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Florida 2014
18-26, 2014

Concept: A shared expenses trip to southern Florida targeting both common species and visiting rarities.

For more information contact:
Bert Filemyr ( )

Bert Filemyr, Mike Rosengarten, Al Driscoll, Bob Horton (partial trip) with a cameo by Hart Rufe

Post Trip Reports

Bird Pictures by Bert Filemyr

Bird Pictures by Mike Rosengarten

Critter Pictures by Bert Filemyr

Species List

General Scheme

Major Event
Night in
Day 1
Fly to Fort Lauderdale

Bert, Mike and Al arrive 9:35 am (249)
Bob arrives 9:40 am (259)

Dollar Rent-a Car
Pick up: Tue Feb-18-2014 10:00 am Drop off: Wed Feb-26-2014 6:00 pm

Mathenson Hammock
Baptist Hospital Area
Miami Springs Parrot Roost

Quality Inn
333 S.E. 1st Ave. US Hwy. #1, Florida City, FL, US, 33034
Phone: (305) 248-4009
Fax: (305) 248-7935

Day 2
Drive south to Key West
Florida City to Key West via Route 997 and Route 1
Sugarloaf Lodge Hotel
17001 Overseas Hwy. Sugarloaf Key, FL 33042
(800) 553-6097
Day 3

Day Boat to Fort Jefferson

Dry Tortugas National Park
Sailing at 8am
- Return about 5:30 pm

Econo Lodge(FL559)
553 NE First Ave., Florida City, FL, US, 33034
Phone: (305) 248-9300

Day 4

Bob flies home 8 pm

Everglades (Florida City to Flamingo)

Bob left Fort Lauderdale airport 8:40 pm

Quality Suites
1040 E. Newport Center Dr., Deerfield Beach, FL, US, 33442
Phone: (954) 570-8887
Fax: (954) 428-7638

Day 5

Wacodahatchee Wetlands
Green Cay Wetlands
Wellington Preserve
Grassy Waters Preserve
Comfort Suites(FL733)
6505 Metal Drive between I-95 & FL Tpk, Fort Pierce, FL, US, 34945
Phone: (772) 409-1420

Day 6
Meet up with Hart Rufe
Indrio Savannahs Preserve
Private home
Bluefield Ranch Preserve
Three Lakes WMA
Econo Lodge Sebring(FL347)
2511 US 27 S, Avon Park, FL, US, 33825
Phone: (863) 453-2000
Day 7
Grassy Waters Preserve
Sandhill Crane Access Park
Mathenson Hammock
Parrot Roost
Comfort Suites
Day 8
University of Miami
Mathenson Hammock Park
Chapman Field Park
Parrot Roost
Comfort Suites

Day 9

Fly home (evening)

University of Miami
Mathenson Hammock Park
A. D. Barnes State Park
John U Lloyd Beach State Park

Dollar Rent-a Car
Drop off: Wed Feb-26-2014 6:00 pm
Bert, Mike and Al leave 6:30 pm (3140)

Home Sweet Home