Beginning Birds at Viera Wetlands Fieldtrip – 2 Feb 2019

Deborah and Jeff and 12 other birders walked Viera Wetlands on a cloudy but dry Saturday mourning. The wetlands were closed to vehicular traffic due to muddy road conditions. Here is what we saw:

Mottled Duck
Ring-necked Duck
Hooded Merganser
Pied-billed Grebe
Great blue Heron
Great Egret
Snowy Egret
Little Blue Heron
Tricolored Heron
Cattle Egret
Black-crowned Night-Heron
White Ibis
Glossy Ibis
Black Vulture
Turkey Vulture
Bald Eagle
Red-shouldered Hawk
Sora (heard)
Purple Gallinule
Common Gallinule
Sandhill Crane
Forster’s Tern
Mourning Dove
Eastern Phoebe
Fish Crow
Tree Swallow
Carolina Wren
Palm Warbler
Pine Warbler
Yellow- rumped Warbler
Savannah Sparrow
Red-winged Blackbird
Boat-tailed Grackle
Total 39 species