SRQ Bird Alert December 20, 2005 - Sarasota CBC
- Note: I would be happy to report the results of the other CBCs in the SRQ
area (Manatee, Venice, Myakka SP and Peace River) if provided with the
The following are the rare and interesting birds seen last Saturday, December
17th in the Sarasota Audubon Society Christmas Bird Count (CBC):
Redhead, Gadwall, Canvasback, Sora, King Rail, Marsh & Sedge Wrens, Stilt
Sandpiper at the Celery Fields.
Fulvous Whistling Duck in a pond in the Cedar Creek development off
Ruddy Duck in Lake Osprey.
Painted Bunting, hummer and House Finch in private yards
Nashville Warbler in Arlington Park
Yellow-throated Vireo in Newtown
Lincoln’s Sparrow in Lakewood Ranch.
Two scissor-tailed flycatchers on the southern end of Longboat Key near the
38 white-winged doves flying about the north end of the Heritage Oaks Golf &
County Club (on Bee Ridge Road Extension south of Bee Ridge Road and north of
Clark Road - three miles east of I-75) for about 30 minutes, but they flew
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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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