14 species of Hummingbirds frequent Yerette

Yerette – The Home of the Hummingbirds reveals the magic of these mysterious warriors. Hummingbirds, which are found only in the Americas, feature prominently in the mythology and folklore of the indigenous peoples of the region, Trinidad and Tobago being no exception. Historians claim that the Amerindians first named Trinidad, Iere (or Kairi, Caeri) for the hummingbird yerette (or ierette).