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Wading Birds


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

Ardeidae, Ciconiidae, Phoenicopteridae & Threskiornitidae

Lives, Habitats & Pictures of the Wading Birds

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Wading birds and Florida wading birds are synonymous for all the wading birds in North America and can be found or have been seen in the state of Florida. These birds have a preference for marshes, swamps, mudflats 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, including herons, egrets, flamingos, ibises, night-herons, spoonbill and storks. All of these bird types can be seen among the wetlands or close to them.

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References to Other Bird Sites:

Avibase - the world bird database

ABA - American Birding Association

AOS - The American Ornitholgy Society

ABC - American Bird Conservancy

eBird - TheCornellLab of Ornithology

NA - National Geographic

NAC - National Audubon Society

Classic Collection of North American Birds