Monday, May 22, 2017

WILDLIFE OF THE CARIBBEAN

We went on a cruise, starting in San Juan for two days and then getting on the boat for 5 stops.  Below are a sampling of what we saw on the wildlife side.

San Juan PR





Green-throated Caribs

Feral Chicken


 
Green Iguanas


Monk Parakeets

Red-legged Thrush

Puerto Rican Giant Ameiva

Zenaida Dove

Puerto Rican Spindalis

White-winged Dove

St. Maartens

Brown Booby

Masked Booby

 Magnificent Frigatebirds

Royal Tern

Frigatebird terrorizing a Laughing Gull

Frigatebird terrorizing a Royal Tern

Brown Booby

St.Kitts



 Two Frigatebirds terrorizing a Brown Booby

 Magnificent Frigatebird female








Frigatebird terrorizing a Brown Booby

Statia Bank Tree Anole

 Scaly-naped Pigeon

 Scaly-breasted Thrasher

 Bananaquit

 Loggerhead Kingbird



Caribbean Martin

Antigua

 Sandwich Tern

Magnificent Frigatebird



Caribbean Martin

Laughing Gull

Martinique

Lesser Antillean Bullfinch





Purple-throated Carib

 Possibly a Blue-headed Hummingbird

Barbados


Green Monkeys

Lesser Antillean Bullfinch

Carib Grackle

Black-faced Grassquit

Cruise back to San Juan PR



Flock of Sooty Terns

 Brown Booby immature


 Masked Booby



Red-billed Tropicbird

El Yunque Rainforest PR

 Unknown 4 inch Long-horned Beetle

Pearly-eyed Thrasher

 Puerto Rican Tody

Unknown weevils

 Tree Snail

Unknown Anole

 Puerto Rican Lizard-cuckoo



Unknown Anoles