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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Amelia Island’s Fall Beach Days, Nature, Outdoors

There’s lots of time to enjoy lazy days at the shore on this northeast Florida barrier island after Labor Day. September historic average temperatures in Fernandina Beach are a high of 85 and evening lows average 73 degrees. Then there’s October, a perfect month for outdoor activities.

Market Top: $5.9M Home Listed On Amelia Island

A recently listed home for sale on Amelia Island, Florida becomes the highest priced home currently on the market on this northeast Florida barrier island near the Georgia border. The oceanfront property is located within Amelia Island Plantation.

Fernandina Old Florida Elegance at Hoyt House

A prime example of “Golden Age” splendor, the Hoyt House is one of the treasured inns in Fernandina’s downtown historic district.