Advancing Ornithology in Florida. Supporting Research and Education about Birds. Uniting Amateurs and Professionals in the Study of Wild Birds.

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FOS Fall Meeting Oc 2-4 2015

2015 Fall Meeting of the FOS will be held in conjunction with the Wings and Wildflowers Festival in Leesburg (Lake County), Fl. on Oct 2-4, 2015.  First time that FOS has met jointly with a wildlife festival, and the gathering provides us with a great opportunity to let the festival goers know about our activities and long-term commitment to Florida birds. Click here for Registration form.

Florida State List Update

Updated official Florida State List as of January 2014. The current list is now up to 516 species. The latest PDF, DOC, and XLS files are available from the Records Committee State List page.

BBA2 Florida Atlas Updates


Current Status Reports for BBA II (2011-2015) (updated as of March 28, 2015)

Announcing: A Field Guide to Southeast Bird Monitoring Protocols and Programs


Southeast Partners in Flight is pleased to announce the launch of a new field guide to bird monitoring protocols and programs. The guide is targeted at researchers, land managers, and biologists in the southeast bird conservation community and beyond.

Florida Bluebird Blitz

The second annual Statewide Bluebird Blitz will take place on Friday November 18 and Saturday November 19, 2011.

 What is a Bluebird Blitz? The Statewide Bluebird Blitz is a concentrated effort by as many volunteers as possible going out all over the state of Florida on specific dates to locate as many Eastern Bluebirds as possible.

Web Technologies for Bird Conservation

Partners in Flight is pleased to announce the launch of a new field guide to web technologies for bird conservation. The guide is targeted at manager and administrator alike and provides simple, one-page summaries of a variety of general web tools (e.g., blogs, news feeds) as well as specific web-based applications (e.g., Facebook, eBird). Each summary provides a short overview of each technology, highlights of its strengths and weaknesses, examples of how each technology is being used in bird conservation, and links to sites with more detailed information. Users can download the entire guide or individual summaries as PDFs at: