Survey on birds' damage damage to fruits in Tobago
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This survey sought to find out which birds were involved, the fruit crops most attacked by the birds and whether the extent of the danage varied according to the location of the fields. The main birds involved are the rufous-vented chachalaca (Ortalis ruficauda), the orange-winged parrot (Amazona amazonica), the crested oropendola (Psarocolius decumanus), the golden-olive woodpecker (Piculus rubiginosus), and the red-crowned woodpecker (Melanerpes rubricapillus). The fruits most damaged are cocoa, pommecytheres, mangos and oranges. The districts most affected are the ones near forests. Finally, apprpriate solutions to solve the problem proposed.
Representación Trinidad y Tobago
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