nesting birds Beachgoers Encouraged to Protect Nesting Birds/Sea Turtles By John Davis • Jun 30, 2017 Listen Listening... / 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. 13 New Critical Wildlife Areas Approved By FWC By editor • Nov 17, 2016 Florida wildlife authorities approved new protected areas Wednesday for some of the state’s most iconic and imperiled bird species. New Protected Areas Would Be Aimed At Nesting Florida Birds By Amy Green/WMFE • Aug 30, 2016 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. Sharing the Beach with Nesting Birds on Memorial Day By Steve Newborn • May 23, 2015 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.