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Owling in Trinidad & Tobago

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Turns out that this species was another common species, and is reliably seen at several sites across Trinidad. This medium-sized owl has a bone-chilling call and is generally a strictly nocturnal resident of deeper forest on Trinidad. I couldn’t believe it. It wasn’t yet light, the sky was still a dark blue.

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Hummingbirds of Trinidad

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The Republic of Trinidad and Tobago may share equal billing in the dichotomous nation’s name, but Trinidad boasts the lion’s share of the land mass, population, and hummingbirds. Visitors to Trinidad can scarcely help encountering stunning hummers just about everywhere.

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Haus Alpenz: The Scarlet Ibis – Trinidad Rum

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One of the first things most people think of when they think of Trinidad – perhaps after steel drums and calypso – is rum. The Scarlet Ibis is one of two national birds of the Republic Trinidad and Tobago , the other being the Rufous-vented Chachalaca. Haus Alpenz: The Scarlet Ibis – Trinidad Rum.

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Collaborative List – 2022

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In 2022, the 10,000 Birds eBird Collaborative submitted 1,837 checklists from 9 countries ( Australia , China , Costa Rica , Mexico , Saint Lucia , Serbia , Trinidad and Tobago , United Kingdom , and the United States ) and observed 1,273 species. The Collaborative life list increased to 4,140.

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The Birds of Trinidad and Tobago: Two Guides, One Book Review

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There were three profound questions my birding group discussed while we birded Trinidad and Tobago, back in December 2012: (1) How many Bananaquits could fit on a banana? (2) 3) What was the best guide to the birds of Trinidad and Tobago? 2) Which hummingbird was more beautiful—Tufted Coquette or Ruby-topaz Hummingbird? (3)

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What is the National Bird of Trinidad and Tobago?

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The title of this post is a trick question as Trinidad and Tobago actually has two national birds, one for each of the country’s namesake islands. Trinidad is represented by the Scarlet Ibis , a beauty of a bird, resplendent in its crimson hue. the coat of arms of Trinidad and Tobago. When are you going? ….

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The Blackbird that is a Meadowlark – Red-breasted Blackbird in Trinidad

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However the Red-breasted Blackbird ended up with its appellation doesn’t matter as much as how great a bird it is, well worth a trip to Trinidad and Tobago to see. It was on the island of Trinidad, at the Aripo Agricultural Research Station, where all of these photographs were taken. female Red-breasted Blackbird.