A juvenile scarlet ibis For four months now, between the mangroves opposite the new hospital in Otrobanda, in what should one day become an accessible mangrove park, a very young Scarlet ibis, has been roaming for food and sleeping. It is unclear how the animal ended up here on the island on its own, and … More RARE BIRD ALERT: Juvenile Scarlet Ibis
Curacao is in a lockdown, because of the Covid-19 crisis, and we are all not allowed to go out. But some of us have gardens with trees and other vegetations and for all of you we share the exiting news that the spring migration has started and is becoming visible for all of you on … More Migratory season alert!
An encore, 15 years later In the fall of 2004 Leon and I encountered a very interesting bird in the mangroves in the saliña of Daaibooi. It was only later that we realized we had a look at a not so frequent visitor to our island, the Mangrove cuckoo. Before we could get back to … More Rare bird: Mangrove cuckoo