The Birds and Other Vertebrates of Soldado Rock, Trinidad

Richard ffrench


Of all Trinidad's offshore islands the most remote and inaccessible is Sol dado Rock, situated about 10 km west of Icacos Point. It has always been of interest to naturalists, especially ornithologists and geologists, but problems of access have meant that very few people have been able to make more than superficial studies. During the period 1960-1982 I made 29 visits to Soldado Rock. Observations of birds and other vertebrates are reported here.

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