These are some of the brightest endemics, with 26 species on the island, there are plenty more unique species to see. What other wonderful birds making an appearance on your tour?
There are over 377 bird species that are endemics, residents or transient in Cuba. So plenty of beautiful creatures to see and capture through your lens.
Like the majestic American Pink Flamingo that you will have a chance to see ate the Zapata Peninsula leg of our trip. Cuba has some 70,000 nesting flamingos and countless chicks, the largest colony in the Western Hemisphere. There’ll certainly be a chance to capture a great picture or two of these beauties.
Then there are the miraculous creatures, a species of Hummingbird – the Cuban Emerald. They are common around the island and often tame around humans. The amazing green ones are the boys. They have and almost entirely metallic or iridescent green colour, with a bluish tinge to the chest and a white spot behind the eye and a forked tail. They measure about 10cm fully grown. The ladies look different, with a grey throat, chest and belly with green flanks. In size they are not that much smaller. Yoanis, our founder and nature guide, has a keen eye for spotting these beauties.