Florida Photo Gallery: Gatorland Rookery

We spent one early morning at the Gatorland Rookery near Orlando over Memorial Day Weekend of 2017. The chicks were just fledging.

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rookery Paul on boardwalk garfish turtle

The main attraction here for most visitors is the American alligators, Alligator mississippiensis.

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White ibis, Eudocimus albus

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Wood stork, Mycteria americana

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Black vulture, Coragyps atratus

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Double crested cormorant, Phalacrocorax auritus

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Anhinga, Anhinga anhinga

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Greater flamingo, Phoenicopterus ruber

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Great blue heron, Ardea herodias

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Northern cardinal, Cardinalis cardinalis

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Great white egret, Ardea alba

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Video of begging chick

 

Video of feeding chicks

 

Tricolored heron, Egretta tricolor

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Tricolored heron chicks begging

 

Snowy egret, Egretta thula

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Cattle egret, Bubulcus ibis

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Common moorhen, Gallinula chloropus

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Last modified 17 Junel 2017