Trinidad and Tobago

Birding Information

Where Do You Want to Go Birding Today
Tina MacDonald's excellent site contains links to Trinidad and Tobago birding hotspots, checklist and maps, information on endemic and endangered birds, links to rare bird information local events and festivals, and information on tours/guides and accommodations.

Birdlife International Bird Links to the World
Their site provides a map and covers number of bird species and endemics plus a checklist, general country information, general web pages, bird pictures, and birding and individual trip reports.


Asa Wright Nature Center
A birder's dream ecolodge with Bellbirds, mannikins, and other tropical birds at your doorstep with a colony of Oilbirds on the grounds. See checklist

Tours & Guides

Bird Treks
A North Carolina company that has a 9-days birding trip to Trinidad staying at the Asa Wright Nature Center plus Tobago.

The Cheesemans' Ecology Safaris
Cheesemans' Ecology Safaris was founded in 1980. They blend a desire to observe nature with a wish to inspire travelers with the values of conservation and education.

Exotic Birding
They offer guided 11-day birding tours to Trindiad and Tobago led by resident expert guides. Great introduction to South American birding. They explore coral reefs on Tobago in a glass-bottom boat in addition to the birding. They stay in fine accommodations and welcome all skill levels, including novices. Tours limited to 8 participants.

Focus on Nature
This US company has been conducting birding tours on islands in the West Indies in the Caribbean for over a decade. On all the islands that they visit, they focus on the endemic and specialty birds.

Free Living
A list of British birding tour companies and the time of year of their Trinadad and Tobago bird tours.

Victor Emanuel Nature Tours (VENT)
Founded in 1974, it is now the largest company in the world specializing in birding tours includes Trinidad and Tobago among its many trips.

All WINGS leaders have varied interests in natural history and other more or less closely
related fields, but the timing and itinerary of their trips are dictated almost entirely by
ornithological considerations.

Country Information

Trinidad and Tobago Tourism Bureau
This official site lists places to stay and dine, activities, and general information.


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Updated 01/20/05