TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO- Anous Trip 012-2013-03

Trinidad and Tobago – March 30 to April 5, 2013

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Rating: 5-6 – strenuous to life threatening at times.

Brethren present: Brett, Mackenzie, Nicoll

Cost: $1077.19/person

Flight – 247.50

Vehicle – 2013 Hyundai Tuscon –  $449.08 – $149.69 each

Accommodation – $200

Food – $210

Incidentals – Gasoline, Ferry, Little Tobago, Caroni Swamp – $200

Notable Mentions: Striped Owl, Scaly-naped Pigeon, Scaled Antpitta, Black-faced Antthrush, Red-billed Tropicbird, Brown Noddy (Anous stolidus), Wood Stork, Blackburnian and Cape May Warbler.

WARNING: Finding REAL coffee is very difficult! Be careful driving – windy, narrow roads, Roti is not as easy as you’d think to find 24/7,

I don’t know why this was funny – “there are only so many ways you can cook pasta” FIN, April 6, 2013.

Notable Misses: Any DUCK!

Species Total: 205 ‘ish’

Trip Report: Download the complete trip report here – Trinidad and Tobago_ANoUS_2013

Photo Archive:

Look for this on Gilpin Trace!!!

Look for this on Gilpin Trace!!!

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God damn Woodcreepers…

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Pinneated Bittern – Variva Swamp

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Blanchisseuse Road

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Starry Sky at Brasso Seco

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Birding the Northern Range with Carl.

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Built FERG Tough!

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One of many Caroni Boas

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Harlequin Beetle at Simla

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Ferg has crabs.

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Little Tobago Crab

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Gilpin Trace Tobago

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Yet to be identified snake – probably of the subfamnily Colubrinae and genus Chironius ???

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109 steps to bed!

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Ferg’s Spider

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THE ROCK LOBSTER – at Birdwatcher’s Restaurant

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2 comments on “TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO- Anous Trip 012-2013-03

  1. Pingback: ANoUS 2013 – Trinidad and Tobago Report now online! | the noddy

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