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Audubon Florida Supports New Lake Okeechobee Water Management Plan - With Modifications

Audubon Florida Supports New Lake Okeechobee Water Management Plan - With Modifications

— The new schedule for Lake Okeechobee water management is especially important as new Everglades restoration projects come on line.
Banded Eagle Spotted Hundreds of Miles from Nest Site

Banded Eagle Spotted Hundreds of Miles from Nest Site

— Community scientists report banded bird in Virginia.
Audubon Uses Satellites and Cameras to Unlock the Ecology of Florida Bay’s Spoonbills

Audubon Uses Satellites and Cameras to Unlock the Ecology of Florida Bay’s Spoonbills

— Audubon Florida’s Everglades Science Center (ESC) has been studying Roseate Spoonbills since 1939.
Early Season Timing of Hurricane Elsa Wreaks Havoc on Sea and Shorebird Babies

Early Season Timing of Hurricane Elsa Wreaks Havoc on Sea and Shorebird Babies

— Storm surge flooded nesting sites with eggs and young chicks across the Gulf Coast
Lights Out Northeast Florida Records Migration Collisions to Better Plan Dark Sky Initiatives

Lights Out Northeast Florida Records Migration Collisions to Better Plan Dark Sky Initiatives

— Unfortunately, buildings and homes that keep bright lights on at night are a hazard, and millions of birds are lost to collisions each year.
Snail Kites Face another Difficult Nesting Year on Lake Okeechobee

Snail Kites Face another Difficult Nesting Year on Lake Okeechobee

— Water issues still to blame for low nesting rates.
American Oystercatchers: Working Across the State to Protect this Vulnerable Shorebird

American Oystercatchers: Working Across the State to Protect this Vulnerable Shorebird

— American Oystercatchers are an iconic coastal species, nesting in our beaches and coastal islands across the Gulf Coast and up the Atlantic seaboard. Sensitive to disturbance, they are a critical barometer of sea level rise and the resiliency of coastal habitats. Audubon works throughout the state to monitor and protect this beautiful shorebird.
Protect Beach-nesting Birds from Fireworks this July Fourth Weekend

Protect Beach-nesting Birds from Fireworks this July Fourth Weekend

— Least Terns, Black Skimmers, Wilson’s Plovers, Snowy Plovers, and American Oystercatchers nest on Florida coasts.
Publix Announces Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary Grant

Publix Announces Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary Grant

— Earth Day announcement provides $2 million for Everglades wetlands.
Give Birds Space this Memorial Weekend and Save the Original Beach Babies

Give Birds Space this Memorial Weekend and Save the Original Beach Babies

— Least Terns, Black Skimmers, Wilson’s Plovers, Snowy Plovers, and American Oystercatchers nest on Florida coasts.