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

Species News

Audubon of Florida Asks For Help Spotting Banded Roseate Spoonbills

Audubon of Florida’s Tavernier Science Center and Florida Coastal Island Sanctuaries Program are banding Roseate Spoonbill (Platalea ajaja) chicks in Florida Bay and Tampa Bay, Florida to learn more about their distribution, behavior and general ecological requirements.

How To Report Banded Snowy Plovers

Just in case you haven’t seen the below announcement about reporting banded snowy plovers, please see below. If you haven’t seen this announcement you probably aren’t on the Florida Bird Conservation Initiative listserve. I highly recommend signing up: here’s the website: and the email address to sign up: FBCI-L@LISTSERV.MYFWC.COM

Banded Snowy Plovers- please report


For information on hummingbirds, Click Here.
To report Florida hummingbird sightings, Click Here.