Caribbean 2018 - Bird checklist

       
 

A list of bird species seen during a trip to Tobago and Barbados in December 2018.

 

 

 

 

Number

 

Species

 

Latin name

 

Location

 

1 Rufous-vented Chachalaca Ortalis ruficauda Castara
2 Magnificent Frigatebird Fregata magnificens Castara
3 Red-billed Tropicbird Phaethon aethereus Little Tobago
4 Red-footed Booby Sula sula Little Tobago
5 Brown Booby Sula leucogaster Castara
6 Brown Pelican Pelecanus occidentalis Castara
7 Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis Castara
8 Black-crown Night Heron Nycticorax nycticorax Castara
9 Green Heron Butorides virescens Castara
10 Little Blue Heron Egretta caerulea Castara
11 Striated Heron Butorides striata Castara
12 Yellow-headed Caracara Milvago chimachima Castara
13 Broad-winged Hawk Buteo platypterus Little Tobago
14 Great Black Hawk Buteogallus urubitinga Tobago
15 Osprey Pandion haliaetus Little Tobago
16 Merlin Falco columbarius Little Tobago
17 Spotted Sandpiper Actitis macularius Castara
18 Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres Speyside
19 Royal Tern Thalasseus maximus Castara
20 Laughing Gull Leucophaeus atricilla Castara
21 Trinidad Motmot Momotus bahamensis Castara
22 Red-crowned Woodpecker Melanerpes rubricapillus Tobago
23 Scaly-naped Pigeon Patagioenas squamosa Little Tobago
24 Feral Rock Pigeon Columba livia Tobago
25 White-tipped Dove Leptotila verreauxi Tobago
26 Pale-vented Pigeon Patagioenas cayennensis Castara
27 Green-rumped Parrotlet Forpus passerinus Tobago
28 Orange-winged Amazon Amazona amazonica Castara
29 Black-throated Mango Anthracothorax nigricollis Tobago
30 Ruby-topaz Hummingbird Chrysolampis mosquitus Tobago
31 Rufous-breasted Hermit Glaucis hirsutus Tobago
32 White-necked Jacobin Florisuga mellivora Tobago
33 White-tailed Sabrewing Campylopterus ensipennis Tobago
34 Copper-rumped Hummingbird Amazilia tobaci Castara
35 Crested Oropendola Psarocolius decumanus Tobago
36 Rufous-tailed Jacamar Galbula ruficauda Tobago
37 Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon Speyside
38 Blue-backed Manakin Chiroxiphia pareola Tobago
39 Short-tailed Swift Chaetura brachyura Castara
40 Gray-rumped swift Chaetura cinereiventris Castara
41 Gray-breasted Martin Progne chalybea Port of Spain Airport
42 Southern House Wren Troglodytes musculus Little Tobago
43 Gray Kingbird Tyrannus dominicensis Tobago
44 Tropical Kingbird Tyrannus melancholicus Castara
45 Brown-crested Flycatcher Myiarchus tyrannulus Castara
46 Northern Waterthrush Parkesia noveboracensis Little Tobago
47 Bananaquit Coereba flaveola Castara
48 White-lined Tanager Tachyphonus rufus Tobago
49 Blue-gray Tanager Thraupis episcopus Castara
50 Palm Tanager Thraupis palmarum Castara
51 Barred Antshrike Thamnophilus doliatus Castara
52 Tropical Mockingbird Mimus gilvus Castara
53 Bare-eyed Trush Turdus tephronotus Castara
54 Carib Grackle Quiscalus lugubris Castara
55 Giant Cowbird Molothrus oryzivorus Tobago
56 Shiny Cowbird Molothrus bonariensis Tobago
 
57 Green-throated Carib  Eulampis holosericeus Barbados
58 Antillean Crested Hummingbird Orthorhyncus cristatus Barbados
59 Common Ground Dove Columbina passerina Barbados