Everglades Birding Festival

Everglades Birding Festival
Saturday
January 12, 2019


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SATURDAY


REGISTRATION - 6:15-6:30 a.m .- ($30-required)
Pick up your name tag, field trip workshop materials and goody bags. Registration covers opening reception, reception dinner, daily morning mini-workshops, birding education handout materials, ALL evening programs (Thursday, Friday and Saturday), water and field trip snacks. Without preregistration, field trip availability is based on a first come, first serve basis. We will try to accommodate your choice but it is not guaranteed.

Birding mini-workshop - 6:30-6:50 a.m. - Behavior & Silhouette

FIELD TRIPS

STORM WATER TREATMENT AREA 5 & CENTRAL PRAIRIES - 7:00a.m.-6:00 p.m.
Top 100 Hot Spots in US., We target Snail, Kite, Am. Bittern, Limpkin, Purple Gallinule, Wood Stork, Roseate Spoonbill, Fulvous whistling duck, up to 10 species of wintering ducks and 50,000 birds. Also Painted Bunting, Sandhill Crane and many flycatchers. Traveling along Snake Road can produce King Rail, Crested Caracara, Eastern Meadowlark and numerous species of raptors. Cost - $90

Big O Sctail Fly Crested Caracara Limpkin
Peregrine Falcon Purple Gallinule Sandhill Crane American Bittern
Awesome Teal Swamp Sparrow Waterfowl hunt Western kingbird
ducks snail glamour Tropical Kingbird Black- Bellied Whistling Ducks

    Target Birds: Snail, Kite, American Bittern, Limpkin, Purple Gallinule, Wood Stork, Peregrine Falcon, Roseate Spoonbill, Fulvous & Black-bellied whistling duck, Painted Bunting, and Scissor-tailed Flycatcher, Western Kingbird, Wild Turkey, Crested Caracara, Sandhill Crane, Savannah, Swamp and Grasshopper Sparrow.
    http://www.sfwmd.gov/portal/page/portal/pg_grp_sfwmd_landresources/pg_sfwmd_landresources_recopps_se_sta5
    http://www.hendrygladesaudubon.org/?page_id=110



SOUTH FLORIDA EXOTICS - 7:00a.m.-6:00 p.m.
A tour of Broward and Palm Beach Counties looking for up to 30 plus possible exotics such as Mitred, Monk, Blue-crowned, and Nanday Parakeets, Red-crowned and Orange-winged Parrots It will also include a tour of the Tall Cypress boardwalk for wintering warblers and possible Great-horned Owl. Depending on what is being seen stops can include Evergreen Cemetery, Richardson's Historical Park & Tamarac Pond plus more. Cost: $90. 8 Required min.


Oriolek Red masked Parakeet imgres Matheson-park Matheson-park
American Kestrel RW Bulbul White crowned Pigeon Yellow chevroned Parakeet Common Hill Myna

    Target Birds - Red-whiskered Bulbul, Spot-breasted Oriole, White-crowned Pigeon, White winged Parakeets, Yellow-chevroned Parakeet, Red-masked Parakeet, Hill Myna, Common Myna, Blue-and-yellow Macaw, Chestnut-fronted Macaw, and a variety of wintering songbirds.
   
http://www.miamidade.gov/parks/matheson-hammock.asp


QUICK DINNER - ($10) - Entrée, Salad, Desert and Beverage/Wine

EVENING KEYNOTE SPEAKER - 7:00 p.m. in meeting room


Birding Adventures
Paddy Cunningham

5181 SW 27th Terrace
Ft. Lauderdale, Florida 33312
birdpaddy@yahoo.com
(754) 201-1141

www.birdadventure.com