The Cuban emerald hummingbird doesn't give autographs... :)
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Cuban Screech Owl
This little guy is also called the bare-legged owl because unlike most owls, it doesn't have feathers on its legs.
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The bee hummingbird is the smallest bird in the world at less than 2 1/2 inches. Much of its color are like tiny jewels because you can only see some of the colors in different light.
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Baby Gets a Bug
The Cuban green woodpecker is endemic to Cuba.
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Early Morning Dance
This little blue heron was dancing as he plucked fish out of the beach shallows. Local fisherman know its a good day to go out in their boats when they see these herons starting the day with a dance.
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The Cuban rock iguana is one of the largest lizards of the Caribbean and can reach up to 5 feet in length.
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The bee hummingbird has colors around its head that only show up in the right light.
Gray-headed Quail Dove
This dove was camera ready.
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The Eyes Have It
This red-legged thrush stood out wherever I found it.
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Berries for the Picking
This West Indian Woodpecker was finding the ripe ones.
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Small Camera Hound
This Cuban Pewee seemed to flit around us wanting his picture taken.
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Oriole or Tanager
Female or Immature Oriole or Tanager
The Cuban Trogan is the national bird. It has the colors of their flag and is a symbol of freedom due to their extreme aversion to captivity.
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The stunning Red-legged Honeycreeper is rarely found in Cuba and was gone as soon as I took one shot. Only here in this poor quality because its all I had.
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Another visitor asked who owns the chicken? In communist Cuba technically everyone does. This chicken was hiding from all and any owners....
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Northern Mockingbird Down South in Cuba
Yellow Faced Grassquit
This West Indian Woodpecker was wondering who called.
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A Great White Egret checking out the best fishing spots.
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This Great White Egret had his mouth full.
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A Yellow-bellied Sapsucker was drilling for sap in an evergreen.
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Cuban Malachite Butterfly
Prairie Warbler in Cuba
A Cuban Emerald Hummingbird sitting still for a moment
Along the forest trail near Playa Larga, Cuba this mangrove cuckoo found a spot
This One Isn't Cutting Down the Tree
Desmarest's Hutia is a beaver-like rodent that is endemic to Cuba. They like to live in trees and were hunted for food and stews.
Cuban Green Woodpecker
Ovenbird in Cuba
Cuban Green Woodpecker Nests in a Termite Nest
Cuban Pygmy Owl
Singing Red-Legged Thrush
Cuban Pygmy Owl in Nest
Looking for Dinner
Cuban Pygmy Owl
Distracted Screech Owl
Woody at Rest
Feeding Their Young
Cuban Green Woodpecker feeding their young.
Cuban Green at Nesting Hole