SRQ bird watching information
- The following information has been provided to subscribers to the
SRQbirdAlerts and this may be of interest to SWFloridaLine subscribers, in particular the
list of rare and accidental birds listed below. Also, those who visit
Sarasota and Manatee Counties may wish to purchase a copy of the book "Birding Hot
Spots in Sarasota and Manatee Counties" mentioned below.
The letters SRQ stand for the Sarasota & Manatee area and comes from the
symbol for our airport.
The following is a list of rare and accidental birds (per "Birding Hot Spots
in Sarasota and Manatee Counties") as a reference for sighting reports that
may be of interest to other bird watchers in the Sarasota and Manatee area.
Rare sightings in Sarasota & Manatee Counties
American Golden Plover
Nelson’s Sharp-tailed Sparrow
Accidentals sightings in Sarasota &Manatee Counties
Hot Spots book - The revised and updated
Hot Spots of Sarasota and Manatee Counties
is available at the monthly meetings of Sarasota, Manatee
and Venice Audubon Societies. The cost is $6. You can
also purchase it by mail for $7.75.
Make your check out to:
SAS-Hot Spots and mail to:
P.O. Box 15423
Sarasota, FL 34277.
The book is also available at many area bookstores.
SRQ Bird Alerts is brought to you by Peter Rice in
association with the Sarasota Audubon Society.
Visit them at www.SarasotaAudubon.org
Please send any bird alerts input for the SRQ Bird Alerts E-mails to:
To subscribe, send an E-mail to: SRQbirdAlertsfirstname.lastname@example.org
Should you NOT receive SRQ Bird Alerts for more than two weeks, you may need to
re-subscribe by sending an E-mail to the address above. We encourage you to
forward the SRQ Bird Alerts E-mails to others and to encourage others to
subscribe to our bird alerts E-mail list.
SW Florida bird watching related links that may be of interest:
Manatee Audubon Society
Venice Audubon Society
Caloosa Bird Club (Ft. Myers, FL)
Peace River Audubon (Charlotte County, Florida)
SW Florida Birdline
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