Alachua Audubon Society

A chapter of the National Audubon Society

Guide to the Birders of Alachua County

Species: Alachua County Birder (Ornithophilus dementis alachuensis)



Extremely variable. Frequently adorned with silly hats. Can usually be detected by listening for a sibilant noise made to attract birds and annoy others, otherwise known as pishing.





Pine Flatwoods, Upland Hardwood Forest, Scrub, Sandhills, Marsh, Swamp, Grasslands, Farm lands, Wastewater Treatment Ponds, Dairy Lagoons, Parking Lots



Gregarious, especially in roadways.

Last Updated March 19th, 2018, Trina Anderson