Tosohatchee - Wildlife You Might See

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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

American kestrel

Bald eagle

Barred owl

Chuck-will’s-widow

Crested caracara

Downy woodpecker

Great blue heron

Great egret

Great horned owl

Green heron

Killdeer

Limpkin

Mottled duck

Northern bobwhite

Northern harrier

Osprey

Pied-billed grebe

Red-bellied woodpecker

Red-shouldered hawk

Sandhill crane

Snail kite

Snowy egret

Sora rail

Southeastern American kestrel  

Spotted sandpiper

Swallow-tailed kite

Tricolored heron

White ibis

Wild turkey

Wood duck

Wood stork

Yellow-crowned night-heron



Mammals

Bobcat

Florida black bear

Florida panther

Hispid cotton rat

Marsh rabbit

River otter

Round-tailed muskrat

Sherman’s fox squirrel

White-tailed deer

Wild hog


Reptiles and Amphibians

American alligator

Barking treefrog

Cottonmouth

Dusky pygmy rattlesnake

Dwarf salamander

Eastern coral snake

Eastern glass lizard

Eastern indigo snake

Florida banded water snake

Florida chicken turtle

Florida snapping turtle

Florida softshell turtle

Gopher frog

Gopher tortoise

Greater siren

Peninsula newt

Peninsula ribbon snake

Two-toed amphiuma

Butterflies and Moths

American (painted) lady

Cloudless sulphur

Giant swallowtail

Gulf Fritillary

Long-tailed skipper

Monarch

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Palamedes swallowtail

Red Admiral

Red-spotted purple

Spicebush swallowtail

Zebra heliconian

Zebra swallowtail

 



FWC Facts:
Wood stork nestlings are fully feathered and capable of short flights at about 7-8 weeks of age but are not independent of their parents until they are 9-10 weeks old.

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