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Marsh Bend “Outlet” Park

March Bend Outlet

Stop by and check the shoreline of this small county park for Limpkin, Snowy Egret, Belted Kingfisher, Wood Duck and other waterbirds. A boat launch allows access to a tributary of Lake Panasoffkee, and the adjacent hardwood hammock makes birding

Lake Panasoffkee Wildlife Management Area

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This huge property has 18 miles of multiuse trails, which provide plenty of opportunity to enjoy birds and wildlife. To begin, check the open grassy area and oaks near the parking area for Red-headed Woodpeckers and Sherman’s Fox Squirrels, and

Florida Bass Conservation Center

This site, formerly known as the Richloam State Fish Hatchery is tucked into the vast Green Swamp, just inside the Sumter County line. This state-of-the-art fish hatchery and research facility might seem an unlikely birding spot. Instead, its 60-plus ponds

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