April 2003, Central & SE Florida: bird species seen (x) and heard-only (h)              
B.J. Bergstrom (VSU Ornithology class).              
               
Legend: MI = Merritt Isl. NWR/ Canaveral NS, 4/11 am;              
KI = Kissimmee Prairie region 4/11 pm; AP = Avon Park AFB              
4/12 am; OK = Okeechobee region: Lorida to Big Cypress Ind.              
Res. 4/12 pm; EV = Everglades NP and Florida City 4/13;              
KY = upper Keys 4/13 pm, 4/14 am; SE = SE Florida urban              
areas, Cutler Ridge to Ft. Lauderdale 4/14 pm.              
               
  MI KI AP OK EV KY SE
Common Loon x            
Pied-billed Grebe x         x  
Northern Gannet x            
American White Pelican x       x    
Brown Pelican x       x x x
Double-crested Cormorant x     x x x x
Anhinga x       x x  
Great Blue Heron x x x   x x x
"Great White" morph         x x  
Great Egret x x x x x x x
Snowy Egret x   x x x x x
Little Blue Heron x       x x  
Tricolored Heron x x x   x x x
Reddish Egret x       x x  
Cattle Egret x x x x x x x
Green Heron x   x   x x  
Black-crowned Night-Heron         x    
White Ibis x x x   x x x
Glossy Ibis x     x x x  
Roseate Spoonbill x       x    
Wood Stork   x   x x x x
Black Vulture x x x x x x x
Turkey Vulture x x x x x x x
Greater Flamingo         x    
Blue-winged Teal x x          
Mottled Duck x x x   x x  
Common Goldeneye x            
Osprey x x   x x x  
Swallow-tailed Kite     x x x    
Bald Eagle x x     x    
Northern Harrier x x          
Cooper's Hawk           x  
Red-shouldered Hawk   x x x x x x
Red-tailed Hawk x            
Short-tailed Hawk         x    
American Kestrel   x   x      
Crested Caracara   x x x      
Wild Turkey   x x x      
Northern Bobwhite       x      
Purple Gallinule         x    
Common Moorhen x x x x x x x
American Coot x       x    
Sandhill Crane   x x x      
Black-bellied Plover x       x x  
Semipalmated Plover x         x  
Killdeer x h x x x x  
Black-necked Stilt x x   x   x  
American Avocet x            
Greater Yellowlegs x x   x   x  
Lesser Yellowlegs x   x     x x
Solitary Sandpiper   x x        
Willet x       x x  
Ruddy Turnstone           x  
Sanderling x         x  
Least Sandpiper x         x  
Short-billed Dowitcher           x  
Long-billed Dowitcher x         x  
Laughing Gull x       x x  
Bonaparte's Gull x            
Ring-billed Gull x     x x x x
Gull-billed Tern         x    
Caspian Tern x       x x  
Common Tern x       x    
Forster's Tern x       x    
Royal Tern x       x x  
Sandwich Tern x            
Least Tern x         x  
Black Skimmer x       x    
Rock Dove x x     x x x
White-crowned Pigeon         x x  
Eurasian Collared Dove x x x x x x x
White-winged Dove         x   x
Mourning Dove x x x x x x x
Common Ground Dove     x   x x  
parakeet spp.             x
Mangrove Cuckoo           x  
Smooth-billed Ani             x
Burrowing Owl       x      
Barred Owl     h        
Common Nighthawk       x x x  
Chuck-will's Widow     h        
Chimney Swift              
Belted Kingfisher x x   x x x x
Red-bellied Woodpecker x   x   x   x
Red-cockaded Woodpecker   x          
Northern Flicker         h    
Pileated Woodpecker x x h   x x  
Great-crested Flycatcher h h x   x x  
Myiarchus sp. flycatcher           x  
Eastern Kingbird   x x   x    
Gray Kingbird           x  
Loggerhead Shrike x x x x      
Red-eyed Vireo h h h   h    
Black-whiskered Vireo           x  
Blue-headed Vireo     h        
White-eyed Vireo     x   x x  
?Bell's Vireo (possible)         x    
Yellow-throated Vireo     h        
Blue Jay x   h   x x x
Florida Scrub Jay x            
American Crow x x x x x x x
Fish Crow x         x x
Purple Martin       x      
Barn Swallow   x     x   x
Cave Swallow             x
Northern Rough-winged Swallow x            
Tree Swallow x x x        
Tufted Titmouse h h h        
Brown-headed Nuthatch     x        
Carolina Wren h h h   h    
House Wren         x    
Marsh Wren h            
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher     x        
Eastern Bluebird x x x        
Gray Catbird h x x x x x x
Northern Mockingbird x x x x x x x
Brown Thrasher     x   x    
European Starling x   x x x x x
Common Myna         x    
Cedar Waxwing             x
Northern Parula h   x        
Yellow-rumped Warbler     x        
Pine Warbler     x        
Prairie Warbler         x x  
Palm Warbler     x   x x  
Black-and-white Warbler           x  
American Redstart           x  
Common Yellowthroat x   x   x    
Summer Tanager     x        
Eastern Towhee     x        
Bachman's Sparrow     x        
Grasshopper Sparrow     x        
Northern Cardinal x   x   x x x
Red-winged Blackbird x   x x x x x
Rusty Blackbird         x    
Eastern Meadowlark x x x x      
Common Grackle x       x x x
Boat-tailed Grackle x x x x x x x
Brown-headed Cowbird       x      
Orchard Oriole         x    
House Sparrow x       x   x

Last Updated on 4/16/03
By Bradley J. Bergstrom

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