rookery Tag

  Photo by Sara Lopez The rookery is full of all sorts of activity: displaying, incubating, flying, nesting, and young rearing!  The Great Egret nests began hatching out about a week ago and will continue to do so over the next few weeks.  Some Wood Storks are incubating eggs,...

We hope the alligators, nesting birds, and visitors notice and appreciate all the blood, sweat, and tears shed in the Native Swamp this past fall....

In the mid 1970’s the Alligator Farm expanded its Native Florida Swamp exhibit and inadvertently developed an outstanding natural bird rookery....

The St. Augustine Alligator Farm Rookery had a phenomenal nesting season this year with over 800 nests counted within two acres of habitat!...

Great egret and Roseate spoonbill chicks are fledging, though the Snowy egrets and Tri-colored herons are still incubating eggs!...

This year marks the St. Augustine Alligator Farm's 18th Annual Photo Contest!...