Game species are any animals hunted for food or sport and are not normally domesticated.

Trinidad and Tobago Game Species:

Reptiles

Mammals

Birds

Cage birds

 

Reptiles

  • Alligator or Cayman
  • Lizards

Mammals

  • Agouti
  • Armadillo (Tattoo)
  • Deer (in Trinidad only)
  • Lappe
  • Quenk (Peccary or Wild Hog)

Birds

  • Amazona Amazonica Amazonica, Lim or Common Amazon Parrot
  • Charadriidae—All birds belonging to the Family Charadriidae or Plovers (including Petit Collier, Gros Collier, Pluviers)
  • Corbeau, Common Town (Coragyps)
  • Cormorants (Phalacrocorax olivaceus olivaceus and Phalacrocorax auritus)
  • Cranes (Ardea heredias and Ardea cocoi)
  • Ducks, Ouikiki (Dendrocygna autumnalis)
  • Ducks, Wild (except Bahama Pintails) (Poecilonetta bahamensis, Anas Bahamensis, Dafila acuta, Dafila bahamensis), Mus-covy (Cairina moschata)
  • Heron, Blackcrowned Night or Crabier Batali (Nycticorax nycticorax)
  • Heron, Boatbilled or Crabier Bec Plat (Cochlearius)
  • Heron, Yellowcrowned Night or Crabier a Croissant (Nyctanassa violacea)
  • Rallidae—All birds belonging to the Family Rallidae (Coots, Rails, Waterfowl and their allies)
  • Ramier or pigeon (all kinds)
  • Scolopacidae—All birds belonging to the Family Scolopacidae or Snipes and Sandpipers (Snipes, Curlews, Sandpipers, White-wings, Yellow-legs, Godwits, Sanderlings).

Cage birds

These birds may be captured or kept captive by cage:

  • Chicki-Chong or Bullfinch (Oryzoborous angloensis)
  • Cravat (Tanagra trinitatis)
  • Finch, Yellow-bellied
  • Parakeet (Ferpus passerinus)
  • Picoplat (Spermophila intermedia)
  • Semp (Tanagra violacea)
  • Ring Neck
  • Chat or Nun (Spermophila bouvronides)

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