Breakfast with the Birds at Rookery Bay| National Estuarine Research Reserve

May - August

The Breakfast with the Birds lecture series hosted at the Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center invites guests to enjoy pastries, juice and coffee while learning about the biology and habitat of shorebirds and seabirds.

Lectures are provided by Adam DiNuovo, the Shorebird Stewardship Program Manager for Audubon Florida. DiNuovo has been working with shorebirds and seabirds across the United States and beyond for more than 15 years.


Even more fun at Rookery Bay!

A visit to Rookery Bay has so much fun in store for Kids & Families. Visit our Environmental Learning Center, Explore Rookery Bay with Nature Tours by Boat & Kayak, or take in a lecture.

Breakfast with the Birds Information

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Lectures in the Breakfast with the Birds lecture series include:

  • May 23 – A Day in the Life of a Seabird Biologist
  • June 27: Seabirds and Plastic — A Deadly Combination
  • July 23: Stewardship and Citizen Science — Success Stories and How You Can Make a Difference
  • Aug. 20: Water Quality and Seabirds — The Lost Summer of 2018

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Additional Information

The cost to attend each lecture is $15 and includes pastries, juice and coffee. Friends of Rookery Bay members enjoy a 10-percent discount. Doors open at 9 a.m., and the lecture begins at 9:30 a.m. Registration is required.

Explore with Us!

Guided Boat Tours

Discover Rookery Bay’s extraordinary wildlife on one of our naturalist guided kayak tours. Two-hour guided kayak tours let you explore backwater bays and mangrove forests and provide opportunities to see wildlife such as wading birds, osprey, fish and dolphins.