Kat's Birds - The Gallery
In Florida, Egrets are found almost anywhere there is water.
Great, Snowy, Cattle, & Reddish Egrets are easily distinguished.
Great Blue, Little Blue.
Green, Tricolored, in the day, Yellow- & White-Crowned Night Herons after sunset.
Although occassionally mis-ID'd as an Egret in flight, the Ibis close up is easily distinguished long, curved beak .
Domestic Duck -Khaki Campbell.
Khaki's are a type of domestic duck produced as a result of a cross between Mallard, Rouen, and Indian Runner ducks.
Often called "Snakebird" due to its penchant for swimming with its long neck above the surface of the water.
Double Crested Cormorant.
The Cormorant is a member of the Anhinga family, but resembles a duck in flight.
The Yellow-Bellied Sapsucker drills holes in small to medium sized trees to bleed the sap. These holes are used as "taps" by many other birds.
Downy Woodpecker, female.
Woodpeckers eyes have a membrane for protection from flying debris, and tiny feathers protect the nostrils.