Birding or Bird Watching


Whether you are taking a leisurely hike on a winding trail or paddling down one of our beautiful rivers, be sure to bring your binoculars as you may come across some pretty magnificent birds. From owls to eagles, the wild life in the Ocala/Marion County sky is bound to excite bird enthusiasts.

Additional bird species you may come across include: hawks, ducks and their ducklings, egrets, heron, cranes and more!

Some of the favorite locations to look for birds are Silver Springs State Park, Rainbow Springs State Park, Carney Island Recreation and Conservation Area and Lake Delancey Recreation Area in the Ocala National Forest.