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Look Out for Nesting Coastal Birds in the Eastern Panhandle!
Coastal Conservation

Look Out for Nesting Coastal Birds in the Eastern Panhandle!

~Giving birds their space is even more important after recent spring tides overwashed nesting beaches in many Panhandle locations.~

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Florida Scrub-Jay Advocates Defend Restoration Plans in Brevard County
Conservation

Florida Scrub-Jay Advocates Defend Restoration Plans in Brevard County

Thank you to those who acted in defense of this vulnerable species. With the continued advocacy of Vince and his fellow Brevard County Jay Watchers, we are hopeful the sanctuary’s restoration will begin this year.

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News & Updates

Roseate Spoonbill Chicks Ready to Fledge at Alafia Bank Bird Sanctuary
Coastal Conservation

Roseate Spoonbill Chicks Ready to Fledge at Alafia Bank Bird Sanctuary

"While the number of Roseate Spoonbill chicks represents an average success year for this area, we were surprised that they nested so late in the season,” explains Mark Rachal, Florida Coastal Islands Sanctuary Manager.

Hold the Urban Development Boundary in Miami-Dade County, Protect the Everglades
Everglades

Hold the Urban Development Boundary in Miami-Dade County, Protect the Everglades

Move the industrial park, hold the line, protect our Florida.

Baby Season Underway at the Center for Birds of Prey
Chapters & Centers

Baby Season Underway at the Center for Birds of Prey

At the end of May, 27 baby raptors have already been returned to their nests.

Banded Bald Eagle Spotted at Citrus County Landfill
Audubon Center For Birds Of Prey

Banded Bald Eagle Spotted at Citrus County Landfill

As part of a long-term cooperative study through the Audubon Center for Birds of Prey, all rescued Bald Eagle fledglings treated by its Raptor Trauma Clinic receive a colored auxiliary leg band before release.

Happy 10 Years of Jay Watch at Audubon Florida, and 20 Years Total!
Conservation

Happy 10 Years of Jay Watch at Audubon Florida, and 20 Years Total!

Thank you to the volunteers and staff who made it happen.

M-CORES Proposal Could Still Threaten Florida Scrub-Jays
Conversation

M-CORES Proposal Could Still Threaten Florida Scrub-Jays

There are multiple opportunities to weigh in — stay up-to-date by following Audubon’s Advocate newsletter: fl.audubon.org/keep-touch

2021 Jay Watch Volunteer Appreciation Event
Conservation

2021 Jay Watch Volunteer Appreciation Event

Celebration of a successful monitoring season!

Florida Scrub-Jay Advocates Defend Restoration Plans in Brevard County
Conservation

Florida Scrub-Jay Advocates Defend Restoration Plans in Brevard County

Thank you to those who acted in defense of this vulnerable species. With the continued advocacy of Vince and his fellow Brevard County Jay Watchers, we are hopeful the sanctuary’s restoration will begin this year.

Alafia Re-Treat and Refresh Improves Habitat for Nesting Birds
Coastal Conservation

Alafia Re-Treat and Refresh Improves Habitat for Nesting Birds

Wading birds are utilizing this site during the 2022 nesting season.

Florida Sea and Shorebirds Nest on Disappearing Gravel Rooftops
Coastal Conservation

Florida Sea and Shorebird Nest on Disappearing Gravel Rooftops

by Kara Cook, Audubon Florida Rooftop Biologist.

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