Category: Pelecaniformes

Egretta thula, 22 May 2020

Egretta thula, the Snowy egret; Flagler county, Florida (22 May 2020). A solitary Snowy egret figuring out just what to eat next… Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Eudocimus albus, 29 February 2020

Eudocimus albus, the American white ibis; Lake county, Florida (29 February 2020). A young (and glorious!) White ibis chilling out on the edge Lake Dora. Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Bubulcus ibis, 28 April 2013

Bubulcus ibis, the Cattle egret; Lake county, Florida (28 April 2013). Cattle egret are double-plus-good when they’re sporting their light-caramello accents! Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Ardea herodias, 09 May 2020

Ardea herodias, the Great blue heron; Volusia county, Florida (09 May 2020). Of course, those four Nerodia weren’t the only organisms I observed and photographed on my little Tomoka Basin kayak sojourn on May 9th. Feature here is the seemingly-omnipresent Great blue heron, Ardea herodias,…

Butorides virescens, 23 May 2013

Butorides virescens, the Green heron; Brevard county, Florida (23 May 2013). Not as common as many of their heron/egret brethren, this is a fairly small Green heron perched within a thicket of tangles, as is often the case.  Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Bubulcus ibis, 17 March 2015

Bubulcus ibis, the Cattle egret; Volusia county, Florida (17 March 2015). Oh, man, do I love Cattle egret. They’re so-named because they love to hang around cattle in fields, picking and poking about for an arthropodic snack, but they also seem to sometimes enjoy the…

Eudocimus albus, 29 February 2020

Eudocimus albus, the American white ibis; Lake county, Florida (29 February 2020). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Eudocimus albus, 29 February 2020

Eudocimus albus, the American white ibis; Lake county, Florida (29 February 2020). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Eudocimus albus, 29 February 2020

Eudocimus albus, the American white ibis; Lake county, Florida (29 February 2020). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Eudocimus albus, 29 February 2020

Eudocimus albus, the American white ibis; Lake county, Florida (29 February 2020). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Eudocimus albus, 29 February 2020

Eudocimus albus, the American white ibis; Lake county, Florida (29 February 2020). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Eudocimus albus, 29 February 2020

Eudocimus albus, the American white ibis; Lake county, Florida (29 February 2020). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Pelecanus occidentalis, 11 August 2015

Pelecanus occidentalis, the Brown pelican; Volusia county, Florida (11 August 2015). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Ardea alba, 20 March 2015

Ardea alba, the Great egret; Monroe county, Florida (20 March 2015). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Pelicanus occidentalis, 01 February 2015

Pelicanus occidentalis, the Brown pelican; Volusia county, Florida (01 February 2015). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Plegadis falcinellus, 21 February 2006

Plegadis falcinellus, the Glossy ibis; Volusia county, Florida (21 February 2006). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Egretta caerulea, 10 August 2019

Egretta caerulea, the Little blue heron; Lake county, Florida (10 August 2019). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Egretta caerulea, 10 August 2019

Egretta caerulea, the Little blue heron; Lake county, Florida (10 August 2019). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Pelecanus erythrorhynchos, 22 March 2007

Pelecanus erythrorhynchos, the American white pelican; Brevard county, Florida (22 March 2007). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Nyctanassa violacea, 08 July 2011

Nyctanassa violacea, the Yellow-crowned night heron; Monroe county, Florida (08 July 2011). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Nycticorax nycticorax, 28 November 2010

Nycticorax nycticorax, the Black-crowned night heron; Lake county, Florida (28 November 2010). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Egretta tricolor, 07 August 2019

Egretta tricolor, the Tricolored heron; Volusia county, Florida (07 August 2019). Learn more about iNaturalist.org.

Platalea ajaja, 07 August 2019

Platalea ajaja, the Roseate spoonbill; Volusia county, Florida (07 August 2019). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Egretta caerulea, 07 August 2019

Egretta caerulea, the Little blue heron; Volusia county, Florida (07 August 2019). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Egretta thula, 07 August 2019

Egretta thula, the Snowy egret; Volusia county, Florida (07 August 2019). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Ardea alba, 07 August 2019

Ardea alba, the Great egret; Volusia county, Florida (07 August 2019). Learn  more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Egretta thula, 07 August 2019

Egretta thula, the Snowy egret; Volusia county, Florida (07 August 2019). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Ardea alba, 07 August 2019

Ardea alba, the Great egret; Volusia county, Florida (07 August 2019). Learn  more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Nyctanassa violacea, 22 November 2010

Nyctanassa violacea, the Yellow-crowned night heron; Lee county, Florida (22 November 2010). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Egretta rufescens, 18 March 2006

Egretta rufescens, the Reddish egret; Brevard county, Florida (18 March 2006). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Platalea ajaja, 25 February 2007

Platalea ajaja, the Roseate spoonbill; Brevard county, Florida (25 February 2007). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Egretta caerulea, 15 March 2018

Egretta caerulea, the Little blue heron; Collier county, Florida (15 March 2018). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Egretta tricolor, 18 August 2006

Egretta tricolor, the Tricolored heron; Lake county, Florida (18 August 2006). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Ardea herodias, 12 January 2014

Ardea herodias, the Great blue heron; Flagler county, Florida (12 January 2014). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Egretta thula, 11 August 2015

Egretta thula, the Snowy egret; Volusia county, Florida (11 August 2015). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Eudocimus albus, 23 August 2006

Eudocimus albus, the American white ibis; Seminole county, Florida (23 August 2006). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.