According to the checklist for NW Florida and Southern Alabama, there are approximately 400 species of birds that could potentially be seen in our geographical area. However, some are very infrequently seen since they normally would not be here. A large number do not stay in the area to nest. The State of Florida is finishing a 5 year effort of identifying breeding birds in the state. Which birds nest in our area? You may know about some of them. Join our discussion and be surprised!