CaymANNature Photo Album
Cayman Islands plants, creatures and habitats for wildlife explorers

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Cayman Natural History images - native, naturalized and visitors.

Ghost Orchid Dendrophylax fawcettii, Grand Cayman endemic, rare, Critically Endangered

Ironwood Forest, George Town, Grand Cayman

Wild Cinnamon Croton nitens Endangered Family: EUPHORBIACEAE, only larval food plant of

Cayman Brown Leaf Butterfly Memphis verticordia danielana (Witt, 1972), Cayman Islands endemic butterfly 

Visit  click on Photos and the photo album: April is Earth Month - Wild Cinnamon shines! for photos of Wild Cinnamon and the life cycle of the Cayman Brown Leaf Butterfly from egg to larva (caterpillar) to pupa and then adult butterfly, which took 45 days

Pygmy Blue butterfly - Brephidium exilis thompsoni, Grand Cayman endemic subspecies Photo: Courtney Platt

Grand Cayman Thrush -Turdus ravidus - extinct. It was the only Cayman Islands endemic bird species, as opposed to subspecies, and was last recorded in 1938.

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Cayman Islands National Symbols:

National Flower:  Wild Banana Orchid  - Myrmecophila thomsoniana   Endangered   

National Bird:  Parrot - Amazona leucocephala

National Tree:  Silver Thatch Palm - Coccothrinax proctorii    Endangered