Posted February 12th, 2010, 01:27 PM
The items in red were added by another birder on the trip, most of which I agree with and forgot to write down.
Florida Keys. White Ibis, Turkey Vulture, Black Vulture, Boat-tailed Grackle, Brown Pelican, Laughing Gull.
Tortugas. Frigate bird (first US), Brown Noddy (not seen by Steve)-LB, White rumped sandpiper, royal tern, Burrowing Owl.
White Crowned Pigeon (not by Steve), Wilson's Plover (not by Steve), Brown throated Parakeet, Trop Mockingbird, Bananaquit (not by Steve), Caribbean Coot, Eared Dove – all LB
Rock Dove, Purple Gallinule, Moorhen, Green Heron, Great Egret, Little Blue Heron, Snowy Egret, Sora, least grebe. Magnificient Frigate, American Bittern
Gray Breasted Martin (not by Steve) in air over ship – LB
none seen by Steve)
Tyrranies (spelling?), Social Flycatcher, Double toothed Kite, Black Hawk, Keel Billed Toucan, Smooth billed Ani, Squirrel Cuckoo, Short tail Swift, Rufous Hummingbird, Blue headed Parrot, Plain brown woodcreeper, Blue Dacnis, Blackpoll Warbler, Slaty Antshrike – all LB
Puerto Limon: (none seen by Steve)
Palm Tanager, Chestnut sided Warbler, Did you see the red winged blackbird we saw at the same time?
Montezuma Oropendola, Scarlet Rump Tanager (now Poulonini's Tanager or something like that), Green breasted Mango Hummingbird, Muscovy duck, Black cheeked Woodpecker, Olivacious Woodcreeper I looked the woodcreeper up and it was a tawny winged woodcreeper
– all LB.
Another pair of Purple Gallinule with a chick, tropical Kingbirds all over.
I have added the ones I think we both saw.
Great Blue Heron
Rufous Tailed Hummingbird
Little Hermit Hummingbird
Common Black Hawk
Violet green swallow
Swainsons Hawk- light phase. I looked it up in my National Geographic when I got back to the ship.
I think I saw this with the birds I saw after everyone headed back for lunch, but it may have been when you were with me.
Antillean Grackle, Rose Throated Parrot, West Indian Woodpecker, Caribbean Alaenia – all LB
White winged Dove, Moorhen, Pie billed Grebe, Little Blue Heron, Bananaquit.