South Florida Waterbirds

Florida has more kinds of aquatic habitat than any area equal-sized on the Planet. Aside from a never-ending salty shoreline, with estuaries, salt marsh and mangroves, there are freshwater habitats representing the full gamut of possibilities: All three of the river types, lakes with Karrst Plane Topography, ravines with steepheads and others I’m certain you haven’t heard of.

With more habitats come more groups of animals, and more species within those groups. And brothers and sisters, there are huge numbers of waterbirds strewn through these habitats, all with their own special niches and special secrets.

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