First sight record of Northern Parula (<em>Parula Americana</em>) for Trinidad and a fourth record for Tobago

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Floyd E. Hayes

Abstract: I report sight records of a male Northern Parula (Parula americana) at Pointe-a-Pierre, Trinidad, on 22 February 1998, and a male at Buccoo, Tobago, on 9 February 1998. These records provide the first for Trinidad and the fourth for Tobago, and were my only sightings during nine years of field work in Trinidad and Tobago (1993-2002).

Keywords: distribution, Nearctic migrants, Parula americana, sight records, Tobago, Trinidad

Resumen: Primer registro visual de la Parula Nortea (Parula americana) para Trinidad y el cuarto registro para Tobago- Reporto registros visuales de un macho de la Parula Nortea (Parula americana) en Pointe-a-Pierre, Trinidad, el 22 de febrero de 1998, y un macho en Buccoo, Tobago, el 9 de febrero de 1998. Estos registros constituyen el primero para Trinidad y el cuarto para Tobago, y fueron los œnicos registros durante nueve aæos de trabajo de campo en Trinidad y Tobago (1993-2002). 

Palabras clave: distribución, migradores neárticos, Parula americana, registros visuales, Tobago, Trinidad

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