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Florida grasshopper sparrow at the Zoo

Florida Grasshopper Sparrow Success

Our first breeding season for the critically endangered Florida grasshopper sparrow has ended, and was wildly successful! A total of 47 birds were released or will be released into their natural range.

Florida grasshopper sparrow release

Releasing Grasshopper Sparrows

Five juvenile Florida grasshopper sparrows were sent into their natural range on June 22, contributing to the population of this critically endangered species.

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Endangered Species at the Zoo

This Endangered Species Day, we are taking a closer look at some of the threatened species that call Brevard Zoo home.

Florida grasshopper sparrow chick at exam

Florida Grasshopper Sparrow Chicks Are Here!

We are happy to share that our first-ever Florida grasshopper sparrow chicks have hatched at the Zoo.

Grasshopper sparrow

Breeding the Country’s Most Endangered Bird

We are entering our first-ever breeding season for the United States’ most endangered bird: the Florida grasshopper sparrow.

Give From the Heart: Sparrows on the Verge of Extinction

Let’s work together to save one of our country’s most endangered birds.