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BirdsCaribbean board member, Mark Lopez, representing BirdsCaribbean and Caribbean Birding Trail. Pictured with partners from Cuba and organization Optics for the Tropics.

The CBT Being Promoted Worldwide

One of the goals of the Caribbean Birding Trail is to promote worldwide the outstanding bird and nature tourism opportunities available on the islands. Recently we have been meeting this goal by having a presence at several bird fairs and expos that allow people to research destinations they dream of … Read the rest

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The Training Participants and the Facilitators

Caribbean Birding Trail Conducts First Guide Training on Jamaica

The Caribbean Birding Trail (CBT) Interpretive Guide Training Program was held from 15-19 June in Albert Town, in the parish of Trelawny and the heart of Cockpit Country. Hosted locally by the Southern Trelawny Environmental Agency (STEA), the course was attended by 24 participants—staff from local tour operators, non-profit organizations … Read the rest

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Study Shows a Better Alternative for Port in Jamaica

A new study published by the Conservation Strategy Fund finds that by re-locating the trans-shipment port from the Goat Islands in Jamaica to a site nearby called Macarry Bay would cost much less for the developer and impose a far smaller environmental cost. Follow the link here to read more … Read the rest

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Scarlet Ibises

On the Wing: birdwatching in the Caribbean

Caribbean Beat, the official magazine of Caribbean Airlines, recently published a piece on birdwatching in the Caribbean, highlighting the many unique bird species that can be found in the region, such as the Zapata Rail, Bay-breasted Cuckoo, Barbuda Warbler, and Jamaican Tody. The piece also describes the efforts of BirdsCaribbean, … Read the rest

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Hope in mangrove wetland of Great Pond, St. Croix, on 2 September, 2014.

Hope Arrives on St. Croix

 On September 2, Carol Cramer-Burke and Lisa Yntema were conducting a count for the Caribbean Waterbird Census (CWC) at Great Pond when they saw Hope the Whimbrel for the first time this season. She appeared and sounded healthy and robust.

Carol and Lisa counted hundreds of birds at Great Pond,

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IMBD poster

Why Birds Matter – International Migratory Bird Day 2014

Not everyone is aware of the diversity of birds around the world, the amazing migrations some take, and the phenomenal range of behaviors, plumages, and songs they exhibit. International Migratory Bird Day 2014 shares the many ways in which birds matter to the earth, to ecosystems, and of course, to … Read the rest

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Do you know of a place that should be part of the Caribbean Birding Trail? Are you the owner of a lodge or hotel and want to attract eco-tourists? Are you a guide interested in the birdwatching market? Then, get involved with our project!

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