FLORIDA – Anous Trip-001-2008-03

Florida March 21 to 25, 2008.

Rating: 5 – Heavy birding, intense travel, fast food, Floridians, and the Vortex.

Brothers present: Attia, Brett, Mackenzie.

Goals: Destroy Florida in five days.

Route: Miami, Fort Myers, Tampa, Okeechobee, Miami, Florida City (Coral Rock Inn), Key Largo, Key West, Dry Tortugas, Florida City (Coral Rock Inn), Everglades, Miami – Home.

Trip Length: 5 days

Highlights: Florida Kingbird Sweep Baby – Eastern, Western, Gray and Loggerhead (Dry Tortugas) !, Snail Kite, Brown Noddy, Sooty Tern…

Trip Report: Download a complete trip report here.

Photo Archive:

Sebring patiently waiting for Red-cockaded Woodpeckers…

Anous Florida vehicle of choice.

You say there is some kind of cock-headed pecker in that tree?

Brothers Attia and Brett relishing our lifer Snail Kite.

The bird that started it all – Brown Noddy (Anous stolidus)

Brother Brett preparing to Chum aboard the Fast Cat.

Anyone see a Sooty Tern?

Majestic.

Swallow-tailed Kite.

Loggerhead Kingbird and Ruddy Turnstone – interesting combo.

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