Birding hot spot with many species of ducks, herons, egrets and hawks frequently seen in large numbers. Bald Eagles, American Bitterns, Purple Gallinules and Soras possible. Trip has three parts, allowing flexibility in distance walked. Meet at picnic tables at Sarasota Audubon Nature Center, 6888 Palmer Blvd. at 9 a.m. Joyce Leary, 508-737-8954.