With hundreds of native birds throughout the Southeast, it's a birdlover's paradise!
Note: UF/IFAS supports the use of many resources to learn more about birds and birdwatching, and we've listed many on this page. However, we do not endorse any particular author, publisher, brand, company, or device.
Here are just a few of the birds you might encounter. Select a bird's name to learn more.
The Great Florida Birding Trail is 2,000-mile trail that connects existing and new birdwatching sites throughout Florida.
What types of birds are visiting your yard and neighborhood? The Florida Bird Monitoring Program (developed by the UF Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation's Extension office) lets you track which birds are occurring in your yard and neighborhood over time. Compare your survey results with other participants. and discuss suggestions about how to improve neighborhoods for birds.
Original website content and design created by Mark Hostetler, Elizabeth Swiman, and Sarah Webb Miller. With the help of UF/IFAS Communications, the current look and functionality was streamlined for the UF/IFAS Extension Solutions for Your Life website. Al Williamson of UF/IFAS Communications uploads the steaming video for each episode. Images on this website were taken prior to national guidelines of face coverings and social distancing. The site is currently maintained and updated by Tom Barnash and Mark Hostetler.