monaco eye birds
St Barths

Zenaida Dove

Zenaida Dove - Zenaida aurita
Copyright: NR/monacoeye • Do not copy without permission • St Barths, June 2011

Bird name: Zenaida Dove
Latin: Zenaida aurita
Family: Columbidae • Pigeons & Doves
Range: West Indies, North America, also Yucatan Peninsula
Similar: Mourning Dove, Eared Dove

Many thanks to Nathalie for this shot of a Zenaida Dove in St Barths !


Green Throated Carib

Green Throated Carib - Eulampis holosericeus
Copyright: RP/monacoeye • Do not copy without permission • St Barths, June 2011

Bird name: Green Throated Carib
Latin: Eulampis holosericeus
Other: Colibri falle-vert (Fr)
Family: Trochilidae • Hummingbirds
Range: Puerto Rico, Lesser Antilles, St Barths, St Maarten, Virgin Is, Martinique, Guadeloupe etc

Many thanks to Bob for this shot of a Green-throated Carib nesting in his garden in St Barths !
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Brown Pelican

Brown Pelican - Pelecanus occidentalis
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Bird name: Brown Pelican
Latin: Pelecanus occidentalis
Family: Pelecanidae - Pelicans

Pictured above is the Caribbean Brown Pelican, Pelecanus occidentalis occidentalis, sent in by Robert Paylor in St Barths.

The Brown Pelican, the smallest of the pelicans, is found in North, Central and South America.

Below, large numbers of Brown Pelecans, Pelecanus occidentalis carolinensis, seen on along the shoreline in Panama City near the airport.More photos...