• Pied Imperial Pigeon in the Bahamas

    5 monthes ago - By 10,000 Birds

    Way back in February when I was enjoying a family-and-friends vacation on New Providence in the Bahamas I wisely hired the best - and the only - bird guide on the island, Carolyn Wardle , for half a day to show me around some of the hotspots and help me find endemics and other species I wanted to see. Within ten minutes of picking me up Carolyn was pulling over on the side of the road at a completely nondescript spot. Why? Pied Imperial Pigeons , that's why! It was perhaps the oddest life bird I got in my too short time in the Bahamas, a bird that does not belong in the western hemisphere...
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