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0 0 Great Blue Heron

Great Blue Heron

by g1sarah2Madeira Beach, Florida, USA

Protected under the Migratory Bird Treaty ...

0 0 Brown Pelican

Brown Pelican

by g1sarah2Madeira Beach, Florida, USA

Protected by the Migratory Bird Treaty Act

1 2 Great White Egret

Great White Egret

by g1sarah2Madeira Beach, Florida, USA

Protected under the Migratory Bird Treaty ...

0 0 American White Ibis

American White Ibis

by 1Sarah2Madeira Beach, Florida, USA

These birds were relaxing on a boat lift along the FL gulf coast barrier ...

0 0 Snowy Egret

Snowy Egret

by g1sarah2Madeira Beach, Florida, USA

This egret managed to hide its feet the whole time I was watching. I could ...

1 2 American Bittern

American Bittern

by g1sarah2Indian Shores, Florida, USA

Nesting American Bittern. Wading bird of the heron family.

1 0 Wood Stork

Wood Stork

by g1sarah2Florida, USA

Wading bird of the stork family.

0 0 Black-crowned Night Heron

Black-crowned Night Heron

by g1sarah2Indian Shores, Florida, USA

This medium sized heron was found resting in a large sea grape.

0 0 American White Ibis

American White Ibis

by 1Sarah2Madeira Beach, Florida, USA

These birds were searching for an early lunch in this yard on a FL gulf coast ...

0 0 American White Ibis

American White Ibis

by g1sarah2Madeira Beach, Florida, USA

Feeding in the grass of a park. Notice the down-curved bill and red-orange ...

0 0 Royal Tern

Royal Tern

by 1Sarah2Madeira Beach, Florida, USA

These royal terns were spotted amongst a group of gulls, skimmers, and other ...

1 0 Laughing Gull

Laughing Gull

by 1Sarah2Madeira Beach, Florida, USA

Courting laughing gulls.

0 0 Common Gallinule (chick)

Common Gallinule (chick)

by 1Sarah2Seminole, Florida, USA

So small that he can still stand on the lilypads!

3 3 American Bittern

American Bittern

by g1sarah2Indian Shores, Florida, USA

Wading bird of the heron family. It was quiet and patient as I snapped a ...

0 0 Fish Crow (Evening Migration)

Fish Crow (Evening Migration)

by 1Sarah2Madeira Beach, Florida, USA

These crows are headed home for the evening. Sometimes they fill the sky! ...

0 0 Mourning Dove

Mourning Dove

by 1Sarah2Madeira Beach, Florida, USA

This mourning dove is sitting on a telephone line in the tropical south. The ...

0 0 Willet

Willet

by 1Sarah2Madeira Beach, Florida, USA

The willet is a large sandpiper.

1 2 Northern Cardinal

Northern Cardinal

by 1Sarah2Madeira Beach, Florida, USA

This male cardinal was spotted in a small set of plumeria trees. While a ...

0 2 Common Moorhen

Common Moorhen

by 1Sarah2Seminole, Florida, USA

The Common moorhen has a red facial shield and yellowish feet. The feet are ...

2 2 Brown Pelican

Brown Pelican

by g1sarah2Indian Shores, Florida, USA

The smallest of the pelicans. These birds can be seen diving for fish from the ...

0 0 Ring-billed Gull

Ring-billed Gull

by 1Sarah2Madeira Beach, Florida, USA

The ring-billed gull was spotted on the beach amongst terns and other gulls. I ...

0 0 Great Blue Heron

Great Blue Heron

by g1sarah2Madeira Beach, Florida, USA

This is a large wading bird. It was seen wading in the gulf waters off the FL ...

0 0 American White Ibis

American White Ibis

by g1sarah2Madeira Beach, Florida, USA

Juvenile coloration. Note the white underbelly indicating it is not a glossy ...

1 1 Brown Pelican

Brown Pelican

by 1Sarah2Madeira Beach, Florida, USA

The smallest of the pelicans. These birds can be seen diving for fish from the ...

1 0 Limpkin

Limpkin

by 1Sarah2Seminole, Florida, USA

The Limpkin is about 28 inches tall. It is brown with white spots and streaks. ...

1 2 Black Skimmer

Black Skimmer

by 1Sarah2Madeira Beach, Florida, USA

This black skimmer was spotted amongst a group of gulls and terns. It is in ...

2 1 Sandwich Tern

Sandwich Tern

by 1Sarah2Madeira Beach, Florida, USA

This sandwich tern was spotted amongst a group of gulls, skimmers, and other ...

5 2 Black Skimmer

Black Skimmer

by g1sarah2Indian Shores, Florida, USA

Group of black skimmers along the shoreline. They are not actively feeding. ...

2 1 Southern Giant Petrel

Southern Giant Petrel

by jaimerojoArgentina

Southern Giant Petrel and South Orkney Islands Antarctica

0 0 Laughing Gull

Laughing Gull

by g1sarah2Madeira Beach, Florida, USA

This gull is in its winter coloring. This gull has black legs and feet. Its ...

2 0 Laughing Gull

Laughing Gull

by g1sarah2Madeira Beach, Florida, USA

Adult in summer plumage. This particular gull really did appear to have only ...

0 0 Green Heron (juvenile)

Green Heron (juvenile)

by 1Sarah2Clearwater, Florida, USA

The green heron is a small heron. This juvenile was so still that I have a few ...

0 0 American Coot

American Coot

by 1Sarah2Seminole, Florida, USA

These American Coots were seem swimming amongst a larger group a mallards. ...

0 0 Sanderling

Sanderling

by 1Sarah2Madeira Beach, Florida, USA

Sanderlings are small shorebirds. They are noted for racing up and down the ...

0 0 Snowy Egret

Snowy Egret

by 1Sarah2Madeira Beach, Florida, USA

This white small heron (medium egret) has a dark bill and legs. It has nice ...

0 1 Great White Egret

Great White Egret

by 1Sarah2Madeira Beach, Florida, USA

The Great White Egret is a large, white bird of the egret/heron type with a ...

1 0 Anhinga

Anhinga

by 1Sarah2Madeira Beach, Florida, USA

This Anhinga was apparently just hanging out and posing (or perhaps keeping a ...

0 0 Laughing Gull

Laughing Gull

by 1Sarah2Madeira Beach, Florida, USA

Adult in non-breeding plumage. I was trying to get pictures of sanderlings, ...

0 1 Green Heron

Green Heron

by 1Sarah2Madeira Beach, Florida, USA

The green heron is a small heron. I have found them difficult subjects in the ...

0 0 black-bellied plover

black-bellied plover

by 1Sarah2Indian Rocks Beach, Florida

This medium sized shorebird is in non-breeding plumage. It is the largest of ...

0 0 American White Ibis

American White Ibis

by 1Sarah2Seminole, Florida, USA

This ibis was among a group at a pond near a bayou. The whole group passed by ...

1 5 Black Skimmer Nesting

Black Skimmer Nesting

by g1sarah2Indian Shores, Florida, USA

Black skimmer nesting ground. Note the rope and pinkish tie (was probably red ...

0 2 Yellow-Crowned Night Heron

Yellow-Crowned Night Heron

by 1Sarah2Clearwater, Florida, USA

This medium heron was spotted in the middle of the day resting in a mangrove.

1 2 Herring Gull

Herring Gull

by 1Sarah2Madeira Beach, Florida, USA

This herring gull was spotting amongst a flock of terns and other gulls. This ...

0 0 Great Blue Heron

Great Blue Heron

by 1Sarah2Madeira Beach, Florida

This heron is a large wading bird. It was spotted along a pass in the barrier ...

0 1 Forster's Tern

Forster's Tern

by 1Sarah2Madeira Beach, Florida, USA

Forster's Tern spotted amongst a group of gulls and other terns. This tern is ...

0 3 Willet

Willet

by 1Sarah2Clearwater, Florida, USA

The willet is a large sandpiper. This spotting was made in a shallow area ...

0 0 Black Skimmer

Black Skimmer

by g1sarah2Madeira Beach, Florida, USA

The black skimmer feeds by flying low over the water with the lower portion of ...

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