logo_grackle-22BTThe Aviary at Telephoto Florida 

Welcome to The Aviary at Telephoto Florida, a repository of bird photos from Lonestar North. Although many of the shots were taken in Florida, the Aviary includes a range of North American birds.  We offer our site to you and trust you will find it a useful birding tool.

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GAVIIFORMES (Loons)
PODICIPEDIFORMES (Grebes)
PROCELLARIIFORMES (Tubenoses Albatross Petrols)
PELECANIFORMES (Pelicans and Allies)
SULIFORMES (Frigates)
CICONIIFORMES (Herons, Ibises, Storks and Allies)

 

ANSERIFORMES (Swans, Geese and Ducks)
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Dabbling Ducks

 

FALCONIFORMES (Diurnal Birds of Prey)

 

 

ACCIPITRIFORMES (Accipiter Birds)
GALLIFORMES (Gallinaceous Birds)
GRUIFORMES (Cranes, Rails and Allies)

 

CHARADRIIFORMES (Shorebirds, Gulls, Auks and Allies)
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American Avocets

COLUMBIFORMES (Pigeons and Doves)
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Mourning Doves

 

PSITTACIFORMES (Parrots and Allies)

CUCLIFORMES (Cuckoos and Allies) 

STRIGIFORMES (Owls)
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Great Horned Owl Juvenile

 
CAPRIMULGIFORMES (Goatsuckers and Allies)
APODIFORMES (Swifts and Hummingbirds)
Apodidae
  • Purple Martin
  • Swifts
  • Swallows
Trochilidae
  • Hummingbirds
  • Anna's Hummingbird
  • Black-chinned Hummingbird
  • Broad-billed Hummingbird
  • Costa's Hummingbird
  • Ruby-throated Hummingbird
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Black-chinned Hummingbird

 
TROGONIFORMES (Trogons)
CORACIIFORMES (Kingfishers and Allies)

PASSERIFORMES (Perching Birds)

Tyrant Flycatchers (TYRANNIDAE)


Shrikes (LANIIDAE)

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logger-head shrike

 

VIREONIDAE (Vireos)

  • Red-eyed Vireo
  • White-eyed Vireo

 

CORVIDAE (Jays and Crows) / ALAUDIDAE (Larks) / HIRUNDINIDAE (Swallows)

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Florida Scrub Jay

PARIDAE (Chickadees and Titmice) / REMIZIDAE (Verdin)

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Verdin

AEGITHALIDAE (Bushtits) / SITTIDAE (Nuthatches) / CERTHIIDAE (Creepers)

  • Bushtits
  • Nuthatches
  • Creepers

TROGLODYTIDAE (Wrens) / REGULIDAE (Kinglets)

SYLVIIDAE (Old World Warblers)

POLIOPTILIDAE) (Gnatcatchers)

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Blue-gray Gnatcatcher

TURDIDAE (Thrushes and Allies) / TIMALIIDAE (Babblers)

MIMIDAE (Mockingbirds, Thrashers and Allies) / STURNIDAE (Starlings and Allies)

MOTACILLIDAE (Wagtails and Pipits) / BOMBYCILLIDAE (Waxwings)

PTILOGONATIDAE (Silky-Flycatchers) / CALCARIIDAE (Longspurs and Snow Buntings)

PARULIDAE (Wood-Warblers)

  • American Redstart
  • Black-and-white Warbler
  • Common Yellowthroat
  • Hooded Warbler
  • Louisiana Waterthrush
  • Lucy's Warbler
  • Northern Parula
  • Palm Warbler
  • Painted Redstart
  • Pine Warbler
  • Prairie Warbler
  • Prothonotary Warbler
  • Yellow Warbler
  • Yellow-breasted Chat
  • Yellow-rumped Warbler
  • Yellow Throated Warbler
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Black-and-white Warbler

 

EMBERIZIDAE (Buntings, Seedeaters, and Allies)

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Female Northern Cardinal

CARDINALIDAE (Saltators, Cardinals Grosbeak and Allies)

ICTERIDAE (Blackbirds and Allies)

  • Grackles
  • Boat-tailed Grackles
  • Common Grackle
  • Red-winged Blackbird
  • Cowbird
  • Oriole 
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    Grackle Harassing an Osprey

FRINGILLIDAE (Finches, Crossbills and Allies) / PASSERIDAE (Old World Sparrows)

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purple finch

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