Birding in Pinellas

Try out our brand new birding guide!

Written by Pinellas birding expert Ron Smith, Birding Pinellas features an interactive map of Pinellas county that will help you:

  • Start strong. Choose from the most highly recommended birding locations in the county.
  • Build your life list. Search for the best place to find a Pinellas specialty.
  • Bird in the now. Click and connect to the most recent eBird list for your location.
  • Bird like a local. Each park review contains insider tips for making the best of your trip.
  • Connect with local birders. Connect with SPAS through our website, our email program, or Facebook page.

Keep a Life List

A life-list keeps you mindful, motivated and is a good yardstick. Life-lists are the stuff ‘Type A’ birders are made of and equally worthwhile for everyone else. Have one. - The Birdvangelist

Click here to download the SPAS Pinellas County Bird Checklist

Download the FWC checklist here.

Go digital - and contribute to world’s largest biodiversity-related citizen science project.

Join eBird here,

Bird Florida

For state-wide wildlife checklists, trip planning and birding sites, visit The Great Florida Birding and Wildlife Trail.

Bird Current

Join SPAS for monthly guided birds walk at Boyd Hill Nature Preserve, and for our Field Trips. Details here.

Check for monthly updates on our page: You Just Might See...

Follow Pinellas County lists on eBird


Header Photo: W. Meehan