Tobago has ~21 species of non-poisonous snakes recored on the island. Sizes range from some inches up to 15 feet. Boa Constrictors, Ratonels, Horsewhips, Doctor snakes etc. are a common sight in developed areas. Trinidad Burrowing Snake – Amerotyphlops trinitatus Boa Constrictor – Macajuel – boa constrictor Tree Boa – Cascabel – Corallus ruschenbergerii Rainbow Boa – Epicrates maurus […]
There are 16 species of lizards recorded in Tobago. Some are popular around the island while others are rarely seen.
Tobago has over 120 species of butterflies recorded on the islands. Butterflies are more abundant in the wet season but in the dry season you can see many whites/yellows on the wings which can be observed from close-up. full list here – wikipedia
The Islands of Tobago are a haven for birds and birdwatchers. Tobago has recorded over 220 species of birds and up to 100 of these can be found in the Main Ridge Forest Reserve. Common birds like tanagers, mockingbirds and mot mots are a common sight all over the Islands even in developed areas.
The Bon Accord Lagoon is fringed by mangrove wetlands and an important habitat for many species of bird. Because of this wetland the whole area is accessible only by boat, making it popular destination for Island boat tours and snorkelling.
Turtle Season Between March and August each year, giant leather-backs, Hawks-bill, and Green sea turtles visit the shores of Tobago to lay their eggs. The process can take up to 2 hours from start to finish, going longer sometimes if the turtles are disturbed.Popular Bays for sightings: Turtle Beach – Great Courland Bay Grafton Bay – Stone […]