We saw these beautiful Caribbean flamingos on 12 March 2017 off Cayo Guillermo island north of Cuba, after seeing a piping plover and egrets earlier that day.
Before we saw the flamingos, we had seen a yellow-crowned night heron. And two black-necked stilts.
We reached the bridge to Cayo Guillermo.
On the bridge, statues commemorating the stay of United States author Ernest Hemingway in Cuba. Hemingway‘s books Islands in the Stream and The Old Man and the Sea are inspired by the islands north of Cuba.
Near the bridge, royal terns. And a ring-billed gull. And red knots.
And this spotted sandpiper. Not really spotted yet, as it was still in winter plumage.
Two white ibises flying. White ibises are locally called ‘coco’. Cayo Coco island is named after these birds.
A bit further, two kite surfers and two brown pelicans flying.
A snowy egret.
Stay tuned for more 12 March 2017 Cuban birds!
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