Florida Wildlife & Nature
Events for October
Ding Darling Days on Sanibel Island is one of Florida's longest running festivals.
Events at Canaveral
National Seashore. Amazing how much goes on each month.
Migrating Monarchs The main hotspot is the lighthouse at St. Marks National
Wildlife Refuge near Tallahassee.
Migrating Hawks Usually concentrated near the Gulf
coastline, some birds will be flying as far south as Peru.
Key Deer Only
the size of a large dog, Key deer are easy to see from your car.
Ospreys Find some water, some trees or telephone
poles or channel markers, and you'll find ospreys.
Scrub Jays One of the friendliest song birds around, they're
easy to see as long as you have some peanuts and know how to call them.
Events at Everglades
National Park. Ranger-led activities at Royal Palm,
Flamingo, Shark Valley and the Gulf Islands areas.
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