Sarasota County Planning Commission – Proposed Rezone Petitions – PLEASE READ!

PLEASE READ - This article critically impacts the Celery Fields---SW Palmer-Apex Parcel Hearing Notice for 6-1-17 … [Read more...]

Bobolink (Dolychonyx oryzivorus)

Bobolink (Dolychonyx oryzivorus) SRQ is such a great place for birders, isn’t it? The winter certainly has its charms with the arrival of ducks, rails, sparrows etc. And then the long awaited Spring … [Read more...]

Black-necked Stilt (Himantopus mexicanus)

The Bird with Outrageous Legs.... I know that the bird of the month should be the beautiful Pinecraft Wilson's Warbler....... or the handsome Dickcissel..... or even perhaps those plucky little … [Read more...]

American Pipit (Anthus rubescens)

I've always had some interest in taxonomy but you can't spend ten days in Colombia with Bruce Anderson (co- author of 'The Bird Life of Florida') without realizing its true value in bird … [Read more...]

This is the Best Spot for Bird-Watching in Sarasota

The Celery Fields are a hub for bird life https://www.sarasotamagazine.com/articles/2016/11/30/celery-fields-sarasota … [Read more...]

Sarasota Audubon Center Meets a Green Benchmark

http://www.heraldtribune.com/news/20160916/sarasota-audubon-center-meets-green-benchmark/1 … [Read more...]

Bird Naturalists Back at the Celery Fields

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Ruby-throated Hummngbird (Archilochus colubris)

In 'Last of the Curlews', by Fred Bosworth, a book reviewed by Stu Hills last month, I came across the intriguing statement that when migrating from Yucatan, hummingbirds start out at around the same … [Read more...]

Limpkin (Aramus guarana)

Limpkin (Aramus guarana) This month, to celebrate the opening of the Nature Centrer at the Celery Fields, I have chosen one of the most iconic birds of that marvelous  wetland area, a … [Read more...]

Red Knot (Calidris canutus rufa)

4th September North Monomoy Island Cape Cod - 7 Red Knot. We had come out by boat to this windswept deserted 8 mile long spit of sand southwest of Chatham with a group from Massachusetts Audubon. … [Read more...]