South Florida Weekly Rare Bird Update

Brian Rapoza: September 7 – September 13, 2014

Please post updates on the TAS BirdBoard, positive or negative, for the following:

Recent Reports

Eurasian Wigeon
Cape Coral, Lee County: Last reported September 8 (eBird)
Directions: From US 41 in Cape Coral, drive west about 2 miles on Pine Island Road (SR 78) to Del Prado Blvd. Turn right and drive north about 0.3 miles to NE 10 Lane. The bird has been seen in a pond at the northwest corner of this intersection.


Older Reports

Neotropic Cormorant
Wakodahatchee Wetlands, Delray Beach, Palm Beach County: Last reported September 6 (eBird)
Directions: From Florida's Turnpike, exit at Atlantic Avenue (exit 81). Drive east 1.7 miles to Jog Road. Turn left and drive north 1.5 miles to the entrance (no fee, open sunrise to sunset). Several birds, some possible hybrids, have been present at rookeries along the boardwalk.


South Florida Specialties

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