Category: Florida

Brown Pelican, the national Bird

The Brown Pelican (Pelecanus occidentalis), also known as the Western Brown Pelican, is a seabird found along shorelines in the warmer parts of North America, Central America, the Caribbean and South America. Its plumage is mostly brownish gray with small white areas on the underwing and face. It breeds on islands and coasts from Texas […]

Reddish Egrets – A Rare Sight!

Reddish egrets are native to Florida, but they are quite rare to spot. You’ll often see the more common Great Egret and the Snowy Egret, but the Reddish Egret makes up less than 1% of the Egrets! If you’re ever lucky enough to see one of these magnificent birds during your vacation to Florida, don’t […]