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Shorebird Breeding Seasons and FWC Regional Shorebird Contacts

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This map features shorebird nest dates and contacts.

Northwest Region

Paula Grendel 
Paula.Grendel@MyFWC.com 
850-387-9069
3911 Highway 2321  
Panama City, FL 32409

County Breeding Season
Bay February 15 – September 1
Escambia February 15 – September 1
Franklin February 15 – September 1
Gulf February 15 - September 1
Jefferson February 15 - September 1
Okaloosa February 15 – September 1
Santa Rosa February 15 – September 1
Wakulla February 15 – September 1
Walton February 15 – September 1

Northcentral Region

Jean Olbert
Jean.Olbert@MyFWC.com 
352-644-3539
9741 Ocean Shore Blvd.
Palm Coast, FL 32137

County Breeding Season
Citrus March 1 – September 1
Dixie March 1 – September 1
Duval March 1 – September 1
Levy March 1 – September 1
Nassau March 1 – September 1
Taylor March 1 – September 1

Northeast Region

Jean Olbert
Jean.Olbert@MyFWC.com 
352-644-3539
9741 Ocean Shore Blvd.
Palm Coast, FL 32137

County Breeding Season
Brevard March 1 – September 1
Flagler March 1 – September 1
Indian River March 1 – September 1
St Johns March 1 – September 1
Volusia March 1 – September 1

Southwest Region

Morgan Parks 
Morgan.Parks@MyFWC.com 
863-648-3828
3900 Drane Field Rd.
Lakeland, FL 33811-1299

County Breeding Season
Charlotte February 15 – September 1
Hernando February 15 – September 1
Hillsborough February 15 – September 1
Hillsborough Spoil Islands March 1 – September 1
Lee February 15 – September 1
Manatee February 15 – September 1
Pasco February 15 – September 1
Pinellas February 15 – September 1
Sarasota February 15 – September 1

South Region

Ricardo Zambrano 
Ricardo.Zambrano@MyFWC.com 
561-625-5122
8535 Northlake Blvd   
West Palm Beach, FL 33412

County Breeding Season
Broward April 1 – September 1
Collier February 15 – September 1
Martin Spoil Is/Estuaries March 1 – September 1
Martin Coastal Beaches April 1 – September 1
Miami-Dade April 1 – September 1
Monroe March 1 – September 1
Palm Beach Spoil Is/Estuaries March 1 – September 1
Palm Beach Coastal Beaches April 1 – September 1
St Lucie Spoil Is/Estuaries March 1 – September 1
St Lucie Coastal Beaches April 1 – September 1