Florida Bluebird Society’s Annual Meeting

Saturday Aug 24, 2018 Commons Building 4390 Wilbanks Avenue Penney Farms, FL 32079 PLEASE R.S.V.P. by 22 Aug 2018 To: [email protected] Then when they click on it, you can repeat the above and add the following: AGENDA 9:30 a.m. – Meet & Greet 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. _ Meeting & Elections Light Lunch afterwards, Seating is limited. Learn about: 2019 Calendar Project, FBS...
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Follow Nest Box Activity on our Live Stream

Watching what’s happening inside an active nest box in Tampa. You can follow all the activity on the live stream from our camera located inside Orville & Lucy’s nest box. Click here to view or click here to see how to build a nest box.
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May All Your Blues Be Birds

This informative program provided by the Florida Bluebird Society is filled with interesting facts, information about what these lovely creatures need, and how you can help their survival.  
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Follow ORVILLE & LUCY

Have you ever wondered what goes on inside your nestbox? We live streamed Orville and Lucy’s nestbox during their second nesting this year. Click here  to watch a condensed version of their activities from nest building to the first fledging. We appreciate the time and efforts of the many volunteers involved in making the Florida Bluebird Society”s nestbox webcam a reality. Full...
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Fall Statewide Bluebird Blitz

FALL BLITZ Nov. 11 & 12 Please help with this important project to determine where bluebirds reside and find food during their non-breeding season.   Participation is EASY! Choose a spot Count the bluebirds Send us a report There are 3 ways to submit your sightings to us. Enter your data on a spreadsheet and email it to  [email protected] Click here to download the...
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“All About Bluebirds” Meeting – Penney Farms

Bluebirders Get Together Saturday March 23 10:00 am – noon Suncoast Lakes Club House 10745 Burning Bush Terrace Land O Lakes FL 34638 Plans for the morning include: Nestboxes – Discussion of the important features for Florida nestboxes followed by a construction demonstration.  Predator Guards – There will be samples to show you how to make a predator guard, and discussion on why...
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NE Regional Meeting Notes

There were two speakers for our NE Regional meeting on April 30. Our first presentation, How to Get a Better Shot, was by Gary Whiting. Gary, a nature and landscape digital artist, teaches photography at the OLLI continuing education program of UNF and is a UF/IFAS Florida Master Naturalist. He divided elements that make the difference between a good and an outstanding image into three  ...
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Fall Bluebird Blitz Results

Our ninth Statewide Bluebird Blitz was held November 6 & 7. We conduct the Fall Blitz in a effort to determine where bluebirds are finding food and residing across the State during non-breeding season. We now have data from five Fall and four Spring Blitzes. For this Blitz we received 154 reports, three of which reported no bluebirds found. Reports were received from 36 of Florida’s 67...
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Meeting in Tallahassee February 6th

The Florida Bluebird Society will hold a Regional Meeting in Tallahassee on Saturday February 6, 2016, in the meeting room of the Eastside Branch of the Leon County Public Library located at 1583 Pedrick Road in Tallahassee, Florida 32317. This will be our first meeting in Region 2. Our guest speakers will be Jody Walthall and Donna Legare, wildlife ecologists and owners of Native Nurseries, The...
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Fun & Informative Meeting

Dr. Ann Harwood-Nuss provided excellent comparison of her two favorite birds. On Saturday August 29, 2015 at the Penney Retirement Community in Penney Farms, Florida about fifty people gathered for our Annual Meeting. Dr. Ann Harwood-Nuss shared information about her two favorite avian species, the American bald eagle and the eastern bluebird. Her outstanding presentation included interesting...
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