Cute little tyrant

I literally bumped into this cute little beauty. Although it formed part of my photographic wish list for quite some time, I never expected to encounter a Caribbean Elaenia (Elaenia martinica) while wading ankle-deep through mangrove muck, but there it was! Another wise lesson: always keep your camera at hand and ready-to-shoot at all times. This little bird (its length is at most 15 cm.) breeds on Curacao and its direct neighbors, Bonaire and Aruba. It also occurs on other […] Read more »