Meet Sanibel South, a special swallow-tailed kite from Sanibel, who made the longest kite journey ever recorded. Read about her extraordinary journey.
This short video highlights the threats Sanibel shorebirds face everyday on the beach and showcases simple ways beachgoers can be good neighbors to shorebirds and other coastal wildlife. This video was created by the City of Sanibel in partnership with the Sanibel-Captiva Audubon Society, SCCF, and the Ding Darling Society.
San Cap Audubon is proud to have helped support the Avian Research and Conservation Institute's effort to deploy GPS-equipped cell-phone transmitters on two breeding adult Swallow-tailed Kites on Sanibel. The 2021 Sanibel GPS-tracked Kites are called “Bailey’s Homestead” and “Sanibel Botanical”.
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Library staff worked with San-Cap Audubon Society to plan the contents of the kits. “Birding is great fun, year-round. We have some of the best birdwatching in the country right here,” Sanibel-Captiva Audubon Society President Phyllis Gresham
Kits include Kowa YFII30-8 binoculars, laminated bird guide, and Young Birder’s guide book.