Wakodahatchee Wetlands, Delray Beach, FL
The park was created on 50 acres of unused utility land, and transformed into a recreation wetlands open to the public with a three-quarter mile boardwalk that crosses between open water pond areas, emergent marsh areas, shallow shelves, and islands with shrubs and snags to foster nesting and roosting. The board walk has interpretive signage as well as Gazebos with benches along the way. This site is part of the South section of the Great Florida Birding Trail, and offers many opportunities to observe birds in their natural habitats.
There are over 150 species of birds identified at Wakodahatchee Wetlands,
alligators, iguanas, frogs, turtles, bobcats, and more are frequently seen. The wetlands include a varied representation of Florida flora. The wetlands offer outstanding photography opportunities year round but especially during breeding season in late winter to mid-June. These species thrive in the wetlands habitats.
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