Palm Coast - 2nd Annual Birds of a Feather Fest

Bird Watching Florida

BEST FLORIDA RETIREMENT CITIES

If you enjoy bird watching, pleasant weather, and beautiful scenery, then you should attend the 2nd Annual Birds Of A Feather Fest in Palm Coast. Located in Northeast Florida, Palm Coast is a city rich with nature preserves, comfortable living, and magnificent Atlantic Ocean beaches. From February 5th - 7th, the Birds Of A Feather Fest will feature wetland tours, island tours, a field photography workshop, and many presentations about the area's bird life.

The highlight of the festival will be a big trip to Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge, a major destination for birders throughout the world, and known for over 330 species of wild birds. Hundreds of thousands of migratory birds use the refuge as a rest stop, or spend the entire winter season in the hospitable Florida warmth. For bird watching aficionados, this is one of the most compelling festivals of the entire year.

While Palm Coast has plenty of wonderful spots for bird watching, there are even more exciting places in greater Flagler County. Still unspoiled by development, Flagler County has some of the best Florida retirement cities, with plenty of parks and open spaces for serious bird watching. Some of the areas best bird watching spots include:

  • Betty Steflik Memorial Preserve; 815 Moody Blvd. Palm Coast FL 32137; phone: 386-313-4020
  • Bird of Paradise Nature Preserve; Bird of Paradise Lane Palm Coast FL 32137; phone: 386-986-2323
  • Haw Creek Preserve at Russel Landing; County Road 2007 Bunnell FL 32110; phone: 386-313-4020
  • Princess Place Preserve; 2500 Princess Place Preserve Palm Coast FL 32137; phone: 386-313-4020
  • Flagler Beach Municipal Pier; 215 S. Oceanshore Blvd. Flagler Beach FL 32136; phone: 386-517-2436

At these locations, and at other parks throughout Flagler County, bird watchers can see:

  • Bald Eagles
  • American Coot
  • Brown Pelicans
  • Laughing Gulls
  • Northern Gannet
  • Yellow-Rumped Warblers
  • Great Horned Owl
  • Wood Ducks
  • Painted Buntings
  • and many more...

For many retirees, photography is a relaxing way to spend an afternoon. And for those living in the best Florida retirement cities, there are many other wonderful ways to enjoy the golden days. These include golf, swimming, tennis, shopping, and walking on the beach. If you are interested in living in one of the best Florida retirement cities, Palm Coast has first-class communities for retirees.

Among them is Grand Haven, an exclusive 1400-acre master-planned community, with gated security, luxury homes, and top-notch amenities. The property features lakes, parks, nature trails, and plenty of open spaces, for bird watching, or just for enjoying the vibrant Florida nature. Amenities at Grand Haven include:

  • A signature Jack Nicklaus golf course and exclusive, world-class golf club
  • A Village Center, with a pool, athletic courts, a spa and wellness center, and a European-style cafe with great banquet facilities
  • Parks and trails, with walks along the Intracoastal Waterway
  • Intracoastal waterfront dining at the Grand Haven Golf Clubhouse

If your looking for the perfect Palm Coast home for sale, you'll find tantalizing options for fine living at Grand Haven.

Winter is a great time for a trip to Florida, when the weather is far better than the colder, northern states. If you want to find a very special Palm Coast home for sale, plan a visit to the coast for this warm winter season. We'll show you Grand Haven and more.

Be sure to ask for our free Palm Coast relocation information to help you learn more about the area. 

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