Field Trip: January 17 , 2019 - Thursday
Honeymoon Island State Park - Dunedin

Hernando Audubon

Established 1959

Trip leader: Bev Hansen
Phone: 352-686-0460
Field Trip Guidelines
Fields trips are open to everyone interested in birding. Non-members are welcome.

To participate, contact the trip leader
to confirm time and meeting place.

We suggest comfortable clothing, insect repellent, suncreen, and water or other suitable beverages.
On the Honeymoon Island field trip we expect to see a variety of waders, shorebirds, gulls and terns, as well as a possible nest of Bald Eagles. The state park admission is $8 for 2 to 8 people in a car, or $4 for a single driver and car.

To car pool from Spring Hill, meet at 6:30 a.m. in front of the Publix on the east side of US-19, just south of Spring Hill Drive. Otherwise meet at 7:45 a.m. on the causeway, at the first pull-off on the south side of Curlew Road (SR-586).

Directions for Honeymoon Island field trip:

From US-19 at the southern border of Pasco County, turn right on Alternate US-19, just south of Mile Stretch Dr./Bonita Road. Continue south on Alternate US-19 to the intersection of Curlew Rd. (SR-586) and turn right. There is a McDonald's (with a bathroom) on the northwest corner of this intersection. Continue west on Curlew Rd. just past the tall apartment buildings on the left, and turn left at the first pull-off along the shore (before you cross the drawbridge) and meet the group there.

Alternate route: Continue south on US-19, passing the turn-off for Alternate US-19. Turn right at the intersection of US-19 and Curlew Rd. (SR-586). Drive west, passing Alternate US-19, and continue to the first pull-off mentioned above.
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