Monday, May 22, 2017


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


 Two Frigatebirds terrorizing a Brown Booby

 Magnificent Frigatebird female

Frigatebird terrorizing a Brown Booby

Statia Bank Tree Anole

 Scaly-naped Pigeon

 Scaly-breasted Thrasher


 Loggerhead Kingbird

Caribbean Martin


 Sandwich Tern

Magnificent Frigatebird

Caribbean Martin

Laughing Gull


Lesser Antillean Bullfinch

Purple-throated Carib

 Possibly a Blue-headed Hummingbird


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