Can you spot the American oystercatcher nest? These ground nesting birds do a great job at camouflaging their nests, which makes them very vulnerable to being stepped on. This nest was found on one of our Conservation Islands in Indian River County. These important nesting areas … [Read more...] about American oystercatchers
Last month IRLAP and FWC conducted monitoring work on BC-49, an island designated as a Critical Wildlife Area. Part of the work included the deployment of an acoustic receiver to record bat calls. While the data is still being processed, we did get confirmation of over 400 calls recorded during the … [Read more...] about Bats!