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Feb. 15 Guided Bird Walk

By Kate Spratt Posted on February 7, 2020

Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park, in cooperation with Citrus County Audubon Society, will host a bird walk on Pepper Creek Trail on Saturday, February 15, 2020.

An experienced birder from Citrus County Audubon will lead the walk.

This trail is one of 19 birding trails in Citrus County that are part of the West Section of the Great Florida Birding Trail. Pepper Creek Trail is a fully accessible trail.

Participants should meet at 7:45 a.m. at the entrance to the park’s Visitor Center. The bird walk will begin at 8:00 a.m. If you have binoculars and a field guide bring them, but they are not required. There is no charge to participate in the bird walk.

Feb. 15 Bird Walk welcomes Experienced and New Birders

Pepper Creek Trail is approximately 3/4 mile in length and follows along the park’s tram road, connecting the Visitor Center on U.S. 19 and the West entrance on Fishbowl Drive. Participants can either walk back down the trail or wait and take the first returning boat after the park opens. For more information, call the park office at 352-628-5343.

This event will take place at Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park, on Saturday, February 15, 2020, at 8:00 a.m., located at 4150 South Suncoast Boulevard in Homosassa Springs, Florida.


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