A very rare visitor to Curacao and so fast you almost don’t see him; the Blackburnian warbler is a small ( 13 centimeter long) bird looking a lot like the Blackpoll warbler in winter plumage but slightly different in coloring. Blackburnian warblers have a yellow stripe on the head and the coloring of their feet … More Blackburnian warbler
Volunteers of Bird Watching Curaçao had the horror of discovering an illegal 100meter mist net placed in the middle of the Muizenberg Dam. … More Illegal bird trapping in Muizenberg Dam.
The Southern Lapwing was a bird which visited the islands of Aruba, Bonaire and Curaçao irregularly in the past. Sometimes they were spotted and sometimes they were not. About 5 years ago that completely changed. For one reason or another some of the birds that visited the island decided to stay over indefinitely. And it … More Southern Lapwing (Vanellus chilensis)
Did you know the Bared-eyed pigeon was almost gone from our landscape in the 80’s?! Hunting decreased the number of this, now very wide spread, species to a very low level. In the 90’s agricultural initiatives with traditional methods diminished and as such the hunting also got less. (This is just one of the reasons). … More Bare-eyed Pigeon (Patagioenas squamosa)