Painted Bunting and other Migratory Birds Are Returning to Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary

The "snow birds" are everywhere!

Photo: Rod Wiley

The daily bird count is recording around 40 species as the migratory and wading birds are returning to Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary along with the local birds that are here all year round.

When you arrive at Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary, check the Corkscrew Daily Observations Listing, which is located in the Blair Audubon Visitor Center along the window by the birdfeeders. These lists record what birds, butterflies, mammals, reptiles, and amphibians are seen by Corkscrew's Boardwalk Naturalists daily on the Corkscrew Boardwalk.

We are spotting:

  • Painted Buntings
  • Indigo Buntings
  • Palm Warblers
  • Pine Warblers
  • Prairie Warblers
  • Yellow-Throated Warblers
  • Black and White Warblers
  • Black-Throated Warblers
  • Northern Parula
  • Hooded Warblers
  • Summer Tanagers
  • American Redstart
  • Ruby-Throated Hummingbirds
  • Grey Catbirds
  • Red-Winged Blackbirds
  • Belt Kingfishers
  • Wood Storks
  • Anhingas
  • Great Blue Herons
  • Great Egrets
  • Great Blue Herons
  • Little Blue Herons
  • White Ibis
  • Red-Shouldered Hawks
  • Barred Owls
  • Downy Woodpeckers
  • Yellow-Bellied Sapsuckers
  • Pileated Woodpeckers
  • Reb-bellied Woodpeckers
  • and many more!

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