nesting birds

As residents and visitors flock to Florida beaches over the long Fourth of July holiday weekend, wildlife officials and advocates are urging beachgoers to be mindful of nesting shorebird colonies and sea turtles.

Florida wildlife authorities approved new protected areas Wednesday for some of the state’s most iconic and imperiled bird species.

Florida wildlife authorities may expand protected areas for some of the state’s most iconic and imperiled bird species like roseate spoonbills and brown pelicans.

Audubon

It's not just people who flock to the shore during Memorial Day weekend. Audubon Florida is reminding Floridians that birds are also nesting on the shoreline.