Eastern Caribbean Cruise Photo Gallery

Bananaquits were the only birds I saw feeding at hummingbird feeders.

Bananaquits were the only birds I saw feeding at hummingbird feeders.

Caribbean Coot on ST. Maarten.  Note the pure white frontal shield going to the top of the crown.

Caribbean Coot on ST. Maarten. Note the pure white frontal shield going to the top of the crown.


White-cheeked Pintail on St. Maarten.

White-cheeked Pintail on St. Maarten.


Zenaida Dove pair St. Maarten.  This species was found on all the islands we visited.

Zenaida Dove pair St. Maarten. This species was found on all the islands we visited.


Antillean Crested Hummingbird.  Though I saw a number of these birds on the trip, they were nearly impossible to photograph.

Antillean Crested Hummingbird. Though I saw a number of these birds on the trip, they were nearly impossible to photograph.


Pearly-eyed Thrasher was common on all islands.

Pearly-eyed Thrasher was common on all islands.


Scaly-naped Pigeon was quite common.  A huge beautiful pigeon.

Scaly-naped Pigeon was quite common. A huge beautiful pigeon.


Red-legged Thrush was common in Puerto Rico.

Red-legged Thrush was common in Puerto Rico.


One of my most desired species for the trip was Puerto Rican Woodpecker.  I had three, all immature males.

One of my most desired species for the trip was Puerto Rican Woodpecker. I had three, all immature males.


Greater Antillean Grackle was common in Puerto Rico.

Greater Antillean Grackle was common in Puerto Rico.


I had one pair of Shiny Cowbirds in Puerto Rico, but the male got away before I could get the shot. Here is the female.

I had one pair of Shiny Cowbirds in Puerto Rico, but the male got away before I could get the shot. Here is the female.


Brown Boobies were seen on all the islands visited and one on the high seas.

Brown Boobies were seen on all the islands visited and one on the high seas.


Green-throated Carib is a large hummingbird I found on St. Thomas.  It appears black, but is actually very deep green and blue.  The gleaming throat is a bright emerald green, I wasn't able to capture it in  a photo.

Green-throated Carib is a large hummingbird I found on St. Thomas. It appears black, but is actually very deep green and blue. The gleaming throat is a bright emerald green, I wasn’t able to capture it in a photo.


Antillean Crested Hummingbird at Agave (crest not raised) on St. Thomas

Antillean Crested Hummingbird at Agave (crest not raised) on St. Thomas


Beach at Coral World St. Thomas

Beach at Coral World St. Thomas


Iguana (sp?) from St. Thomas

Iguana (sp?) from St. Thomas


Iguana (sp?) St. Maarten

Iguana (sp?) St. Maarten


Salt Workers Memorial ST. Maarten

Salt Workers Memorial ST. Maarten


Norwegian Gem docked in Philipsburg, St. Maarten

Norwegian Gem docked in Philipsburg, St. Maarten


Pair of Scaly-naped Pigeons In El Yunque NP Puerto Rico

Pair of Scaly-naped Pigeons In El Yunque NP Puerto Rico

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