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St. Sebastian River Preserve State Park

From the Great Florida Birding Trail North Entrance & South Entrance:
North Entrance: Bachman's sparrows, scrub-jays and red-cockaded woodpeckers on the NE part of horse trail accessed via Stumper Flats trail. Green, Blue, and Red trails have hammock with migratory songbirds and swallow-tailed kites.
South Entrance: open space with raptors, meadowlarks.

From the St. Sebastian River Preserve State Park web site:

Birding The Preserve is part of the Great Florida Birding Trail and has been identified as one of the top birding locations in the United States. Many different species of birds use the preserve during migration, such as the swallow-tailed kite, various songbirds, hawks, hummingbirds and robins. Please look at our bird checklist to see which birds are here during each season [Available at the park]. Our most popular birds are red-cockaded woodpeckers, Florida scrub jays and Bachman's sparrows. More common sightings include sandhill cranes, wood storks, southern bald eagles and American kestrels.

DIRECTIONS: 1000 Buffer Preserve Drive
Fellsmere, Florida 32948

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