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    Everglades

    National Park Florida

Everglades National Park Big Day Bird Count March 16, 2013

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The Green Heron
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Traveled To: Anhinga Trail, Long Pine Key Picnic Area, Paurotis Pond, Nine Mile Pond, Mrazek Pond, Flamingo Sewage Treatment Ponds, and Florida Bay mudflats in front of Visitor Center.

Total species: 61 Total # of birds: 1088

1

Pied-billed Grebe

1

2

American White Pelican

17

3

Brown Pelican

10

4

Double-crested Cormorant

28

5

Anhinga

153

6

Great Blue Heron

15

-

Great Blue Heron (white phase)

2

7

Great Egret

11

8

Snowy Egret

13

9

Little Blue Heron

4

10

Tricolored Heron

6

11

Cattle Egret

1

12

Green Heron

28

13

Black-crowned Night-Heron

5

-

Night Heron (species unknown)

2

14

White Ibis

13

15

Glossy Ibis

3

16

Roseate Spoonbill

19

17

Wood Stork

225

18

Blue-winged Teal

30

19

Northern Shoveler

21

20

Green-winged Teal

68

21

Black Vulture

85

22

Turkey Vulture

22

23

Osprey

13

24

Swallow-tailed Kite

1

25

Bald Eagle (1 adult, 2 imm.)

3

26

Red-shouldered Hawk

4

27

Red-tailed Hawk (dark morph)

1

28

Purple Gallinule

4

29

Common Moorhen

6

30

American Coot

20

31

Sandhill Crane

3

32

Black-necked Stilt

12

33

American Avocet

3

34

Greater Yellowlegs

1

35

Lesser Yellowlegs

2

36

Willet

2

37

Spotted Sandpiper

3

38

Laughing Gull

81

39

Royal Tern

10

40

Black Skimmer

60

41

Barred Owl

1

42

Belted Kingfisher

2

43

Red-bellied Woodpecker

2

44

Eastern Phoebe

1

45

American Crow

5

46

Tree Swallow

1

47

Gray Catbird

27

48

Northern Mockingbird

3

49

Northern Parula

1

50

Yellow-rumped Warbler

2

51

Pine Warbler

3

52

Prairie Warbler

2

53

Palm Warbler

11

54

Black & White Warbler

1

55

Waterthrush (species unknown)

1

56

Common Yellowthroat

1

57

Eastern Towhee

1

58

Northern Cardinal

1

59

Red-winged Blackbird

7

60

Common Grackle

2

61

Boat-tailed Grackle

4





Did You Know?

Manatee and Baby Swimming

Mermaid sightings have been reported by sailors throughout history who often blamed the part-woman, part-fish beings for leading them astray. But folklore experts believe that what those sailors were seeing were not mermaids, but rather air-breathing manatees, or their dugong relatives.