LABELLE, FL. -- Bob Montanaro will present his newest audio visual program “Birds of Indian River Lagoon” on Monday March 11 at 7 p. m. at the Cooperative Extension, Dallas Townsend Building 1085 Pratt Blvd. in LaBelle. This free public program is hosted by Hendry-Glades Audubon.
Birds of the Indian River Lagoon highlights the common birds, other wildlife and scenery of the Indian River Lagoon in a program made up of digital stills and video. The Indian River Lagoon has been called “the most biologically diverse estuary in North America” and “straddles 156 miles of Florida’s east coast, from Ponce Inlet in Volusia County, south to Jupiter Inlet in Palm Beach County.”
Bob Montanaro is the office manager for the Pelican Island Audubon Society of Indian River County, Florida. His lifelong interest in photography has led to creating programs on Florida wildlife, including Ospreys of Pelican Island: An Exploration into the life of the Fish Hawk and Critters, Cows, and Cowboys: A Photographic Exploration into the Wildlife & Work of a Florida Cattle Ranch.