Wading Birds

Birds of North America

Herons, Egrets, Flamingos, Ibises, Night-Herons, Spoonbill & Stork

Ardeidae, Ciconiidae, Phoenicopteridae & Threskiornitidae

Lives, Habitats & Pictures of the Wading Birds


Greater Flamingos with White Ibises in a 
pond at Gatorland, on South Orange Blossom Trail, Orlando, Florida, USA

Wading birds and Florida wading birds are synonymous, for all the wading birds in North America can be found or have been seen in the state of Florida. These birds have a preference for marshes, swamps, mud flats and shallow bodies of water and Florida has all of this and more.

Below is a list of types of Waders, with pictures of some of them, these are Herons, Egrets, Flamingos, Ibises, Night-Herons, Spoonbill and Storks. All of these bird types can be seen among the wetlands or close to them.



Click on bird images or names to see pictures of the Wading Birds of North America

Classic Collection of North American Birds

CCNAB