Animals & Birds
By land or by sky, the island of St. Croix is home to a variety of animals and birds. The rainforest and bush are home to unique animals like mongoose, iguanas, and even hermit crabs. Many visitors are also surprised to find that deer have even found a home here on St. Croix. The island’s agricultural scene breeds domesticated animals such as horses, goats, sheep, and Senepol cattle as well as the often seen (and heard) chickens and roosters. Birdwatchers are thrilled to find that the skies, land and coastline are home to a multitude of birds including pelicans, egrets, kestrels, hummingbirds, in addition to our beautiful state bird, the bananaquit. As you enjoy your time on St. Croix, make sure you take in the diverse wildlife the island has to offer…it’s everywhere.