Wading Birds of Northern Belize
A photo of a great blue heron wading at either sunrise or sunset.
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How to Cite

Dalaba, Justin, Venetia S. Briggs-Gonzalez, Jorge Eduardo Ruano, and Frank J. Mazzotti. 2020. “Wading Birds of Northern Belize: WEC424/UW469, 04/2020”. EDIS 2020 (2):4. https://doi.org/10.32473/edis-uw469-2020.


Belize is home to over 605 bird species, many of them wading birds popular with bird watchers who enjoy their bright colors and charismatic behavior. Bird-watching is a major contributor to successful wildlife conservation and is important as native habitat loses ground to development. This 4-page fact sheet written by Venetia S. Briggs-Gonzalez, Jorge E. Ruano, Justin R. Dalaba and Frank J. Mazzotti and published by the UF/IFAS Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation presents photos and descriptions that will help identify some common and some rare wading birds.

Trifold brochure: WEC425/UW470, 4/2020 https://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/uw470

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