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Field Trip to Terra Ceia Preserve State Park – Hightower Trail

January 31 @ 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM


Join Billie & Jerry Knight on a guided bird walk through Terra Ceia Preserve State Park – Hightower Trail. 

Native and migrating birds take shelter in the lush forests along the trails. You may see little blue herons, white ibis, or even a bald eagle soaring above you. Keep a watchful eye for roseate spoonbills wading in the shallows.

Everyone is welcome to attend walks. 

When going bird watching it is important to be well-prepared and comfortable. Here is a checklist of what to bring and wear: 

  • Wear comfortable shoes since there will be walking
  • Hat to shield you from the sun and reduce glare
  • Binoculars for close up view of birds. 
  • Field guide, eBird & Merlin apps are helpful in bird identification – your guides will help 
  • Water to stay hydrated
  • Sunscreen and Insect Repellant 

Right onto Terra Ceia Rd 1/2 mile, take a left onto Hightower Rd) Meet @ the end of Hightower Road. 

To contact our Trip Leaders:

Billie & Jerry Knight text 941-592-7622


*** The safety of you and our field trip leaders is of the utmost importance to us! All government rules & regulations apply to all field trips. Leaders can make requirements or cancel anytime, so please confirm by checking our calendar at least 1 week in advance.


January 31
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
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Billie & Jerry Knight


Terra Ceia Preserve State Park
Hightower Road FL 34211 United States + Google Map
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