Flight School Day 1

Saturday, January 26, 2008, Led by Jim Neiger

Photos by Bill Walker

46 Species at 3 Locations

Anatidae (Ducks, Geese, and Waterfowl)
Phasianidae (Pheasants, Grouse, and Allies)
Ciconiidae (Storks)
Phalacrocoracidae (Cormorants and Shags)
Anhingidae (Anhingas)
Anhinga LK
Ardeidae (Herons, Egrets, and Bitterns)
Threskiornithidae (Ibises and Spoonbills)
Cathartidae (New World Vultures)
Accipitridae (Hawks, Eagles, and Kites)
Rallidae (Rails, Gallinules, and Coots)
Gruidae (Cranes)
Charadriidae (Plovers and Lapwings)
Scolopacidae (Sandpipers and Allies)
Laridae (Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers)
Columbidae (Pigeons and Doves)
Strigidae (Owls)
Picidae (Woodpeckers)
Falconidae (Falcons and Caracaras)
Laniidae (Shrikes)
Corvidae (Crows, Jays, and Magpies)
Hirundinidae (Swallows)
Turdidae (Thrushes and Allies)
Mimidae (Mockingbirds and Thrashers)
Parulidae (New World Warblers)
Cardinalidae (Cardinals and Allies)
Icteridae (Troupials and Allies)
Legend
Lake Cypress, FL = LC
Lake Kissimmee, FL = LK
Overstreet Road, FL = OR

46 Species at 3 Locations

Anatidae (Ducks, Geese, and Waterfowl)
Phasianidae (Pheasants, Grouse, and Allies)
Ciconiidae (Storks)
Phalacrocoracidae (Cormorants and Shags)
Anhingidae (Anhingas)
Anhinga LK
Ardeidae (Herons, Egrets, and Bitterns)
Threskiornithidae (Ibises and Spoonbills)
Cathartidae (New World Vultures)
Accipitridae (Hawks, Eagles, and Kites)
Rallidae (Rails, Gallinules, and Coots)
Gruidae (Cranes)
Charadriidae (Plovers and Lapwings)
Scolopacidae (Sandpipers and Allies)
Laridae (Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers)
Columbidae (Pigeons and Doves)
Strigidae (Owls)
Picidae (Woodpeckers)
Falconidae (Falcons and Caracaras)
Laniidae (Shrikes)
Corvidae (Crows, Jays, and Magpies)
Hirundinidae (Swallows)
Turdidae (Thrushes and Allies)
Mimidae (Mockingbirds and Thrashers)
Parulidae (New World Warblers)
Cardinalidae (Cardinals and Allies)
Icteridae (Troupials and Allies)
Legend
Lake Cypress, FL = LC
Lake Kissimmee, FL = LK
Overstreet Road, FL = OR

Trip Map

Trip Notes

Today's highlight was photographing the Barred Owl at the end of Lake Cypress Owl. With Jim's help we were able to practice capturing the owls in flight, and one or two shots were worth keeping.