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We took a guided boat tour through the swamp and saw herons, egrets, flamingos, shorebirds and a large Cook's Tree Boa. The grand finale at dusk was watching the flocks of Scarlet Ibis flying in to roost. Spectacular!
The West coast of Trinidad is deeply indented to form the Gulf of Paria, and the coast of this for 40 km. is a huge mangrove swamp 5 to 10 km. wide that is now a national park. We were driven to the Caroni Bird...More
This is mostly about birds, although other wildlife is certainly present. We were here for birds and especially the scarlet ibis. Its a glorious sight, watching thousands of bright red ibis coming in to roost accompanied by many others, mostly snowy egrets. Our guide was...More
I was with a group of 20 birders and we all really enjoyed our leisurely boat ride along the waterways. Our guides were excellent at spotting birds and wildlife. This included many bird species including a Potoo, Tropical Screech-Owl as well as a Tree Boa....More
One goes to the Caroni Lagoon to see the Scarlett Ibises plus other varieties of birds and wild life. Best to go just before sunset as the Ibises are returning to roost for the night. Your guide should have cold drinks, but be sure beverages...More
Starting off rather slow with some 4-eyed fish, tree boa and a couple of birds this 2 hour boat trip through the Caroni swamps turned out to be an amazing show of hundreds of Red Ibis flocking in from all directions at dusk.
If you want to see the Scarlet Ibis come in to roost, then this is the place to go! The boatman was very knowledgeable pointing out snakes, bats, crabs, osprey and an amazing amount of other birds! Take a bottle of wine to drink while...More