Audubon’s Everglades Science Center - Photographs

 

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A flock of mixed species birds wading and feeding in the shallows of Fisheating Creek.

Keywords

Environmental protection, Wildlife conservation, Wetland ecology, Okeechobee, Lake (Fla.), Birds, Florida, Riparian areas, White ibis, Fisheating Creek, Egret, North and Central America, United States, Glades

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1 online resource ( 1 photo: color)

Subject: geographic

Florida

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Environmental protection; Wildlife conservation; Wetland ecology; Okeechobee, Lake (Fla.); Birds; Riparian areas; White ibis; Fisheating Creek; Egret

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University of South Florida USF

Notes

The ibis have slightly curved beaks. The great egret is the tallest bird in the center of the flock. The cattle egret are the same size as the ibis but have a straight beak. Dated December 1959.; Additional zoological classifications: Animalia -- Chordata -- Aves -- Pelecaniformes -- Ardeidae -- Ardea -- Ardea alba -- Great Egret; Additional zoological classifications: Animalia -- Chordata -- Aves -- Pelecaniformes -- Ardeidae -- Bubulcus -- Bubulcus ibis -- Cattle Egret

Keywords

Environmental protection, Wildlife conservation, Wetland ecology, Okeechobee, Lake (Fla.), Birds, Florida, Riparian areas, White ibis, Fisheating Creek, Egret, North and Central America, United States, Glades

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