Hummingbirds

Ruby-throated Hummingbird Archilochus colubris  Ruby-throated Hummingbirds are our most common and expected hummingbird species. There are a very few that remain through the winter, and they really start arriving in numbers in the early spring (mid-March). Aside from watching feeders, you can often find them while taking a leisurely walk at places like Reddie Point Preserve,…

Alcids

Dovekie Alle alle In 1932, and again in the winter of 1936-37 there was a remarkable invasion of Dovekie along the Florida coast that was well documented by Alexander Sprunt, Jr. (1938). Sprunt made note of the eastern seaboard’s curvature along Florida’s “First Coast” whereby it juts back east just south of Jacksonville, suggesting that many of…

16th Ave S

Parking: Free. There are about 20 paved parking places including 2 handicapped spots at the end of 16th Avenue South, where it terminates into the beach access. Trails: There are no trails but rather direct access to the wide Jacksonville Beach of the Atlantic Ocean. Facilities: There are public restroom facilities at Huguenot Park one block to the…