Field Trips

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St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge 8:00 am
St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge
Jan 10 @ 8:00 am – Jan 11 @ 4:00 pm
Meet John Hintermister at the St. Marks visitor center on Saturday at 8 a.m. for a trip to one of Florida’s premier winter birding spots. Expect a large number and wide variety of birds. Overnight option. Sunday’s meeting time and … Continue reading
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Gainesville ponds 8:00 am
Gainesville ponds
Jan 17 @ 8:00 am
Meet Ron Robinson at the Home Depot parking lot on Tower Road to search for waterfowl and other birds at various ponds in southwest Gainesville, including Chapmans Pond. Difficulty: 1 (trip within easy access to the vehicle and/or level terrain … Continue reading
Kids’ Christmas Bird Count 9:00 am
Kids’ Christmas Bird Count
Jan 17 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Details here: 2015_Kids_CBC_announcement[1]
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Alligator Lake 7:00 am
Alligator Lake
Jan 24 @ 7:00 am
Meet Bob Carroll at the Tag Agency / Tax Collector’s Office and carpool to Alligator Lake Park. We will walk the grassy berm around the large marsh looking for waterfowl, wading birds, and woodland species. This site has often produced … Continue reading
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Tall Timbers Research Station sparrow banding and the Wade Tract
Tall Timbers Research Station sparrow banding and the Wade Tract
Jan 31 – Feb 1 all-day
Call Wild Birds Unlimited (352-381-1997) for details or to make a reservation. Overnight Saturday in Tall Timbers’s comfy bunkhouse and leave early the next morning for a day of birding in the Wade Tract, a 200-acre stand of old-growth longleaf … Continue reading