Category Archives: FL Trip Mar-Apr '10

FL Trip March 30-April 5: Triplist

Triplist Checklist used: 2009 Checklist of Florida’s Birds by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission I’ll be noting the bird and the first date on the trip it was seen Anatidae-Ducks, Geese and Swans Muscovy Duck—–3/30 Mottled Duck—–4/4 Blue-winged Teal—–4/1 … Continue reading

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FL Trip: Day 6-Apr 4-Central Gulf Coast, Cranes and FL SCRUB-JAYS!!!!

We decided to spend our Easter Birding day with some old friends, then come home and relax before the first baseball game of the season and an early flight home. On our way we encountered a adult and colt (young … Continue reading

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FL Trip: Day 5-Apr 3-The Everglades

Today’s plan was to bird the Everglades, then move north to Vinny and Deanna’s home in Lake Suzy on the Central Gulf coast. The exhausting driving/birding from the day before had tired us all out and after getting off to … Continue reading

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FL Trip: Day 4-Apr 2-On to Miami

We departed Key West early and struck out for Miami. I enjoy the drives through the keys a ton and was looking forward to taking it again. Along the way, we visited two locations in the keys. The first spot … Continue reading

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FL Trip: Day 3-Apr 1-Key West Birding

After the incredibly good birding at the Dry Tortugas the day before, I tried not to expect much out of day 3, where our birding would be restricted to Key West. We arrived at Fort Zachary Taylor early and got … Continue reading

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FL Trip: Day 2-Mar 31-Dry Tortugas NP

The Dry Tortugas is a group of islands 70 miles off of Key West that hold many birds that nest nowhere else in North America. It is also a great spot for West Indian vagrants as Havanna, Cuba is a … Continue reading

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FL Trip: Day 1-Mar 30-Key West Arrival

So sorry these posts have been delayed, the chemo schedule really got in the way of publishing them………. My father and I finally arrived in Miami, 15 minutes past one after our flight was continually delayed. We had missed our … Continue reading

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