Audubon’s Everglades Science Center - Photographs

 

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Audubon Florida

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Abstract

Mixed flock of birds including white ibis, tricolored herons, and great egret perching in the top of mangrove bushes.

Keywords

Environmental protection, Wildlife conservation, Aerial photography, Birds, Florida, Alafia River (Fla.), Mangrove ecology, Riparian areas, North and Central America, United States

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1 online resource ( 1 photo: color)

Subject: geographic

Florida

Subject: Topical

Environmental protection; Wildlife conservation; Aerial photography; Birds; Alafia River (Fla.); Mangrove ecology; Riparian areas

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Article

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University of South Florida USF

Notes

The Alafia River flows into Tampa Bay. Alafia is a native word meaning "river of fire." Due to algea spores in the water, the river can have a strong red/brown color. Dated May 1958.; Additional zoological classifications: Animalia -- Chordata -- Aves -- Pelecaniformes -- Ardeidae -- Ardea -- Ardea alba -- Great Egret; Additional zoological classifications: Animalia -- Chordata -- Aves -- Pelecaniformes -- Ardeidae -- Egretta -- Egretta tricolor -- Tricolored heron

Keywords

Environmental protection, Wildlife conservation, Aerial photography, Birds, Florida, Alafia River (Fla.), Mangrove ecology, Riparian areas, North and Central America, United States

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