FLORIDA BIRDING TOUR IDENTIFICATION

Rookery Bay Naples, Ten Thousand Islands

Join Florida Saltwater Adventures on a fantastic birding tour covering Rookery Bay and the Ten Thousand Islands near Naples and Marco Island. This is a great way to spend a few hours enjoying  nature.  Below is a bird identification list and species guide specific to our tours.  We offer sunrise and sunset trips for photographers and avid birders.  Learn more on our main birding page

ENCOUNTERS

BIRDS OF PREY

PEAK MONTHS

COMMON

UNCOMMON/SEASONAL

UNCOMMON/SEASONAL

UNCOMMON

COMMON/SEASONAL

COMMON

COMMON

RARE

OSPREY

BALD EAGLE

PEREGRINE FALCON

RED SHOULDERED HAWK

SWALLOW-TAILED KITE

BLACK VULTURE

TURKEY VULTURE

BARRED OWL

ALL YEAR

NOV-MAY

DEC-MAR

ALL YEAR

MAR-JUL

ALL YEAR

ALL YEAR

N/A

WADING BIRDS

ENCOUNTERS

PEAK MONTHS

GREAT EGRET

SNOWY EGRET

REDDISH EGRET

CATTLE EGRET

GREAT BLUE HERON

LITTLE BLUE HERON

TRI-COLORED HERON

GREEN HERON

BLACK CROWN N. HERON

YELLOW CROWN N. HERON

WHITE IBIS

GLOSSY IBIS

ROSEATE SPOONBILL

LIMPKIN

WOOD STORK

SANDHILL CRANE

AMERICAN AVOCET

BLACK NECKED STILT

COMMON

COMMON

COMMON

UNCOMMON

COMMON

COMMON

COMMON

UNCOMMON

UNCOMMON

COMMON

COMMON

RARE

COMMON/SEASONAL

RARE

RARE

RARE

RARE

RARE

ALL YEAR

ALL YEAR

ALL YEAR

ALL YEAR

ALL YEAR

ALL YEAR

ALL YEAR

ALL YEAR

ALL YEAR

ALL YEAR

ALL YEAR

N/A

MAY-DEC

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

WATERBIRDS

ENCOUNTERS

PEAK MONTHS

BROWN PELICAN

WHITE PELICAN

CORMORANT

ANHINGA

COMMON LOON

BELTED KINGFISHER

COMMON

COMMON/SEASONAL

COMMON

UNCOMMON

UNCOMMON/SEASONAL

COMMON

ALL YEAR

DEC-MAR

ALL YEAR

ALL YEAR

DEC-MAR

ALL YEAR

TERNS/GULLS

ENCOUNTERS

PEAK MONTHS

ROYAL TERN

SANDWICH TERN

LEAST TERN

CASPIAN TERN

RINGED-BILLED GULL

LAUGHING GULL

HERRING GULL

COMMON

COMMON/SEASONAL

COMMON/SEASONAL

RARE

COMMON

COMMON

COMMON/SEASONAL

ALL YEAR

JUN-OCT

APR-SEP

N/A

DEC-MAR

ALL YEAR

DEC-MAR

SEA BIRDS

ENCOUNTERS

PEAK MONTHS

MAGNIFICENT FRIGATEBIRD

NORTHERN GANNET

COMMON

UNCOMMON/OFFSHORE

ALL YEAR

ALL YEAR

SHOREBIRDS

ENCOUNTERS

PEAK MONTHS

SANDERLING

SPOTTED SANDPIPER

WESTERN SANDPIPER

PIPPING PLOVER

SNOWY PLOVER

WILSON'S PLOVER

SEMI-PALMATED PLOVER

BLACK-BELLIED PLOVER

WILLET

SHORT-BILLED DOWITCHER

DUNLIN

GODWIT

WHIMBEREL

CURLEW

BLACK SKIMMER

A. OYSTERCATCHER

RUDDY TURNSTONE

COMMON

COMMON

COMMON

UNCOMMON/SEASONAL

UNCOMMON/SEASONAL

UNCOMMON/SEASONAL

COMMON/SEASONAL

COMMON/SEASONAL

COMMON

COMMON

COMMON

COMMON

UNCOMMON

COMMON

UNCOMMON/SEASONAL

COMMON

COMMON

ALL YEAR

ALL YEAR

ALL YEAR

DEC-MAR

DEC-MAR

DEC-MAR

DEC-MAR

DEC-MAR

ALL YEAR

ALL YEAR

ALL YEAR

ALL YEAR

N/A

ALL YEAR

MAY-NOV

ALL YEAR

ALL YEAR

FOREST BIRDS

ENCOUNTERS

PEAK MONTHS

PILATED WOODPECKER

RED-BELLIED WOODPECKER

UNCOMMON

UNCOMMON

ALL YEAR

ALL YEAR

BIRD IDENTIFICATION

OSPREY
OSPREY
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BALD EAGLE
BALD EAGLE
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PEREGRINE FALCON
PEREGRINE FALCON
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SWALLOW-TAILED KITE
SWALLOW-TAILED KITE
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RED SHOULDERED HAWK
RED SHOULDERED HAWK
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BLACK VULTURE
BLACK VULTURE
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TURKEY VULTURE
TURKEY VULTURE
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BARRED OWL
BARRED OWL
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SNOWY EGRET
SNOWY EGRET
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REDDISH EGRET
REDDISH EGRET
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CATTLE EGRET
CATTLE EGRET
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GREAT EGRET
GREAT EGRET
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GREAT BLUE HERON
GREAT BLUE HERON
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GREEN HERON
GREEN HERON
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LITTLE BLUE HERON
LITTLE BLUE HERON
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TRI-COLORED HERON
TRI-COLORED HERON
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YELLOW-CROWNED NIGHT HERON
YELLOW-CROWNED NIGHT HERON
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BLACK-CROWNED NIGHT HERON
BLACK-CROWNED NIGHT HERON
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GLOSSY IBIS
GLOSSY IBIS
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WHITE IBIS
WHITE IBIS
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ROSEATE SPOONBILL
ROSEATE SPOONBILL
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LIMPKIN
LIMPKIN
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WOOD STORK
WOOD STORK
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AMERICAN AVOCET
AMERICAN AVOCET
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BLACK NECKED STILT
BLACK NECKED STILT
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BROWN PELICAN
BROWN PELICAN
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WHITE PELICAN
WHITE PELICAN
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CORMORANT
CORMORANT
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ANHINGA
ANHINGA
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BELTED KINGFISHER
BELTED KINGFISHER
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SANDWICH TERN
SANDWICH TERN
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ROYAL TERN
ROYAL TERN
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BLACK SKIMMER
BLACK SKIMMER
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RINGED-BILLED GULL
RINGED-BILLED GULL
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FRIGATEBIRD
FRIGATEBIRD
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GODWIT
GODWIT
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WILLET
WILLET
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WESTERN SANDPIPER
WESTERN SANDPIPER
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SANDERLING
SANDERLING
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SHORT-BILLED DOWITCHER
SHORT-BILLED DOWITCHER
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WILSON'S PLOVER
WILSON'S PLOVER
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RUDDY TURNSTONE
RUDDY TURNSTONE
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PILATED WOODPECKER
PILATED WOODPECKER
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RED-BELLIED WOODPECKER
RED-BELLIED WOODPECKER
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