Birds of Vieques by Daphne Gemmill

House Tour

Please note the Date of the Talk is Friday, February 22nd at 5 pm at the Trust Pavilion. Daphne Gemmill has been birding in Vieques for more than 30 years and has birded all over the world. Daphne will lead a birding tour on Monday, February 25 at 7 am.. Please pre-book your tour at 787 741 … [Read more...]

Inaguration of Ecological Park of La Ceiba tree of Vieques

1-welcome Parque Ecologico la Ceiba

Enjoy some of the photos from the Inaguration of the Ecological Park of La Ceiba tree. … [Read more...]

Bonsai at the Trust!!


Come and see our beautiful Bonsai. A little history of the Bonsai: Bonsai tree has long and ancient history. As with most of the oriental arts, bonsai originated in China and then spread eastwards to Japan via Korea. The knowledge was spread by Buddhist monks. From ancient manuscripts and … [Read more...]

The Grand Old Ceiba Tree of Vieques

Ceiba Tree Here are some precious history of one of the Amazing things that we have here in Vieques, The Grand Old Ceiba Tree. I hope you like it, cause is really interesting. Have a wonderful reading!!! Enjoy it!! … [Read more...]

Bird Tour February Sightings

BIrders intent on shore birds

Bird List Vieques 2/24/2012 On the VCHT Bird walk on February, 24, 2012 led by Rich  and Peggy Puffer  the following species were seen in the following locations. Malecon 1.   Royal Tern 2.   House sparrow 3.   Brown Pelican Dry Scrub La Llave 1.  Nutmeg Mannikins … [Read more...]

VCHT Bird Walk – Bird List 1/27/2012


On a  Friday morning a group of 3 birders joined the trip leaders , Rich, Bob, and  Peggy Puffer in search of Island birds. Nice day – partial rain Some of the species were seen at multitude locations. Malecon opposite the Trust   1.         Brown … [Read more...]

Photo Gallery: Bird Sightings by Daphne Gemmill

Mangrove Cuckoo, a resident species Kiani Wetlands, Vieques, Puerto Rico Mangrove Cuckoo, a resident species Kiani Wetlands, Vieques, Puerto Rico

Vieques is fortunate to have had excellent birders visit Vieques and record sightings. For the last twenty-five years, Daphne Gemmill has gathered information for the Vieques Conservation and Historical Trust on Vieques birds during her visits to the island.  She has developed an excellent … [Read more...]

Vieques Flora & Fauna Sightings Report


  Residents and island visitors report of creature sightings to the VCHT.   Sample Form: December 2006 Name Description Location Identified By Name Description Location Smooth Billed Ani Mosquito … [Read more...]

Bird List Vieques February 25, 2011


On the VCHT Birdwalk on February, 19, 2011, there were eleven birders led by Rich and Peggy Puffer.  The following species were seen in the following locations. Malecon 1.    Royal Tern 2.    Great Blue Heron 3.    House sparrow (does this Count?) Dry Scrub la … [Read more...]

Lion Fish attacks the Isla Nena


Lion Fish attacks the Isla Nena Written by Barbara Hyland Wednesday, 28 April 2010 09:15 The new king of the underwater jungle is roaring in Vieques  On Friday, April 6 at the old sugar cane pier in Esperanza, Aly Baker, Dr. Barbara Bernache-Baker’s granddaughter saw a … [Read more...]