Birds

Florida’s largest game bird, the Turkey has made a major comeback since…

The larger of our two vultures, its naked red head and legs make identification easy….

A common woodland buteo, with broad wings and a broad banded tail, this hawk…

Shaped like a Swallow, with the characteristic pointed wings, and built with…

One of our ‘ladder backed’ or ‘zebra backed’ woodpeckers, the…

Man-made nesting platforms built over water and a pesticide ban restored our…

The Northern Paula Warbler migrates through central Florida from March –…

The Shrike is a songbird that acts like a bird of prey. Because its feet are…

A small goldfinch sized bird the summer male Indigo Bunting appears dark except in very …

A large all-white waterbird, the Great Egret has a yellow beak and black…

Commonly seen stalking fish in shallow waters this heron is an opportunist,…

Two subspecies of the Sandhill Crane live in Florida, the Florida Sandhill…

A very distinctive bird of prey, the Crested Caracara has a large head with a…

The smallest and most sociable of our two vultures,the Black Vulture often roosts with…

Pileated Woodpecker

North America’s second largest woodpecker, a pointed red crest and solid…

Harriers are hawks known for their distinctive hunting behavior, flying low…

The ‘ear tufts’ of the Screech Owl are not real ears–they are special feathers…

A small bird characterized by a blue back, robinred breast, and rusty throat. A cavity…

It is not unusual to spot this nocturnal bird perched on…

Florida has the largest population of Bald Eagles in the…