There is quite a bit of bird life in the Lesser Antilles. There are a lot of endemic species. I did not see as much as I would have liked, the excursions were limited and not designed for bird watching.

Nature pictures of Lesser Antilles and other bird pages are linked:

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All pictures are © Dr. Günther Eichhorn, unless otherwise noted.

Birds in the Lesser Antilles

Purple-throated Carib (Eulampis jugularis)
Purple-throated Carib (Eulampis jugularis, german: Purpurkehl­kolibri, french: Colibri madère) visiting a flower, endemic to the Caribbean Islands. (757k)
Purple-throated Carib (Eulampis jugularis)
Purple-throated Carib (Eulampis jugularis, german: Purpurkehl­kolibri, french: Colibri madère) visiting a flower. (742k)
Purple-throated Carib (Eulampis jugularis)
Purple-throated Carib (Eulampis jugularis, german: Purpurkehl­kolibri, french: Colibri madère), endemic to the Caribbean Islands. (579k)
Purple-throated Carib (Eulampis jugularis)
Purple-throated Carib (Eulampis jugularis, german: Purpurkehl­kolibri, french: Colibri madère) and a Dragonfly (Anisoptera fam., german: Großlibellen). (586k)
Antillean Crested Hummingbird (Grenadines and Grenada) (Orthorhyncus cristatus emigrans)
Antillean Crested Hummingbird (Grenadines and Grenada) (Orthorhyncus cristatus emigrans, german: Antillenhauben­kolibri, french: Colibri huppé), endemic to the Grenadines and Grenada. (677k)
Lesser Antillean Bullfinch (Loxigilla noctis)
Male Lesser Antillean Bullfinch (Loxigilla noctis, german: Bartgimpelfink, french: Pèrenoir rougegorge), endemic to the Caribbean Islands. (580k)
Common Ground Dove (Columbina passerina)
Common Ground Dove (Columbina passerina, german: Sperlings­täubchen, french: Colombe à queue noire). (758k)
Eared Dove (Zenaida auriculata)
Eared Dove (Zenaida auriculata, german: Ohrflecktaube, french: Tourterelle oreillarde). (900k)
Zenaida Dove (Zenaida aurita)
Zenaida Dove (Zenaida aurita, german: Küstentaube, french: Tourterelle à queue carrée). (813k)
Tropical Mockingbird (Mimus gilvus)
Tropical Mockingbirds (Mimus gilvus, french: Moqueur des savanes). (1230k)
Tropical Mockingbird (Mimus gilvus)
Tropical Mockingbird (Mimus gilvus, french: Moqueur des savanes). (915k)
Carib Grackle (Quiscalus lugubris)
Female Carib Grackle (Quiscalus lugubris, french: Quiscale merle). (952k)
Carib Grackle (Quiscalus lugubris)
Male Carib Grackle (Quiscalus lugubris, french: Quiscale merle). (802k)
Mangrove Cuckoo (Coccyzus minor)
Mangrove Cuckoo (Coccyzus minor, german: Mangrovenkuckuck, french: Coulicou manioc). (765k)
Royal Tern (Thalasseus maximus)
Royal Terns (Thalasseus maximus, german: Königssee­schwalbe, french: Sterne royale). (704k)
Royal Tern (Thalasseus maximus)
Royal Tern (Thalasseus maximus, german: Königssee­schwalbe, french: Sterne royale) in flight. (492k)
Brown Boobie (Sula leucogaster)
Brown Boobies (Sula leucogaster, german: Weißbauchtölpel, french: Fou brun), left immature, right female adult. (461k)
Brown Boobie (Sula leucogaster)
Brown Boobie (Sula leucogaster, german: Weißbauchtölpel, french: Fou brun) in flight. (580k)
Magnificent Frigatebird (Fregata magnificens)
Juvenile Magnificent Frigatebird (Fregata magnificens, german: Prachtfregatt­vogel, french: Frégate superbe) in flight. (547k)
Magnificent Frigatebird (Fregata magnificens)
Juvenile Magnificent Frigatebird (Fregata magnificens, german: Prachtfregatt­vogel, french: Frégate superbe) in flight with a fish. (554k)
Magnificent Frigatebird (Fregata magnificens)
Female Magnificent Frigatebird (Fregata magnificens, german: Prachtfregatt­vogel, french: Frégate superbe) in flight. (503k)
Little Blue Heron (Egretta caerulea)
Juvenile Little Blue Heron (Egretta caerulea, german: Blaureiher, french: Aigrette bleue). (813k)
Western Cattle Egret (Bubulcus ibis ibis)
Western Cattle Egret (Bubulcus ibis ibis, german: Kuhreiher, french: Héron garde-bœufs). (1092k)
American Great Egret (Ardea alba egretta)
American Great Egret (Ardea alba egretta, german: Silberreiher, french: Grande Aigrette). (736k)
Brown Pelican (Pelecanus occidentalis)
Brown Pelicans (Pelecanus occidentalis, german: Braunpelikan, french: Pélican brun), top immature, bottom adult. (1134k)
Brown Pelican (Pelecanus occidentalis)
Diving Brown Pelican (Pelecanus occidentalis, german: Braunpelikan, french: Pélican brun). (814k)
Brown Pelican (Pelecanus occidentalis)
Diving Brown Pelican (Pelecanus occidentalis, german: Braunpelikan, french: Pélican brun). (517k)
Eastern Caribbean Kestrel (Falco sparverius caribaearum)
Eastern Caribbean Kestrel (Falco sparverius caribaearum, german: Buntfalke, french: Crécerelle d'Amérique). (560k)

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