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The Backyard at Telephoto Florida Headquarters

The Backyard at Telephoto Florida Headquarters

Want to enhance the back yard birding experience? Study the regulars. Getting to know the birds that inhabit your area is a great way to enhance your birding skills. Telephoto Florida Headquarters, in Central Florida, is home to a good variety of bird species. We have our contingent of titmice, cardinals, woodpeckers, and Carolina wren. George, the neighborhood…

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Red Shouldered Hawk

Red Shouldered Hawk

Although becoming increasingly rare to see, the red-shouldered hawk seems to be thriving in Florida.  Telephoto Florida even has a pair nesting in the giant oak tree at the Lakeland headquarters. This raptor, bird of prey eats small mammals, reptiles, and birds. We have seen them with squirrels, snakes and doves. The male is smaller than the female…