• Chacachacare Island

    7 monthes ago - By 10,000 Birds

    In contemplating a title for this blog post, I vacillated between historical and geological references. Then it hit me that the name of the island itself is rather exotic sounding. Chacachacare is the westernmost of the Bocas islands off the northwestern tip of Trinidad. Accessible by boat only, it takes about half an hour to get there from mainland Trinidad.
    I must ashamedly admit that prior to this mission, I had never been birding on the island before. People do visit the island, often for hiking or camping. Some famous personalities have also visited in the past, names like Christopher...
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