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Birds of Cuba, Vagrant Visitors, Introduced Birds and Possibilities

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

Wading birds and Cuba wading birds are synonymous, for all the wading birds can be found or have been seen in Cuba. These birds have a preference for marshes, swamps, mud flats and shallow bodies of water and Cuba 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 seen in Cuba

Classic Collection of North American Birds