Florida Photo Gallery: Everglades National Park

saw grass saw grass saw grass trail

The best, and easiest, place for bird photography is the Anhinga Trail.

Anhinga Trail anhinga trail

Double-crested cormorants (Phalacrocorax auritus) and their prey, the spotted gar fish (garpike), Lepisosteus oculatus:

cormorant cormorant cormorant with gar cormorant cormorant gar cormorant cormorant

Anhingas (Anhinga anhinga):

anhinga anhinga anhinga and turtles anhinga wet anhinga and turtle anhinga

Ospreys (Pandion haliaetus):

osprey nest osprey pair osprey

Herons and egrets: Great blue herons (blue and white morphs, Ardea herodias), Green heron (Butorides virescens), Tricolored heron (Egretta tricolor)

great blue heron green heron great white heron tricolor heron

Egrets: Little blue heron (Egretta caerulea) and Great egret (Ardea Alba)

little blue heron egret

White ibises (Eudocimus albnus):

ibis ibises

Other birds: Wood stork (Mycteria americana), Purple gallinule (Porphyrio martinica), American crow (Corvus brachyrhyncos), Belted kingfisher (Ceryle alcyon), American coot (Fulica americana), Pied-billed grebe (Podilymbus podiceps)

wood stork in flight purple gallinule crow belted kingfisher coot pied-billed grebe

Turkey vulure (Cathartes aura), Tennessee warbler (Vermivora peregrina)

turkey vulture warbler


dragonfly butterfly

Reptiles: turtles and alligators, Alligator mississippiensus

painted turtles alligator alligator closeup


swamp lily flower pond lily lotus seed pods

Sunset over the sawgrass prairie:

sunset clouds sunset sunset

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Last modified 14 April 2017