Cuba - March 2012


Cuba March 2012

Matanzas San Diego Cayo Coca Belen Zapata
Name Latin name 08-Mar 09-Mar 10-Mar 11-Mar 12-Mar 13-Mar 14-Mar 15-Mar 16-Mar 17-Mar 18-Mar 19-Mar 20-Mar 21-Mar Days seen
Least Grebe (Tachybaptus dominicus) 2 2 2
Pied-billed Grebe (Podilymbus podiceps) y 1 2
American White Pelican (Pelecanus erythrorhynchos) 11 1
Brown Pelican (Pelecanus occidentalis) 3 y y y y y y 3 1 1 6 1 12
Double-crested Cormorant (Phalacrocorax auritus) 1 3 y 4 100 c 1 2 8
Neotropic Cormorant (Phalacrocorax brasilianus) 7 70 6 3
Anhinga (Anhinga anhinga) 3 1 1 3
Magnificent Frigatebird (Fregata magnificens) 3 34 53 y 6 2 6
Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias) 2 1 2 3 20 y 2 2 5 6 10
Great Egret (Ardea alba) 36 50 c c c y 1 y y 15 2 11
Reddish Egret (Egretta rufescens) 2 2 30 20 4
Tricoloured Heron (Egretta tricolor) 1 1 3 20 6 1 1 2 10 9
Little Blue Heron (Egretta caerulea) 2 5 5 5 4 10 6 12 3 1 4 1 12
Snowy Egret (Egretta thula) 2 12 2 10 c c 1 1 2 8 10
Cattle Egret (Bubulcus ibis) 200 a a a 6 a c a c c c 2 a 13
Green Heron (Butorides virescens) c c 5 2 2 1 1 6 1 1 10
Yellow-crowned Night Heron (Nyctanassa violacea) 1 1 2
Black-crowned Night Heron (Nycticorax nycticorax) 1 7 1 3
Wood Stork (Mycteria americana) 16 1
White Ibis (Eudocimus albus) 2 15 150 20 9 6 25 7
Roseate Spoonbill (Platalea ajaja) 5 2 2
Turkey Vulture (Cathartes aura) a a a a a a a a a a a a a a 14
Caribbean Flamingo (Phoenicopterus ruber) 1500 50 5000 70 4
Fulvous Whistling Duck (Dendrocygna bicolor) 15 1
Blue-winged Teal (Anas discors) 5 28 9 2 55 8 5 7
Northern Shoveler (Anas clypeata) y y 180 3 30 5
Ring-necked Duck (Aythya collaris) 20 y 2
Lesser Scaup (Aythya affinis) c 2 y 3
Red-breasted Merganser (Mergus serrator) 20 150 5 3
Ruddy Duck (Oxyura jamaicensis) c y 2
Osprey (Pandion haliaetus) 6 1 2 1 4 5
Snail Kite (Rostrhamus sociabilis) 10 2 2
Northern Harrier (Circus cyaneus) 1 2 1 3
Cuban Black Hawk (Buteogallus gundlachii) 6 4 1 1 6 5
Broad-winged Hawk (Buteo platypterus) 2 1
Red-tailed Hawk (Buteo jamaicensis) 1 2 2
Crested Caracara (Caracara cheriway) 1 6 2 3 1 1 2 7
American Kestrel (Falco sparverius) c c c 1 c c 1 6 11 5 10
Merlin (Falco columbarius) 1 1 1 3
Helmeted Guineafowl (Numida meleagris) 10 10 30 3
Limpkin (Aramus guarauna) 4 1 2
Clapper Rail (Rallus longirostris) 4 4 2
Sora (Porzana carolina) 5 1
American Purple Gallinule (Porphyrio martinica) 2 1 3 3 4 10 15 7
Common Gallinule (Gallinula galeata) 2 c 4 1 6 2 4 10 10 9
American Coot (Fulica americana) y 4 y y 40 5
Northern Jacana (Jacana spinosa) 5 2 2
Black-necked Stilt (Himantopus mexicanus) 14 300 14 1 15 5
Grey Plover (Pluvialis squatarola) 11 1 12 1 4
Semipalmated Plover (Charadrius semipalmatus) 150 1
Killdeer (Charadrius vociferus) 3 3 8 y 1 1 1 1 4 3 10
Wilson's Snipe (Gallinago delicata) 2 1
Short-billed Dowitcher (Limnodromus griseus) 150 1 2 3
Hudsonian Whimbrel (Numenius hudsonicus) 1 1
Spotted Sandpiper (Actitis macularius) 3 1 2 1 4
Greater Yellowlegs (Tringa melanoleuca) 10 1
Willet (Tringa semipalmata) 40 4 6 3
Lesser Yellowlegs (Tringa flavipes) 6 1 1 3
Ruddy Turnstone (Arenaria interpres) 12 y 4 8 4
Sanderling (Calidris alba) 20 1
Semipalmated Sandpiper (Calidris pusilla) 80 1
Western Sandpiper (Calidris mauri) 20 1
Least Sandpiper (Calidris minutilla) 1 100 8 4 6 5
Dunlin (Calidris alpina) 10 1
Stilt Sandpiper (Calidris himantopus) 12 9 2
Lesser Black-backed Gull (Larus fuscus) 2 1
American Herring Gull (Larus smithsonianus) 2 1 2
Ring-billed Gull (Larus delawarensis) 1 1
Laughing Gull (Leucophaeus atricilla) c y y y 4
Gull-billed Tern (Gelochelidon nilotica) 1 1
Caspian Tern (Hydroprogne caspia) 3 6 40 3
Forster's Tern (Sterna forsteri) 4 1 2
Cabot's Tern (Thalasseus acuflavidus) 1 1
Royal Tern (Thalasseus maximus) 20 y y y y 14 14 2 8
Rock Dove (Columba livia) y y y y y 2 y y y 9
White-crowned Pigeon (Patagioenas leucocephala) 2 2 1 2 12 2 6
Scaly-naped Pigeon (Patagioenas squamosa) 2 1
Plain Pigeon (Patagioenas inornata) 15 c y 3
Eurasian Collared Dove (Streptopelia decaocto) y 2 3 2 4
Mourning Dove (Zenaida macroura) y c c c 5 5 2 c c y y c 12
Zenaida Dove (Zenaida aurita) 2 8 2 2 4 2 12 8 2 9
White-winged Dove (Zenaida asiatica) 2 3 1 2 2 2 4 4 2 5 1 11
Common Ground Dove (Columbina passerina) 3 c c c c c 4 c c 1 6 10 4 13
Grey-fronted Quail-Dove (Geotrygon caniceps) 7 3 1 3
Key West Quail-Dove (Geotrygon chrysia) 1 2 1 2 4
Ruddy Quail-Dove (Geotrygon montana) 2 1
Blue-headed Quail-Dove (Starnoenas cyanocephala) 1 1
Cuban Parakeet (Aratinga euops) 6 10 12 3
Cuban Parrot (Amazona leucocephala) 8 12 8 2 2 3 2 7
Great Lizard Cuckoo (Coccyzus merlini) 2 1 1 2 2 c c c 4 9
Smooth-billed Ani (Crotophaga ani) c 20 y 10 c c c 2 12 y y 11
Bare-legged Owl (Gymnoglaux lawrencii) 1 1
Cuban Pygmy Owl (Glaucidium siju) 3 1 2
Stygian Owl (Asio stygius) 1 1
Greater Antillean Nightjar (Antrostomus cubanensis) 3 1
Antillean Palm Swift (Tachornis phoenicobia) c y y y 3 8 c 7
Cuban Emerald (Chlorostilbon ricordii) 6 c c c y c 2 2 1 c c c 3 6 14
Bee Hummingbird (Mellisuga helenae) ? 3 1 3
Cuban Trogon (Priotelus temnurus) 22 7 1 c c c 1 7
Belted Kingfisher (Megaceryle alcyon) 1 3 2 1 4 1 1 1 4 9
Cuban Tody (Todus multicolor) 1 4 1 y 6 c 8 1 c c c c 12
West Indian Woodpecker (Melanerpes superciliaris) 2 5 7 4 c c c 4 4 6 8 5 12
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker (Sphyrapicus varius) 1 3 4 3 2 2 1 7
Cuban Green Woodpecker (Xiphidiopicus percussus) 3 2 c 2 c 4 4 7 4 1 1 11
Northern Flicker (Colaptes auratus) 1 1 2
Fernandina's Flicker (Colaptes fernandinae) 3 2 1 1 4
Cuban (Crescent-eyed) Pewee (Contopus caribaeus) 1 3 2 2 c c c 1 6 c c c 2 13
Loggerhead Kingbird (Tyrannus caudifasciatus) 6 10 y c 5 c c c 4 6 2 2 12
Giant Kingbird (Tyrannus cubensis) 2 15 3 3
La Sagra's Flycatcher (Myiarchus sagrae) 2 6 2 1 4 2 2 2 5 2 2 11
Tree Swallow (Tachycineta bicolor) 50 1 1 6 2 12 100 7
Cuban Martin (Progne cryptoleuca) 4 1 8 5 2 5
Northern Rough-winged Swallow (Stelgidopteryx serripennis) 6 1 8 1 4
Cave Swallow (Petrochelidon fulva) 200 50 60 3
Zapata Wren (Ferminia cerverai) 5 1
Grey Catbird (Dumetella carolinensis) 3 10 5 c 1 3 2 y 6 9
Northern Mockingbird (Mimus polyglottos) c a a a c a a c c c c c c c 14
Bahama Mockingbird (Mimus gundlachii) 1 1
Cuban Solitaire (Myadestes elisabeth) 10 1
Red-legged Thrush (Turdus plumbeus) 1 c c c c 4 c 6 2 c c c 2 5 14
Blue-grey Gnatcatcher (Polioptila caerulea) 2 1
Cuban Gnatcatcher (Polioptila lembeyei) 30 1
Palm Crow (Corvus palmarum) 4 1
Cuban Crow (Corvus nasicus) c c c 1 1 2 6
House Sparrow (Passer domesticus) y y y y y y 6 c 8
Scaly-breasted Munia (Nutmeg Mannikin) (Lonchura punctulata) 1 1
Tricoloured Munia (Tricoloured Mannikin) (Lonchura malacca) 14 y 2
White-eyed Vireo (Vireo griseus) 1 1 3 1 4
Thick-billed Vireo (Vireo crassirostris) 16 1
Cuban Vireo (Vireo gundlachii) 3 2 c c c 5
Black-whiskered Vireo (Vireo altiloquus) 6 2 1 1 2 c c 2 2 1 10
Blue-winged Warbler (Vermivora cyanoptera) 1 1
Tennessee Warbler (Leiothlypis peregrina) 2 2 2
Northern Parula (Parula americana) 1 10 3 1 1 3 1 1 1 9
Yellow Warbler (Dendroica petechia) c 8 1 3
Magnolia Warbler (Dendroica magnolia) 3 1 1 1 4
Cape May Warbler (Dendroica tigrina) 2 1 2 7 2 2 2 7
Black-throated Blue Warbler (Dendroica caerulescens) 2 6 6 7 10 6 10 4 2 3 3 11
Black-throated Green Warbler (Dendroica virens) 2 4 6 2 2 1 6
Yellow-throated Warbler (Dendroica dominica) 1 5 6 1 3 1 3 2 1 1 2 11
Olive-capped Warbler (Dendroica pityophila) 9 1
Prairie Warbler (Dendroica discolor) 4 6 4 1 1 1 2 1 3 2 10
Palm Warbler (Dendroica palmarum) a a a a a a a 6 2 2 8 c c c 14
Blackpoll Warbler (Dendroica striata) 1 1 2
Black-and-white Warbler (Mniotilta varia) 1 3 2 1 2 1 5 2 1 3 3 11
American Redstart (Setophaga ruticilla) 1 3 4 1 1 2 8 6 2 8 10 8 2 12 14
Worm-eating Warbler (Helmitheros vermivorum) 2 3 2
Swainson's Warbler (Limnothlypis swainsonii) 1 1
Ovenbird (Seiurus aurocapilla) 1 3 3 1 5 2 2 1 8
Northern Waterthrush (Parkesia noveboracensis) 8 c 1 2 6 4 3 4 8
Louisiana Waterthrush (Parkesia motacilla) 1 1 2
Common Yellowthroat (Geothlypis trichas) c 1 1 1 1 4 3 6 1 4 10
Yellow-headed Warbler (Teretistris fernandinae) 2 10 15 3 6 5
Oriente Warbler (Teretistris fornsi) 10 10 c 3
Hooded Warbler (Wilsonia citrina) 1 1 1 2 4
Western Spindalis (Tanager) (Spindalis zena) 1 4 c y c 2 c 4 6 9
Red-legged Honeycreeper (Cyanerpes cyaneus) 4 4 1 3
Cuban Grassquit (Tiaris canorus) 3 1
Yellow-faced Grassquit (Tiaris olivaceus) 60 2 y c c c 12 40 y 6 y 3 4 13
Cuban Bullfinch (Melopyrrha nigra) 8 c c c 1 1 4 3 8
Zapata Sparrow (Torreornis inexpectata) 2 1
Summer Tanager (Piranga rubra) 1 1 1 3
Rose-breasted Grosbeak (Pheucticus ludovicianus) 1 1 2
Indigo Bunting (Passerina cyanea) 1 1 2
Tawny-shouldered Blackbird (Agelaius humeralis) c c y c 8 c 20 10 2 y 8 11
Red-shouldered Blackbird (Agelaius assimilis) 3 1
Eastern Meadowlark (Sturnella magna) 2 1 2 1 4
Cuban Blackbird (Dives atroviolaceus) c c c c 6 8 c 1 2 6 10
Greater Antillean Grackle (Quiscalus niger) c c c c c c c c c c c c c c 14
Shiny Cowbird (Molothrus bonariensis) 4 2 1 26 2 5
Baltimore Oriole (Icterus galbula) 1 1 1 3
Cuban Oriole (Icterus melanopsis) 2 1 2 4 1 2 2 2 4 9
Daily Count 28 69 71 68 76 80 84 53 56 51 65 68 80 52
Cumulative List 28 71 92 105 126 137 145 150 153 159 162 168 172 172

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