Florida Wildlife Hotspots
Florida Wildlife Hotspots for Every Month of the Year
Where to Look Now
Everything in nature is governed by the seasons and weather. Every month has its wildlife viewing specialties, and some opportunities go on for many weeks or months.
viewing in Florida requires subtlety, time and patience.
There are no guarantees animals and nature will abide by their normal
Hotspots: Tromp though a swamp on a guided tour. See manatees,
above or below water.
February Hotspots: Bald eagles are on their nests in Central Florida, for North Shore Wildlife Drive at Lake Apopka
April Hotspots: 100,000 nesting sooty terns in the Dry Tortugas, nesting brown pelicans on both coasts, ranger-led activities in national parks, nesting roseate spoonbills in Central Florida and more.
May Hotspots: Some of Florida's most colorful birds are nesting this month, including ospreys and red-cockaded woodpeckers. Also, it's time to make reservations for summer turtle walks to view nesting sea turtles.
June Hotspots: Loggerhead turtles are nesting on Florida east coast beaches. The nesting process is one of nature's most amazing sights.
Hotspots: Start of the fall hawk migration, excellent time
to view the tiny Key deer.