Birds

GREAT EGRET

Great white egret with lizard
Great egret with lizard in its mouth

Egret on mangroves
Great egret riding mangroves in the wind
Great white egret hunting
Great egret hunting in black mangroves

Migrating egrets perched in black mangroves
Migrating egrets perched in black mangroves

 

GREAT BLUE HERON

Great blue heron in black mangroves
Great blue heron in black mangroves
Great blue heron in pond
Great blue heron hunting in pond

 

YELLOW-CROWNED NIGHT HERON

Yellow-crowned night heron roosting
Yellow-crowned night heron roosting
Yellow-crowned night heron talking
Yellow-crowned night heron talking

Juvenile yellow-crowned night herons
Juvenile yellow-crowned night herons listening to dog barking

 

BLACK-CROWNED NIGHT HERON

Black-crowned night heron roosting
Black-crowned night heron roosting on mangrove tree
Black-crowned night heron in the water
Black-crowned night heron in the water
Black-crowned night heron - early morning
Black-crowned night heron – early morning

 

GREEN HERON

Green-backed heron roosting
Green heron roosting on mangrove branch
Green-backed heron standing tall
Green heron standing tall
Green-backed heron with crest up
Green heron with crest up

 

 

LITTLE BLUE HERON 

Little Blue Heron in pond
Little Blue Heron wading in pond
Little Blue Heron in black mangroves
Little Blue Heron in black mangroves

Little Blue Heron juvenile hunting
Little Blue Heron juvenile is white for first year. Here hunting for fiddler crabs in mangroves.
Little blue heron juvenile getting blue feathers
Little blue heron juvenile getting blue feathers
Little blue heron perched
Little blue heron perched

 

SNOWY EGRET

Snowy egret walking in the water
Snowy egret walking in the water

 

CLAPPER RAIL

Clapper rail in water
Clapper rail in water
Clapper rail in black mangrove roots
Clapper rail in black mangrove roots
Clapper rail roosting
Clapper rail roosting in black mangroves

 

SORA

Sora

 

BLACK-NECKED STILT

Black-necked stilt wading
Black-necked stilt wading in black mangrove pond
Young black-necked stilt
Young black-necked stilt

 

YELLOWLEGS

Yellowlegs in mangrove roots
Yellowlegs in black mangrove roots

Yellowlegs

 

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Sandpiper on sargassum seaweed in Fish Bay
Sandpiper on sargassum seaweed in Fish Bay

 

WHITE-CHEEKED PINTAIL DUCK

White-cheeked pintail duck
White-cheeked pintail duck in mangrove pond
White-cheeked pintail duck in black mangrove roots
White-cheeked pintail duck in black mangrove roots

COMMON GALLINULE (MOORHEN)

Common moorhen in mangrove wetlands
Common moorhen in mangrove wetlands

 

MANGROVE CUCKOO

Mangrove cuckoo on branch
Mangrove cuckoo on branch
Mangrove cuckoo mate
Mangrove cuckoo mate

 

NORTHERN WATERTHRUSH 

Northern waterthrush in black mangrove roots
Northern waterthrush in black mangrove roots
Northern waterthrush
Northern waterthrush

 

YELLOW WARBLER

Yellow warbler on black mangrove branch
Yellow warbler on black mangrove branch
Female yellow warbler with bug
Female yellow warbler with bug

 

ZENAIDA DOVE

Zenaida dove on black mangrove branch
Zenaida dove on black mangrove branch
Zenaida dove preening
Zenaida dove preening

 

WHITE-WINGED DOVE White-winged dove drinking

 

SCALY-NAPED PIGEON 

Scaly-naped pigeon on branch
Scaly-naped pigeon on branch

BRIDLED QUAIL

Bridled quail foraging near mangrove pond
Bridled quail foraging near mangrove pond

SMOOTH-BILLED ANI

Smooth-billed ani riding black mangroves
Smooth-billed ani riding black mangroves
Close-up of smooth-billed ani
Close-up of smooth-billed ani

 

PEARLY-EYED THRASHER

Pearly-eyed thrasher on black mangrove branch
Pearly-eyed thrasher on black mangrove branch
Pearly-eyed thrasher close-up
Pearly-eyed thrasher close-up

 

GRAY KINGBIRD

Gray kingbird perched
Gray kingbird perched high over the mangroves
Gray kingbird in tree
Gray kingbird in tree

 

LESSER ANTILLEAN BULLFINCH

Male Antillean bullfinch
Male Antillean bullfinch
Female Antillean bullfinch gathering nest material
Female Antillean bullfinch gathering nest material
Lesser Antillean bullfinch baby
Lesser Antillean bullfinch baby

 

BANANAQUIT

Bananaquit in acacia tree
Bananaquit in acacia tree
Bananaquit feeding baby in nest
Bananaquit feeding baby in nest

 

BLACK-FACED GRASSQUIT 

Male black-faced grassquit
Male black-faced grassquit
Female black-faced grassquit
Female black-faced grassquit

 

ANTILLEAN CRESTED HUMMINGBIRD

Antillean crested hummingbird on nest
Antillean crested hummingbird on nest
Female Antillean crested hummingbird on black mangrove branch
Female Antillean crested hummingbird on black mangrove branch

 

GREEN-THROATED CARIB HUMMINGBIRD

Green-throated carib on branch
Green-throated carib on branch
Green-throated carib hovering
Green-throated carib hovering

 

BLACK WHISKERED VIREO

  black whiskered vireo

 

BROWN PELICAN

Pelican roosting in turpentine tree
Pelican roosting in turpentine tree
Pelican catching fish by filling pouch full of water and letting it drain out, leaving the fish in its mouth
Pelican catching fish by filling pouch full of water and letting it drain out, leaving the fish in its mouth

 

AMERICAN KESTREL

American kestrel perched
American kestrel spotting prey
Kestrel couple
Kestrel couple

 

OSPREY

Osprey by Fish Bay
Osprey by Fish Bay
Osprey flying
Osprey flying

 

MAGNIFICANT FRIGATE BIRD

Magnificant frigate bird flying over
Magnificant frigate bird flying over Fish Bay

 

BELTED KINGFISHER

Belted kingfisher flying over water
Belted kingfisher flying

 

OYSTER CATCHER

Oyster catcher
Oyster catcher

 

RUDDY TURNSTONE

Ruddy turnstones feeding on creatures hidden in the sargassum seaweed washed up on Fish Bay shoreline
Ruddy turnstones feeding on creatures hidden in the sargassum seaweed washed up on Fish Bay shoreline

St. John, US Virgin Islands