This video from Cuba says about itself:
4 April 2013
Zapata swamp is the natural habitat of the Cuban Crocodile, considered as a national symbol after its resemblance with the geography of the island.
On 14 March 2017, the day after 13 March on Cuba, we were at the Zapata peninsula.
Early in the morning, we went aboard a rowing boat.
Many beautiful flowers on the banks.
A Greater Antillean grackle on a bush. A yellow-headed warbler.
The main aim this morning is to see the Zapata wren. When the boat stops, we don’t see it where it is supposed to be.
We do see this flowering grass.
After a walk on a muddy path, we do see the Zapata wren.
As the boat goes back, we see a belted kingfisher.
And this turkey vulture.
A limpkin flies overhead.
After landing, a flock of Cuban parakeets. They live only in Cuba.
And a killdeer plover. Probably, a migrant from North America.
In the afternoon, again a boat: a motorboat this time.
On a lake bank, a brown pelican.
Also, an anhinga, drying it wings. A double-crested cormorant.
An osprey sits in a tree.
An Antillean palm swift flying.
A belted kingfisher sits on a bridge.
A yellow-bellied sapsucker on a palm tree.
Later that afternoon, not by boat, but a forest walk.
A bit further, a big owl on a big tree; a Stygian owl.
On another tree, a Greater Antillean nightjar: endemic to Cuba and Hispaniola.
Then, in a hole in yet another tree, a smaller owl: a Cuban screech owl, endemic to Cuba.
This video says about itself:
A Fernandina’s Flicker (Colaptes fernandinae) and brief footage of a West Indian Woodpecker (Melanerpes superciliaris) at Hacienda La Cortina, Cuba, on 07 April 2013. The flicker was interested in a cavity in what may have been a royal palm.
On the forest edge, we also saw a Fernandina’s flicker: this male at its nest.
A bit further, another woodpecker: this yellow-bellied sapsucker.
Finally, we see crabs crossing a road. It is their mating season, and it has rained, sending them on migration. They are two crab species: Geocarcinus ruricola; and Cardisoma guanhumi (pictured).
Also about birds in Cuba: here.
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