Tuesday, 21 March 2017

MORE FROM CUBA.

Here are some more of the birds we saw in Cuba. We saw a total of 158 birds of
 which 18 were Warblers and 24 were Endemics.We had 30 lifers.


YELLOW-FACED GRASSQUIT

CUBAN EMERALD
CUBAN EMERALD
BLACK-THROATED BLUE
CAPE MAY WARBLER
BLACK AND WHITE WARBLER
FRIGATE BIRD

CATTLE EGRET

CLAPPER RAIL

CUBAN NIGHTJAR

CUBAN PARAKEET

CUBAN PARROT

CUBAN PEEWEE

EASTERN MEADOWLARK

GREAT LIZARD CUCKOO

MANGROVE CUCKOO

KEY-WEST QUAIL-DOVE

KILLDEER

LAUGHING GULL

NORTHERN MOCKINGBIRD

NORTHERN PARULA

OVENBIRD

PALM WARBLER

PIPING PLOVER

RED-LEGGED HONEYCREEPER, juv.

RED-LEGGED THRUSH

ROYAL TERN

WEST INDIAN WOODPECKER
YELLOW-BELLIED SAPSUCKER

WESTERN SPINDALIS

WHITE MORPH AMERICAN KESTREL

Saturday, 18 March 2017

HELSTON AND HELL'S MOUTH

JUST A FEW SHOTS THAT I'VE TAKEN SINCE COMING BACK 
FROM CUBA (still working on those photos!).
THE BONAPARTE'S GULL WAS TAKEN AT HELSTON .
THE REST WERE TAKEN AT HELL'S MOUTH.

BONAPARTE'S GULL
BONAPARTE'S GULL
SKYLARK
ROCK PIPIT
STONECHAT, fem
STONECHAT, male
FULMAR
FULMAR
RAVEN
RAVEN

Sunday, 12 March 2017

CUBAN ENDEMICS

WE'VE JUST COME BACK FROM 10 DAYS IN CUBA.
WE SAW 24 OF THE 26 ENDEMICS & HAD 30 LIFERS
WHICH INCLUDES THE SMALLEST BIRD IN THE 
WORLD, THE BEE HUMMINGBIRD.
THESE ARE SOME OF THE ENDEMICS & WE ARE 
SLOWLY SORTING THROUGH THE REMAINDER & 
ALSO HUNDREDS OF OLD AMERICAN CARS.

BAHAMA MOCKINGBIRD

BEE HUMMINGBIRD, fem

BEE HUMMINGBIRD, male

BLUE-HEADED QUAIL-DOVE

CUBAN BLACK HAWK

CUBAN GNATCATCHER

CUBAN GRASSQUIT

CUBAN GREEN WOODPECKER

CUBAN ORIOLE

CUBAN PYGMY OWL

CUBAN SCREECH OWL

CUBAN TODY

CUBAN TROGAN

FERNANDINA'S FLICKER, fem
EXCAVATING A NEST.

FERNANDINA'S FLICKER, male

YELLOW-HEADED WARBLER

ZAPATA SPARROW

ZAPATA WREN