Birding Southwest Florida

SWFL Bird Trails Nature Viewing Birdwatching Areas Audubon Society

SWFL Birding Locations Florida Bird TrailsWelcome to beautiful Southwest Florida – the Paradise Coast is a fantastic place to go birding. The Great Florida Birding Trail offers easy-to-access birding opportunities, nature walks, and Audubon Society Sanctuary Boardwalks.

Birding in Florida’s Paradise Coast is full of surprises with nearly 200 species of birds flying, living, and visiting southwest Florida.  Corkscrew Sanctuary in Immokalee is a breeding ground for wood storks and other migrating birds.

Bird Florida – and be prepared for a “fall-out” –  a sudden arrival of migratory birds that will suddenly descend on a particular area. This phenomenon can be startling but provides for an unforgettable birding experience.

Southwest Florida locations for birdwatching are unmatched in the US and are one of the top birding locations in the world. Enjoy our Florida Birding suggestions and thank you for visiting. Share your Florida business in Paradise Coast Living, contact us.


Island Bikes Shops - Bicycle Rentals Marco Island FL & Naples FL
Island Bike Shops (2 Locations) 1095 Bald Eagle Dr., Marco Island, FL 34145 | 239-394-8400 & 4342 Thomasson Dr., Naples, FL 34112 | 239-732-8400
At Island Bike Shops we make your visit fun. Reserve your rental online. Check our selection of bicycle rentals, electric bikes, motor scooters, trailers, and more. Naples Bicycle Tours provides a unique opportunity for residents and visitors to experience the diversity of Southwest Florida. Our large or small group bicycle tours can accommodate all cycling levels as we personally escort you through Naples, Historic Old Naples, Marco Island, or the Natural Everglades.
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Tiger Tail Beach
168 Royal Palm Drive
Marco Island, FL 34145
Tidal pools provide food for local and migrating species like Osprey, Eagles, and others. Endangered piping plovers stroll the sands on the north end of Tiger Tail.

Audubon Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary
375 Sanctuary Rd
Naples, FL 34120-4865
Open ⋅ 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Tel. (239) 348-9151

Everglades National Park

CREW Bird Rookery Swamp Trail
1295 Shady Hollow Blvd W, Naples, FL 34120
Tel. (239) 657-2253
Hours: One hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset.
Admission: Free. Donations accepted. Open to the public. The Bird Rookery Swamp Trail officially opened in July 2011. The Bird Rookery Swamp Trail offers 12 miles of hiking and biking trails, including a 1500-ft. boardwalk with wheelchair accessibility.

Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park
11135 Gulfshore Drive
Naples FL 34108
The picnic area includes grills, and restrooms. Walk the beach slowly to view sanderlings, seagulls, osprey, willets, and terns
Admission: $6.00 per vehicle. Note: Exact change or credit cards only.

Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve
Tower Road, Naples, FL
Tel. (239) 530-5972
Roam 110,000 acres of pristine mangrove forest, uplands, and the protected waters of Rookery Bay.  Located where the freshwater rivers and streams meet the ocean. Rookery Bay provides a unique habitat for Southwest Florida wildlife. View more than 150 species of birds and other wildlife, including threatened and endangered animals. There is a handicapped-accessible walking trail.


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Marco Island Princess Dinner Sunset Sightseeing Tours
Marco Island Princess / Sunshine Tours, Rose Marina, 951 Bald Eagle Dr., Marco Island FL 34145 | 239-642-5415
The Marco Island Princess is a 90' luxury yacht offering daily Sightseeing, Lunch and Sunset Dinner Cruises. All of our delicious meals are prepared fresh on board for your enjoyment. Our professional and friendly crew will attend to your every need. Two full service cash bars serving up all of your favorite drinks! Also available for Weddings and Private Charters. Marco Island's most unique dining experience!
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Go Cats on the Water
Go Cats On The Water - Port Of The Islands, Naples, FL | 239-748-4099
Marco and Naples Most Exciting Boat Tour. Explore the backwater and mangroves for an unforgettable adventure in Southwest Florida. Everglades Backwater Sightseeing Eco-Tours in our safe, and easy to drive boats. Choose a 75 minute or a 3 hour tour. Our custom Go-Cat boats are fun for all ages and can easily be operated by both younger adults and seniors. - Naples, FL

Avi's Water Sports Jet Ski Adventure Tours Marco Island Florida Attraction
Avi's Water Sports Jet Ski Adventure Tours, Caxambas Park, 909 Collier Ct., Marco Island, FL 34145 | 239-777-9873

Avi's is a family-owned business that offers some of the most exciting dolphin jet ski tours and jet ski rental adventures on Marco Island. You are invited to take an exciting journey with Avi "The Dolphin Whisperer" and take home a complimentary flash drive of photos from your adventure. Bring the family and make lasting memories. Contact us to book your dolphin Jet Ski tour.
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Naples Bicycle Tours Naples Florida
Naples Bicycle Tours, Naples, FL 34113 | 239-580-7960

Naples Bicycle Tours provides a unique opportunity for visitors and residents to experience Marco Island, the Natural Florida Everglades, and Historic Old Naples up close and personal, on a bicycle. All bike tours include everything needed for an amazing bicycling adventure: custom-fit cycle, helmet, drinks, snacks, and a certified FL naturalist guide.
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