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  • 1. Birds of Florida By Kyle Hickman
  • 2. Birds in Florida
    • The state of Florida has had 507 species found within its borders.
    • Some birds are permanent residents, others are summer, winter, or migrant residents.
  • 3. Habitats
    • Florida has a wide variety of bird habitats, including:
      • Deciduous Forest
      • Grassland
      • Wetland
      • Scrubland
      • Shore/Beach
  • 4. Common Floridian Birds
    • Many different families of birds are found in the state of Florida.
    • Waterfowl
      • Ducks
      • Geese
      • Herons
    • Perching Birds
      • Jays
      • Sparrows
      • Finches
    • Birds of Prey
      • Owls
      • Hawks
      • Eagles
  • 5. Great Blue Heron
    • Found all over the United States
    • Lives near fresh or saltwater
    • Feeds primarily on fish, frogs, and other amphibians
  • 6. American Robin
    • Winters in large flocks across Florida
    • Eats insects and worms
    • Named by the European settlers after a similar bird found in Europe
  • 7. Northern Mockingbird
    • Florida’s State Bird
    • Able to “mock” the songs of dozens of other birds
    • Extremely aggressive and territorial towards all other living species, including humans
  • 8. Bald Eagle
    • USA’s National Bird
    • Largest populations in Florida and Alaska
    • Feeds primarily on fish
    • Females often larger than males
  • 9. Bird Conservation
    • Florida has set aside millions of acres of land to help protect Florida’s birds and other animals
    • Federally protected species include the Bald Eagle and Florida Scrub Jay
    • Wildlife refuges and parks have been established to minimize human impact on many species
  • 10. References
    • http://www.birding.com/wheretobird/florida.asp
    • http://www.floridasmart.com/subjects/animals_birds_fl.htm
    • http://www.virtualbirder.com/vbirder/onLoc/onLocDirs/FLORIDA/gallery/FloridaEtc.html
    • All images are owned and copyrighted by Kyle Hickman

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