Exceptional birding location with a large variety of ducks, herons, egrets, hawks and other species that are frequently seen in large numbers. Bald Eagles, American Bitterns, Purple Gallinules, Roseate Spoonbills, Purple Martins and Soras are possible. Trip has three parts, allowing flexibility in distance walked. Meet at the picnic tables next to the Sarasota Audubon Nature Center, 6888 Palmer Blvd. at 9 a.m. Joyce Leary, 508-737-8954.