A Guide to Birds of Bayaleau Point
Partial list of birds tentatively identified between late April — early May, 2002*
(by Rank Amateurs)
Antillean crested hummingbird
Becard, white winged (near Val’s and on road to Windward)
Cattle egret in breeding plumage
Dark billed cuckoo
Band tailed pigeon
Blue ground dove
Plain breasted ground dove
Yellow-bellied Elaenia (Marion’s place and near Val’s)
Bare eyed flycatcher
Frigate (male, female, youngsters)
Greater ani (by pond and in mangroves)
Little blue heron (black heron)
Bahamian mockingbird (or young tropical hummingbird?)
Black faced grassquit (yellow beak)
Terns — many, as the cards go….
Tern of Fortune
Good birding, guys!
Multiple sightings in each species, male and female morphologies, where applicable to species is implied. Others were observed but not identified, i.e., pipers, swallows.