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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

SPECIAL Tues June 6 at 6 pm: Meeting & FILM “RARA AVIS” at PBC MAIN LIBRARY

Our June 6 meeting will be at Palm Beach County’s Main Library at 3650 Summit Blvd., West Palm Beach. We will be showing a film about James Audubon, entitled “Rara Avis.” Doors open at 6:00 p.m. The meeting will start at 6:30 and the movie at 6:45. Reservations are required. Please call the library at . . . → Read More: SPECIAL Tues June 6 at 6 pm: Meeting & FILM “RARA AVIS” at PBC MAIN LIBRARY

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

JUNE 2017 Bird of the Month – Everglades Snail Kite – GALLERY

June’s Bird of the Month is the Everglades Snail Kite, and here is the article in the May-June 2017 Kite written by Ben Kolstad.

June – Everglade Snail Kite (Rostrhamus sociabilis plumbeus) FE (Federally Endangered)

The North American population of snail kites is restricted to peninsular Florida, although there is a South American . . . → Read More: JUNE 2017 Bird of the Month – Everglades Snail Kite – GALLERY

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

The May-June 2017 KITE newsletter is now online.

The May-June 2017 issue of the Everglade Kite is now online.