Birds of a Feather Flock Together at The Duval Audubon Society | River City Live
The Duval Audubon Society is the perfect place for you to be as free as bird. The Duval Audubon Society is a member of the National Audubon Society and has about 1,200 members across Northeast, Florida. Dedicated to the enjoyment of birds and other wildlife, the society focuses on the preservation of various species and habitats. They host monthly online informational meetings about fascinating bird-related topics throughout the year and also offer field trips, special events, volunteer opportunities, and other activities.
Florida Sandhill Cranes found nesting along busy road
Florida Sandhill Cranes are a subspecies of Sandhill Cranes that live in other parts of the country including southern Florida. The Florida Sandhill Crane lives primarily in Northern Florida and Southern Georgia. Map showing the location of the wetland where the Florida Sandhill Cranes are nesting. (Duval Audubon Society)Recently, two families of Florida Sandhill Cranes were found nesting off of New World Avenue, a four lane highway that connects to FL-23, over by Cecil Commerce Center North. Florida Sandhill Cranes (listed as Threatened by FWC) are nesting along New World Ave in west Jax, but this spring some have been killed while crossing this busy road to find food.