Tag Archives: Birdwatching

Nesting Mourning Dove Part 2

This little Mourning Dove set up her nest in the rafters of the Tiki Hut at Harbour Club Villas and Marina. I’ve been photographing the nest and the parent doves for several weeks now. Here are the photos taken up … Continue reading

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Blue Hills

Some say that Blue Hills was the former name for our island of Providenciales and named for the blueish tinge of the hills and ridges as sloops neared the island from the sea. Life centered around the sea, sloop building … Continue reading

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Harbour Club Villas and Marina

Harbour Club Villas and Marina……a gem of a place on the South Side of Provo with Flamingo Lake on one side and our Marina leading out to beautiful Cooper Jack Bay on the other.  It’s a new year and past … Continue reading

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More Birds at Harbour Club Villas

All kinds of twittering going on today and I left my computer to go and investigate. There were two baby Blue-grey Gnatcatchers learning to fly while the mama flew around from one to the other. They are fairly common breeding residents on … Continue reading

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Birds at Harbour Club Villas

All of a sudden there seems to be lots of singing, chirping, cooing and squawking going on around Harbour Club Villas. I’ve managed to photograph quite a few birds in the last week that seem to like this area……….Bananaquits, Doves, … Continue reading

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Hummingbirds

The pool area at Harbour Club Villas is the place to birdwatch and frequently we see these beautiful tiny creatures as they hover from flower to flower especially liking the flowers on my firecracker bushes.  The Bahama Woodstar is the … Continue reading

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Osprey

We went for a long walk along the beach towards the North West Point where we spotted a magnificent osprey. He had just caught a fish which is what they feed on exclusively. The osprey is found throughout the Turks … Continue reading

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Night Heron

This heron is frequently seen in the Turks and Caicos Islands and its main food is land crabs. I think the one at the villas roosts in one of our neem trees as he has surprised us several times. On … Continue reading

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Blue Hills and Pelicans

This little guy was having so much fun on the beach by the pier out at Blue Hills.  The pier is a favourite perch for numerous brown pelicans and terns. Birdwatching is fun down in Blue Hills. We often see Brown Pelicans … Continue reading

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Green Heron

The Green Heron is one of the smallest herons in the Turks and Caicos Islands and this one keeps coming back to our pool. He has made himself at home and complains loudly when guests disturb him. It’s local name … Continue reading

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