Trinidad and Tobago: Tobago

Click on the small picture to see a larger, more detailed version. I toured Trinidad, staying at the Asa Wright Nature Centre, and Tobago, staying at the Blue Waters Inn. The trip was led by Jan Hansen (dba Otus Asio Tours He leads a variety of trips, all of which I would recommend.

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March 4, 2005: airport to Blue Waters Inn

[White-cheeked Pintail] [White-cheeked Pintail] [White-cheeked Pintail] [Black-bellied Whistling-Duck] [Least Grebe]

White-cheeked Pintail, Black-bellied Whistling-Duck, Least Grebe at Bon Accord Water Treatment Plant

[Grey Kingbird] [Broad-winged Hawk] [Broad-winged Hawk] [Southern Lapwing] [Wattled Jacana]

Grey Kingbird, Broad-winged Hawk, Southern Lapwing, Wattled Jacana at Bon Accord Water Treatment Plant

[Rufous-vented Chachalaca] [Red-crowned Woodpecker] [Barred Antshrike]

Rufous-vented Chachalaca, Red-crowned Woodpecker, Barred Antshrike, Grafton House (lunch)

[Blue-backed Manakin] [Rufous-tailed Jacamar] [Rufous-tailed Jacamar] [Fuscous Flycatcher]

Blue-backed Manakin (no flash, darn), Rufous-tailed Jacamar, Fuscous Flycatcher at Grafton House

[Green-rumped Parrotlet] [White-tipped Dove] [Little Tobago Island]

Along the roads: Green-rumped Parrotlet (before lunch), White-tipped Dove (Granby Point), and scenic overlook of Little Tobago Island.

Pictures taken on Tobago: Blue Waters Inn

[Blue-crowned Motmot] [Blue-crowned Motmot] [Blue-crowned Motmot] [Blue-crowned Motmot] [Blue-crowned Motmot]

Blue-crowned Motmot

[Rufous-vented Chachalaca] [Rufous-vented Chachalaca] [Rufous-vented Chachalaca] [Rufous-vented Chachalaca] [Rufous-vented Chachalaca]

Rufous-vented Chachalaca

[White-tipped Dove] [White-tipped Dove] [Pale-vented Pigeon] [Bananaquit] [Bananaquit]

White-tipped Dove, Pale-vented Pigeon, Bananaquit

[Shiny Cowbird] [Tropical Mockingbird] [Grey-rumped Swift] [Grey-rumped Swift]

Shiny Cowbird, Tropical Mockingbird, Grey-rumped Swift

March 5, 2005: Boat trip to Little Tobago and St. Giles Islands

[Brown Booby] [Brown Booby] [Brown Booby] [Red-footed Booby] [Red-footed Booby] [Masked Booby]

Brown Booby (3 at left), Red-footed Booby (white phase, 2 center), Masked Booby (right)

[Red-billed Tropicbird] [Magnificent Frigatebird] [Magnificent Frigatebird] [Magnificent Frigatebird] [Magnificent Frigatebird]

Red-billed Tropicbird (left), Magnificent Frigatebird (male plus females or immatures)

March 6, 2005: Rainforest walks

[Rufous-tailed Jacamar] [Rufous-tailed Jacamar] [Rufous-tailed Jacamar] [White-tailed Sabrewing]

Rufous-tailed Jacamar, White-tailed Sabrewing

[White-lined Tanager] [White-lined Tanager]

White-lined Tanager (female)

[Blue-backed Manakin] [Blue-backed Manakin] [Blue-backed Manakin] [Blue-backed Manakin]

Blue-backed Manakin

Eric W. Greisen