Grand Bahama Island 27-29 October 2003

Bruce Hallett, Ed Harper and I spent a couple of days on Grand Bahama Island with the main goal of getting some good wintering warbler photos. Of course, we got lots of shots of other cool stuff too, so here is a selection of shots from the trip.

LaSagra's Flycatcher (Myiarchus sagrae)

top row: 29 Oct 2003
bottom row: 27 Oct 2003

  Shiny Cowbird (Molothrus bonariensis)

27 Oct 2003

White-crowned Pigeon (Columba leucocephala)

27 Oct 2003

Common Ground-Dove (Columbina passerina)

28 (L) and 29 (R) Oct 2003

Cuban Emerald (Chlorostilbon ricordii)

28 Oct 2003

Key West Quail-Dove (Geotrygon chrysia)

28 Oct 2003, in some dry gallery forest near Lucaya Park.

Lesser Black-backed Gull (Larus fuscus)

28 Oct 2003

Olive-capped Warbler (Dendroica pityophila)

28 Oct 2003


Spotted Sandpiper (Actitus macularia)

28 Oct 2003

For more shorebird shots click here

  Western Spindalis (Spindalis zena)

28 Oct 2003

Bahama Yellowthroat (Geothlypis rostrata)

29 Oct 2003

Yellow-throated Warbler (Dendroica dominica)

29 Oct 2003, the Bahamanian race D.d.flavescens. A lousy shot of a beautiful bird...

Thick-billed Vireo (Vireo crassirostris)

29 Oct 2003


  Julia (Dryas iulia)

27 Oct 2003

A selection of warblers from all three days.

For more warbler shots, click here

Special thanks to Bruce for taking us to all the best hotspots on the island!!

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