Bird roosting habitat at Tampa Tribune site will be protected

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Bird roosting habitat along the Hillsborough River near the Tampa Tribune building will be protected during redevelopment of the site. By Seán Kinane / WMNF News (May 2016).
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Bird roosting habitat will be protected during redevelopment. By Seán Kinane / WMNF News (May 2016).

The Tampa Tribune is gone, but its building along the Hillsborough River in downtown Tampa still remains … for now; but soon it will be demolished to make room for a condominium. The local Audubon society worked with the developer and the city to make sure bird roosting habitat on the property would be protected.

WMNF News’ Seán Kinane spoke with Ann Paul, the regional coordinator with Audubon Florida, along the Tampa Riverwalk across the river from the trees where dozens of birds roost at night.

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