Birds of the Boardwalk
Grab your walking shoes and join us on the Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Museum Boardwalk for a Florida birding adventure!
Top 5 Things to Do This Winter in the Everglades
It is winter in the Everglades! This week, join us for the top five things to do in the Everglades this winter.
FALL into the Everglades!
Join us and FALL into the wonder and beauty of the Everglades! This week, learn about all the changes that begin to happen in the Everglades in the Fall, fun upcoming events, and everything YOU need to know about planning your trips!
Birds of the Florida Everglades
The Florida Everglades, rich in history, beauty and culture, are also home to some of the most magnificent creatures the North America has to offer; birds. As the only subtropical preserve in all of North America, the Everglades provides the most significant breeding grounds for tropical wading birds. Here, more than 350 different species of birds have been seen, including bitterns, storks, even endangered species like the ultra-rare Snail Kites. So, the next time you venture to the Florida Everglades, don’t forget to bring your binoculars, camera, sunscreen and bird field identification book. Role in Nature Ecologically, birds assist the environment in so many ways. Some birds aid in plant reproduction through pollination or seed dispersion, and others provide a host body for parasites. Birds naturally sustain population levels and serve as food after death, much like any other species. The most common rule of thumb in the Everglades is, the healthier