The Caribbean Dictionary

big eye grieve
The Spectacled Thrush, Bare-eyed Thrush, or Yellow-eyed Thrush, is a resident breeding bird in the Lesser Antilles and in South...
blackbird
A grackle found throughout the greater antilles as well as smaller, nearby islands. Like all quiscalus grackles, it is a rather...
blue jean
The Blue-grey Tanager, it is a medium-sized South American songbird of the Tanager family, Thraupidae. Its range is from Mexico south...
boat tail
A grackle found throughout the greater antilles as well as smaller, nearby islands. Like all quiscalus grackles, it is a rather...
chuck
The Striated Heron, adults have a blue-grey back and wings, white underparts, a black cap and short yellow legs. Juveniles are...
cobo
Turkey vulture or black vulture. A large carrion feeding bird of prey with a turkey-like bald red or black head.
cocrico
The Rufous-vented Chachalaca, is a member of an ancient group of birds of the Cracidae family, which are related to the Australasian...
corbeau
Turkey vulture or black vulture. A large carrion feeding bird of prey with a turkey-like bald red or black head.
day clean
The Tropical Mockingbird (Mimus gilvus) is a resident breeding bird from southern Mexico south to northern Brazil, and in the Lesser...
diablotin
A nocturnal, fruit eating bird that navigates by echolocation (like bats). They are mainly reddish-brown with white spots on the nape...
gaulin
The Little Blue Heron is a small heron. It breeds from the Gulf states of the USA through Central America and the Caribbean south to...
god bird
The Southern House Wren, (Troglodytes aedon), is a very small songbird of the wren family, Troglodytidae. House Wren species occurs...
house bird
The Southern House Wren, (Troglodytes aedon), is a very small songbird of the wren family, Troglodytidae. House Wren species occurs...
keskidee
Pitangus sulphuratus - The large tyrant flycatcher - a bird with a distinctive yellow, black and white markings. The head is black...
manicou bird
The Masked Yellowthroat, it is 13.2 cm long and weighs 13 g. It has yellow-green upperparts, bright yellow underparts, and a mainly...
merle corbeau
The Smooth-billed Ani, it is a mid-sized species, larger on average than the Groove-billed Ani but smaller than the Greater Ani. It...
nun

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The White-headed Marsh Tyrant (Arundinicola leucocephala) is a small passerine bird in the tyrant flycatcher family, the only species...
oil bird
A nocturnal, fruit eating bird that navigates by echolocation (like bats). They are mainly reddish-brown with white spots on the nape...
ornate hawk eagle
The Ornate Hawk-Eagle is a bird of prey from the tropical Americas. This is a medium-large raptor. It has a prominent pointed crest,...
parson
The White-lined Tanager is a medium-sized passerine bird. This tanager is a resident breeder from Costa Rica south to northern...
pawi
This species is found only in Trinidad; it is close to extinction. This is a medium-sized cracid, 60 cm in length, and similar in...
pitch oil
The Greyish Saltator, it is 20 cm long and weighs 52 g. The plumage depends on age and subspecies, but in general this bird has grey...
plantain bird
The Yellow Oriole, it is a passerine bird in the family Icteridae. Yellow Oriole breeds in northern South America in Colombia,...
poor me one
The Great Potoo: A nocturnal insectivore bird found in the Caribbean, Central and South America.
scarlet ibis
The Scarlet Ibis (Eudocimus ruber) is a species of ibis in the bird family Threskiornithidae. It inhabits tropical South America and...
silver beak
The Silver-beaked Tanager is a medium-sized passerine bird. This tanager is a resident breeder in South America from eastern Colombia...
small corn bird
The Yellow Oriole, it is a passerine bird in the family Icteridae. Yellow Oriole breeds in northern South America in Colombia,...
spur wing
The Wattled Jacana is a wader which is a resident breeder from western Panama and Trinidad south through most of South America east...
sucrier
A small bird with a bright yellow underbelly. The wings and back are black with small white markings.