Category Archives: Birding

Explore birding opportunities in Walton County and surrounding area

Paddle, swim, fish or cave dive at Merritt’s Mill Pond in Marianna

Spring fed pond a natural wonder to explore What do Jackson Blue, Shangri-la, Twin Caves, Indian Wash Tub, Hole-in-the-Wall, Gator Hole, and Hidey Hole have in common? They are all names of springs feeding into the crystal clear waters of … Continue reading

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Explore the natural beauty of Blackwater River State Forest

Lakes, trails, rivers offer endless recreation Boasting more than 210,000 acres of long leaf pine forests, lakes, streams and rivers, Blackwater River State Forest is a great place to explore nature. As one of the largest and oldest State forests … Continue reading

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Choctawhatchee Audubon Society April events

6 April Monthly Meeting and Presentation: “Bug Eyes: What Do Insects See, and How Do We Know” By John Douglass, Scientist. Insect eyes are drastically different from vertebrate eyes, but having good vision can be extremely important for survival whether … Continue reading

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Choctawhatchee Audubon Society events for March 2017

March 2 Monthly Meeting and Presentation: “Florida Fisheries-Independent Monitoring Program: Implications for Management and a Glimpse at Efforts From the Panhandle Region and Beyond” by David A Gandy, fishery scientist with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Research Institute, Apalachicola Bay … Continue reading

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St. Andrews State Park in Panama City Beach offers something for everyone

One of Florida’s top 10 parks chock full of adventure It doesn’t take long to understand why St. Andrews State Park is consistently named one of the top ten parks in the State of Florida. With more than 1,200 acres … Continue reading

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Great Backyard Bird Count Feb. 17 – 20

The Cornell Lab of Ornithology and the National Audubon Society is hosting their annual Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC) Feb. 17 – 20, 2017. The participation is a free, fun, and easy event that engages bird watchers of all ages … Continue reading

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