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BAYSHORE LIVE OAK PARK

Description: Shoreline Park with picnic facilities and old docks along Charlotte Harbor and Fishing Dock.

Vegetation Communities: Oak and palm

Location: Along Charlotte Harbor on Bayshore Road, Charlotte Harbor. Coming South on US 41, turn right on Edgewater and left at the first traffic light (Bayshore Road) to Fishing Pier and beyond. Coming North on 41 from Punta Gorda, turn left from turn lane immediately after crossing Gilcrest Bridge (Charlotte Harbor)on to Bayshore Road.

Amenities: Bike trails, canoe/kayak, fishing, nature trail/ walking trail, picnic shelter, restrooms.

Animal Species:  You may not be able to see all these species

Birds that you may encounter year-round include: Brown Pelican Great Egret Little Blue Heron Green Heron Black-crowned Night Heron Yellow-crowned Night Heron Laughing Gull Ring-billed GullLeast Tern Royal Tern Red-bellied Woodpecker Mourning Dove Ground Dove Cardinal Mockingbird Blue JayCommon Grackle Boat-tailed Grackle

Migrants that you may see:RobinBlue-gray NatcatcherSome shore birds at a low winter tide

Documented Mammals:Grey SquirrelDue to the proximity of Bayshore Road, residential and multi-family homes, few mammals are likely to be able to inhabit the area

Documented Herps:Brown Anole

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