March 2008
Kathy & Steve Abbott



We have really enjoyed exploring your website. This is last year's list of birds we saw, but I thought you might like to see it. Keep up the good work!

Kathy and Steve Abbott

2 Pied-billed Grebes (Bubali)

Neotropic Cormorants

Magnificent Frigatebird

Great Egrets

Snowy Egrets

5 Little Blue Herons (3 imm.)

2 Green Herons

Black-crowned Night-herons

2 Blue-Winged Teal (Bubali area)

4 White-checked Pintails (Bubali )

1 Osprey (Arikok)

2 American Oystercatchers (near Lighthouse)

5 Crested Caracara (1 Lighthouse) (1 Bubali,) (1 back side of island) (2 Arikok building nest in Cactus)

4 American Kestrel

Purple Gallinule

1 Black-bellied Plover (Salt flats)

Ruddy Turnstones

Laughing Gull

Royal Tern

Common Tern

Cayenne Tern (over 200 Baby Beach)

Bare-eyed Pigeon

Eared Dove

Common Ground-Dove

3 Ruby-topaz Hummingbird (1 Arikok 1 Spanish Lagoon 1 butterfly farm)

Brown-throated Parakeet

10 Blue-tailed Emerald Hummingbirds (3 Arikok, 5 Bubali, 2 butterfly farm)


Blue-tailed Emerald, photographed by Kathy and Steve Abbott

1 Brown-crested Flycatcher (Arikok)

2 Rusty-tailed Flycatcher (Arikok)
2 Gray Kingbirds (Spanish Lagoon)

Barn Swallows

Tropical Mockingbird

Yellow Warbler

Yellow Warbler, photographed by Kathy and Steve Abbott.

American Redstart

House Sparrows


Black-faced Grassquit


Troupial, photographed by Kathy and Steve Abbott

4 Yellow Orioles (Arikok)         

1 Great Blue Heron       

1 Spotted Sandpiper (Salt flats)