• Pa-Hay-okee Overlook


    National Park Florida


Wood Stork

Wood Stork

NPS Photo
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?

Did You Know?

The Everglades served as the backdrop for much of the military action during the Seminole Wars. The Seminole and Miccosukee people sought refuge within the isolated and relatively unknown expanse of land and water.