The most recent observations reported for FLARBA qualifying species are listed below, with a new report for Bahama Mockingbirdin Miami-Dade County:

8/13/17—Harlequin Duck. Nassau County, Fernandina Beach (~GPS 30.6721,-81.4653).

8/13/17—Ruff. Palm Beach County, Six Mile Bend, sod farm area (~GPS 26.663816,-80.557407).

8/18/13/17—Fork-tailed Flycatcher. Orange County, Lake Apopka Wildlife Drive (Trail entrance ~GPS 28.669234, -81.557918;
flycatcher location ~GPS 28.720660, -81.629069).

8/13/17—Bahama Mockingbird. Miami-Dade County, Bill Baggs SP. ObserverNicola Salino. Directions: From I-95 south of downtown Miami, take CR 913 to Key Biscayne and follow to Bill Baggs SP (fee). Continue to beach access #3. Bahama Mockingbird was last reported heading North toward this access from beach access #4. Was "actively associating with Northern Mockingbirds."  Originally discovered at access #5 (~GPS 25.6733,-80.1582).

8/12/17—Bahama Mockingbird (adult and apparent Bahama Mockingbird x Northern Mockingbird offspring). Brevard County, Canaveral National Seashore, Lot #2  (~GPS 28.657825, -80.633162).

8/8/17—Western Spindalis. Miami-Dade County, Everglades NP, Long Pine Key Campground; near campsite #96 (~GPS 25.398509, -80.655439).

8/5/17Black-faced Grassquit. Miami-Dade County, Everglades NP,  Long Pine Key Campground (~GPS 25.398587, -80.655525).

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