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Swallow-tailed Kites Update

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The Swallow-tailed Kites are already on the move to their wintering grounds to South America! Follow these incredible birds on their 5,000 mile migration as they glide their way back to the other side of the equator. Swallow-tailed Kites typically head to South America in late July or early August, and they return to . . . → Read More: Swallow-tailed Kites Update

Soil and Water Conservation District opposes GL Homes Ag Reserve plan

Article from The Palm Beach Post regarding the Soil and Water Conservation District opposing GL Homes’ plan to expand and build on Ag Reserve land.

About ASE Project Perch article in Sun Sentinel today!

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Project Perch is working to save burrowing owls in Palm Beach County. The Audubon Society of the Everglades is having a meeting to discuss the project on July 11. (Susan Faulkner Davis/Courtesy)

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The Audubon Society of the Everglades will have its next meeting July 11 . . . → Read More: About ASE Project Perch article in Sun Sentinel today!

June Challenge 2017

Week One of the June Challenge is complete – how are you doing?

June Challenge was started in 2004 in Alachua, Florida. to get people out looking for birds during the summer doldrums here in Florida. The aim of the challenge is for each individual to see as many species as possible within the boundaries . . . → Read More: June Challenge 2017

Project Perch at Crystal Lakes Elementary School

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Crystal Lakes Elementary School is happy to report that the Burrowing Owls produced 5 not 4 owlets and all 5 are on the verge of fledging. Last week Paul Davis (who lives near the school) reported the fledges are checking out the artificial burrows. On May 24, Susan Davis and Mary Young presented two Owl . . . → Read More: Project Perch at Crystal Lakes Elementary School

Young Eagle makes return home at Grassy Waters Preserve

A number of people showed up for an exciting Eagle release. This chick is from Grassy Waters Preserve’s second and newest Eagle nest.

Volunteers will monitor the nest area a few weeks to see if the chick reunites with the other eaglet and adult. This eaglet has been under medical care in a large flight . . . → Read More: Young Eagle makes return home at Grassy Waters Preserve

Audubon Exclusive: Watch ‘Birds of May,’ a New Documentary About Red Knots

This film explores the growing debate over the environmental impact of oyster farms in Delaware Bay, an important stopover site for the threatened shorebirds.

Birds of May will be available exclusively on Audubon.org from May 1-7.

http://www.audubon.org/news/audubon-exclusive-watch-birds-may-new-documentary-about-red-knots