One of the last partnerships to form in 2013, the goal of the Southeast Florida Shorebird Partnership is to conserve shorebird and seabird populations in Palm Beach, Broward, and Miami-Dade counties through collaborative efforts between government agencies, non-government organizations, and individuals.
Most of the sites we monitor are rooftop colonies but the number of ground colonies are growing! We are continually looking for monitors and stewards to support our rooftop and ground colonies.
Our needs are seasonal based but the peak of activity occurs during the breeding season. Here are a few ways to get involved:
|Common Name||Scientific Name|
|Least Tern||Sternula antillarum|
A Fun Fact About the Southeast
In our first year, we had a colony of Least Terns that fledged in an area at the southern end of Fort Lauderdale beach for the first time in over 20 years! From the end of June until early August, volunteer stewards took shifts to ensure the protection of the terns, their chicks and eggs.
Photo Credit: Britt Brown