Birds, Found On Aruba Island

Venezuelan Troupial In Tree
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A Venezuelan Troupial bird was captured on film perched in one of the trees in the Casibari Rock Formation in Aruba.


Venezuelan Troupial external link   •  Casibari Boulders   •  A Casibari Rock Formation, Aruba Island   •  The Windward End Of Aruba   •  Windward Coast, Andiouri Beach, Aruba Island   •  (Photo taken 08:39:09 Sunday 4 May 2014)   •  (Photo posted Saturday 24 May 2014)   •  © 2014 Terry Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #T14_0294
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Venezuelan Troupial On Cactus
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A Venezuelan Troupial was also captured on film while atop a cactus in the Casibari Boulders of Aruba.


Venezuelan Troupial external link   •  Casibari Boulders   •  A Casibari Rock Formation, Aruba Island   •  The Windward End Of Aruba   •  Windward Coast, Andiouri Beach, Aruba Island   •  (Photo taken 09:40:31 Sunday 4 May 2014)   •  (Photo posted Saturday 24 May 2014)   •  © 2014 Terry Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #T14_0301
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Venezuelan Troupial Pecked For Food
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A Venezuelan Troupial bird was seen pecking at the top of a cactus seeking food. This shot was taken in the Casibari Boulders of Aruba.


Venezuelan Troupial external link   •  Casibari Boulders   •  A Casibari Rock Formation, Aruba Island   •  The Windward End Of Aruba   •  Windward Coast, Andiouri Beach, Aruba Island   •  (Photo taken 09:40:47 Sunday 4 May 2014)   •  (Photo posted Saturday 24 May 2014)   •  © 2014 Terry Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #T14_0303
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Ground Dove In A Tree
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A ground dove was found perched in a tree in the Casibari Boulders area of Aruba.


Ground Dove   •  Casibari Boulders   •  A Casibari Rock Formation, Aruba Island   •  The Windward End Of Aruba   •  Windward Coast, Andiouri Beach, Aruba Island   •  (Photo taken 09:41:12 Sunday 4 May 2014)   •  (Photo posted Saturday 24 May 2014)   •  © 2014 Terry Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #T14_0306
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Bananaquit Investigated A Flower
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A Bananaquit bird investigated an orange flower of a Palo di Boonchi external link tree growing in the Casibari Boulders area of Aruba.


Bananaquit external link (Coereba flaveola) is a species of passerine bird   •  Casibari Boulders   •  A Casibari Rock Formation, Aruba Island   •  The Windward End Of Aruba   •  Windward Coast, Andiouri Beach, Aruba Island   •  (Photo taken 09:51:31 Sunday 4 May 2014)   •  (Photo posted Saturday 24 May 2014)   •  © 2014 Terry Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #T14_0314
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Bananaquit Serious About A Flower
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A Bananaquit bird became more serious about it investigation of a flower in a Palo di Boonchi external link tree. This shot was taken in the Casibari Boulders area of Aruba.


Bananaquit external link (Coereba flaveola) is a species of passerine bird   •  Casibari Boulders   •  A Casibari Rock Formation, Aruba Island   •  The Windward End Of Aruba   •  Windward Coast, Andiouri Beach, Aruba Island   •  (Photo taken 09:51:32 Sunday 4 May 2014)   •  (Photo posted Saturday 24 May 2014)   •  © 2014 Terry Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #T14_0315
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Bananaquit Heard A Sound
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A bananaquit bird heard a sound somewhere in the park and looked up from its perch in a Palo di Boonchi external link tree. This shot was taken in the Casibari Boulders area of Aruba.


Bananaquit external link (Coereba flaveola) is a species of passerine bird   •  Casibari Boulders   •  A Casibari Rock Formation, Aruba Island   •  The Windward End Of Aruba   •  Windward Coast, Andiouri Beach, Aruba Island   •  (Photo taken 09:51:35 Sunday 4 May 2014)   •  (Photo posted Saturday 24 May 2014)   •  © 2014 Terry Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #T14_0317
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Two Eared Dove In A Tree
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Two eared doves were seen perched on a tree near the beach. This shot was taken in the beach resort area of Aruba on its western (leeward) side near the city of Oranjestad.


The Eared Dove external link (Zenaida auriculata) is a New World tropical dove   •  The Beach   •  Lee Coast, Beach, Aruba Island   •  (Photo taken 12:50:42 Sunday 4 May 2014)   •  (Photo posted Saturday 24 May 2014)   •  © 2014 Terry Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #T14_0369
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Magnificent Frigatebird Flying Low
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A magnificent frigatebird was flying low over the water near the edge of the dock.


Magnificent Frigatebird external link (Fregata magnificens) aka man of war   •  At The Ship Dock   •  Port Of Aruba   •  12° 31' 12.68" N, 70° 2' 36.42" W   •  (Photo taken 13:18:08 Sunday 4 May 2014)   •  (Photo posted Saturday 24 May 2014)   •  © 2014 Terry Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #T14_0422
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Magnificent Frigatebird Spots A Fish
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A magnificent frigatebird flew low over the water and spotted a fish swimming too near the surface.


Magnificent Frigatebird external link (Fregata magnificens) aka man of war   •  At The Ship Dock   •  Port Of Aruba   •  12° 31' 12.28" N, 70° 2' 37.02" W   •  (Photo taken 13:22:17 Sunday 4 May 2014)   •  (Photo posted Saturday 24 May 2014)   •  © 2014 Terry Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #T14_0448
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Royal Tern Underwater After A Fish
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A royal tern had just plunged into the harbor in search of a fish. Here its wing was the only part visible out of the water.


Royal Tern external link (Thalasseus maximus) a seabird in the tern family Sternidae   •  At The Ship Dock   •  Port Of Aruba   •  12° 31' 13.23" N, 70° 2' 36.26" W   •  (Photo taken 13:23:48 Sunday 4 May 2014)   •  (Photo posted Saturday 24 May 2014)   •  © 2014 Terry Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #T14_0456
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Royal Tern In Flight Next To Ship
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A royal tern was flying next to the ship and this photo was captured while it was gliding in the updraft from the bow.


Royal Tern external link (Thalasseus maximus) a seabird in the tern family Sternidae   •  At The Ship Dock   •  Port Of Aruba   •  12° 31' 13.17" N, 70° 2' 36.05" W   •  (Photo taken 13:30:00 Sunday 4 May 2014)   •  (Photo posted Saturday 24 May 2014)   •  © 2014 Terry Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #T14_0469
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Magnificent Frigatebird Soared
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A magnificent frigatebird soared in the updraft created by the bow of the ship underway.


Magnificent Frigatebird external link (Fregata magnificens) aka man of war   •  At The Ship Dock   •  Port Of Aruba   •  12° 31' 13.17" N, 70° 2' 36.05" W   •  (Photo taken 13:32:28 Sunday 4 May 2014)   •  (Photo posted Saturday 24 May 2014)   •  © 2014 Terry Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #T14_0475
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