Trinidad and Tobago: Asa Wright Nature Centre

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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Pictures taken November 9 - 14, 2001 from the veranda of the Asa Wright Nature Centre. It really is as wonderful as advertised.

[Bananaquit] [Bananaquit] [Bananaquit]

Bananaquit --- up to no good.

[White-chested Emerald] [White-chested Emerald] [White-chested Emerald]

White-chested Emerald.

[Yellow Oriole] [Great Kiskadee] [Great Kiskadee]

Yellow Oriole and Great Kiskadee.

[Purple Honeycreeper] [Purple Honeycreeper] [Purple Honeycreeper] [Purple Honeycreeper]

Purple Honeycreeper (green striped ones are females).

[Grayish Saltater] [Streaked Flycatcher] [Cocoa Thrush]

Grayish Saltater, Streaked Flycatcher, and Cocoa Thrush.

[Blue-gray Tanager] [Silver-beaked Tanager] [Palm Tanager]

Blue-grey, Silver-beaked, and Palm Tanagers.

[White-lined Tanager (female)] [White-lined Tanager (male)] [Green Honeycreeper]

White-lined Tanager (female, male) and Green Honeycreeper.

[Great Antshrike (female)] [Great Antshrike] [Great Antshrike]

Great Antshrike (female and male).

[Crested Oropendola] [Orange-winged Parrot] [Blue-crowned Motmot]

Crested Oropendola, Orange-winged Parrot, and Blue-crowned Motmot.

[Lizard] Lizard.

Pictures taken on the grounds of the Asa Wright Nature Centre.

[Bearded Bellbird] [Bearded Bellbird] [Barred Antshrike] [Barred Antshrike] [White-bearded Manakin] [White-bearded Manakin]

Bearded Bellbird, Barred Antshrike, and White-bearded Manakin, November 9, 2001.

[Ornate Hawk-Eagle] [Ornate Hawk-Eagle] [Ornate Hawk-Eagle] [Ornate Hawk-Eagle] [Ornate Hawk-Eagle] [Ornate Hawk-Eagle]

Ornate Hawk-Eagle pair at the nest, observed mating, November 13, 2001.

Eric W. Greisen