Identification of the dead bird will help Fish and Wildlife Commission and Department of Health Scientists to monitor the bird die off.    Following are the most common birds reported. Click on the link for more information about identifying the bird.

 

Crows and Jays American Crow Fish Crow Blue Jay Florida Scrub-jay
Doves Rock Dove (Pigeon) Eurasian-Collared Dove Ringed-turtle Dove Mourning Dove
Other Common Birds Northern Mockingbird Northern Cardinal

 

For more help on identifying birds:

Cornell Lab of Ornithology Online Bird Guide

Patuxent Bird Identification InfoCenter

Bird identification by color



FWC Facts:
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