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Red-billed Tropicbird

The Red-billed Tropicbird (Phaethon aethereus) spends most of its life flying over open ocean, plunge-diving for fish and squid and is rarely seen on land.

Common Thresher Shark

Featured this month is the Common Thresher Shark (Alopias vulpinus). With its distinctively long tail fin, this species is a truly captivating sight.

Hawksbill Turtle

The Hawksbill Turtle (Eretmochelys imbricata) is one of the four species of sea turtles confirmed in our Dutch Caribbean waters and beaches.

Yellow-shouldered Amazon

The Yellow-shouldered Amazon (Amazona barbadensis), or lora, is a beautiful parrot that has found a special place in the heart of many Bonaireans.

Nassau Grouper

The Nassau Grouper (Epinephelus striatus) is a large fish that inhabits our reefs and is especially common in the waters of Saba.

Bridled Quail-dove

The Bridled-quail Dove (Geotrygon mystacea) is a beautiful dove species that inhabits some of our islands.

Mountain Mahogany

The Mountain Mahogany (Freziera undulata) can be found on Saba, where it mostly grows within the elfin forest on top of Mount Scenery.
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