An adult Jabiru (Jabiru mycteria) was observed in South Trinidad on 9 September. This large member of the stork family was found feeding in a cattle pasture in Mon Desir, South Oropouche by A. Ramsaroop and T. Maharaj. The Jabiru is a rare visitor to wetlands in Trinidad and Tobago and was last reported in 2009 in Nariva Swamp (see The Nariva Jabirus and Icacos Swamp 2009.07.20).
Noteworthy bird sightings: September 2011
September 30th, 2011 | Observations