Can you identify these birds in flight?
- Don Weiss took the photo at Merritt Island, Florida.
- I see 6 species. Do you see more?
- The pink ones are my favorite.
- I see wood storks. (But I’m wrong! They are white pelicans.)
(photo by Don Weiss)
The Answer … or at least part of the answer …
- Glossy ibis
- White pelican –> white tail & black doesn’t extend all the way to the body
- Common tern? (Certainly a tern)
- Snowy egret (kc saw yellow feet)
- Great egret
- Roseate spoonbill
- White ibis