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Blue Cypress Conservation Area

Blue Cypress Conservation Area serves as a gateway to the much larger Fellsmere Water Management Area. As part of the Upper St. Johns River Basin Project the area consists of some 10,000 acres of recently restored wetlands.

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Telephoto Florida visited in mid-December looking primarily for migrant warblers, and we were not disappointed. Dozens of Yellow-rumped Warblers flitted about the tree lined berm.

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The area offers an ideal habitat for wintering waterfowl, wading birds and migrant song birds. Look for gators, deer and otters as well.

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