Journal of Caribbean Ornithology

The Journal of Caribbean Ornithology is a refereed scientific journal, produced by the non-profit society BirdsCaribbean. The journal has been in publication since 2005 and serves as an important resource for ornithological information in the Caribbean. We publish in English, Spanish, and French, depending on the author's primary language, and we include translations of the title, abstract, and key words in each of the non-primary languages.

Our over-arching goal is to provide freely accessible information that expands the scientific understanding of avian ecology in the Caribbean and serves to inform conservation decisions. We welcome submissions of research articles, notes, review papers, and book reviews on all aspects of avian biology, ecology, natural history, and conservation within the Caribbean. All of our manuscripts are open-access and can be downloaded from the Current Issue, or by searching our Archives.


Vol 30, No 1 (2017)

Table of Contents

Special Issues

Editorial Board PDF
Jason M. Townsend i
Status of Caribbean Forest Endemics Special Issue: Editors' Foreword PDF
Howard P. Nelson, Jason M. Townsend, Douglas E. Weidemann, C. Justin Proctor 1

Research Articles

Current population status of four endemic Caribbean forest birds in Montserrat PDF
Laura Bambini, James R. Daley, Calvin Fenton, Gerard A.L. Gray, Glenford James, Lloyd Martin, Stephen Mendes, Steffen Oppel 2-9
Distribution and abundance of the Giant Kingbird (Tyrannus cubensis) in eastern Cuba PDF
Carlos Peña, Elier Córdova, Lee Newsom, Nils Navarro, Sergio Sigarreta, Gerardo Begué 10-23
Nueva localidad para el Cao Ronco (Corvus palmarum minutus; Aves: Corvidae) en Cuba Central PDF
Maikel Cañizares Morera 24-27
Status and recommendations for the recovery of the Elfin-woods Warbler (Setophaga angelae) in Puerto Rico PDF
Verónica Anadón-Irizarry, Rafael González, Iván Llerandi-Román, Marconi Campos-Cerqueira 28-32
Conservation status of Grand Cayman (Amazona leucocephala caymanensis) and Cayman Brac (Amazona leucocephala hesterna) Parrots PDF
Jane Ebert Haakonsson, Jessica Harvey, Frank F. Rivera-Milán 33-38
Current status of the Endangered White-breasted Thrasher (Ramphocinclus brachyurus), a dry forest songbird endemic to Saint Lucia and Martinique PDF
Jennifer L. Mortensen, Matthew N. Morton, Pius Haynes, John Tschirky, Marie-Louise Felix, J. Michael Reed 39-48
Long-term population monitoring of the Critically Endangered Grenada Dove (Leptotila wellsi) on Grenada, West Indies PDF
Bonnie L. Rusk 49-56
Forest disturbance has negative consequences for the persistence of Jamaica’s threatened and endangered bird species in Cockpit Country PDF
Herlitz Davis 57-68
Last search for the Jamaican Golden Swallow (Tachycineta e. euchrysea) PDF
C. Justin Proctor, Seth E. Inman, John M. Zeiger, Gary R. Graves 69-74
The role of a regional journal as a depository for valuable ornithological data as demonstrated by Caribbean forest endemic birds PDF
Eleanor S. Devenish-Nelson, Douglas E. Weidemann, Jason M. Townsend, Howard P. Nelson 75-87


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