Hiking and Bird Watching In Grand Cayman

While most visitors to Grand Cayman spend much of their time enjoying the underwater views of the Caribbean or relax on the beach, there are many exciting activities on land for the active traveler or adventure. Grand Cayman's sister islands - Cayman Brac and Little Cayman - have long been committed to preserving the diversity of their environments and natural beauty of the Caribbean. One of the best ways to discover the ecological results of environmental programs of Grand Cayman is to walk through the interior of the island to observe the flying over the dynamic wildlife. In addition to being both the permanent home of many species and the most convenient ground for many others, the Cayman Islands also has a number of protected bird sanctuaries. When you visit Grand Cayman, try to spend some time watching the sky and enjoy one of the simplest of the island, but the most rewarding pleasures.

In addition to offering tourists a glimpse of many unique animal and plant species in the Cayman Islands, this hike in the middle of Grand Cayman is also one of the most relaxing activities on the island. When the coupling walking with a little bird watching, you can enjoy a favorite pastime of Grand Cayman.

Grand Cayman trails to be enjoyed throughout the year to enjoy casual outdoor party or as local tours and bird watching nature. If you choose to walk through the forests of the interior of Grand Cayman - including the popular Mastic Trail - you'll probably have the opportunity to discover some of the land birds of the island the following species:

he Bananaquit

The Caribbean Elaenia

Tyrant loggerhead

egged Thrush

Thick-billed Vireo

arbler Vitelline

The Zenaida Dove

Although the summer months mark off-season tourism to Grand Cayman, several winged visitors make their way to the island during this period every year. Among the different species that migrate to the Cayman Islands, as part of the annual breeding rituals, here are some of the most valuable customers:

Antillean Nighthawk

Black-whiskered Vireo

ray Flycatcher

Phaeton Chough

In addition, over 70 different migratory wetland bird species have been observed in the Cayman Islands - including everything from ducks and herons and spoonbills pink flamingos. However, researchers and observers of birds equal pay a little more attention to wetland birds that breed in Grand Cayman and its sister islands.
Some of the wetland species that fall into this particular category are:


The Green Heron

he Pied-billed Grebe

Tri-colored Heron

Indian Whistling Duck West

he Willet

Night Heron-Heron

For years, bird watchers have also gathered in Grand Cayman and bird sanctuaries for an overview of protected species in a natural habitat. The small island of Grand Cayman has seven different bird sanctuaries - including popular sites like QE II Botanic Park and the Majestic Reserve - each supporting unique winged species and an incredible variety of plant and animal life. For example, the endangered Brac Parrot can be found in the extraordinary reserve Parrot 180 acres of Cayman Brac as Booby Pond Little Cayman is home to the largest colony of red-footed boobies in the Western Hemisphere.

Drive setting through the interior of Grand Cayman or visit any shrines island of birds, you will be able to experience an exciting side, but often overlooked in this Caribbean destination in particular

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