Everglades Birds

Bird Species of the Everglades

The Everglades National Park holds more than 350 species of birds and there are many ways to identify them. Generally, the birds of the glades can be placed into three different groups wading birds, land birds, and birds of prey. One of the most common kinds of birds you’ll come across is wading birds. Wading Birds all have long legs for wading in the shallow warm waters to catch their food. The White Ibis is a beautiful and commonly found wading bird. The ibis dines mostly on crayfish while most wading birds just prefer fish. The White Ibis is identified by its long curved beak that it uses to probe the shallows and mud in search of crayfish.

Great Blue Herron

The Great blue heron is among one of the most popular birds in the Florida Everglades and the largest as well. The great blue heron is impressive in size,  it is probably one of the largest birds in the Florida Everglades. There are many beautiful species of birds in the Everglades. One of the most colorful birds is the Roseate Spoon Bill pink in color with a white neck. The roseate spoonbill is by far one of the most photographed Everglades Birds because of its color and beauty. It is one of six species of spoonbills and the only one found in the Americas. To learn more about those birds, especially bird watchers, visit this Birds List.

Other Everglades Birds

The Everglades contains many of these birds and a great way to see them on an airboat ride in Fort Lauderdale.  Bird watchers from all over the world come to take an airboat tour to see these beautiful, graceful birds. The best time for birding in The Florida Everglades is wintertime. However, birds can be seen year-round. The cooler weather and low water conditions provide for the perfect winter home for most of these birds. The lower water levels provide a great food source and attract birds to the river portion of the Everglades.

A must for bird lovers

We understand people’s passion for birds. In fact, we are bird lovers ourselves. Once you set your mind on witnessing a particular species, there is no stopping you. This is why we will always take you to the best places so you can witness those birds for yourself. After all, the Everglades is our garden. We live and breathe it, and we want nothing less than sharing this passion with you. Take your camera, and let us bring the birds to you. We will make the right stops so you have plenty of opportunities to take that shot you’ve always wanted.

Private airboat rides for bird lovers

The great thing about Airboat Rides Fort Lauderdale is that our tours are private. This means you can book your tour for yourselves and other like-minded bird lovers. That way you won’t have to worry about asking us to stop to catch that bird. No need to be with a big group of tourists, you won’t slow them down. Private airboat rides allow us to personalize the ride according to your needs.

Of course, we will still ask if you want to see other things such as the American alligator, amongst other awesome creatures. All those unique animals are often a small distance away, but you will be pleased to know we can maximize your chances of seeing certain specific animals. So in the case of Florida birds, we can definitely accommodate you and your needs

Book in advance

We only take advance bookings. The advantage of this is that you can tell us about your needs and wants on the contact form. You can ask us as many questions as you feel necessary. We will tell you anything you need to know, including the best times of the day and of the year to increase your chance of spotting those birds you are after. Private airboat rides are all about you, and what you want out of them.

To book an everglades tour to view all of the birds in the Everglade, contact us using our contact form or call us. Just make sure to mention what you are most interested in seeing, and we will propose you the best options to maximize your bird sighting needs!

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