Birding Pinellas

Birding Pinellas

Welcome to Birding Pinellas. Pinellas birders are proud of their county, their county parks, and their birds. Ron Smith, Pinellas bird expert and author, invites you to explore one of the of the premier birding destinations in the southeastern United States. Birding Pinellas highlights some of Pinellas' local treasures - parks and eBird hotspots where you can find both resident species and migratory fly-ins.

Access info about each park using the dropdown menu under HOME (top right corner of this page) or via the links in the map legend.

  • To access the map legend, which contains a preview of the park, links to birding tips, and other resources, tap the map point.

  • For directions, and to open a location in Google maps, tap the arrow in the upper right corner of the legend pop-up.

Park reviews on Birding Pinellas were written by Ron Smith, author of The Birds of Pinellas County and A Birder's Guide to Pinellas County.

Bird with the author! Join Ron Smith on the first Saturday of the month at Boyd Hill Nature Preserve.

Want to see more of the real Florida? For state-wide wildlife checklists, trip planning and birding sites, visit The Great Florida Birding and Wildlife Trail.