American Birding Association Field Guide to Birds of Florida (American Birding Association State Field)$14.46
- great starting point for beginning or intermediate birders
- photos are excellent
- easy to navigate
- text is informative and indicates exactly where in the state a bird is most likely to be seen
- font is pretty small
- does not include many birds that could be seen in the state
- unlike some older ABA guides, does not specify which species likely at specific locations
From the dunes and great river swamps of the Panhandle, the flat woods, scrubs, dry prairies, and wetlands of the Peninsula to the coral reefs of the Keys, the Sunshine State provides habitats for an amazing variety of birds.
Florida is rich in protected and preserved habitats, including 11 National Parks, 171 State Parks and Trails, and 100 important Bird Areas. Conservation organizations maintain many sanctuaries for wildlife throughout Florida, attracting birds and providing access for visitors to enjoy the outdoors. Written by expert birder Bill Pranty and filled with crisp, gorgeous color photography by Brian E. Small, American Birding Association Field Guide to Birds of Florida is the perfect companion for anyone learning more about the natural history and diversity of the state’s birds and when and where to see them.