# Endangered species
Pinellas County Parks prepares black skimmer nesting area at Sand Key Park
Black skimmers are a threatened species of medium-sized birds in Florida |Pinellas County Government Facebook. Effort to protect species is in partnership with Audubon Florida. Pinellas County Parks & Conservation Resources, in partnership with Audubon Florida, have pre-posted a nesting area for black skimmers at the north end of Sand Key Park’s beach near the jetty. Pre-posting means an area has been marked and protected before the shorebirds begin nesting.