Celebrate Mother’s Day and cruise around Bird Island in St. Pete on the Dolphin Queen. Watch birds in breeding plumage, while photographers shoot award winning pictures. Over 10 species of birds roost on this island such as Juvenile Roseate Spoonbills, Brown Pelicans, and Reddish Egrets.
Ann Paul, Florida Coastal Island Sanctuaries Manager will narrate the trip.
The Dolphin Queen, now docks at the St. Petersburg Marina since the St. Petersburg Pier closed. The marina located on the approach to the Pier at 400 2nd Avenue NE slip 46 in downtown St. Petersburg. The Dolphin Queen is docked right up front - you can’t miss it! We gather at the boat at 6:15 pm. The boat leaves the dock at 6:30 pm.
Last year our trip was a sell out. To register for this trip, please call Alice Tenney at 727-894-2062 for reservations and details. Mail checks made out to St. Pete Audubon to: Alice Tenney - 315 15th Ave NE - St Pete FL 33704
Check the 2016 field trips and events for details.
Egmont Key Volunteer Opportunities
Egmont Key is a prime ecosystem that is important to birds and other wildlife. St. Petersburg Audubon encourages you to volunteer with Friends of Tampa Bay National Wildlife Refuges to support this valuable resource. Black Skimmers, Least Terns, American Oystercatchers, White Ibis, Brown Pelicans, Wilson's Plovers, Sandwich Terns, Royal Terns, Pelicans, Laughing Gulls and many more have nested on the Refuge islands and beaches. Beautiful wading birds grace the shoreline including the seldom seen white morph Reddish Egret.
Besides, Egmont Key, being rich with wildlife, it has a fascinating historical significance. Learn about becoming a Bird Steward or Docent. Visit FTBR for more information.
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