Florida’s wildlife management areas provide habitat for many species. This page gives you an introduction to just a few of the fascinating creatures that can be found on this WMA.
Birds Acadian flycatcher Bachman’s sparrow Bald eagle Baltimore oriole Barred owl Black-and-white warbler Black-crowned night-heron Blue grosbeak Brown-headed nuthatch Brown pelican Cooper’s hawk Great egret Hairy woodpecker Henslow’s sparrow Hooded warbler Indigo bunting Least bittern Little blue heron Louisiana waterthrush Marsh wren Mississippi kite Mourning dove Northern parula Orchard oriole Osprey Pileated woodpecker Pine warbler Prothonotary warbler Purple gallinule Red-bellied woodpecker Red-cockaded woodpecker Red-eyed vireo Red-shouldered hawk Red-tailed hawk Scarlet tanager Sedge wren Sharp-shinned hawk Snowy egret Southeastern American kestrel Summer tanager Swainson’s warbler Swallow-tailed kite Swamp sparrow White ibis Wood duck Wood stork Yellow-crowned night-heron Yellow-throated warbler
Mammals Beaver Bobcat Brazilian Free-tailed Bat Dolphin Eastern Red Bat Florida black bear Opossum Raccoon River otter
Reptiles and Amphibians American alligator Apalachicola kingsnake Barbour’s map turtle Eastern indigo snake Florida pine snake Gopher tortoise Southern dusky salamander Suwannee cooter
Invertebrates Blue crab Fiddler crab
FWC Facts:Cranes are quite omnivorous. They feed on seeds, grain, berries, insects, earthworms, mice, small birds, snakes, lizards, frogs and crayfish, but they do not "fish" like herons.
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