The American Avocet is commonly found in the Plains and Rockies, but come winter, many find their way to Merritt Island. (Photo by Joel Reynolds; Courtesy Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge)
Posted by Bob Rountree
Author: Bob Rountree Bob Rountree is an outdoors travel writer, exploring back roads of the authentic Florida. Co-founder of FloridaRambler.com, Bob contributes to the monthly Florida Rambler column in the South Florida SunSentinel and Orlando Sentinel. His work has also appeared in the Miami Herald, Guardian UK and other publications.
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