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If you’re fascinated with all things feathered, look no further than the skies and shores of Fort Myers & Sanibel. The region’s natural sanctuaries – home to countless species of native and migratory birds – attract flocks of avian aficionados each year in search of local wildlife. So get ready to focus your best pair of binoculars as we examine the types of Florida birds you’re sure to spot here.
The Great Egret
Great Egrets are among Southwest Florida’s most iconic feathered residents. They are a frequent sight in the Sunshine State. Their distinct white plumes and impressive stature – standing at over three feet tall – make them a gorgeous and hard-to-miss staple of Floridian wildlife.
American White Pelican
Among the world’s heaviest flying birds, the American White Pelican migrates to Florida’s balmy shores, seeking reprieve from harsh northern winters. These massive water birds are easily distinguishable from their cousins—the brown pelicans—due to their snow-white complexion, striking yellow-orange beak and black flight-feathers, which are only visible when their wings expand.
The Roseate Spoonbill’s pink coloring often fools folks into thinking they’ve just seen a wild flamingo. But while the two species may look similar at a distance, they are markedly different up close. This beautiful bird uses its flat, spatula-shaped bill to feed in shallow waters on small aquatic creatures – including everything from insects to frogs.
The Anhinga is named for an ancient Brazilian word meaning “snakebird.” These birds hunt for prey by cruising just below the surface of shallow waters, leaving only their head and slender neck exposed. At first glance, this behavior makes them look very similar to a slithering snake.
American Peregrine Falcon
Few species cover ground – or air for that matter – quite like the American Peregrine Falcon. Incredibly powerful and fast, these predatory birds soar astonishing distances to hunt and breed. During Florida summers, you’re likely to see them perched on high branches, waiting patiently to swoop in and strike upon unsuspecting shorebirds.
Interested in bird watching while in town? Check out our Nature and Wildlife page to find out where you can see native wildlife in the Fort Myers & Sanibel area. Be sure to stop at one of The Beaches of Fort Myers & Sanibel’s parks or schedule a nature tour during your vacation.How to opt in for tips on uber? what does a shop helper do What are some skating tricks? How to delete facebook messages? What is gastroparesis? What does mcm mean on snapchat? What is cardiovascular disease? What does avid stand for? How to copy and paste on laptop? How to make puff pastry? What makes you feel accomplished meaning? What does unhealthy sperm look like? how to get tutu helper free How to stream yellowstone season 4? How to find the period of a function? how much milk per cup of water to make hamburger helper Books how to do magic tricks? What does frfr mean? what is the mac helper on mojave How to watch us open? What does stg mean on snapchat? What does caress mean? Tips how to be better at csgo? How to stop cats from scratching furniture? How to reduce protein in urine? What episode does haley die? How to sync xbox one controller? How to be a good house keeper tips and tricks? What does dialectic mean? Tale of how hades tricks persephone? The tips of my fingers are numb from carpal, what can i do about it? How to turn off switch? What are exemptions? What are the houses in harry potter? How to do cape tricks? What does windows 10 in s mode mean? What does lynyrd skynyrd jones meaning? What does suboptimal mean? How to make stone in little alchemy 2? How to watch marry me? What is the meaning of seeing a blue bird? How to sew a hole? What does redline mean? What are nebulae made of? Summoners war tips han where to find? What is mineta meaning? What tricks do the hero twins play on the lords of the xibalba underworld? How to fix zipper? What does tired mean? What does a semicolon tattoo mean? What does jeh name meaning? How to pronounce faux? How to get clear face desi tips? Hotel tricks how to get cork out? How every magic tricks work? Cache:http://www.birdwatching.com/tips/how_to_attract_hummingbirds.html? How to work out? How to do drum stick tricks? What does alberto say in luca? What does no mames mean in spanish? What is the meaning of the latin root just? What does conditional mean? How long to smoke pork shoulder at 225? How to build acrylic nails without tips? What do two fingers together mean? What does yh mean when texting? What are polyps? Why are they forcing tips for food? How to hold your pee? How to calculate annual income? How many carbs per day to lose weight? Tips on how to beat pharaoh? where to buy chicken helper orange chicken How long to boil chicken breast? What does idc mean in texting? A discursive process by which cultural meaning is generated and given shape is called? Geeks who drink tips? What does your rising sign mean? What does agro mean? Don't fix what isn't broken meaning? How to make chains in minecraft? Tips on how to quiet down elementary students in school? What is priority mail? When making knitting needles how do you angle the tips? How to buy safemoon on trust wallet? What does homozygous mean? What does obese mean? What does the number 4 mean in the bible? What does porque mean in english? How to make a bitmoji? What does it mean if your hemoglobin is low? What does god look like in the bible? How to volunteer to fight in ukraine 2022? How to use wilton decorating tips? what is installassistant_plain helper tool What is dns server mean? How to get rid of period bloating? What does rtt mean on iphone? What is a rico case? What time does hawkeye release? What does russia invading ukraine mean for us? which of the following would not be function of helper t cells