THIRD NEW BIRD FOR THE YEAR SPOTTED IN ST.KITTS –2022

By Michael Ryan How plans can change! On Sunday October 2, I drove all the way to Old Road high above the top Zipline to look for Warblers, but unfortunately the farmers have now fenced off that part of the road. So back to the ponds I headed! Greetheeds Pond first, then Half Moon Pond, and then onto the South-East […]

SECOND NEW BIRD SIGHTED IN ST. KITTS IN 2022 -CONFIRMED

By Michael Ryan On July 27, 2022, visitor Simon Priestnall spotted a strange Tern at Muddy Pond at Frigate Bay, and after viewing it carefully, he was very confident that he had seen a Gull-billed Tern. He reported same to E-Bird, the international online data base for bird sightings. Unfortunately, he did not have a camera at the time. Well, […]

Rare Bird sighting in St. Kitts in March 2022

By Michael Ryan Following an awesome January & February, where four different rare birds species were spotted in St. Kitts, who would have thought that early in March this amazing trend would continue. On Thursday, March 3, I received a rare bird alert from Percy Hanley, reporting another rare bird sighting in the Golf Course Cooling Pond! The following day […]

RARE BIRDS GALORE IN FEBRUARY IN ST.KITTS

By Michael Ryan February 16, 2022 Well, well well. Just when I thought that seeing two different rare birds in the first week of February was great, who would have thought that just a few days later, I would see an additional 3 rare birds! On Monday, February 7th, driving home for lunch about midday, I glanced to my left […]

RARE BIRD SPOTTED IN ST. KITTS IN EARLY FEBRUARY 2022

By Michael Ryan On February 3rd, literally a couple of days after a Hooded Merganser was spotted at the Cooling Pond on the Frigate Bay Golf Course, a golfer sent me a fuzzy picture of two large ducks on the number 1 hole. They certainly looked interesting, so after work that afternoon, I headed to the golf course and started […]

First New Bird for St.Kitts in 2022

FIRST NEW BIRD FOR ST. KITTS IN 2022 By Michael Ryan I received a report on February 1, 2022, originating from Glenroy Blanchette via Percy Hanley, that there was a unusual bird in the Cooling Pond on the Frigate Bay Golf Course. So that afternoon, off I went, traveled there after work to search for it. The Pond was absolutely […]