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Raft of Hippos In St Lucia Estuary

Croc in Estuary

More Hippos

Don, Tim, & Bon on Boat Tour of St Lucia Estuary

Galiath Heron - Third Largest Flying Bird

Galiath Heron - Third Largest Flying Bird

Galiath Heron - Third Largest Flying Bird

Galiath Heron - Third Largest Flying Bird

Giant Kingfisher - Largest Kingfisher


David was leading a couple of Swedish girls on a St Lucia Safari and we asked for a ride which he kindly gave us. Again, lvg at 6:30 we got to Bib's International BPers about 8 and ckd in. Then signed up for a boat ride into the estuary - 2 hours viewing birds: gray heron, ibis, great white egret (Ardea alba) -second only to the Great Blue Heron in size -,sea gull, wht breasted cormorants, afr. fisheagle, Goliath Heron (Ardea goliath)- 3rd largest flying bird, Woolly-necked Stork (Ciconia episcopus), pied kingfisher, giant kingfisher - largest worldwide, Hadeda Ibis {Bostrychia hagedash}, caspian tern, & purple heron; plus crocs, hippos, water buck, buffalo, & vervet monkey.

Back to Bib's & then a tour of the 3 blocks of town!



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