• Trinidad's Toughest Triad

    1 month ago - By 10,000 Birds

    Continuing here with the series on threes within the avian landscape of Trinidad and Tobago (in case you missed it, T&T has three each of trogons , antshrikes , spinetails , manakins , hermits , honeycreepers , and resident warblers ) we arrive at one of the more difficult species triads to encounter. Like the three resident warblers in T&T, the three species of bitterns recorded for T&T are only found on the larger island of Trinidad.
    The largest and by far the easiest to see is the hulking Pinnated Bittern. In the breeding season their booming calls echo over the marshlands across...
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