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Galley Bay area Antigua March 30th - April 6th, 2011

  • We had a week’s holiday at Galley Bay, which is situated to the west of the Antiguan capital St. John’s on the Five Islands peninsula. Galley Bay has its own large brackish lagoon which is within the hotel grounds and therefore fairly inaccessible to the wandering birder...Tony Payne reports.

Antigua Oct 27th to November 10th 2010

  • Later in the day I noted both Osprey with a fish in its talons and a Broad Winged Hawk over Jolly Harbour. On the beach Ann found two Wilson’s Plover and on returning to our room later in the afternoon I found three American Golden Plover on the cricket field....Chris Grimshaw reports

Antigua 7th - 21st July 1997

  • A couple of Carib Grackles were feeding outside the airport as we waited for a taxi. Reeling from our first experience of Antiguan roads, we recorded 2 Magnificent Frigatebirds, 2 Broad-winged Hawks, 8 Cattle Egrets and a Great White Egret on the way to the hotel.....



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Some Useful bird books for Antigua:
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Helm Identification Guides: Birds of the West Indies
Herbert Raffaele: Buy from or

This identification guide covers all the birds known to occur in the West Indies, a total of 563 species. Species texts cover all aspects of identification and include the full range of local names for the bird. Accompanying each speices text is a distribution map showing the bird's range within the West Indies. Every species is illustrated in the 86 colour plates, and many island "forms" (where relevant) are also depicted. The "locality checklist" included provides an at-a-glance, island-by-island guide to the distribution and status of all species. This is the BEST book available for the West Indies

Where to Watch Birds in Central America & the Caribbean
Nigel Wheatley, David Brewer: Buy from or

This guide covers the best birding sites in Central America and the Caribbean. In a format familiar to readers of this very popular series, each site is considered in terms of 'Habitat', 'Timing', 'Access' and 'Calendar', allowing birders to plan excursions to maximise the chances of getting the best out of each site and each region. The book includes detailed maps of the larger sites, plus general maps of the regions covered, and it is illustrated with line drawings.

Recommended travel books for Antigua

The Rough Guide to Antigua and Barbuda
Adam Vaitilingam: Buy from or

Having been on the island for a while, the guide became invaluable whist out there and covered much that you could easilly miss without it - from the sites at places such as Nelsons Dockyard to the everyday oddities on Antigua such as service charges and tax, the book has it all.

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