Birding Florida

Over 200 Prime Birding Sites At 54 Locations

Book Description

In its 54 chapters, Birding Florida describes over 300 sites from Pensacola to the Dry Tortugas. Included are such hotspots as Everglades National Park, Fort De Soto and Ding Darling, Merritt Island and St. Marks National Wildlife Refuges, plus birding locations near the state's popular theme parks. Each site description includes an extensive bird list and detailed directions on how to get there. Also included are sections on Florida's diverse habitats, how to plan your trip and species accounts providing the best locations and seasons for each bird species.

About Rapoza, Brian

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.