Saturday, 18 April 2015

Birding Five Islands in Six Days - Dominica

The beautiful island of Dominica provided the best birding of the entire trip.

The hill and mountians of Dominica
Brown Pelican (Pelecanus occidentalis)


A closer look at the Brown Pelican 
The ever present Magnificent Frigatebird (Fregata magnificens)

Black Swift (Cypseloides niger)?

Black Swift (Cypseloides niger)?
Eurasian Collared Dove (Streptopelia decaocto)

Tropical Mockingbird (Mimus gilvus)

Lesser Antillean Bullfinch (Loxigilla noctis)

Brown Trembler (Cinclocerthia ruficauda)

Broad-winged Hawk (Buteo platypterus)
Antillean Crested Hummingbird (Orthorhyncus cristatus)

Smooth-billed Ani (Crotophaga ani)

A Closer look at the Smooth-billed Ani 

Scaly-breasted Munia - (Lonchura punctulata)