Bird report – Osprey Invasion

Osprey Invasion (ST.KITTS) Submitted: October 14, 2010 Bird watchers and curious onlookers were fascinated to observe a massive influx to St. Kitts of one of the majestic birds of prey, the Osprey. While driving on the South East Peninsula road, directly opposite the construction of the Christophe Harbour project by the Great Salt Pond, eighteen Ospreys were counted in the […]

Bird Report – October 2009

REPORT FOR WORLD BIRD MIGRATORY DAY, OCTOBER 2009 ST. KITTS, WEST INDIES   World Migratory Bird day in the Caribbean was scheduled for Saturday, October 10, 2009, by the SCSCB, and I decided to celebrate it by recording birds on my home island of St. Kitts on Friday October 9, and Monday October 12, 2009. A total of 62 different […]

Birding Trip Reports

Birding Trip Reports Additional reports on Bird trips in St. Kitts & Nevis can be found at the following links.  

Bird Report – October 2010

Observation date: October 8th and 11th, 2010 Number of Species observed: 67 Observations: Michael H. Ryan Notes :   Please note that the observations were undertaken over two days (Friday, October 8 & Monday, October 11, 2010) with about 6 hours of observations each day. It was primarily undertaken in 3 areas of St. Kitts,   A)Frigate Bay, B)South East […]


A birding record was set for the island of St. Kitts on Saturday, November 12, 2011. Mikey Ryan, Percy Hanley and Ken Porteous of Canada smashed the previous one-day record of 55 by identifying 61 different bird species. The record was set during a 12-hour period.   Big Day birding competitions are popular in North America. So what is a […]


In what is now an annual event in St.Kitts to celebrate International Migratory Bird Day in the Caribbean, a two day survey of Bird Species was undertaken by the author on Wednesday, October 5th and Monday, October 10th, 2011. A total of 17.5 hours were spent over the two days, in spite of a late start on the Wednesday. I.M.B.D. […]