Lake Apopka North Shore is a birding paradise

Visit the district’s Lake Apopka Wildlife Drive, a meandering 11-mile roadway of crushed concrete and lime rock on the Lake Apopka North Shore showcasing one of the most prolific inland birding sites in the United States. Bird diversity is extraordinary in this area ― a list of birds seen at the property continues to grow and now includes more than 362 species. Thousands of visitors come from around the globe to catch glimpses of egrets, herons, bald eagles, hawks, ospreys and the occasional rarities that ignite a buzz among visiting Audubon groups. Learn more at www.sjrwmd.com/lands/recreation/lake-apopka.

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