Conservation

Birds of Corkscrew

Learn about the birds that nest and forage at Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary.

Corkscrew is home to a wide diversity of birds ranging from the iconic Wood Stork and majestic Bald Eagle to the tiny, soft-spoken blue-gray gnatcatcher and vociferous black-bellied whistling duck. Some are year-round residents while others pass through during arduous migrations. Others are seasonal and come for just the winter or spring.

Birds are important indicators of environmental health, and they inspire and delight people daily. Want to learn more about the birds of Corkscrew? We hope you do!

Birds of Corkscrew Swamp

Wood Storks
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Wood Storks

Learn more about Wood Storks (Mycteria americana) in the Western Everglades.

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Wading Birds
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Wading Birds

Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary provides ideal habitat for numerous wading bird species.

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Raptors
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Raptors

The word "raptor" comes from the Latin word "rapere" which means to seize or take by force.

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Ducks
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Ducks

Do you know what really makes a duck a duck, though?

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Abundant and Common Corkscrew Birds

Black Vulture

Coragyps atratus

   

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