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Beach nesting season is in full swing in SWFL. We get some tips for beachgoers.

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Audubon Florida
A Least Tern nesting on Navarre Bridge in the Florida Panhandle.

Spring beach-nesting season is in full swing for the birds of Southwest Florida. It can be a dangerous time for birds and their eggs when they come into contact with human beachgoers, so we discuss what you should be on the lookout for if you spend time at the beach.

We will talk about what’s happening with bird migration as we move from spring into summer and the rainy season, as well as the 2022 Atlantic Hurricane Season, which begins on June 1.

And a photographer recently captured an image in Florida Bay of what turned out to be the oldest roseate spoonbill ever recorded, so we will discuss what that means for the environmental health of south Florida and the Everglades.

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Julie Wraithmell, Executive Director of Audubon Florida