Birds Spotted at the Wakodahatchee Wetlands

Over 140 species of birds have been spotted at the Wakodahatchee Wetlands. The names of the birds are found below. The names of certain birds appear in blue. Click on these links for more information on the bird, and to view photographs of the bird in its Wakodahatchee environment.

Vireos
White-eyed Vireo

immature purple
Immature Purple Gallinule

Kinglets and Gnatcatchers
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher

Tanagers
Summer Tanager

Cuckoos and Anis
Yellow-billed Cuckoo
Smooth-billed Ani

Starlings and Waxwings
European Starling
Cedar Waxwing

Swifts and Kingfishers
Chimney Swift
Belted Kingfisher

Shrikes Loggerhead
Loggerhead Shrike

Jays and Crows
Blue Jay
Fish Crow

Wrens
House Wren
Sedge Wren
Marsh Wren

Owls and Goatsuckers
Eastern Screech Owl
Great Horned Owl
Common Nighthawk

Sparrows
Eastern Towhee
Savanah Sparrow
Swamp Sparrow

Woodpeckers
Red-bellied Woodpecker
Downy Woodpecker
Northern Flicker

Flycatchers
Least Flycatcher
Eastern Phoebe
Eastern Kingbird

Thrashers
American Robin
Gray Catbird
Northern Mockingbird
Brown Thrasher

Pigeons and Doves
Eurasian Collared Dove
White-winged Dove
Mourning Dove
Common Ground Dove

Green Heron Portrait
Green Heron

Ibises, Spoonbill, Stork
White Ibis
Glossy Ibis
Roseate Spoonbill
Woodstork

Grosbeaks and Allies
Northern Cardinal
Rose-breasted Grosbeak
Indigo Bunting
Painted Bunting

Blackbirds, Grackles,
Cowbirds and Orioles
Bobolink
Red-winged Blackbird
Common Grackle
Boat-Tailed Grackle
Shiny Cowbird
Brown-headed Cowbird

Martins and Swallows
Purple Martin
Barn Swallow
Tree Swallow
Northern Rough-winged
Swallow
Bank Swallow

Anhinga Portrait
Anhinga

Rails, Gallinules,
Coots and Cranes
Limpkin
Virginia Rail
Yellow Rail
Sora
Purple Gallinule
Common Moorhen
American Coot
Sandhill Crane

Gulls and Terns
Laughing Gull
Boneparte's Gull
Ring-billed Gull
Herring Gull
Lesser Black-backed Gull
Caspian Tern
Forster's Tern
Gull-billed Tern
Least Tern
Black Tern

Warblers
Northern Parula
Yellow-rumped Warbler
Pine Warbler
Prairie Warbler
Palm Warbler
American Redstart
Northern Waterthrush
Common Yellowthroat
Wilson's Warbler

Vultures, Hawks and Allies
Black Vulture
Turkey Vulture
Osprey
Bald Eagle
Northern Harrier
Sharp-shinned Hawk
Cooper's Hawk
Red-tailed Hawk
Red-shouldered Hawk
American Kestrel
Merlin
Peregrine Falcon

Waterfowl
Snow Goose
Wood Duck
Green-Winged Teal
Mottled Duck
Blue-Winged Teal
Northern Pintail
Northern Shoveler
American Widgeon
Gadwall
Ring-necked Duck
Redhead
Hooded Merganser
Ring-necked Teal
Ruddy Duck
Black-bellied Whistling Duck

Shorebirds
Black-bellied Plover
Semipalmated Plover
Killdeer
Black-necked Stilt
Greater Yellowlegs
Lesser Yellowlegs
Solitary Sandpiper
Spotted Sandpiper
Semipalmated Sandpiper
Western Sandpiper
Least Sandpiper
Pectoral Sandpiper
Dunlin
Stilt Sandpiper
Long-billed Dowitcher
Short-billed Dowitcher
Common Snipe

            
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