This blog post is a collection of questions that Lara Milligan and myself (Shannon Carnevale) have received about owls common to Florida. These answers may be updated over time, but will be linked to more information where relevant.
Q.1. We ... READ MORE
The burrowing owl, Athene cunicularia, is quite the character in Florida's landscape. This compact bird of prey is Florida's only ground-nesting owl species.
Burrowing Owl Identification
Burrowing owls are easily identified by their long ... READ MORE
The natural resources programs from UF/IFAS Extension Pinellas and Polk Counties are pleased to announce that the Wildlife Wednesday Webinar series for 2017 will take place on Wednesdays June - November, 2017. The webinars are from 12:15 PM ... READ MORE
Florida black bears, Ursus americanus floridanus, currently inhabit 45% of their historic range but bear sightings are on the rise. Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) estimates there is currently a robust bear population ... READ MORE