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carlos gomez  enthusiast photographer with too much inclination on Birds Wildlife and landscape.  All photos are mine! 📷Canon 7D mark ii + canon EF 400mm Dominican.

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Cuchareta , Roseate Spoonbill (Platalea ajaja)
status Residente local Comun (Rlc)

La espátula rosada (Platalea ajaja) es una especie de ave ciconiiforme de la familia Threskiornithidae
que habita las zonas húmedas situadas entre el sur de Estados Unidos y Sudamérica. No se conocen subespecies. Es un ave hermosa, pariente de las garzas, que tiene un pico aplanado, en forma de cuchara, el cual mueve de un lado a otro para filtrar su comida del barro de las orillas de los ríos, lagos y estuarios donde habita.
La espátula rosada es un ave grande que mide unos 71 cm. Pico largo, chato, que se expande y redondea en la punta. Pico y piel desnuda de la cabeza, verde amarillento. Plumaje casi totalmente rosado, barra del hombro, así como la rabadilla rojo rosáceo. Los inmaduros son blancos con tintes rosados. Como los flamencos y corocoras, el color de su plumaje viene de las ricas fuentes de pigmentos carotenoides que se encuentran en los invertebrados que consume

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The roseate spoonbill (Platalea ajaja) (sometimes placed in its own genus Ajaja) is a gregarious wading bird of the ibis and spoonbill family, Threskiornithidae. It is a resident breeder in South America mostly east of the Andes, and in coastal regions of the Caribbean, Central America, Mexico, the Gulf Coast of the United States
Unlike herons, spoonbills fly with their necks outstretched. They alternate groups of stiff, shallow wingbeats with glides
This species feeds in shallow fresh or coastal waters by swinging its bill from side to side as it steadily walks through the water, often in groups. The spoon-shaped bill allows it to sift easily through mud. It feeds on crustaceans, aquatic insects, frogs, newts and very small fish ignored by larger waders.
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Pelecaniformes
Family: Threskiornithidae
Genus: Platalea
Species: P. ajaja
Binomial name
Platalea ajaja

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El #barrancolí picogrueso o cortacubas de pico ancho / The Broad-billed Tody (Todus subulatus)
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Lugar de Observacion / Taken : puerto Escondido, duverge #RepublicaDominicana
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Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Coraciiformes
Family: Todidae
Genus: Todus
Species: T. subulatus
Binomial name
Todus subulatus

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Happy birthday to the heart and soul of my family, my dear wife @ingridnc27 wishing you a healthy and long life. Love you!
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Status: "VULNERABLE"
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The Hispaniolan Parakeet, Conure Maîtresse, Aratinga De La Española, or Perico (Aratinga chloroptera / Psittacara chloropterus) is a species of parrot in the Psittacidae family. It is endemic to the island of Hispaniola (Dominican Republic and Haiti). .
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Reino:Animalia
Filo:Chordata
Clase:Aves
Orden:Psittaciformes
Familia:Psittacidae
Subfamilia:Arinae
Tribu:Arini
Género:Psittacara
Especie:P. chloropterus
Protónimo:Psittacara chloropterus
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Anolis de cabeza grande (A. cybotes

El lagartijo de cabeza grande (cybotes Anolis), a veces llamado el lagartijo sable, es una especie de lagartija se encuentra en todo el Caribe. También se ha introducido en la Florida, con pequeños pero estables poblaciones reproductoras. Esta especie recibe su nombre de la extraña cabeza grande del macho. A menudo es de color marrón con rayas más claras en los flancos.

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The large-headed anole (Anolis cybotes), sometimes called the largehead anole, is a species of anole found throughout the Caribbean. It has also been introduced to Florida, with small but stable breeding populations. This species gets its name from the male's strangely large head. It is often brownish in color with lighter stripes on the flanks.
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Lugar de Observacion / Taken: Alma Rosa 1, Santo Domingo Este, Republica Dominicana.

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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Family: Polychrotidae
Genus: Anolis
Species: A. cybotes
Binomial name
Anolis cybotes

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Ciguita de los prados / The prairie warbler (Setophaga discolor).
MIGRATORIA.
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Lugar de Captura : #jardinbotanicodesantodomingo, Santo Domingo.
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* Scientific classification
* Kingdom:•Animalia
* Phylum:•Chordata
* Class:•Aves
* Order:•Passeriformes
* Family:•Parulidae
* Genus:•Setophaga
* Species:•S. discolor
* Binomial name
* Setophaga discolor

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La exposición "Misión Naturaleza" de nuestras asociación dominicana de fotógrafos de naturaleza ( ADFONA) llega a galerías 360 a partir de hoy primero de Agosto (por dos Semanas) date la vuelta y conoce la maravillas de nuestra flota fauna y paisajes. #republicadominicana #santodomingo #galerias360

Happy Father's Day, in Dominican Republic today the father is celebrated. And pay tribute to them with this photo of a parakeet giving care to his brood, in the parakeet of the hispaniola the sexes are very similar, so it is difficult to know who's momi or dad, but for this we say that it is papi !!
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Status: "VULNERABLE"
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The Hispaniolan Parakeet, Conure Maîtresse, Aratinga De La Española, or Perico (Aratinga chloroptera / Psittacara chloropterus) is a species of parrot in the Psittacidae family. It is endemic to the island of Hispaniola (Dominican Republic and Haiti). .
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Reino:Animalia
Filo:Chordata
Clase:Aves
Orden:Psittaciformes
Familia:Psittacidae
Subfamilia:Arinae
Tribu:Arini
Género:Psittacara
Especie:P. chloropterus
Protónimo:Psittacara chloropterus
#endemicadelahispaniola #Hispaniola_endemic #dominicanwildlifephotographer #dominicanphotographers #nikonDslr #birdingrd #birdie #birdingphotography #bird_lovers_daily #ig_dominicanrepublic #ig_nature_birds #nikon #nikon_photography #nikon_photography_nature #retoadfona #retoadfonaperico #adfona #ig_dominicanrepublic

Vigilant at the gates of the nest protecting their offspring from possible predators. !!
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Status: "VULNERABLE"
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The Hispaniolan Parakeet, Conure Maîtresse, Aratinga De La Española, or Perico (Aratinga chloroptera / Psittacara chloropterus) is a species of parrot in the Psittacidae family. It is endemic to the island of Hispaniola (Dominican Republic and Haiti). .
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Reino:Animalia
Filo:Chordata
Clase:Aves
Orden:Psittaciformes
Familia:Psittacidae
Subfamilia:Arinae
Tribu:Arini
Género:Psittacara
Especie:P. chloropterus
Protónimo:Psittacara chloropterus
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El zorzal patirrojo (Turdus plumbeus) también conocido como chuá-chuá
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The red-legged thrush (Turdus plumbeus) is a species of bird in the Turdidae family. It is found in the Bahamas, Cayman Brac, Cuba, Dominica, the Dominican Republic, Haiti and Puerto Rico.
This species may be considered the Caribbean counterpart of the American robin, as it has similar habits, including being a common visitor to gardens and lawns.
Its food is mostly fruits, but a third of its diet is animal matter: insects (caterpillars, beetles, ants, crickets, wasps), plus occasional snails, frogs, lizards and birds’ eggs

Scientific classification
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class:Aves
Order:Passeriformes
Family:Turdidae
Genus:Turdus
Species:T. plumbeus
Binomial name
Turdus plumbeus

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Puedes observar que al momento de impactar la superficie del árbol con su pico, su ojo es cubierto por la "membrana Nictitante" para protegerlo.
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La membrana nictitante (del latín nictare, parpadear), o "tercer párpado", es una característica fisiológica propia de ciertos animales; se trata de una telilla o párpado accesorio transparente o translúcido que puede cerrarse para proteger al globo ocular y para humectar por debajo de los párpados principales, mientras se mantiene visibilidad.- fuente:wikipedia. *****************************************
Take a close up, note as soon as the beak strike the surfece of the tree, the eyes is protected by the "nictitating membrane" .
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The nictitating membrane is a transparent or translucent third eyelid present in some animals that can be drawn across the eye for protection and to moisten it while maintaining vision. The term comes from the Latin word nictare, meaning "to blink". It is often called a third eyelid or haw, and may be referred to in scientific terminology as the plica semilunaris, membrana nictitans, or palpebra tertia. Unlike the upper and lower eyelids, the nictitating membrane moves horizontally across the eyeball. -source:wikipedia

Clase:Aves
Orden:Piciformes
Familia:Picidae
Subfamilia:Picinae
Género:Melanerpes
Especie:M. striatus

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#ZumbadorEsmeralda / #HispaniolanEmerald (Chlorostilbon swainsonii)
Status Residente Comun (Rc)
Endémico (E)

El zumbador esmeralda, llamada también esmeralda de La Española, esmeralda dominicana, o zumbador mediano (Chlorostilbon swainsonii) es una especie de ave en la familia #Trochilidae.
Esta especie de colibrí vive en la República Dominicana y Haití. Sus hábitats naturales son los bosques bajos húmedos subtropicales o tropicales, los bosques montanos húmedos y los bosques muy degradados.

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Status: common resident (CR)
Endemic (E). The Hispaniolan emerald (Chlorostilbon swainsonii) is a species of hummingbird in the Trochilidae family. It is found in the Dominican Republic and Haiti. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical moist montane forests, and heavily degraded former forest.

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Lugar de Observación:Sierra de Bahoruco, Duvergé. Rep. Dominicana
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Apodiformes
Family: Trochilidae
Genus: Chlorostilbon
Species: C. swainsonii
Binomial name
Chlorostilbon swainsonii

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Anolis Divius [ Anolis cola azul ]
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The name divius is the neuter singular nominative comparative of divus (Latin for “divine”, “heavenly”, and refers to the “sky god”), in allusion to the blue coloration of this species.
A moderate-sized to moderately large species of Anolis that differs from all other Hispaniolan congeners except A. aliniger, A. singularis, and the species described below by the combination of having predominantly blue or green overall coloration in life (capable of rapid color change to brown); relatively short hind legs (fourth toe of adpressed hind leg reaching to ear opening or only slightly beyond ear opening); male dewlap is yellowish green or brown (after metachrosis). Conservation. Given its small geographic range and continuing threat from deforestation, KÖHLER & HEDGES 2016 consider the conservation status of Anolis divius to be Endangered based on criterion B1ab (iii) of the IUCN Red List Categories

Source:Reptile-database.org

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Lugar de Observacion / Taken: Dominican Republic
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Scientific classification
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class:Reptilia
Uv-Class Lepidosauria
Order:Squamata
Sub Order Sauria
Infra Order Iguania
Family:Dactyloidae
Genus:Anolis
Binomial name
Anolis Divius

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