Spent a few days birding in the Bahamas in search of 5 endemics. On Providence Island, Nassau we were able to find the Bahama Woodstar and a few Carribean specialties.
Spotted Sandpiper overwintering in the Bahamas
A Greater Antillean Grackle in Nassau.
One of the 5 endemic species in the Bahamas, a Bahama Woodstar. We were able to get great views of a few in the Botanic Gardens.
The White-crowned Pigeon is a Carribean specialty.
A Limpkin feeding in the gardens.
The Eurasian Collared Dove is very common on the Bahamas.
Wintering North American warblers were a common sight including this Ovenbird.
The Carribean Dove was easiest to find at the Retreat.
Common Ground Dove
Western Palm Warblers were very common on the islands.
A female Bahama Woodstar feeding.
The White-cheeked Pintail is another Carribean specialty.