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Nature

Amelia Island Nature: Green, Black- and Yellow-Crowned Night Herons

Green Herons can be spotted occasionally in Egans Greenway on Amelia Island (the American Birding Association’s “Bird of the Year” 2015). Other special sightings are the Black-crowned and Yellow-crowned Night-Herons.

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Autumn

Amelia Island Nature: Sea Myrtle’s “Snow” Flurries, Red Holly Berries

It’s been flurrying “Florida snow” around Amelia Island, especially near Egans Greenway in Fernandina Beach. White fluffs, Sea Myrtle seeds, are blowing around in the breeze mimicking flurries.

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Summer

Pink Plumes & Blooms: Spoonbills, Saltmarsh Mallow

Observe nature’s pink in plumes and blooms by venturing into Egans Greenway this summer in Fernandina Beach on Amelia Island, Florida. It’s one of the best spots on the island for birdwatching and native wildflowers.

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Spring

Highlights of March 2012 Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance

AN EVENT THAT DELIVERS THE WOW FACTOR: Tickets are on sale for Amelia Island’s signature March event, the Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance, a rare collector car show recognized as one of the best of its kind in the world. Plan to be on Amelia Island this spring for this sensational glimpse of automotive history. March 9 – 11, 2012 at the Amelia Island Ritz-Carlton and Golf Club of Amelia at Summer Beach.

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Nature

Learn More About Florida’s Coastal Nature

Love nature and being outdoors? Want to better understand Florida’s coastal and marine ecosystem? Take a Florida Master Naturalist course to learn more about Florida’s coastal plants and wildlife.

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Travel

Fernandina’s Fabulous For Bike Riding

Pedaling a bicycle at water’s edge right on the beach at low tide is one of the great pleasures of island living. Bike riding on Amelia Island’s wide, flat beaches has caught on with visitors, too.