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Big “O” Birding Festival

March 9, 2014 - March 13, 2014


The Big “O” Birding Extravaganza is a Hendry County event in South Central Florida on the Southwest shores of Lake Okeechobee, the state’s largest lake.

Hendry County is a mecca for bird watching. We’re home to more than 250 species of birds, including Limpkins and migratory Swallow-tailed Kites plus Painted Buntings which pass through during October and April.

Nine Great Florida Birding Trail sites are within the region: Dinner Island Ranch and Okaloacoochee Slough State Forest, and Spirit of the Wild which are Wildlife Management Areas, and Stormwater Treatment Area #5 (STA5) in Hendry County, and Fisheating Creek Wildlife Management Area—East & West in Glades County.


March 9, 2014
March 13, 2014
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