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Wood Stork

Wood Stork

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J Roark

Everglades National Park Big Day Bird Count January 13, 2013

Traveled To: Anhinga Trail, Long Pine Key Picnic Area, Paurotis Pond, Mrazek Pond, Flamingo Sewage Treatment Ponds, Eco Pond and Florida Bay mudflats in front of Visitor Center. *Individual #'s are high from a huge flock of Tree Swallows that flew over the Main Park Road.

Total species:46

Total # of birds:6317

Pied-billed Grebe 14
American White Pelican 42
Brown Pelican 15
Double-crested Cormorant 34
Anhinga 63
Great Blue Heron 9
Great Egret 49
Snowy Egret 58
Little Blue Heron 48
Tricolored Heron 1
Green Heron 4
Black-crowned Night-Heron 4
White Ibis 47
Roseate Spoonbill 4
Wood Stork 18
Blue-winged Teal 26
Green-winged Teal 40
Black Vulture 205
Turkey Vulture 102
Osprey 20
Northern Harrier 1
Red-shouldered Hawk 4
Short-tailed Hawk (dark & light phase) 2
Purple Gallinule 2
Common Moorhen 9
American Coot 73
Black-necked Stilt 3
Willet 10
Spotted Sandpiper 1
Marbled Godwit 10
Laughing Gull 53
Barred Owl (heard) 2
Belted Kingfisher 3
Red-bellied Woodpecker 2
Great Crested Flycatcher (heard) 1
American Crow 18
Tree Swallow 5300
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 1
Gray Catbird 4
Northern Mockingbird 3
Yellow-rumped Warbler 6
Prairie Warbler 1
Palm Warbler 2
Black and White Warbler 1
Common Yellowthroat 1
Northern Cardinal 1

Did You Know?

White-tailed Deer

Over forty species of mammals inhabit Everglades National Park. Though they often utilize drier habitats, many are also adapted to the semi-aquatic habitats of the Everglades. White-tailed Deer can often be seen wading through the sawgrass prairies.