Birding Diversity at T. Mabry Carlton, Jr. Memorial Reserve
 
Calling all birding enthusiasts! Be tantalized and wowed by the vast array of bird species and nature found at the beautiful T. Mabry Carlton, Jr. Memorial Reserve (Carlton Reserve). Join Sarasota County volunteer guide Charlie Sample as he leads you on a birding nature journey.  Don't miss this opportunity to help document the multitude of bird species on the Carlton Reserve. You won't be disappointed! 
  
Saturday, April 8
7:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. 
1800 Mabry Carlton Parkway, Venice
Space limited to 12
Guide: Sarasota County Volunteer 
Charlie Sample
  
Register here for this event. 

 

 Reserve visitors are sighting Swallow Tailed Kites in the Reserve, Spring, 2017

 

Joe Saladino got this shot near Myakka River State Park

 

 

 

"Carlton" is the name given to the swallow tailed kite tagged in the Reserve June 14. Local Audubon groups and the Friends of the Carlton and local Audubon groups donated $2000 to help track and these birds as they migrate 10,000 miles through Central America to the rainforests of Brazil.

 

Click here to read more.

 

 

Photo by Will Randall

Birds of the Carlton Reserve Brochure


VIEW: 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=krD_qsK85F0

BBC Natural World - Birds of Paradise [HD] 

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XlR6sWgpzSE  
Extraordinary Birds

 

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p4P_NhFlb5w  
BBC2 - The Great British Parakeet Invasion

 

 

 SEE BILL HEYD'S BIRDING GALLERY

 

The T. Mabry Carlton, Jr. Memorial Reserve was purchased in the 1982 for public water source and for conservation of open lands and passive recreation that is environmentally benign.

It is part of the Great Florida Birding Trail and home to over 150 species of birds.

Go To Sarasota County Events Calendar to find guided birding activities or visit the Carlton anytime and explore fine birding opportunities in a wilderness environment that abuts the officially designated Wild and Scenic Myakka River.

Membership:

Russ@carltonreserve.org

President:

BobO@carltonreserve.org

Information & Website

Sherm@carltonreserve.org

 Park Naturalist:

Debbie Blanco 

dblanco@scgov.net

 

Next Meeting: 4:30

2nd Tues. resuming in the fall of 2017

Picnic Pavilion

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Sarasota County

Field Guide

to Conservation Lands

(download 64pp. PDF)

 Sarasota County Natural Lands

Friends of the Carlton

is a chapter of  FOSCP   

not for profit corp.


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