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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?

Did You Know?

Though there are likely thousands of alligators in the Everglades, they remain protected because of their close resemblance to the far more endangered American crocodile. Can you identify which this one is?