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St Eustatius Wildlife & Marine Life

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St Eustatius wildlife

The St Eustatius wildlife is rather restricted, but includes the Lesser Antillean iguana, lizards, tree bat (near-threatened), Antillean iguana, red-bellied racer snake, huge land crabs, hermit crabs, butterflies, lots of bugs, and several species of lizards.

St Eustatius marine life

There are well preserved reefs in St Eustatius, in which you will find turtles (hawksbill and green), barracuda, snappers, high hats, enormous lobsters, flying gurnards, jack knife fish, horse eye jackfish, stingray, whale sharks, eagle rays, creole wrasse, pelagics, yellow head goby…

Birds in St Eustatius

There are 75 species of birds recorded in St Eustatius, with some native species on the rebound. Included in the species of birds recorded are Eurasian collared doves, scaly breasted thrasher, red billed tropicbirds, white tailed tropicbird, brown booby, brown pelican, magnificent frigate birds, purple-throated Carib, Caribbean martin, bridled quail dove, scaly breasted thrasher, red-tailed hawk, hummingbirds, yellow warblers, various doves, osprey, the American kestrel, pearly-eyed thrasher… …  To find out more about birds in the Caribbean region generally, go to the Caribbean Birdwatching & Birds page in the Caribbean Leisure Activities section.

Caribbean wildlife books

If Caribbean wildlife in general, as well as St Eustatius wildlife, is of interest to you, you will probably enjoy our Caribbean Book Reviews section as we have reviewed several Caribbean wildlife books.

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