Advancing Ornithology in Florida. Supporting Research and Education about Birds. Uniting Amateurs and Professionals in the Study of Wild Birds.

Submit an Observation

Field observations consist of significant bird observations compiled by the Field Observations Committee (FOC). Electronic submissions to the FOC should be in the following format: species, number of individuals, age and sex of the bird(s), color morph if applicable, location (including county), date, observer(s), and significance. Seasons are winter (December-February), spring (March-May, Summer (June-July), and fall (August-November). Submit observations to the regional compilers within two weeks after the close of each season, or to the state compiler within one month.



Tampa Bay Area (Ron Smith)
- Hillsborough, Manatee, Pasco, Pinellas, and Sarasota counties

 

Orlando Metro Area (Bruce Anderson)  - Lake, Orange, and Seminole counties

 

Central Atlantic Coast (VACANT) - Brevard, Indian River, Martin, and Volusia counties

 

Southern Florida (VACANT) - Broward, Miami-Dade, Monroe, and Palm Beach counties

 

Western Panhandle (Bob and Lucy Duncan) - Escambia, Okaloosa, Santa Rosa, and Walton counties

 

Southern Gulf Coast (Charlie Ewell)  - Charlotte, Collier, and Lee counties

 

Northwestern Peninsula (Bev Hansen)  - Alachua, Citrus, Hernando, Levy, and Marion counties

 

South-Central Interior (VACANT)  - Highlands, Polk, Okeechobee, and Osceola counties

 

Eastern Panhandle (John Murphy) - Franklin, Leon, and Wakulla counties

 

Jacksonville Metro Area (Kevin Dailey) - Duval, Nassau, and St. Johns counties

  

State Comp (Kevin Dailey) - any other county within two weeks after the close of a season, or any part of Florida more than two weeks after close of season