Summary of the Winter Season – 2015-2016

Summary of the Winter Season 1 Dec 2015– 29 Feb 2016 Duval County Sight-only observations are considered “reports”. Those supported by verifiable evidence (photographs, video or audio recordings, or specimens) are called “records.”  The Winter season was a particularly good one for waterfowl, with 27 species noted in the county. Snow Goose were more numerous…

Perdue Pond Wildlife Area

Location: Perdue Pond Wildlife Area is a small parcel of land at the corner of Airport Center Drive E and Perdue Road in north Jacksonville. Parking: There is a small parking area about half a city block down on the left after turning onto Perdue Road from Airport Center Drive E. It is unpaved but hard packed…

Major Milestone

I wasn’t sure this day would ever come, but I just finished the 415th and final species account. I haven’t tallied up what the actual county’s total is yet, since a few of these accounts are unverifiable or hypothetical – but the number is certainly over 400 species. I think this has taken me about…