Birds

Bird Links

To help you enjoy our favorite hobby while you’re in Florida, we’ve compiled a few birdwatching links you may find helpful.

Here at Audubon-- we can’t help it—we’re all about birds. To help you enjoy our favorite hobby while you’re in Florida, we’ve compiled a few birdwatching links you may find helpful.

Great Florida Birding Trail

This program offers free printed guides as well as online information about birdwatching sites throughout the state, including seasonality of species and amenities/accessibility at each site. The state is divided into four sections and provides a good general overview of the birding opportunities in Florida.

Florida State Parks

Rated best in the nation two years in a row, our state parks offer some excellent birding opportunities. Check their locator menu to find a park near you!

Listserves: These free email subscriptions allow birders to share their sightings across regions or statewide. These links will direct you to the archives, but the archives also contain information on how you can subscribe for yourself!

  • Floridabirds-L: statewide bird sightings
  • Birdbrain: statewide bird sightings and natural history observations
  • NFLbirds: bird sightings in northern peninsular and panhandle Florida

Audubon Chapters

Find folks to go birding with at an Audubon chapter near you!

Florida Ornithological Society

FOS seeks to advance ornithology in Florida by supporting research and education about birds. and uniting amateurs and professionals in the study of wild birds.

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