Birds

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  • Comprehensive List

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    The Refuge is home to over 245 species of birds throughout the year. Check off the birds you see when you visit!

    See our Bird Checklist

  • "The Big 5"

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    Explore the Refuge's "Big 5" birds that are unique to the Refuge, Southwest Florida or are sought after by avid birders to add to their life list of birds seen. Come find YOUR "Big 5"!

    Learn about the "Big 5" 

  • Commonly Seen Birds

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    The habitats of the Refuge provide homes for various types of birds that can be seen throughout the different seasons.

    View the categories and species of commonly seen birds