Sunday, February 12, 2017

GREATER YELLOWLEGS

Rare migrant through this area, stood with several Black Necked Stilts.

KILLDEER

Cracking birds seen everyday around the sewage works.

GREAT WHITE EGRET

Common mornings and evenings on the lake




BLACK CROWNED NIGHT HERON

Several birds in the area , roosting in the Mangroves around lake edge.

SMOOTH BILLED ANI

We saw these birds several times in Hotels Garden, they call to each other frequently so are easy to pick up, plus they look weird when in flight, very distinctive shape.





LEAST GREBE

About four birds seen most days, though could be hard to see at times as they liked to go under the mangroves along lake edge.





TURKEY VULTURE

A few more shots of the Vultures around Hotel in Cuba










PALM WARBLER

Common all around the hotel grounds and the roads and paths in the area.





CUBAN BLACKBIRD

Endemic to Cuba, very common around our Hotel, we had a tree stump outside room which we would put bread and cake on and upto a dozen Blackbirds would come.






AMERICAN COOT

Seen everyday on the lake but very small numbers.

LOGGERHEAD KINGBIRD

More shots of the Kingbird near the Sol Rio Hotel