Field Trip: February 6 2019 - Wednesday
Orlando Wetlands Park

Hernando Audubon

Hernando Audubon

Established 1959

Trip leader: Eileen Riccio

Special thanks to
Jutta Geisler, Karen King and Bob Rope
with Friends of Orlando Wetlands for allowing us the use of their photographs.

Meet at 1 p.m. at Orlando Wetlands parking lot at 25155 Wheeler Road. Come early and bring your lunch if you wish. There are picnic tables at the park.

This is a man-made wetland designed for wildlife and for purifying the water as it slowly makes its way to the St. John's River.

We will walk mostly on open berms for about two miles. Roseate Spoonbills, Purple Gallinules, and a variety of ducks and wading birds are regulars here. We might even see Black-necked Stilts, bitterns, rails or night-herons - almost anything is possible.

We finish around 5 p.m. and head to Titusville for dinner at Dixie Crossroads Restaurant. If you plan to stay for the trip to Merritt Island the following day, there are several motels available at the intersection of State Road 50 and I-95.

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.

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Orlando Wetlands Park
25115 Wheeler Road
Christmas, FL
Park phone: (407) 568-1706

Directions to Orlando Wetlands Park:

Take State Road 50 east to the town of Christmas. Turn left (North) onto Ft. Christmas Rd. (CR 420) and travel 2.3 miles. Wheeler Rd. (a dirt road) leads off to right - turn right (East) and travel 1.5 miles. Parking will be on the left. Please see map below.
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