April 11, 2015 Bird Watch SXM: The Dry Time In the Caribbean, seasons don’t really run hot and cold, but they do go between wet and dry. What’s a bird to do during the dry season? Find out in this week’s Bird Watch SXM column, out today in The Daily Herald’s Weekender section.
Our Greater Antillean Grackles in Jamaica also steal left over dry dog food and dip it in the dog’s water to soften it. So do the White Wing and Zenaida Doves! Last year we had a drought right through the summer (April through late September) and it was standing room only at the bird bath.