Male just after a hurrican hit Barbados

Antillean Crested Hummingbird
Male just after a hurrican hit Barbados
Species: Antillean Crested Hummingbird   Orthorhyncus cristatus
Subspecies: cristatus
Author: Kevin B Agar
Sunday, October 31, 2010
Added to IBC: 21 Oct 2011 - 08:17
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Altitude (m): 
256 meters


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Birds of the West Indies
Most people associate the Caribbean with palm-fringed sandy beaches, cricket and rum. Mention the West Indies to birders and they think todies and tremblers, among a remarkable array of c. 190 endemic species. Furthermore, no fewer than six families are confined to the region, and another (spindalises) virtually so. The region also receives many vagrants from both North and South America, and even transatlantic arrivals from Europe.


Kevin B Agar, IBC987139. Accessible at

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Kevin B Agar, IBC987139. Photo of Antillean Crested Hummingbird Orthorhyncus cristatus at Barbados, Barbados. Accessible at

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