Summer Birding: Five Great National Wildlife Refuge Destinations

Roseate Spoonbills at Merritt Island NWR by Jonathan Milak

Summer slows many birders down, but it doesn’t have to! Here are five great National Wildlife Refuges for summer birding.

Birding Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge, Florida

Roseate Spoonbills at Merritt Island NWR by Jonathan Milak

Merritt Island Refuge is a world-famous birding destination on Florida’s east coast near Cape Canaveral, and the site of Florida’s Space Coast Birding & Wildllfe Festival.

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