Anna Maria Island, Bean Point. Photo by bittersweethouse
#BirdWatching at #LeffisKey on #AnnaMariaIsland. This dock is overlooking #Sarasota #Bay. We found Snowy Egret, Terns, Belted Kingfisher and a Little Green Heron. Head over to AMIBirdNerd.com and plan your Anna Maria Island Binocular Rental for 90 minutes or half day of Bird Watching.
Today I was fortunate to see 4 Razorbills swimming and diving near the City Pier on the North end of Anna Maria Island. These birds are causing quite a stir among birders as there have only been 15 recorded sightings in Florida in the past 100 years. Razorbills nest in northern Canada near the Arctic Circle and winter along our Atlantic Coast as far South as Virginia. It is speculated that Superstorm Sandy may have damaged some the thier foraging areas pushing them farther south to seek…
Featuring upland and coastal Marsh, Native American Burial Mounds and an observation tower overlooking the surrounding Neal Preserve, Anna Maria Sound, and distant Tampa Bay. Neal Preserve has an assortment of Birds to view including Black-necked Stilts, Tricolored Heron, Roseate Spoonbill, Blue Jays, and seasonally visiting species. #Bradenton #AnnaMariaIsland #Travel #Birdwatching