Everglades National Park Birds

falcon

Though the peregrine falcon is certainly not exclusive to South Florida, the species is one of the Everglades’ greatest hunters. The name peregr...

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Peregrine Falcon

woodpeck

The red-bellied woodpecker may be one of the loudest species of birds that can be found in the Florida Everglades today. Like many of the species that...

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Red-Bellied Woodpecker

rock doves

The rock dove, sometimes simply referred to as a “pigeon,” can be found all around the world, and in some places is so common that it can ...

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Rock Dove

wild turkeys

Most people have probably heard of both domestic turkeys and wild turkeys, though you may be surprised to find out that these are actually one and the...

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Wild Turkey

mallards

The term “mallard” has often been used to describe any duck that is found in the wild, but is actually an official term used to describe a...

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Mallards

great horned owl

While the burrowing owl might be the most well known owl in southern Florida, it is certainly not alone in the area. The great horned owl is prevalent...

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Great Horned Owl

bird song

Chances are, at some point in your life, that you’ve woken up to the sound of a bird singing outside your window. Whether you are someone who te...

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Why Do Birds Sing?

brown pelican

If you’ve ever been to the beach or out on a boat in Florida, than you have probably seen your fair share of brown pelicans. Most commonly found...

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Brown Pelican

Spoonbill

The roseate spoonbill has long been considered one of the most beautiful birds in the entire world, largely due to its eccentric coloring. Like flamin...

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Roseate Spoonbill

osprey-flying

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