brackish water

If you’ve traveled around Southern Florida, chances are you’ve heard the term “brackish” used when describing some areas of water. But what is...

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What is Brackish Water?

osprey

The osprey goes by many names – fish hawk, sea hawk, fish eagle, and river hawk – but all names seem to call out one particular characteri...

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Osprey

budgerigar

The budgerigar, most commonly known as a shell parakeet, is a species of parrot that finds itself a pet in many homes across America. This colorful a...

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Budgerigar

Pair Of Black Vultures

While the American black vulture is certainly not the most beautiful bird in the Everglades or the one with the best reputation, it might be one of th...

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American Black Vulture

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Florida is well known for its burrowing owl population, a population that is most prevalent in Central and Southern Florida. The burrowing owls are c...

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Burrowing Owl

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Another type of bird that is extremely common throughout Florida, and especially the Everglades, is the Anhinga. Although its name means “devil ...

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Anhinga