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Orlando Easterly Wetlands - Birds Identified

 

Beneficial reuse by the City of Orlando’s Iron Bridge Regional Water Reclamation Facility has resulted in the restoration of a historic wetland area, vital habitat for hundreds of wildlife species, and an outstanding natural educational and recreational facility enjoyed by the community.

Below is a list of most of the birds that have been identified at the Orlando Easterly Wetlands.

 Species Common Name Species Common Name
Accipiter cooperii Cooper’s hawk Haematopus palliatus American oystercatcher
Accipiter striatus Sharp-shinned hawk Haliaeetus leucocephalus Bald eagle
Actitis macularia Spotted sandpiper Himantopus mexicanus Black-necked stilt
Agelaius phoeniceus Red-winged blackbird Hirundo rustica Barn swallow
Aix sponsa Wood duck Lanius ludovicianus Loggerhead shrike
Ajaia ajaja Roseate spoonbill Larus delawarensis Ring-billed gull
Ammodramus henslowii Henslow’s sparrow Limnodromus griseus Short-billed dowitcher
Anas platyrhynchos Mallard Limnodromus scolopaceus Long-billed dowitcher
Anas acuta Northern pintail Lophodytes cucullatus Hooded merganser
Anas americana American wigeon Melanerpes carolinus Red-bellied woodpecker
Anas crecca Green-winged teal Melanerpes erythrocephalus Red-headed woodpecker
Anas clypeata Northern shoveler Meleagris gallopavo Wild turkey
Anas cyanoptera Cinnamon teal Melospiza georgiana Swamp sparrow
Anas discors Blue-winged teal Melospiza melodia Song sparrow
Anas fulvigula Mottled duck Mimus polyglottos Northern mockingbird
Anas penelope Eurasian wigeon Mniotilta varia Black-and-white warbler
Anas strepera Gadwall Molothrus ater Brown-headed cowbird
Anhinga anhinga Anhinga Mycteria americana Wood stork
Anthus spinoletta Water pipet Myiarchus crinitus Great crested flycatcher
Aramus guarauna Limpkin Nycticorax nycticorax Black-crowned night heron
Archilochus colubris Ruby-throated hummingbird Nctanassa violaceus Yellow-crowned night heron
Ardea herodias Great blue heron Otus asio Eastern screech owl
Aythya affinis Lesser scaup Oxyura dominica Masked duck
Aythya americana Redhead Oxyura jamaicensis Ruddy duck
Aythya collaris Ring-necked duck Pandion haliaetus Osprey
Aythya valisineria Canvasback Parula americana Northern parula
Bombycilla cedrorum Cedar waxwing Parus bicolor Tufted titmouse
Botaurus lentiginosus Least bittern Parus carolinensis Carolina chickadee
Botaurus lentiginosus American bittern Passer domesticus House sparrow
Bubulcus ibis Cattle egret Passerculus sandwichensis Savannah sparrow
Buteo brachyurus Short-tailed hawk Passerina cyanea Indigo bunting
Buteo jamaicensis Red-tailed hawk Pelcanus erythrorhynchos American white pelican
Buteo lineatus Red-shouldered hawk Phalacrocorax auritis Double-crested cormorant
Butorides striatus Green-backed heron Picoides pubescens Downy woodpecker
Calidris alpina Dunlin Pipilo erythrophthalmus Glossy ibis
Calidris minutilla Least sandpiper Plegadis falcinellus Rufous-sided towhee
Carduelis tristis American goldfinch Pluvialis squatarola Black-bellied plover
Caprimulgus carolinensis Chuck-will’s-widow Podilymbus podiceps Pied-billed grebe
Cardinalis cardinalis Northern cardinal Polioptila caerulea Blue-gray gnatcatcher
Casmerodius albus Great egret Porphyrula martinica Purple gallinule
Cathartes aura Turkey vulture Porzana Carolina Sora rail
Catharus guttaatus Hermit thrush Progne subis Purple martin
Cereyle alcyon Belted kingfisher Protonotaria citrea Prothonotary warbler
Chaetura pelagica Chimney swift Quiscalus major Boat-tailed grackle
Charadrius vociferus Killdeer Quiscalus quiscula Common grackle
Chordeiles minor Common nighthawk Rallus elegans King rail
Circus cyaneus Northern harrier Rallus limicola Virginia rail
Cistothorus palustris Marsh wren Regulus calendula Ruby-crowned kinglet
Cistothorus platensis Sedge wren Rostrhamus sociabilis Snail kite
Colaptes auratus Northern flicker Rynchops niger Black skimmer
Colinus virginianus Northern bobwhite Sayornis phoebe Eastern phoebe
Columbina passerina Common ground dove Seiurus aurocapillus Ovenbird
Coragyps atratus Black vulture Setophaga ruticilla American redstart
Corvus bracyrhynchos American crow Sialia sialis Eastern bluebird
Corvus ossifragus Fish crow Sphyradicus varius Yellow-bellied sapsucker
Cyanocitta cristata Blue jay Spizella passerina Chipping sparrow
Dendrocygna autumnalis Fulvous whistling duck Stelgidopteryx serripennis N. rough-winged swallow
Dendroica coronata Yellow-rumped warbler Sterna caspia Caspian tern
Dendroica discolor Prairie warbler Sterna forsteri Forster’s tern
Dendroica palmarum Palm warbler Strix varia Barred owl
Dendroica pinus Pine warbler Sturnella magna Eastern meadowlark
Dolichunyx oryzzivorus Bobolink Sturnus vulgaris European starling
Dryocopus pileatus Pileated woodpecker Tachycineta bicolor Tree swallow
Dumetella carolinensis Gray catbird Thryothorus ludovicianus Carolina wren
Egretta caerulea Little blue heron Tringa flavipes Lesser yellowlegs
Egretta thula Snowy egret Tringa melanoleuca Greater yellowlegs
Egretta tricolor Tri-colored heron Toxostoma rufum Brown thrasher
Elanoides forficatus Swallow-tailed kite Tringa solitaria Solitary sandpiper
Empidonax flaviventris Yellow-bellied flycatcher Troglodytes aedon House wren
Eudocimus albus White ibis Turdus migratorius American robin
Falco columbarius Merlin Tyrannus tyrannus Eastern kingbird
Falco peregrinus Peregrine falcon Tyto alba Common barn owl
Falco sparverius American kestrel Vermivora celata Orange-crowned warbler
Fulica americana American coot Vireo griseus White-eyed vireo
Gallinago gallinago Common snipe Vireo olivaceus Red-eyed vireo
Gallinula chloropus Common moorhen Vireo solitarius Solitary vireo
Geothlypis trichas Common yellowthroat Zenaida macroura Mourning dove
Grus canadensis Sandhill crane

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