leader Steve Hofstetter for a walk through the warbler-infested deciduous forest at this, one of Alachua County’s natural treasures.
An all-day bird count in which 13 to 15 teams cover different portions of Alachua County to find out how many migrants of which species are utilizing which habitats. The fall migration count has been an annual event in Alachua County since 1995. It is always held on the third Saturday in September.
Meet trip leader John Hintermister in the Target parking lot near I-75 and Archer Road to carpool to Lower Suwannee.