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    Everglades

    National Park Florida

Everglades National Park Big Day Bird Count - February 15, 2014

Traveled To: Anhinga Trail, Long Pine Key Picnic Area, Paurotis Pond, West Lake, Mrazek Pond, Eco Pond, and Florida Bay (high tide) in front of Visitor Center. Highlights: 5,000+ Coots and immature Bald Eagle at West Lake. Cormorant eating a large Large Mouth bass at Anhinga Trail and nice sighting of a baby crocodile at West Lake.

Christi Carmichael Flamingo Interpretation

Total species:50

Total # of birds: 5771

 

 
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1

Pied-billed Grebe

1

2

American White Pelican

20

3

Brown Pelican

3

4

Double-crested Cormorant

10

5

Anhinga

47

6

Great Blue Heron

7

7

Great Egret

7

8

Snowy Egret

10

9

Little Blue Heron

2

10

Tricolored Heron

4

11

Cattle Egret

1

12

Green Heron

11

13

White Ibis

7

14

Glossy Ibis 2
 
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15

Roseate Spoonbill

6

16

Wood Stork

10

17

Blue-winged Teal

65

18

Green-winged Teal

68

Female duck (unknown species)

1

19

Black Vulture

95

20

Turkey Vulture

50

21

Osprey

5

22

Bald Eagle

1

23

Red-shouldered Hawk

2

24

Short-tailed Hawk

1

 
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24

Short-tailed Hawk

1

25

Purple Gallinule

3

26

Common Moorhen

2

27

American Coot

5016

28

Black-necked Stilt

7

29

Laughing Gull

200

30

Royal Tern

2

31

Belted Kingfisher

5

32

Red-bellied Woodpecker

3

33

Great Crested Flycatcher (heard 1)

2

34

Loggerhead Shrike

1

35

White-eyed Vireo

3

 
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36

Blue Jay

3

37

American Crow

23

38

Tree Swallow

5

39

Carolina Wren (heard)

1

40

American Robin

25

41

Gray Catbird

9

42

Northern Mockingbird

3

 
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43

Yellow-rumped Warbler

8

44

Yellow-throated Warbler

1

45

Pine Warbler

2

46

Palm Warbler

2

47

Eastern Towhee (heard)

1

48

Northern Cardinal

2

49

Red-winged Blackbird (heard)

1

50

Common Grackle

5

Did You Know?

Kayak on Beach

Kayaking and canoeing are superb ways to visit the habitats of Everglades National Park. Paddle through shady mangrove tunnels, bright sawgrass prairies, open ponds and lakes, or along the stunning coastlines for an experience you’ll never forget!