Date Added: December 26, 2005
Posted by: John Furse
Location: Grenada - * * * 2 SPECIES NEW TO ISLAND * * *
Sightings: WHITE-WINGED SWALLOW, TRICOLORED HERON - NEW FOR GRENADA ! ! 19 Dec: Male Hook-billed Kite at the Rex Grenadian. 19-25th: up to 3 Wilson's Snipe in small marsh, behind security post of the Rex. 19th: heard Grenada Dove at Mt Hartman. 19th: male Belted Kingfisher at La Sagesse lagoon. 20-25th: *WHITE-WINGED SWALLOW* on posts by roosting Royal Terns at St George's harbour. 20-23rd: female Belted Kingfisher at the Rex. 21st: several *TRICOLOURED HERONS* on marsh at Telescope.BLACK-BELLIED WHISTLING-DUCK, same location. 21st: many *RED-FOOTED BOOBIES* off north coast: Sauteurs and off Levera Beach. 23rd: took cruise on the schooner Scaramouche. Palm Island: c45 Ruddy Turnstone on lagoon. Mayreau Island: 2 Greater Yellowlegs, 1 Lesser Yellowlegs, 3 Stilt Sandpipers, 1 Wilson's Plover, 4 Spotted Sandpipers. reef off Union Island: Grey Plover, Red Knot, Forster's Tern. 24th: St George's harbour: Laughing Gull.