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TIPPECANOE ENVIRONMENTAL PARK II

Description: Tippecanoe Environmental Park II is a 150 acre mitigation preserve consisting of oak scrub, scrubby flatwoods, pine flatwoods adjacent to a canal. Tippecanoe II is home to Florida Scrub Jays as well woodpeckers and other flatwoods bird species.

Vegetation Communities: Scrub, scrubby flatwoods, and pine flatwoods.

Location: The park is bordered by Flamingo Blvd. on the east and by Como Street to the south and Carbon Avenue to the north. The parking area is on Joppa Ave. From Route 776, turn onto Flamingo Blvd and then turn right onto Joppa Ave.

Amenities: Paved parking area; hiking trail; no restroon or picnic facilities.

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

Birds that you may encounter year-round include: Blue Jay Bobwhite Quail Cardinal Catbird Downy Woodpecker Flicker Florida Scrub-Jay Ground Dove Hairy Woodpecker Loggerhead Shrike Mourning Dove Northern Mockingbird Pileated Woodpecker Red-bellied Woodpecker Red-headed WoodpeckerRed-shouldered Hawk Rufous-sided Towhee White-eyed Vireo

Migrants that you may see: American Kestrel Blue-gray Gnatcatcher Eastern Phoebee Palm Warbler Red-tailed Hawk Robin Tree Swallow Yellow-rumped Warbler

Wading birds such as wood storks, great egrets and great blue herons can be found just outside the boundary in an isolated wetland between the Pear Street and the canal. Documented Mammals: Bobcat Eastern Mole Hispid Cotton Rat Nine-banded Armadillo Raccoon  Virginia Opossum Rabbit (probably Cottontail)

Documented Herps: Black Racer Brown Anole Gopher Tortoise

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