Our Jamaica Birds and Butterflies

Doctor Bird (Doctah/Docta Bud…Jamaica’s National Bird)

Docta/Doctah Bud... Jamaica's National Bird

Picheri, Piccheri, Petchary, Pittire = one of many Jamaican birds

Loggerhead Kingbird Kingbird (Tyrannus caudifasciatus jamaicensis)  Jamaican Petchary

Loggerhead Kingbird Kingbird (Tyrannus caudifasciatus jamaicensis) Jama

BIRDS

Grass Quits Ground Dove Night bird
Nightingale Petchary (picheri) White wing dove
Snowy Egret Owls (Patoo) Black bill Parrot
Doctor Bird (Doctah/Docta Bud) Barble Dove John Crow (Jancro)

The Jamaican John Crow (Corvus Jamaicensis)

The Jamaican turkey vulture is the only carrion
eater of dead animals’ and birds’ carcasses. They often circle in the sky
above these dead animals and birds or perch nearby with outstretched wings
probably cooling their bodies from the hot Jamaican sunshine.

 BUTTERFLIES

BUTTERFLY IMAGES

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