Black Birds in Florida

Many black birds call Florida their home. Some of them are big, some small, and some noisy. At the same time, some have a terrible reputation for bothering smaller songbirds at bird feeders due to their aggressive nature. There are also black-colored water birds in the state that dive or wade to catch their prey. We have listed them alphabetically, along with the pictures of the most common ones. You can also get to know the various types of these birds below the list.

Black Birds in Florida (FL)

List of Black Birds in Florida

  • American Coot
  • American Crow
  • Anhinga
  • Baltimore Oriole
  • Black Rail
  • Black Skimmer
  • Black Vulture
  • Boat-tailed Grackle
  • Bobolink
  • Brewer’s Blackbird
  • Bronzed Cowbird
  • Brown-headed Cowbird
  • Bullock’s Oriole
  • Common Gallinule
  • Common Grackle
  • Double-crested Cormorant
  • Eastern Kingbird
  • Eastern Meadowlark
  • European Starling
  • Fish Crow
  • Glossy Ibis
  • Hooded Oriole
  • Magnificent Frigatebird
  • Orchard Oriole
  • Red-cockaded Woodpecker
  • Red-winged Blackbird
  • Rusty Blackbird
  • Scott’s Oriole
  • Shiny Cowbird
  • Smooth-billed Ani
  • Snail Kite
  • Spot-breasted Oriole
  • Swallow-tailed Kite
  • Western Meadowlark
  • White-collared Swift
  • White-crowned Pigeon
  • Wild Turkey
  • Yellow-headed Blackbird

Black Birds in Florida by Sizes

Large Black Birds in Florida: American Crow, Boat-tailed Grackle, Anhinga, Swallow-tailed Kite, Black Vulture

Small Black Birds in Florida: Red-cockaded Woodpecker, European Starling, Brown-headed Cowbird, Orchard Oriole.

Black Birds in Florida by Regions

Black Birds in Central Florida: Red-winged Blackbird, Common Gallinule, Black Vulture, Common Grackle, Anhinga, Double-crested Cormorant

Black Birds in Southwest Florida: Boat-tailed Grackle, Black Skimmer

Black Birds in South Florida: Double-crested Cormorant


Q. What is a black sea bird in Florida?

A. The black skimmer is a black sea bird of Florida.

Q. What are some noisy black birds in Florida?

A. Boat-tailed grackles, European starlings, and spot-breasted orioles are some noisy Florida black birds.

Q. What is a black water bird in Florida?

A. The anhinga is a black water bird in Florida.

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