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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“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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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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Statewide Bluebird Blitz Results

A record 864 bluebirds were reported seen in 52 counties during the Florida Bluebird Society’s 2015 Statewide Spring Blitz. The count, taken from reports submitted to the FBS and from sightings reported on ebird.org, is 337 more than the previous Spring Blitz high of 527 reported in the 2011, the first year for which records are available, and more than double the 411 bluebirds reported during...
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Land O Lakes June 18 Gathering

The Florida Bluebird Society will host an informal gathering to provide an opportunity for you to get together with fellow bluebird enthusiasts and talk about bluebirds. There will be short presentations on attracting birds, how one Board member initially bonded with bluebirds, and the SCL trail. Bring your photos, stories, questions and friends! Light refreshments & raffle. Saturday June...
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Fall Thanks

As we gather together with family and friends this time of year, to give thanks for life’s blessings, I will be adding a few new “thanks” to my list. First, I want to give thanks for the opportunity to serve as president of the Florida Bluebird Society. And to all those folks that walked the trails before – to create the FBS. Second, a thank you to all those bluebird loving people that have...
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Spread the "BLUE" Word

Have you ever taken a walk through your neighborhood and observed a bluebird perched on a power line, possibly ready to swoop down and grab an insect? Then you wondered if they were taking that bug back to some little ones? But wait, you don’t know of anyone else in your neighborhood that has nest boxes. You would love to spread the word about the beautiful little Eastern bluebird, but don’t...
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January 2015 Programs

May All Your Blues be Birds!   FBS will present this program at three Citrus County Libraries in January 2015. This entertaining and educational program includes information about bluebirds in general, their history in America, and some of the challenges they face. It also includes information you need to know before putting up a nest box, how to install a nest box, and what to anticipate if you...
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Annual Meeting Great Success

Good Speakers! Good Information! Good Food! Good Fun! On August 16, 2014, over 80 bluebird enthusiasts attended the Florida Bluebird Society’s (FBS) annual meeting, held in Inverness, on Aug 16th, 2014. Founding President, Bill Pennewill, opened the meeting with a brief history of FBS. The attendees were then treated to guest speakers who one by one told their stories of trails, tributes,...
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Visit FBS at Butterfly Festival Sat. Oct. 1st

The Florida Bluebird Society will be participating in ButterflyFest at the Florida Museum of Natural History and McGuire Center for Lepidoptera and Biodiversity. Saturday October 1st, from 10-5 in Gainesville. Come and celebrate “Wings, Wildlife, and Biodiversity” with us. For more information, please visit: ButterflyFest Home :: Florida Museum of Natural History  ...
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