Kester Clarke

Bicoloured Wren

The Bicoloured Wren (Campylorhynchus griseus) is found from northern Colombia through Venezuela, interior Guyana and the extreme north of Brazil in Roraima.

White-fringed Antwren

White-fringed Antwren (Formicivora grisea) in undergrowth in Linden, Guyana (Photo by Kester Clarke The White-fringed Antwren lives mainly in wooded areas and edges. 

Striated Heron

Striated Herons (Butorides striata) are often seen standing still at the edge of ponds and trenches where they wait to ambush prey such as small fish, frogs and insects. 


The Anhinga or snake bird, as it is called, is a large water bird found in much of the Americas.

Toco Toucan

The Toco Toucan (Ramphastos toco), also known as the Toucan or Common Toucan, is the largest and probably the best known species in the toucan family.

Blue-and-yellow Macaw

Blue-and-yellow Macaws usually mate for life.  They prefer to nest in dead palm trees as is the case here in the Botanical Gardens and they feed on a wide range of fruits, particularly palm nuts and leaf buds.

Green Ibis

The Green Ibis may appear black in poor light, but they have glossy green bodies and pale green legs and bill.