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St Vincent Grenadines
Number of bird species: 157
National Bird: St. Vincent Parrot Amazona guildingii
Number of endemics: 2
St. Vincent Parrot Amazona guildingii Whistling Warbler Catharopeza bishopi
The Birds of the West IndiesBy Herbert Raffaele, James Wiley, Orlando Garrido, Allan Keith & Janis Raffaele
Helm Field Guides Sept 2003 Paperback RRP ?16.99p
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St. Vincent National Trust
St. Vincent National Trust P.O. Box 1538 Kingstown, St. Vincent Tel: (784) 456-1787
1998 [May] - P. William Smith and Susan A. SmithReport
When we visited St. Vincent in 1988, we saw most of the island`s specialities including its two most famous endemics, the St. Vincent Parrot (probably the most spectacular Amazon) and the odd Whistling Warbler, which doesn`t act or sound like a warbler (nor does it whistle).
2000 [March] - Don RobersonReport
These shots are from a fine Focus on Nature tour of the Lesser Antillean islands of St. Lucia, St. Vincent, and Dominica (a trip led by Armas Hill); with a final day on Puerto Rico (a trip led by B. J. Rose and with a different set of participants). In the islands of the Lesser Antilles, we were successful in locating all island and regional endemics within a week...
2003 [January] - Neil Money - Antigua, Dominica, St Lucia, St Vincent and BarbadosReport
The destination was also something of a compromise dictated by self-imposed factors such as limiting the length of international flights, being in a non-malaria area and a suitably warm climate to escape from the northern winter. The Lesser Antilles met all our criteria and offered the challenge of finding single island endemics and regional endemics...
2004 [August] - Paul NoakesReport
Form a birder's point of view St Lucia is probably the most important of the Lesser Antilles as it holds 5 extant endemics [maybe 6 if you split the nightjar] and a very high proportion of the multi-island Lesser Antillean specialities. It is a small island with relatively good infrastructure, it is safe and all the specialities are easily to find and could be seen in a single day's birding particularly if you used a guide which I did not. I also took a day trip to St Vincent...
2005 [January] - Jeff WellsReport
On 19 Jan at the Vermont Nature Trail on St. Vincent we had about 50 St. Vincent Parrots, 2 Whistling Warblers, 1 Scaly-breasted Thrasher, 2 Brown tremblers, 1 Lesser Antillean Tanager...
2005 [June] - Mike PowellReport
...The reserve is situated north of the capital Kingstown and a half hour taxi ride from the airport. There is a reception area with few facilities just before the forest trails start. Take the left-hand trail as you enter the forest to reach the look out. The trail is in relatively good shape and should take c40minutes to reach the lookout. Dollar buses run directly from the village (a short walk from the reception area) back to Kingstown...
2006 [February] - Laura GoochReport
spent a week in St. Vincent between February 13 and February 19, 2006. This was not exclusively a birding trip, and most of my birding was done at the place we were staying, a small valley and cove on the west coast just a bit north of Kingstown called Petit Byahaut (between Kingstown and Buccament). We also made excursions to the Kingstown Botanic Garden and to the Vermont Nature Trails...
Focus on NatureTour Operator
...On all the islands that we visit, our aims are to see as many of the endemic and specialty birds as we can, and to have a most enjoyable time doing so...
Cotton House - MustiqueAccommodation
The Cotton House is located on renowned Mustique, a private island estate in St. Vincent and the Grenadines, West Indies...
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