All bird sounds on this page are taken from the audio cassette tape ‘Sounds of Florida’s Birds’, Copyright 1998, by J. W. Hardy, Curator Emeritus in Ornithology and Bioacoustics at the Florida Museum of Natural History. Listen to Dr. Hardy’s introduction.

Common Name
Scientific Name
Sound Clips
Short Clip Visual
Red-shouldered Hawk
Buteo lineatus
Short
Long
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Bald Eagle
Haliaeetus leucocephalus
Short
Long
Bald Eagle - short clip visual
Osprey
Pandion haliaetus
Short
Long
Osprey - short clip visual
Bobwhite
Colinus virginianus
Short
Long
Bobwhite - short clip visual
Green Heron
Butorides virescens
Short
Green Heron - short clip visual
Little Blue Heron
Egretta caerulea
Short
Long
Little Blue Heron - short clip visual
Tricolored Heron
Egretta tricolor
Short
Tricolored Heron - short clip visual
Wood Stork
Mycteria americana
Short
Long
Wood Stork - short clip visual
Sandhill Crane
Grus canadensis
Short
Long
Sandhill Crane - short clip visual
Clapper Rail
Rallus longirostris
Short
Long
Clapper Rail - short clip visual
Black Rail
Laterallus jamaicensis
Short
Long
Black Rail - short clip visual
Limpkin
Aramus guarauna
Short
Long
Limpkin - short clip visual
American Oystercatcher
Haematopus palliatus
Short
Long
American Oystercatcher - short clip visual
Killdeer
Charadrius vociferus
Short
Long
Killdeer - short clip visual
American Woodcock
Scolopax minor
Short
Long
American Woodcock - short clip visual
Willet
Catoptrophorus semipalmatus
Short
Long
Willet - short clip visual
Laughing Gull
Larus atricilla
Short
Long
Laughing Gull - short clip visual
Mourning Dove
Zenaida macroura
Short
Long
Mourning Dove - short clip visual
Common Ground-Dove
Columbina passerina
Short
Long
Common Ground-Dove - short clip visual
White-crowned Pigeon
Columba leucocephala
Short
Long
White-crowned Pigeon - short clip visual
Yellow-billed Cuckoo
Coccyzus americanus
Short
Long
Yellow-billed Cuckoo - short clip visual
Mangrove Cuckoo
Coccyzus minor
Short
Long
Mangrove Cuckoo - short clip visual
Smooth-billed Ani
Crotophaga ani
Short
Long
Smooth-billed Ani - short clip visual
Eastern Screech-Owl
Otus asio
Short
Long
Eastern Screech-Owl - short clip visual
Barred Owl
Strix varia
Short
Long
Barred Owl - short clip visual
Great Horned Owl
Bubo virginianus
Short
Long
Great Horned Owl - short clip visual
Whip-poor-will
Caprimulgus vociferus
Short
Long
Whip-poor-will - short clip visual
Chuck-will's-widow
Caprimulgus carolinensis
Short
Long
Chuck-will's-widow - short clip visual
Common Nighthawk
Chordeiles minor
Short
Long
Common Nighthawk - short clip visual
Antillean Nighthawk
Chordeiles gundlachii
Short
Long
Antillean Nighthawk - short clip visual
Chimney Swift
Chaetura pelagica
Short
Long
Chimney Swift - short clip visual
Belted Kingfisher
Ceryle alcyon
Short
Long
Belted Kingfisher - short clip visual
Northern (Yellow-shafted) Flicker
Colaptes auratus
Short
Long
Northern (Yellow-shafted) Flicker - short clip visual
Pileated Woodpecker
Dryocopus pileatus
Short

Pileated Woodpecker - short clip visual
Red-bellied Woodpecker
Melanerpes carolinus
Short
Long
Red-bellied Woodpecker - short clip visual
Downy Woodpecker
Picoides pubescens
Short

Downy Woodpecker - short clip visual
Hairy Woodpecker
Picoides villosus
Short
Long
Hairy Woodpecker - short clip visual
Red-cockaded Woodpecker
Picoides borealis
Short

Red-cockaded Woodpecker - short clip visual
Eastern Kingbird
Tyrannus tyrannus
Short
Long
Eastern Kingbird - short clip visual
Gray Kingbird
Tyrannus dominicensis
Short
Long
Gray Kingbird - short clip visual
Great Crested Flycatcher
Myiarchus crinitus
Short
Long
Great Crested Flycatcher - short clip visual
Acadian Flycatcher
Empidonax virescens
Short

Acadian Flycatcher - short clip visual
Eastern Wood-Pewee
Contopus virens
Short
Long
Eastern Wood-Pewee - short clip visual
Purple Martin
Progne subis
Short
Long
Purple Martin - short clip visual
Blue Jay
Cyanocitta cristata
Short
Long
Blue Jay - short clip visual
Florida Scrub Jay
Aphelocoma coerulescens
Short
Long
Florida Scrub Jay - short clip visual
American Crow
Corvus brachyrhynchos
Short
Long
American Crow - short clip visual
Fish Crow
Corvus ossifragus
Short
Long
Fish Crow - short clip visual
Carolina Chickadee
Parus carolinensis
Short
Long
Carolina Chickadee - short clip visual
Tufted Titmouse
Parus bicolor
Short
Long
Tufted Titmouse - short clip visual
Brown-headed Nuthatch
Sitta pusilla
Short
Long
Brown-headed Nuthatch - short clip visual
White-breasted Nuthatch
Sitta carolinensis
Short
Long
White-breasted Nuthatch - short clip visual
Carolina Wren
Thryothorus ludovicianus
Short
Long
Carolina Wren - short clip visual
Marsh Wren
Cistothorus palustris
Short
Long
Marsh Wren - short clip visual
Sedge Wren
Cistothorus platensis
Short
Long
Sedge Wren - short clip visual
House Wren
Troglodytes aedon
Short
Long
House Wren - short clip visual
Gray Catbird
Dumetella carolinensis
Short
Long
Gray Catbird - short clip visual
Northern Mockingbird
Mimus polyglottos
Short
Long
Northern Mockingbird - short clip visual
Brown Thrasher
Toxostoma rufum
Short
Long
Brown Thrasher - short clip visual
Wood Thrush
Hylocichla mustelina
Short
Long
Wood Thrush - short clip visual
Eastern Bluebird
Sialia sialis
Short
Long
Eastern Bluebird - short clip visual
American Robin
Turdus migratorius
Short
Long
American Robin - short clip visual
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher
Polioptila caerulea
Short
Long
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher - short clip visual
Loggerhead Shrike
Lanius ludovicianus
Short
Long
Loggerhead Shrike - short clip visual
Red-eyed Vireo
Vireo olivaceus
Short
Long
Red-eyed Vireo - short clip visual
Yellow-throated Vireo
Vireo flavifrons
Short
Long
Yellow-throated Vireo - short clip visual
Black-whiskered Vireo
Vireo altiloquus
Short
Long
Black-whiskered Vireo - short clip visual
White-eyed Vireo
Vireo griseus
Short
Long
White-eyed Vireo - short clip visual
Black-and-white Warbler
Mniotilta varia
Short
Long
Black-and-white Warbler - short clip visual
Swainson's Warbler
Limnothlypis swainsonii
Short
Long
Swainson's Warbler - short clip visual
Prothonotary Warbler
Protonotaria citrea
Short
Long
Prothonotary Warbler - short clip visual
Northern Parula
Parula americana
Short
Long
Northern Parula - short clip visual
Pine Warbler
Dendroica pinus
Short
Long
Pine Warbler - short clip visual
Yellow-throated Warbler
Dendroica dominica
Short
Long
Yellow-throated Warbler - short clip visual
Prairie Warbler
Dendroica discolor
Short
Long
Prairie Warbler - short clip visual
Kentucky Warbler
Oporornis formosus
Short
Long
Kentucky Warbler - short clip visual
Common Yellowthroat
Geothlypis trichas
Short
Long
Common Yellowthroat - short clip visual
Hooded Warbler
Wilsonia citrina
Short
Long
Hooded Warbler - short clip visual
American Redstart
Setophaga ruticilla
Short
Long
American Redstart - short clip visual
Yellow-breasted Chat
Icteria virens
Short
Long
Yellow-breasted Chat - short clip visual
Eastern Meadowlark
Sturnella magna
Short
Long
Eastern Meadowlark - short clip visual
Red-winged Blackbird
Agelaius phoeniceus
Short
Long
Red-winged Blackbird - short clip visual
Brown-headed Cowbird
Molothrus ater
Short
Long
Brown-headed Cowbird - short clip visual
Boat-tailed Grackle
Quiscalus major
Short
Long
Boat-tailed Grackle - short clip visual
Common Grackle
Quiscalus quiscula
Short
Long
Common Grackle - short clip visual
Orchard Oriole
Icterus spurius
Short
Long
Orchard Oriole - short clip visual
Summer Tanager
Piranga rubra
Short
Long
Summer Tanager - short clip visual
Northern Cardinal
Cardinalis cardinalis
Short
Long
Northern Cardinal - short clip visual
Blue Grosbeak
Guiraca caerulea
Short
Long
Blue Grosbeak - short clip visual
Indigo Bunting
Passerina cyanea
Short
Long
Indigo Bunting - short clip visual
Painted Bunting
Passerina ciris
Short
Long
Painted Bunting - short clip visual
Eastern Towhee
Pipilo erythrophthalmus
Short
Long
Eastern Towhee - short clip visual
Florida Grasshopper Sparrow
Ammodramus savannarum floridanus
Short
Long
Florida Grasshopper Sparrow - short clip visual
Dusky Seaside Sparrow (extinct!)
Ammodramus maritimus nigrescens
Short
Long
Dusky Seaside Sparrow (extinct) - short clip visual
Cape Sable Seaside Sparrow
Ammodramus maritimus mirabilis
Short
Long
Cape Sable Seaside Sparrow - short clip visual
Bachman's (or Pinewoods) Sparrow
Aimophila aestivalis
Short
Long
Bachman's (or Pinewoods) Sparrow - short clip visual
Eurasian Collared-Dove
Streptopelia decaocto
Short
Long
Eurasian Collared-Dove - short clip visual
House Finch
Carpodacus mexicanus
Short
Long
House Finch - short clip visual