If you are interested in Bird Watching in St. Lucia, we offer you
a great opportunity to observe many kinds of birds in their natural
habitat, the forest.
The Millet trail is best
known for its bird watching. Over thirty
species of birds can be found there, including five endemic species:
the St. Lucia Parrot which you are most likely to see (if you are early
enough), St. Lucia Black Finch, St. Lucia Oriole, St. Lucia Pewee
and St. Lucia Warbler. Found only in St. Lucia and
nowhere else in the world.
Trained tour guides will be at your service. A minimum of 4 hours
is guaranteed to maximize your opportunity to see endemic
birds. 24 hours advanced booking is required.
For booking, call 758-451-1691
Millet Bird Sanctuary Trail =>
The St. Lucia Parrot
About 42-46 cm (16.5-18 inches) in length. It inhabits the
rainforest in the mountains of St. Lucia. It feeds in the forest
canopy on a wide variety of fruits, seeds and flowers. The parrot
nests in the cavities of tall trees.
St. Lucia Black Finch
Finch is about 13-14 cm in length. It is found in both moist and dry
forest areas. It forages in the leaf litter in dense understory. The
finch usually nests in a spherical nest of twigs built in a low
shrub or palm about 2 m above ground.
The St. Lucia Pewee
pewee grows to about 15 cm in length. It is quite common and resides
mostly in moist forest, but also found in dry forest areas. It
perches low and sallies for insects. The pewee nests in a cup-shaped
nest made of leaves and moss placed on a branch.
The St. Lucia Oriole
The adult oriole grows to about 22 cm in length. It is found in
woodlands including dry and moist forest. It is uncommon and perhaps
becoming scarcer. It feeds on insects, fruits, flowers and nectar.
The oriole builds a nest under a leaf or palm well above the
The St. Lucia Warbler
The Warbler is about 12.5 cm in length. It is
found in all forest types and at all altitudes. It forages for
insects and spiders from leaves and twigs. It lays in a nicely
woven, cup-shaped nest built in a tree about 1-5 m above the ground.
Access to Millet Bird
15 min. from Marigot Bay by car
45 min. from Castries
Fees for bird watching
75 EC Dollars 30 U.S. Dollars per person
*Advanced booking is
*Prices subject to change.
For more information
Millet Trail Office (758) 451-1691
Forestry Department: (758) 468-5645/5648/5649
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