Birds in the garden (5): White-tipped dove

Pigeons and doves often do not get the attention they deserve by birdwatchers as they are considered to be common and not very interesting. A serious misconception as this beauty illustrates perfectly. ENGLISH: White-tipped DoveDUTCH: Verraux’ DuifPAPIAMENTO: Ala DuruSCIENTIFIC: (𝘓𝘦𝘱𝘵𝘰𝘵𝘪𝘭𝘢 𝘷𝘦𝘳𝘳𝘦𝘢𝘶𝘹𝘪) A pigeon which can most often be seen walking through the garden or the … More Birds in the garden (5): White-tipped dove

Birds in the garden (BIG) 4: Bananaquit

This enchanting and common bird on the island is actually and endemic subspecies for the sister islands Curacao and Aruba. The island of Bonaire has its own endemic subspecies. ENGLISH: BananaquitDUTCH: SuikerdiefjePAPIAMENTO: Barika HelSCIENTIFIC: 𝘊𝘰𝘦𝘳𝘦𝘣𝘢 𝘧𝘭𝘢𝘷𝘦𝘰𝘭𝘢 𝘶𝘳𝘰𝘱𝘺𝘨𝘪𝘢𝘭𝘪𝘴 These birds are very common on Curaçao, and are easily identified by the yellow belly, black jacket and … More Birds in the garden (BIG) 4: Bananaquit

Birds in the garden (BIG) 2: Prikichi

Top 10 Birds in the garden on Curaçao (2) – Brown-throated parakeet The ‘lovely’ song of this green beauty wakes us up in the morning. What they haven’t got in melodiousness they have got in beauty! ENGLISH: Brown-throated parakeet DUTCH: Maisparkiet, PAPIAMENTO: Prikichi, SCIENTIFIC: (𝘌𝘶𝘱𝘴𝘪𝘵𝘵𝘶𝘭𝘢 𝘱𝘦𝘳𝘵𝘪𝘯𝘢𝘹 𝘱𝘦𝘳𝘵𝘪𝘯𝘢𝘹) The Prikichi di Kòrsou is a bird, which … More Birds in the garden (BIG) 2: Prikichi