Most people will only ever hear the ‘barking’ sound these birds make when they are in the vicinity of humans, and many will never hear the almost angelic lovely tune of these birds singing in the early morning. Yellow orioles are on the most colorful birds on the island and are an endemic subspecies for … More Birds in the garden (BIG) 6: Yellow Oriole
#excited! We have a new publication in the making about the fauna of Curaçao. For the last couple of months we have been working hard on a new book about the natural treasures of Curaçao, based on the 10+ years of nature related articles which were published in Antilliaans Dagblad. After carefully selecting a theme, … More New nature book in the making
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
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
Click here for your bird counting sheets of both terrestrial and water birds! Bird counting terrestrial birds Bird counting water birds Join the birdwatching and bird counting fun by going out on May 5th 2018 on Global Big Day and help measure the bird population of Curacao. On Saturday, May 5 2018, thousands of people … More Global Big Day 2018 – Curacao bird counting sheets
2016 was a fantastic year in birdwatching on Curaçao. Our Bird Watching Curaçao team members and many other volunteers and bird enthusiasts were all over the island to spot birds and their behavior and of course share the excitement when a new or rare species had been spotted. Bird watching has never been more exiting … More Brand new publication about the birds of Curaçao now online!