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Puerto Rico: 12/30/2015 - 1/6/2016 (Center on Map)

Puerto Rico

Puerto Rican Spindalis (Spindalis portoricensis)



Gray Kingbird (Tyrannus dominicensis) Puerto Rican Tody (Todus mexicanus) Adelaides Warbler (Setophaga adelaidae) Puerto Rican Emerald (Chlorostilbon maugaeus) - Male Puerto Rican Woodpecker (Melanerpes portoricensis) Puerto Rican Flycatcher (Myiarchus antillarum)
African Collared-Dove (Streptopelia roseogrisea) Green Iguana (Iguana iguana) Sandwich Tern (Thalasseus sandvicensis) Bronze Mannikin (Spermestes cucullata) Scaly-breasted Munia (Lonchura punctulata) Black-and-white Warbler (Mniotilta varia)
Puerto Rican Crested Anole (Anolis cristatellus) Zenaida Dove (Zenaida aurita) Greater Antillean Grackle (Quiscalus niger) Puerto Rican Emerald (Chlorostilbon maugaeus) Puerto Rican Boa (Chilabothrus inornatus) Orange-cheeked Waxbill (Estrilda melpoda)
Venezuelan Troupial (Icterus icterus) Antillean Mango (Anthracothorax dominicus) Puerto Rican Tody (Todus mexicanus) Yellow-shouldered Blackbird (Agelaius xanthomus) Stilt Sandpiper (Calidris himantopus) Lesser Antillean Pewee (Contopus latirostris)

A circumnavigation of Puerto Rico

Sites Visited - Click on a link to read the blog!

Isla Verde, Puerto Rico (12/30/2015)
Bosque Nacional El Yunque, Puerto Rico (12/31/2015)
Isla Verde, Puerto Rico (12/31/2015)
Bosque Nacional El Yunque, Puerto Rico (1/1/2016)
Bosque Nacional El Yunque, Puerto Rico (1/2/2016)
Ceiba, Puerto Rico (1/2/2016)
Culebra Island, Puerto Rico (1/2/2016)
Bosque Estatal de Guanica, Puerto Rico (1/3/2016)
Ceiba, Puerto Rico (1/3/2016)
Ceiba Natural Reserve, Puerto Rico (1/3/2016)
Reserva Natural de Humacao, Puerto Rico (1/3/2016)
Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico (1/4/2016)
La Parguera, Puerto Rico (1/4/2016)
Reserva Natural Laguna Cartagena, Puerto Rico (1/4/2016)
Bosque Estatal de Maricao, Puerto Rico (1/5/2016)
Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico (1/5/2016)
La Parguera, Puerto Rico (1/5/2016)
Reserva de Boqueron, Puerto Rico (1/5/2016)
Bosque Estatal de Río Abajo, Puerto Rico (1/6/2016)


Species Recorded (98)

Birds ( 93 )

Shoebill ( Balaenicipitidae )
Brown Pelican - Pelecanus occidentalis

Boobies and Gannets ( Sulidae )
Brown Booby - Sula leucogaster

Frigatebirds ( Fregatidae )
Magnificent Frigatebird - Fregata magnificens

Herons ( Ardeidae )
Great Egret - Ardea alba
Great Blue Heron - Ardea herodias
Cattle Egret - Bubulcus ibis
Green Heron - Butorides virescens
Little Blue Heron - Egretta caerulea
Snowy Egret - Egretta thula
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron - Nyctanassa violacea

Ibises and Spoonbills ( Threskiornithidae )
Glossy Ibis - Plegadis falcinellus

Swans, Geese, and Ducks ( Anatidae )
White-cheeked Pintail - Anas bahamensis
Northern Shoveler - Anas clypeata
Blue-winged Teal - Anas discors

New World Vultures ( Cathartidae )
Turkey Vulture - Cathartes aura

Kites, Hawks, Eagles, and Allies ( Acciptridae )
Red-tailed Hawk - Buteo jamaicensis
Osprey - Pandion haliaetus

Falcons and Allies ( Falconidae )
American Kestrel - Falco sparverius

Rails, Gallinules, and Allies ( Rallidae )
American Coot - Fulica americana
Common Gallinule - Gallinula galeata

Guineafowl ( Numididae )
Helmeted Guineafowl - Numida meleagris

Plovers ( Charadriidae )
Semipalmated Plover - Charadrius semipalmatus
Killdeer - Charadrius vociferus
Black-bellied Plover - Pluvialis squatarola

Stilts and Avocets ( Recurvirostridae )
Black-necked Stilt - Himantopus mexicanus

Sandpipers and Allies ( Scolopacidae )
Spotted Sandpiper - Actitis macularius
Ruddy Turnstone - Arenaria interpres
Stilt Sandpiper - Calidris himantopus
Semipalmated Sandpiper - Calidris pusilla
Lesser Yellowlegs - Tringa flavipes
Greater Yellowlegs - Tringa melanoleuca

Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers ( Laridae )
Royal Tern - Thalasseus maximus
Sandwich Tern - Thalasseus sandvicensis

Pigeons and Doves ( Columbidae )
Rock Pigeon - Columba livia
Common Ground-Dove - Columbina passerina
Ruddy Quail-Dove - Geotrygon montana
Scaly-naped Pigeon - Patagioenas squamosa
Eurasian Collared-Dove - Streptopelia decaocto
African Collared-Dove - Streptopelia roseogrisea
White-winged Dove - Zenaida asiatica
Zenaida Dove - Zenaida aurita

New World Parrots ( Psittacidae )
Puerto Rican Parrot - Amazona vittata
Monk Parakeet - Myiopsitta monachus

Cuckoos ( Cuculidae )
Smooth-billed Ani - Crotophaga ani

( Todidae )
Puerto Rican Tody - Todus mexicanus

Nighthawks and Nightjars ( Caprimulgidae )
Puerto Rican Nightjar - Antrostomus noctitherus

Hummingbirds ( Trochilidae )
Antillean Mango - Anthracothorax dominicus
Green Mango - Anthracothorax viridis
Puerto Rican Emerald - Chlorostilbon maugaeus
Antillean Crested Hummingbird - Orthorhyncus cristatus

( Coccyzidae )
Mangrove Cuckoo - Coccyzus minor
Puerto Rican Lizard-Cuckoo - Coccyzus vieilloti

Kingfishers ( Alcedinidae )
Belted Kingfisher - Megaceryle alcyon

Piculets and Woodpeckers ( Picidae )
Puerto Rican Woodpecker - Melanerpes portoricensis

Tyrant Flycatchers ( Tyrannidae )
Lesser Antillean Pewee - Contopus latirostris
Caribbean Elaenia - Elaenia martinica
Puerto Rican Flycatcher - Myiarchus antillarum
Loggerhead Kingbird - Tyrannus caudifasciatus
Gray Kingbird - Tyrannus dominicensis

Swallows ( Hirundinidae )
Barn Swallow - Hirundo rustica
Cave Swallow - Petrochelidon fulva

Thrushes and Allies ( Turdidae )
American Robin - Turdus migratorius
Red-legged Thrush - Turdus plumbeus

Mockingbirds, Thrashers, and Allies ( Mimidae )
Northern Mockingbird - Mimus polyglottos

Starlings and Mynas ( Sturnidae )
Pearly-eyed Thrasher - Margarops fuscatus

Vireos ( Vireonidae )
Puerto Rican Vireo - Vireo latimeri

Wood-warblers ( Parulidae )
Common Yellowthroat - Geothlypis trichas
Worm-eating Warbler - Helmitheros vermivorum
Black-and-white Warbler - Mniotilta varia
Louisiana Waterthrush - Parkesia motacilla
Adelaide's Warbler - Setophaga adelaidae
Northern Parula - Setophaga americana
Elfin-Woods Warbler - Setophaga angelae
Prairie Warbler - Setophaga discolor
Yellow Warbler - Setophaga petechia
American Redstart - Setophaga ruticilla

Bananaquit ( Coerebinae )
Bananaquit - Coereba flaveola

Grosbeaks and Buntings ( Cardinalidae )
Puerto Rican Spindalis - Spindalis portoricensis

Brushfinches, Seedeaters, Sparrows, and Allies ( Emberizinae )
Black-faced Grassquit - Tiaris bicolor
Yellow-faced Grassquit - Tiaris olivaceus

American Blackbirds and Orioles ( Icteridae )
Yellow-shouldered Blackbird - Agelaius xanthomus
Venezuelan Troupial - Icterus icterus
Puerto Rican Oriole - Icterus portoricensis
Shiny Cowbird - Molothrus bonariensis
Greater Antillean Grackle - Quiscalus niger

Cardueline Finches and Allies ( Fringillidae )
Puerto Rican Bullfinch - Loxigilla portoricensis
Puerto Rican Tanager - Nesospingus speculiferus

Old World Sparrows ( Passeridae )
Orange-cheeked Waxbill - Estrilda melpoda
Indian Silverbill - Euodice malabarica
Scaly-breasted Munia - Lonchura punctulata
House Sparrow - Passer domesticus
Bronze Mannikin - Spermestes cucullata
Pin-tailed Whydah - Vidua macroura

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