St. Croix boasts over 100 bird species. As you traverse the Trail, have your navigator be on the lookout for white-crowned pigeons on telephone lines, kestrels tending nests at the top of sugar mills, smooth-billed anis congregating in the bushes and our territorial bird, the bananaquit (sugarbird) raising a ruckus just about anywhere. The best birding can be found at St. Croix's many salt ponds.
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Great Blue Heron
Some names of the birds you are likely to see include: (1) Kestrel; (2) Antillean Crested Hummingbird; (3) Bananaquit (Sugarbird); (4) Cattle Egret; (5) Great Blue Heron; (6) Frigatebird; and (7) Pelican. more
Salt Ponds / Birding Locations
Billy French's Pond
Salt River National Historical Park and Ecological Preserve