SOUTHEASTERN CARIBBEAN BIRDS
PHOTO GALLERY
Trinidad and Tobago Field Naturalists' Club     Southeastern Caribbean Bird Alert     Trinidad and Tobago Rare Bird Committee

BIZARRE BIRDS

Photographs of mystery birds, abnormally plumaged birds, deformed birds, or bizarre bird mortalities.

VIRGIN ISLANDS
Audubon's Shearwater (Puffinus lherminieri): white undertail coverts
Zenaida Dove (Zenaida aurita): partially leucistic and slightly leucistic individuals at St. Thomas
Pearly-eyed Thrasher (Allenia fusca): leucistic individual at St. John
Bananaquit (Coereba flaveola): partially leucistic individual at St. Thomas

ST. MARTIN
Yellow Warbler (Dendroica petechia): extensive orange wash on plumage

BARBADOS
Cattle Egret (Bubulcus ibis): melanistic or dyed/stained
Black-faced Grassquit (Tiaris bicolor): leucistic

TRINIDAD
'Mystery Egret' (Egretta sp.): deformed bill on Little Egret (E. garzetta) or Snowy Egret (E. thula)  [comments]
'Mystery Egrets' (Egretta sp.): two suspected hybrids with apparent dark feathering; one may be a white-morph
     Western Reef-Heron (E. gularis)
Cattle Egret (Bubulcus ibis): oiled adult
Black Vulture (Coragyps atratus): killed by collision with aircraft
Semipalmated Sandpiper (Calidris pusilla): orange on face
Stilt Sandpiper (Calidris himantopus): oiled individual
Laughing Gull (Larus atricilla): deformed bill
'Mystery Gull' (Larus sp.): suspected Yellow-legged Gull (Larus [cachinnans] michahellis]  [comments]
'Mystery Gulls' (Larus sp.): suspected immature Kelp Gulls (L. dominicanus), June 2000  [comments]
Common Tern (Sterna hirundo): short legs with missing foot
'Mystery Tern' (Sterna / Chlidonia sp.): suspected Common Tern (S. hirundo) with odd plumage  [comments]
Black Skimmer (Rynchops niger): missing most of lower bill
'Mystery Tanager' (Thraupis sp.): possible hybrid Blue-gray × Palm Tanager (T. episcopus × palmarum) or
     aberrant plumaged Palm Tanager