Caribbean Tourism

Flora & Fauna

St Eustatias Flora and Fauna

Despite the small size of the island, in the 17th and 18th centuries there were more than 70 plantations, worked intensively by slaves. As a result, most of the original forest has disappeared except in the most inhospitable parts of the volcano. Nevertheless there are 17 different kinds of orchid and 58 species of birds, of which 25 are resident and...