Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park, approximately 22,000 acres, south of Gainesville, Florida, hosts over 290 species of birds in a diversity of habitats- from basin marsh to upland hardwood hammocks. [Sources: Audubon Important Bird Area and Florida Department of Environmental Protection ].
|Categories||PA and IBA|
|Ecoregion Rank||13 of 58|
|Last Great Places Rank||1053|
Note: All scores are relative to the 3000 Last Great Places