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