Author: Brian Rapoza. With 500 species on its state list, Florida boasts more birds seen than any other state east of the Mississippi. This title describes over 200 of the best sites, including such hotspots as Ding Darling, Merritt Island, and St. Marks National Wildlife Refuges; Everglades National Park; and Fort De Soto; as well as birding locations near the state's popular theme parks. Also included are sections on Florida's diverse habitats and how to plan your trip. For visitors and residents alike, this guide is an invaluable resource for a rewarding bird-watching experience in the Sunshine State. Softcover.