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Fauna in the Caroni Swamp

The Caroni Swamp Bird Sanctuary is home to different types of wildlife. 

These include: 

Insects such as lighting bugs, pond skaters etc.

Mammals such as the Crab eating Raccoon, Indian Mongoose, Silky Anteater etc.

Fishes such as Groupers, Mullet, Snook, Snapper, Tarpon, Catfish, Tilapia etc.

Crustacean for instance oysters, crabs,mytellas, barnacles etc.

Reptiles including the Cook’s Tree Boa, Spectacled Caiman, Iguanas etc.

Birds of which there are 186 species including Herons, Egrets, Wading Birds, Cardinal, Kingfishers, Jacanas and the Scarlet Ibis.