WHITE BREASTED KINGFISHER GOA INDIA
Sunday, March 05, 2017
Stunning little bird endemic to Cuba, pair always in Hotel gardens. This is a female
BLACK THROATED BLUE WARBLER
Very common in Cuba, we had a male everyday coming to Cake outside our room, stunning birds.
WARBLER BLACK THROATED BLUE
Much easier to see this year, endemic to Cuba, called frequently and at times sounded like Red Eyed Vireo.
BLUE WINGED TEAL
Always out of sight under mangroves, appears to be common enough in Cuba.
TEAL BLUE WINGED
GREAT BLUE HERON
Seen most days on lake between hotels, Cuba
HERON GREAT BLUE
YELLOW FACED GRASSQUIT
Common around any rough areas in Cuba, several in Hotels garden and along track edges along main road.
GRASSQUIT YELLOW FACED
Sunday, February 19, 2017
Never got fed up of the Turkey Vultures in Cuba
YELLOW CROWNED NIGHT HERON
Always on bridge between two hotels early morning.
HERON YELLOW CROWNED NIGHT
Just off for Breakfast outside the French Resturant
RED LEGGED THRUSH
A very flighty bird, two kept coming to the cake we put out, but would fly off and sit in the canopy if they saw anyone. This bird was in the woodland outside Sol Rio de Luna and came out while pisshing for Warblers.
THRUSH RED LEGGED
Sunday, February 12, 2017
Rare migrant through this area, stood with several Black Necked Stilts.
STILT BLACK NECKED
Cracking birds seen everyday around the sewage works.
GREAT WHITE EGRET
Common mornings and evenings on the lake
EGRET GREAT WHITE AMERICAN
BLACK CROWNED NIGHT HERON
Several birds in the area , roosting in the Mangroves around lake edge.
HERON BLACK CROWNED NIGHT
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.
ANI SMOOTH BILLED