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Posted on March 01, 2017 by Shea

Sign up for a Training Webinar

Do you plan to survey a route or monitor a rooftop this season?  If so, sign up for a Breeding Bird Protocol training webinar:

March 7 (1–2pm): Webinar for new surveyors.  Learn the basics of the Breeding Bird Protocol and how to enter surveys in the database.

March 8 (1–2pm): Webinar for returning surveyors. This refresher includes 2017 updates to the database and protocol review.

March 9 (1–2pm): Webinar for rooftop monitors. Learn the basics of monitoring seabirds and shorebirds on rooftops.

To sign up please email FLShorebirdDatabase@myfwc.com with the webinars you want to attend.  Details will be emailed to participants on March 6th.  The webinars will be recorded and available on the Florida Shorebird Database website later this spring.


Posted on February 01, 2017 by Shea

2017 Pre-season FSA Partnership Meetings

February 9: Florida Panhandle Shorebird Working Group, 10am-3:30pm, 810 Garden Club Dr., Panama City. Contact Ashley.Warren@myfwc.com

February 16: Southeast Florida Partnership, 11am-12:30pm,1850 Eller Drive, Fort Lauderdale  . Contact shorebird@myfwc.com

February 21: Collier County Partnership, 1-4pm, 300 Tower Rd, Naples. Contact adinuovo@audubon.org.

February 22: Lee County Partnership, time and location emailed. Contact anhinga42@comcast.net 

March 1: Volusia County Partnership, 1-4pm, Beach Safety Headquarters, 3rd floor conference room, 515 S. Atlantic Ave. Daytona Beach.  Contact jwinters@volusia.org.

March 2: St. John’s/Flagler Partnership, 9am-12pm, 999 Anastasia, Blvd, St.Augustine. Contact cfarrell@audubon.org.

March 2: Suncoast Partnership, 1-3pm,  Pelican Rm, CEC Bldg, Eckard College, St. Pete.  Contact forysea@eckerd.edu.

March 2: Timucuan Partnership, 1:30-4pm, 11241 Fort George Road, Jacksonville. Contact Megan.Wallrichs@myfwc.com.

March 6: Nature Coast Partnership, 1-4pm, 11350 SW 153rd Ct, Cedar Key.  Contact Megan.Wallrichs@myfwc.com.

March 10: Florida Keys Partnership, 9:30-11:30am, State Government Building,2796 Overseas Hwy., Marathon. Contact keywestwildlifecenter@hotmail.com.

March 13: Treasure Coast Partnership, 1-3:30pm, Savannas Preserve State Park, 2541 Walton Road, Port. St. Lucie. Contact Heather.Hitt@myfwc.com.

March 15: Space Coast Partnership, 9:30am-12pm, Cocoa Beach Public Library, 550 N. Brevard Ave. Cocoa Beach. Contact Heather.Hitt@myfwc.com.


Posted on January 16, 2017 by Billy Brooks

2017 Winter Shorebird Survey

We need your help with the 2017 Florida Winter Shorebird Survey  (a.k.a., the First Friday in February Survey)This survey is geared towards experienced birders who can identify multiple species of wintering shorebirds and seabirds and are able to document banded bird codes. Instructions are below. 

The survey starts on Friday, February 3rd and continues through Thursday, February 9th. This week-long survey serves as the official statewide “snapshot” of coastal wintering shorebirds and seabirds in Florida. Please see Instructions and data sheets.

Please contact Billy_Brooks@fws.gov for questions.


Posted on March 11, 2016 by Naomi

2016 Shorebird Breeding Season begins

Join Florida Shorebird Alliance partners in surveying for nesting shorebirds and seabirds along coastal routes and at historic rooftops. See www.FLShorebirdDatabase.org for instructions and count windows.


Posted on February 05, 2016 by Naomi

Florida Shorebird Database webinars

The training webinars for the Florida Shorebird Database have already occured. However, the recorded sessions are available online on the Resources page of the Florida Shorebird Database.


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