birding florida

Boat-tailed Grackle Male

Boat-tailed Grackle Male

The picture of this Boat-tailed Grackle Male was taken at the Viera Wetlands in Viera Florida. Boat-tailed Grackles have a variable song with harsh jeeb-jeeb-jeeb notes and low-pitched guttural rolls. Both males and females sing, though females do so only rarely.

To hear the sounds of the Boat-tailed Grackle click on the arrow below.

Little Blue Heron

Little Blue Heron

The picture of this  Little Blue Heron was photographed at Sweetwater Wetlands Park in Gainesville, Florida.  This Little Blue Heron was photographed with the Canon 5D Mark IV and the Canon 100-400 II lens

To hear the sounds of thelittle Blue Heron , click on the arrow below.

Great Egret Preening

Great Egret Preening

Great Egret Preening

Great Egret Preening

The picture of this Great Egret Preening was photographed at the Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge near Titusville, Florida. The picture of this Great Egret was photographed with the Canon 5D Mark III Canon 300mm f2.8 IS II with the 2X extender.
To hear the sound of the Great Egret, click on the arrow below.

Glossy Ibis

Glossy Ibis

Glossy Ibis

Glossy Ibis

The Glossy Ibis is a medium-sized, dark wading bird with a long, decurved bill, an appearance responsible for the common name “black curlew.” In good light, the plumage is metallic bronze with a striking green tinge.The picture of this Glossy Ibis was taken at the Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge near Titusville, Florida.The picture of this Glossy Ibis was photographed with the Canon 5D Mark III Canon 300mm f2.8 IS II with the 2X extender.
To hear the sounds of the Glossy Ibis, click on the arrow below.

American White Pelican in Flight

American White Pelican in Flight

American White Pelican in Flight

American White Pelican in Flight

American White Pelicans typically breed on islands in shallow wetlands in the interior of the continent. They spend winters mainly on coastal waters, bays, and estuaries, or a little distance inlandThe picture of this American White Pelican in Flight was taken at the Viera Wetlands in Melbourne, Florida The picture of this American White Pelican in Flight was photographed with the Canon 5D Mark III Canon 300mm f2.8 IS II with the 2X extender.
To hear the song of the sound of the American White Pelican, click on the arrow below.