Gainesville, FL 32608
Meet Bob Carroll in the Target parking lot to car pool down to Circle Bar B Ranch in Polk County. Located on the north shore of Lake Hancock, this birding hot spot supports a tremendous bird population including wading birds, waterfowl, raptors, warblers, sparrows, and others. The diverse habitat includes oak hammock, freshwater marsh, hardwood swamp, and lakeshore.
Difficulty: 3 (may involve elevation change, uneven terrain, and/or walking distances greater than two miles).