Cuba Birding - March 2005

Jim Rose and Dave Ferguson

Other Wildlife - March 2005

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Cuban Ringlet

Pinares De Mayari

Photo Dave Ferguson

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Gulf Fritillery

Pinares De Mayari

Photo Dave Ferguson

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Gundlach's Swallowtail

This Cuban endemic is restricted to a small range in the Sierra Maestra mountains, where they were fairly common on the trail above the Villa Pinares De Mayari hotel.

Photo Dave Ferguson

Lizard Sp

Pinares De Mayari. 

If anyone can identify please let me know. Jim Rose

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Iguana Sp

This monster was approximately a metre long and seeing the size of its jaws we gave it a wide berth.  It was seen close to some houses in the Pinares De Mayari area and it has been suggested that it may be someone's free ranging pet!

Lizard Sp

This fairly small lizard was seen in the hilltops above the hotel El Salton.

If anyone can identify please let me know. Jim Rose

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Orchid Sp

Pinares De Mayari

Photo Dave Ferguson

Airplant

In the cloud forest at Pinares De Mayari, airplants such as this were everywhere and some trees were completely covered.

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All photos by Jim Rose unless otherwise stated.  All photographs copyright 2005.

Please contact the relevant photographer, Jim Rose or Dave Ferguson, if you wish to use any of the photographs.

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