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Event Category: Birding Festival
Date of Event: October 13, 2012 (Saturday)
Time of Event: 7:30 am to 2:30 pm
Event Site: Merritt Island NWR
Event Description: Join refuge staff and volunteers for the annual bird count “The Big Sit!'. Drop by the Cruickshank Observation Tower located at Stop # 9 along Black Point Wildlife Drive any time from 7:30 am until 2:30 pm. All interested birders are welcome and can stay just a few minutes or all day. The goal of the count is to find as many different bird species either observed or heard while sitting within a designated circle 17 feet in diameter. (Morning hours have more bird activity)
Geographic Region: US - Southeast
State/Province: Florida
Contact Information: Nancy_Corona@fws.gov 321-861-0668
Event URL: http://www.fws.gov/merrittisland


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