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Birds of Amelia Island

The Birds of Amelia Island of Amelia Island can be such a beautiful site. Read our article on these little wanderers.

Ornithology…you are probably reading that word and thinking why on earth does that have anything to do with the birds of Amelia Island? The term ornithology refers to someone who loves bird watching or studying birds. When you come on down to Amelia Island you will certainly have your fair share of bird watching opportunities.

The birds of Amelia Island are majestic, colorful, and easy on the ears (in most cases) this is the best place in the United States to see a variety of birds. birds of amelia island red tailed hawkThere are over 470 species of birds located on Amelia Island which might be why bird watchers around the country refer to Amelia Island as the “birder’s paradise.” Were you aware that Amelia Island is part of a 2,000 mile long trail known as the Great Florida Trail which was developed by the Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission? What does this mean for you…a serene and beautiful hike or soothing walk along a trail while you gaze around looking at all the birds of Amelia Island.

Amelia Island is a great bird watching destination. Most of the birds of Amelia Island stay year round there are some who are more of a seasonal species and can be found on the island only during the winter. Thanks to the weather on Amelia Island you have a wonderful opportunity to see so many different species of birds while visiting the Island.

The Birds of Amelia Island include:birds of amelia island red peacock

  • Great Horned Owls
  • Woodstorks
  • Snowy Egrets
  • White Ibis
  • Peafowls
  • Mallard Ducks
  • Red Tailed Hawks
  • Black-Crowned Night Herons
  • Harrier (Marsh) Hawks
  • Northern Gannets
  • Belted Kingfishers
  • White Pelicans
  • Great Blue Hero
  • Hooded Mergansers
  • And many more

Bird watching on Amelia Island is so popular there are a variety of different bird watching tours and excursions. You can enjoy so you can have the ability to bird watch with other people who enjoy it as much as you do. Bird watching is also a wonderful way to help education the younger generation and give them the opportunity to learn about different species of birds. You can make a game of it and get a little competition going to see who can see the most birds and the largest variety of birbirds of amelia islandd species in your group.

Bird watching on Amelia Island is so popular there are a variety of different bird watching tours and excursions you can enjoy so you can have the ability to bird watch with other people who enjoy it as much as you do. Bird watching is also a wonderful way to help education the younger generation and give them the opportunity to learn about different species of birds. You can make a game of it and get a little competition going to see who can see the most birds and the largest variety of bird species in your group.

So, the next time you visit Amelia Island find yourself a good bird excursion and go see all the different birds of Amelia Island, we are sure you will love it.

We’d like to thank Amelia Island Scenes for sharing their photos of these beautiful birds.