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Reddish Egret: the Rarest and Most Habitat-restricted Heron in Florida

Aug 28, 2017 ● By Kevin

The reddish egret is a colorful and entertaining heron. Rarely found inland, it is associated with estuaries, mangrove swamps, tidal flats and coastal lagoons.

Red-cockaded Woodpecker: Once abundant, this woodpecker is now endangered in Florida

Jun 26, 2017 ● By Kevin

Of the 22 species of woodpeckers in North America and 217 worldwide, Florida is home to 11 species, including the dwindling population of the red-cockaded woodpecker.

Belted Kingfisher - Common August through February on Sanibel

May 19, 2017 ● By Kevin

The belted kingfisher is the most widespread kingfisher in North America. Easily recognized by its repeated feeding dives, large head crest and rattling call.

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