FPL | Wildlife in the Barley Barber Swamp
 

Wildlife in the Barley Barber Swamp

Birds | Reptiles and amphibians | Mammals | Plants

Birds

The following is a list of some of the birds that can be found in the Barley Barber Swamp and Martin Reservoir:

  • American redstart
  • anhinga
  • barn owl
  • barred owl
  • belted kingfisher
  • black and white warbler
  • black vulture
  • blue jay
  • boar-tailed grackle
  • cardinal
  • Carolina wren
  • catbird
  • cattle egret
  • common moorhen
  • common yellowthroat
  • cormorant
  • great blue heron
  • great horned own
  • greater yellowlegs
  • green heron
  • kestrel
  • little blue heron
  • loggerhead shrike
  • marsh hawk
  • meadowlark
  • mockingbird
  • mottled duck
  • pied-billed grebe
  • pileated woodpecker
  • red-bellied woodpecker
  • red-tailed hawk
  • red-winged blackbird
  • southern bald eagle
  • tri-colored heron
  • turkey vulture
  • white ibis
  • white pelican
  • white-eyed vireo
  • wood stork
  • yellow-billed cuckoo.

Reptiles and amphibians

The following is a list of some of the reptiles and amphibians that can be found in the Barley Barber Swamp and Martin Reservoir:

  • alligator
  • banded water snake
  • black racer
  • brown water snake
  • carolina anole
  • cottonmouth moccasin
  • five-linked skunk
  • Florida soft-shell turtle
  • garter snake
  • gopher tortoise
  • green tree frog
  • indigo snake
  • leopard frog
  • oak toad
  • rattlesnake
  • red-bellied turtle
  • rough green snake
  • southern ringneck snake.

Mammals

The following is a list of some of the mammals that can be found in the Barley Barber Swamp and Martin Reservoir:

  • armadillo
  • bobcat
  • cotton mouse
  • deer
  • eastern gray squirrel
  • Florida panther
  • gray fox
  • marsh hare
  • opossum
  • raccoon
  • river otter
  • striped skunk.

Plants

The following is a list of some of the plants that can be found in the Barley Barber Swamp and Martin Reservoir:

  • bald cypress
  • Boston fern
  • bracken fern
  • butterfly orchid
  • cabbage palm
  • canana lily
  • Dahoon holly
  • lichens
  • live oak
  • moss
  • needle-leaved air plant
  • poison ivy
  • pond apple
  • resurrection fern
  • royal fern
  • shoestring fern
  • stiff-leaved wild pine
  • strangler fig
  • strap fern
  • wild coffee.