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Viera Wading Birds Viera Wading Birds

Over 50 White Pelicans! Over 50 White Pelicans!

White Pelicans Fishing - One Swallowing a Carp White Pelicans Fishing – One Swallowing a Carp

Great Blue Heron Chicks are Hatching Now Great Blue Heron Chicks are Hatching Now

Male Anhinga in Breeding Plumage Male Anhinga in Breeding Plumage

Female Anhinga with Chicks on Nest Female Anhinga with Chicks on Nest

Adult Little Blue Heron with Fluffed Feathers Adult Little Blue Heron with Fluffed Feathers

Green Herons use Tools as "Bait" to Attract Fish Green Herons use Tools as “Bait” to Attract Fish

Ospreys (Fish Hawks) are Nesting Now Ospreys (Fish Hawks) are Nesting Now

Hooded Mergansers Erect Head Feathers as a Crest Hooded Mergansers Erect Head Feathers as a Crest

Purple Gallinules use Long Toes to Walk on Lily Pads Purple Gallinules use Long Toes to Walk on Lily Pads

We’ve seen so many birds at the Viera Wetlands lately!  This water reclamation facility is a favorite stop for birdwatchers and visitors at the annual Space Coast Birding and Wildlife Festival:  http://spacecoastbirdingandwildlifefestival.org/  Recent bird sightings are posted by Friends of the Viera Wetlands at:  http://friendsofvierawetlands.blogspot.com/  General info and maps are at:  http://www.brevardcounty.us/NaturalResources/EnvironmentalResources/Wetlands

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