Cuban Emerald

Cuban Emerald
Species: Cuban Emerald   Chlorostilbon ricordii
Author: DianneKB
Saturday, December 31, 2016
Added to IBC: 8 Jan 2017 - 20:31
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Altitude (m): 
9 meters


Such a tiny bird and so beautifully coloured.

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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.


DianneKB, IBC1322539. Accessible at

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DianneKB, IBC1322539. Photo of Cuban Emerald Chlorostilbon ricordii at Breezes Jibacoa, Cuba. Accessible at

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