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The first sighting of the season of the majestic Ruby Topaz Hummingbird was made at Adventure Eco Villas and Adventure Farm and Nature Reserve in Tobago. The Ruby Topaz Hummingbird which is considered the most beautiful hummingbird in the world arrived at 4.10 pm on the 23rd November, 2017. The first male arrived from South America and more arrivals can be expected over the next few days.

They can be viewed at our Covered Hummingbird and Bird Observatory. This is a spectacle that every visitor to Tobago should not miss. The Ruby Topaz Hummingbird, Chrysolampis mosquitus, is considered as one of the most spectacular and colorful hummingbirds and comes to the Romantic island of Tobago from South America to nest and will return south around the second week of August with its siblings. Maybe this little rhyme says it all:

They come to this Isle of Tobago And taste of its joys for themselves.

So if you say that you’ve been to Tobago You will always be blessed by these colorful treasures.

See an article that appeared in Newsday August 2009 "In the Bird Lane"

See our Bird Photo Gallery courtesy various guests 2009
Photos courtesy David Lingard December 2009

Birdwatchers Paradise!


Checklist of Birds residing at Adventure Farm & Nature Reserve:

  • Guans & Chachalacas
    • Rufous-vented Chachalaca
  • Frigatebirds
    • Magnificent Frigatebird
  • Herons
    • Cattle Egret
    • Green Heron
  • Hawks, Kites & Eagles
    • Osprey
  • Falcons & Caracaras
    • Yellow-headed Caracara
    • Peregrine Falcon
  • Pigeons & Doves
    • Eared Dove
    • Ruddy Ground Dove
    • Pole-vented Pigeon
    • White-tipped Dove
  • Parrots & Macaws
    • Green-rumped Parrotlet
    • Orange-winged Parrot
  • Barn Owns
    • Barn Owl
  • Potoos
    • Common Potoo
  • Nightjars & Nighthawks
    • White-tailed Nightjar
  • Hummingbirds
    • Black-throated Mango
    • Copper-rumped Hummingbird
    • Ruby-Topaz Hummingbird
    • Rufous-breasted Hermit
    • White-necked Jacobin
  • Motmots
    • Blue-crowned Motmot
  • Jacamars
    • Rufous-tailed Jacamar
  • Woodpeckers
    • Red-crowned Woodpecker
    • Red-rumped Woodpecker
  • Ovenbirds
    • Stripe-breasted Spinetail
  • Woodcreepers
    • Cocoa Woodcreeper
  • Antbirds
    • Barred Antshrike
    • White-fringed Antwren
  • Flycatchers
    • Brown Crested Flycatcher
    • Fuscous Flycatcher
    • Yellow-bellied Elaenia
    • Yellow-breasted Flycatcher
  • Wrens
    • House Wren
    • Rufous-breasted Wren
  • Thrushes
    • Bare-eyed Thrush
  • Mockingbirds
    • Tropical Mockingbird
  • Bananaquits
    • Bananaquit
  • Tanagers
    • Blue-gray Tanager
    • Palm Tanager
    • White-lined Tanager
    • Red-legged Honeycreeper
  • Grassquits, Seedeaters & Finches
    • Blue-black Grassquit
    • Black-faced Grassquit
  • Wood Warblers
    • Yellow Warbler
    • Northern Waterthrush
  • New World Blackbirds
    • Crested Oropendola
    • Shiny Cowbird

Adventure Eco Villas
Adventure Farm and Nature Reserve
Adventure, Arnos Vale Road, Plymouth
Tobago, West Indies.
Tel: (868) 639-2839 Fax: (868) 639-4157

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