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Monday, November 18, 2019

November 19th Birding With David Simpson Newsletter

"Pelandgic" Birding

November is the peak month for “Pelandgic” birding on the east coast of Florida.  What’s “Pelandgic” birding you say?  “Pelandgic” birding is a term coined by a friend of mine, Charlie Ewell.  If you are looking for pelagic (ocean going) birds from the comfort of land, you are pelandgic birding, my kind of sea birding! 

It’s all about the wind, northeast wind that is.  But it’s not just local northeast winds that produce the best days.  Watch for a high pressure system off the coast of North Carolina with the clockwise rotation of winds creating a conveyor belt of migrating birds coming out of the Canadian tundra and crashing into Florida’ east coast. [read more...]

Birding with David Simpson Nominated for Best Eco-Adventure

We are pleased and honored to announce that Birding with David Simpson has been nominated for Treasure Coast Magazine's Best Eco-Adventure contest. If you have been out birding with us and enjoyed the trip, please go here (after November 3rd), click on Recreation, then Best Eco-Adventure, and vote for us. We are so happy and excited to be nominated and look forward to your continued support.




We have released our 2020 Nature of Indian River County 14-month calendar featuring Dee's photographs. Click here to purchase your copy today!





Birding with David Simpson Coming Events

  • November 22, 2019: Birding Hotspots Tour.  Dee will be leading this trip solo. It is aimed at beginning birders. Meet at Ditch 13 Gallery and Gifts in Fellsmere (located on Broadway next to Marsh Landing)  at 8:00 a.m. and carpool to a location to be determined, depending on where the birds are. Trip will last 3 hours and cost of trip is $15 per person.
  • December 6, 2019: Birding Hotspots Tour.  Meet at Ditch 13 Gallery and Gifts in Fellsmere (located on Broadway next to Marsh Landing)  at 8:00 a.m. and carpool to a location to be determined, depending on where the birds are. Trip will last 3 hours and cost of trip is $15 per person.