North and west of Everglades National Park, Big Cypress is mainly cypress sloughs. During the winter, the foliage is down on the cypress trees, allowing a lot of light to reach the surface of the water. The bromeliads were just coming into bloom.
There are plenty of gators.
Bird life is abundant:
White ibises (Eudocimus albus)
Great egret (Ardea alba)
Tricolored heron (Egretta tricolor)
Anhinga (Anhinga anhinga)
Wood stork (Mycteria americana)
Snowy egret (Egretta thula)
Burrowing owl (Athene canicularia)
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Last modified 18 January 2014