Bird Watching: Further Information

Further information about birding on Tobago

Hummingbird chicksTobago Birding Books

Birds of Trinidad & Tobago Richard ffrench

The standard field guide to the birds of Tobago.

A Birdwatchers Guide to Trinidad and Tobago -
William L.Murphy

With over 25 years experience birding in Trinidad and Tobago, Bill Murphy is undoubtedly a true expert on the subject. His book is supplemented by a useful website ( with lots of useful information and resources for birders considering the twin-isles for a birding holiday.

Tobago Birding Videos

Birding Tobago ... Jacamars, Jacobins & Johnny Jump-Up - Malcolm Rymer

We strongly recommend this fascinating video. It is available in VHS video at £17+£1.50 p+p and DVD at £19+£1 p+p and is published and available from Malcolm Rymer Wildlife Videos, Pinfold, Halstead, Tilton-on-the-Hill, Leics LE7 9DJ (Email: email now - Website: - Tel: 0116-2597-626)

Tobago Birding Websites

Fatbirder - - A wonderful web resource for enthusiastic birders. A huge site covering birding around the world. The Fatbirder report on Trinidad & Tobago can be accessed here. May we express our thanks to Fatbirder for his help in giving our birding articles the once-over before publication. His comments and corrections were much appreciated.

Discovering the Birds of Trinidad and Tobago - - a very useful local site by Brian Ramsey that will act as a useful supplement to international birders visiting Tobago.

Trinidad & Tobago Rare Bird Committee - - The TTRBC maintains an official list of the bird species of Trinidad and Tobago.

Birds of Trinidad & Tobago by Dr Russell Barrow -

Birding Sites on Tobago by Charles & Joy Fletcher -

Trinidad & Tobago Hotspots by Tina Macdonald -

Yellow-bellied flycatcher  Red-billed Tropicbird

Tobago Satellite Map

Enjoy interactive satellite maps of Tobago. If you have Google Earth download the map here. If not, click the map below to view in a browser window.

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