July 22, 2014 5:34 PM

Rare bird alert: Red-necked stint spotted in Keys; first sighting ever in Florida

Swedish biologist Viktor Nilsson-Ortman came to Florida to collect damselfly eggs for his post doctorate research and left last week with a discovery that turned the birding world all aflutter. On the shoreline he spotted a red-necked stint, the first time this species has been seen and documented in the Sunshine State.

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