Birding

The Okefenokee has an impressive array of wonderful bird habitats with some very interesting residents. Areas around Okefenokee including the St Marys River and our property are also fun and productive for birding. Enjoy some fine birding at Okefenokee Pastimes located directly across from the main entrance to Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge and a mile from the St Marys River.

Some of the birds spotted here on or around our 12 acre grounds:

The pileated, downy, hairy, red headed, red bellied, flickers and sap sucker woodpeckers, orchard orioles, eastern kingbirds, vireos, towhees, cardinals, blue jays, mocking birds, finches, painted buntings, wrens, cow birds, sparrows, warblers, cat birds, blue birds, robins, brown thrashers, swallows, flycatchers, belted kingfisher, rufus & ruby throated hummingbirds, swifts, chuck – will’s – widow, nighthawks, doves, quail, coots, kestrels, sharp shinned hawk, bald eagle, swallow-tailed kite, Mississippi kites, red shouldered hawks, ospreys, barred owls, screech owls, wood ducks, great blue herons, great egrets, cattle egrets, snowy egrets, green herons and more.

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