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Birding

Birdwatching or birding is a form of wildlife observation in which the observation of birds is a recreational activity. It can be done with the naked eye, through a visual enhancement device like binoculars and telescopes, or by listening for bird sounds.

The dry season from November until March. With the first rain in April tens of thousands ducks get attracted.

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For my opinion the the dry season from December to April. Although you might see the Olive Ridley Turtles at the rainy season and reptiles and amphibians are more abundant.

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The begin of the seabird breeding season is November with the peak from December to February. In March and April, you already spot fewer tropicbirds breeding under bushes. These months are also the best ones to spot boobies breeding.

Weather

The dry season from January to May is the best time for your vacation on Trinidad and Togabo. Showers can occur throughout the year. During the rainy season, it may frequently rain each day, but the sky clears up in between. There is often a short break between mid-September until mid-October Luckily, Trinidad and Tobago are south of the hurricane belt and hardly experience any hurricane, but it can happen as it did in September 1963 and September 2004. Trinidad is more likely to be affected between August and September.

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The scarlet ibis can be spotted throughout the year in the protected Caroni Swamp. A larger number of these bright red birds can be seen roughly from mid-October to March. Each evening the scarlet ibis roost in the Caroni Swamp. It is a popular spectacle. Therefore, several boats leave the dock in the afternoon around 4 pm. The tour last up to 2 1/2 hours. Kayaking is also offered. 

Scarlet Ibis and White Egret in the Caroni Swamp

The breeding season lasts from April to late September. Fewer numbers are seen in the roosting area. They return around mid-October to the swamp.

Weather

The dry season from January to May is the best time for your vacation on Trinidad and Togabo. Showers can occur throughout the year. During the rainy season, it may frequently rain each day, but the sky clears up in between. There is often a short break between mid-September until mid-October Luckily, Trinidad and Tobago are south of the hurricane belt and hardly experience any hurricane, but it can happen as it did in September 1963 and September 2004. Trinidad is more likely to be affected between August and September.

Weather Port of Spain from 1991-2015
Average Monthly Temperature and Rainfall for Port of Spain from 1991-2015

Crowds

The dry season from Jan to May is likewise the peak season. It's less crowded from October until Christmas when the temps are cooler. Regarding weather and crowds, November and December are a good alternative.

Tip for Birders

Don't miss the Oilbirds in the Cumaca Cave!

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The best time of day for birding is the morning. Don't go too early, otherwise mosquito might eat you up.

The best months are November until April in the dry season. Rainy season from July until October is not recommended, as areas can be flooded. Shoulder season May and June, showers may occur but easier to find a casa without booking in advance. July and August are the Cuban school holiday.

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Early in the morning or late in the afternoon to beat the crowds. In general prefer the dry season from December to April.

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