Watch manatees on underwater and above-water webcams at Blue Spring State Park and Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park.

Webcam highlights available, too! Scroll down to view.

Manatee Season has started at Blue Spring State Park and the above-water webcam is currently live. At night, or when there are issues with the webcams, we will play highlights of previously recorded webcam footage. You can also scroll down the page to see past manatee videos from the webcams. Any people seen in the videos are researchers or other individuals with special permission.

Above-Water Webcam at Blue Spring State Park

 

Underwater Webcam at Blue Spring State Park

 

Latest Manatee Sightings

Friday, 25 November 2022

The river temp was 69.8°F (21°C). I counted 12 manatees, no Save the Manatee Club adoptees. With so few here to write about I’ll do a little life history. After all it is the research we are doing. Corinn and yearling made the count today. They were late for Cora’s roll call yesterday. I believe that was their first visit this season. Corinn was ID’d as a yearling in 2015. She was U9/15 ( the ninth unknown of the 2015-16 season) until she was named in a Save the Manatee Club naming contest. Most female manatees have their first calf at five or six so Corinn was a little late. It was good to see her. I’ve always had a soft spot for Corinn and also several hundred other manatees!

Read more manatee updates from this season at Blue Spring State Park and click the Webcam Videos box to see manatee video clips from the webcams.

Please call Blue Spring State Park before you visit to get the latest manatee count at the park: 386-775-3663.

 

Support for the Manatee Webcams at Blue Spring State Park was made possible by a donation to Save the Manatee Club as a memorial gift in honor of the late Mrs. Norma Norton, a Florida resident who cared deeply for manatees.

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The park has opened the gates to wild manatees, so you can expect to see them on the webcams now. Permanent residents Ariel and Betsy, along with Heinz, Shantay, and Guppy, who are undergoing rehabilitation, are in the paddock area of the park and not on the webcams. At night, or when there are issues with the cameras, we will play highlights of previously recorded webcam footage.

Underwater Webcam at Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park

 

Above-Water Webcam at Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park

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