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Dates or Sequential Designation: Vol. 1, no. 1 (Jan.-Feb. 1988)-
Dates or Sequential Designation: Ceased in 2002.
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Issuing Body: Newsletter of the Society for the Study of Caribbean Ornithology, Jan/Feb.-Mar./Apr. 1988; the Society of Caribbean Ornithology, May/Aug. 1988-
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El Pitirre
The Bulletin of the Society of Caribbean Ornithology

TEN-YEAR INDEX

1988-1997

Compiled by James W. Wiley
With the assistance of Styron Bell, Nicholas Stanley, Vianesa Penn, and Gretchen Gillyard












The Society of Caribbean Ornithology
April 1998








ELPITIRRE -Ten-Year Index, 1988-1997


EL PITIRRE
10-year Index
1988-1997


-Subject-


A

A guide to the birds of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands ...
.. ................................................................................. 1(3 ):3
A baco Island........................................ ................... 2(2):7
Abundance/ Abundancia .... 4(2):8; 6(1):12; 6(3):6; 7(3):10;
8(3):13; 10(1):22, 26; 10(3):114
Accipiter striatus
Population decline in Puerto Rico ....................... 6(1):6
Actividad/ Activity ............... .................... 4(2):7, 10
Africanized honeybees
In Greater Antilles .............. ... ................. 8(1):7
A g e ............................................................ .................. 3 (3 ):5
Agelatus xanthomus
Host of Shiny Cowbird ................ .................. 4(2):4
Predation by American Kestrel ........................... 8(2):2
Recovery project ................ 4(3):9; 10(1):34; 10(3):110
A agricultural habitat ............................. .................. 2(3):4
Aircraft collision risk .............. ... ................ 8(1):2
Alpine Swift Tachymarptis melba
Guadeloupe ............. .. ................... 8(2):2
St. Lucia ............................. .... ..... .................. 7(3):3
Amazon Parrots
Conservation in Jamaica ........................ 6(1):11; 8(3):9
Molecular genetics ................... 2(1):3; 3(3):5; 10(3):85
Amazona
Medicine and emergency care ............................. 6(1):9
Amazona agiis ............... ..... ................. 10(3):106
Conservation ..................... .................. 6(1): 11; 8(3):9
Amazona brasiliensis
C conservation ......................... .................. 6(1):7, 8, 11
Amazona collar ................. ... ................. 10(3):106
C conservation ..... ............................. .................... 8(3):9
Amazona leucocephala ...................................... 7(3):8
B reeding ................................. ....................... 6(3):9
N testing habitat ................................ .................. 6(3):9
Captive breeding and population status .............. 6(1):9
Conservaci6n/Conservation ........ 4(2):8; 4(3):10; 6(1):10
Habitat m anagem ent ....................... .................. 6(3):9
Population census ............. ....... ................ 10(1):24
Reproductive ecology .................. ................. 5(1):3, 4
Status and captive breeding ................................. 6(1):9
Amazona leucocephala bahamensis
Diet, foraging, and nutrition ................................ 4(3):6
G reat Inagua ..................................................... 10(1):26
Reproductive biology and conservation 6(1):11; 10(1):26
Amazona leucocephala hesterna ......................... 10(3):104
Amazona leucocephala leucocephala
Conservation/Conservaci6n ................... 4(2):8; 6(1): 10
N testing habitat ............................. .................... 6(3):9
M anagem ent ............................ ..... ................. 6(3):9
Sexual differences ................. .... ................. 7(3):8
Amazona leucocephala palmarum
Conservation/Conservaci6n ................... 4(2):8; 6(1): 10
Habitat m anagem ent ....................... .................. 6(3):9
Population ..... ............................ 10(1):24
Amazona ventralis
B behavior .......................... ........ .................... 6(1):8
B reeding .......................... ........ .................... 9(1):5
C conservation ................................. .................. 8(3):12


D evelopm ent .................................... ................. 6(1):8
D N A ..... ............ ................................................. 4(3):3
R production ................................... ................. 9(1):5
Reproduction and development ........................... 6(1):8
Amazona versicolor
Behavior in captivity and conservation ............... 6(3):9
Conservation and ecology ................................ 7(3):8
Amazona vittata
Captive m anagem ent ....................... ................. 7(1):7
Captive propagation ............. ....... ................ 2(3):5
D N A ................................................. ............... .. 4 (3 ):3
Hurricane effects on food ................................ 10(1):38
M icrobial flora in nests ............. ....... ................ 7(3):6
Post-hurricane management ................................ 4(3):9
Potential as environmental tool ........................... 7(1):3
R recovery ................................................... 7(3):4; 9(3):29
American Avocet Recurvirostra americana
C ub a ................................................................... .. 9(2 ):3
American Kestrel Falco sparverius
Jam aica .......................... .... ....................... 10(1):11
Predation on Yellow-shouldered Blackbird ........... 8(2):2
American Redstart Setophaga ruticilla
B reeding in C uba .................................................... 9(3):5
Habitat segregation ............... .... ................ 4(2):4
Anas bahamensis
Abundance and habitat in Bahamas .................. 6(1): 12
Ecology and conservation .............................. 9(3):30
Population dynamics .................. ................ 10(3):104
Andros Island .............. ... ................ 7(3):4; 9(3):8
Anilladas/ Anillamiento .................... ................ 4(2):7, 9
A ntigua ...................................... ........ .... ............ 7(3):11
Biodiversity monitoring ................... ................ 7(1):7
Conservation priorities ....................... ................. 5(3):7
Forestry and Wildlife Legislation ....................... 2(1):3
White Stork Ciconia ciconia ............................... 7(1):2
Antigua and Barbuda ........................... ................. 14, 20
Additional records ............... ... ................. 7(3): 12
Changes in bird list ........................ ................. 7(3): 11
Conservation priorities ................ ................. 5(3):9
RuffPhilomachus pugnax ................................ 7(2):3
Antilles Franyaise ................... ................ 7(3):9
Aquaculture ............. ..... .................. 4(2):7
Ara ararauna
Puerto R ico ..... ............. ... .... ................ 9(1):3
Aratinga chloropterus
C conservation .................................. ................. 8(3):12
Aratinga nana
Dominican Republic ............................... 10(2):56, 57
H ispaniola ............................... .......... ............ 9(3):5
A rating pertinax ................................ .................. 2(3):6
Archiepago de Sabana-Camagiiey .. 4(2):9; 9(3):9; 10(1):22
Distribuci6n, diversidad y abundancia de aves ..... 9(3):9;
10(1):22
Archipielago Cubano
Clasificaci6n numerica de communidades ........... 6(1):11
Area Protegida Cubanacan .................................... 6(3):7
Area Protegida Mil Cumbres .............................. 7(3): 10
Areas Protegidas
Cuba .............. .... .................... 5(3): 10; 6(3):7
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Psittacids ............. ..... .. ................. 7(3):7
Aruba
Threatened seabirds ............................. 7(3):13; 8(3):14
Aso flammeus
Greater Antilles ............... .... ................. 8(3):8
As1o stygius siguapa
Ecology in Cuba ........................... .................. 7(3): 10
Association for Parrot Conservation ........... 7(1):11; 7(3):13
Atlas de las Aves
Cuba ........................................... 6(3):2; 8(2):6; 9(3):30
Atlas Omitologico de Cuba ............ 6(3):2; 8(2):6; 9(3):30
Audubon's [Black-headed] Oriole Icterus graduacauda
Puerto R ico ..................................... .................. 9(2):2
Aura Tifosa Cathartes aura aura ............................ 8(1):2
Censos en Cuba ............... ..... .................. 4(2):10
Aves Acuaticas
C enso Cuba ...... ........... ..... ................. 6(3):4
A ves Carrofieras ............................... ..................... 4(2):9
A vitur ................................................... .................. 6(3):7
Avoceta Recurvirostra americana
C ub a ........ ...... ................. ... ...................... 9(2):3
A w ard, SC O ..... ............................... ..................... 7(1):10

B

Bahama Islands 4(3):6; 5(3):12; 7(1):5; 8(3):11; 9(2):4;
9(3):8; 10(1):19; 10(1):20, 21, 32, 36; 10(2):60
Biodiversity data management project ............ 10(1):23
Conservation ............................ 5(3):9; 6(1):11; 9(3):30
Conservation of biodiversity ............................... 7(1):5
Creation of National Park ............................... 7(3):13
Environmental education .............................. 10(1):37
G reat Inagua ................................. ................. 10(1):26
Native and migratory birds .............................. 10(1):24
New Providence ............... .... ................ 10(1):35
R are birds ..................................... ................. 10(1):25
Seabirds ................................................ 5(3):16; 8(3):13
West Indian Whistling-Duck Dendrocygna arborea ........
9(3):30; 10(1):33; 10(3): 108
White-cheeked Pintail Anas bahamensis ............. 6(1):12
Bahama Parrot Amazona leucocephala bahamensis
Breeding biology ......................... ................. 10(1):26
Diet, foraging, and nutrition ................................ 4(3):6
G reat Inagua ................................. ................. 10(1):26
Population estimates Abaco Island .................. 2(2):7
Reproductive biology and conservation ............ 6(1):11
Bahama Swallow Tachycineta cyaneoviridis
Breeding and natural history ........................... 10(1):19
Conservation program .................... ................ 9(1):18
Baird's Sandpiper Calidris bairdn
Puerto Rico ............. .. ................... 5(1):3
Trinidad .............................. .... .... .... ........ ....... 4(1):3
Bananaquit ( . .
Breeding season ......................... ................. 10(3):113
Cuba .................................. ........ ................. .... 10(1):16
Vocal behavior ................ .... .................. 6(1):10
Bandadas Mixtas forrajeando .............................. 9(2):7, 9
B ending ................................. .................. 5(3):12; 7(1):4
Andros Island, Bahamas ................................... 2(2):2
C uba ........................... .................. 4(2):7, 9, 10; 5(3):4
Morant Cays, Jamaica ................ ................... 2(2):7
R ecoveries ....... ..... .... ....... ................. 7(1):4
Recoveries in Cuba ...................... ................. 4(2):8, 10
B arbados ............................ ........................ 2(3):6; 6(1):3
Bare-legged Owl Gymnoglaux lawrenciu
Reproduction ................ .... ................. 3(3): 10
Barn Owl Tyto alba
Trophic activity and conservation ................. 10(3):116
Behavior ........................... 4(2):7; 5(2):2; 6(1):8; 10(3):97
Gray Kingbird Tyrannus domnnicensis ........... 10(3):97


Nashville Warbler Vermtvora,; .......... 10(2):62
Purple-throated Carib Eulampis jugularis .......... 9(1):3
White-tailed Sabrewing Campylopterus ensipennis 8(3):9;
10(1):27
Belize
Habitat change ............... ..... ................. 8(3):11
W inter habitat ........................... ..... ................ 5(3):3
B erm uda ..................................... ........ .......... ... 7(3):12
Bluebird population ......................... ................. 7(3):8
Seabird status ............... ..... ................. 10(1):36
Bibliography
Jam aica .................................... ................................ 3(1):4
West Indian Ornithology .................................. 1(4):2
Bijirita de Nashville Vermlvora ; .
C onductuales ............................... ................. 10(2):62
C uba ..... ............. ... ... .................... 10(2):62
Bijiritas M igratorias ............... ..... ................ 3(3):7
Biodiversity
Antigua ......................... .... ....... .................... 7(1):7
C conservation ................................... .................. 7(1):5
Directory of reference collections and specialists in
Caribbean Biodiversity ............. ....... ................ 7(2):5
Bird Collection M managers ....................................... 3(2):4
Bird communities of archipelagos
Cuba ....................................... 6(1):11; 9(3):9; 10(1):22
Black-billed Parrot Amazona agilis ................... 10(3):106
C conservation ............................................. 6(1): 11; 8(3):9
Black-capped Petrel Pterodroma hasitata
C uba .............................. .............. ................. 6(1):4
Hurricane effects ............................................. 10(1):15
Black-cowled Oriole Icterus domnnicensis
Baham a Islands ................................................ 10(1):36
Black-legged Kittiwake Rissa tridactyla
H ispaniola .................................... ................. 10(2):59
BIl 1 .1I,,ii longer
C ub a ................................................. ............... .. 4(2 ):5
Black Tern Chlidoneas niger
Dom inican Republic ........................................ 10(2):58
Black-whiskered Vireos Vireo altiloquus
Song differentiation and meme flow .................. 7(3):6
Blue and Yellow Macaw Ara ararauna
Puerto Rico ................... .... ..................... 9(1):3
Blue Mountain National Park ............. 8(3):10; 10(1):24, 31
Bird populations survey ................................. 8(3): 10
Habitat fragmentation ................................. 10(3):107
Bobito de CrestaMyiarchus crinitus
C ub a ................................................. .............. .. 9(2 ):2
Boletin de Flora, Fauna y Areas Silvestres .............. 1(3):4
5. ,,, cedrorum
C ub a .......................................... ...................... .. 5(1):2
Bond's Check-List of the Birds of the West Indies 10(2):73
Book Reviews
A guide to the birds of Trinidad & Tobago, 2nd ed.-
R ichard ffrench ........................................................ 5(1):4
A l'ecoute des oiseaux de Guadeloupe et de Martinique.-
Patricia Hautcastel, Max Guerin, and Eric Igabille, under
the direction of 6douard Benito-Espinal ............. 4(1):7
A l'ecoutedes oiseaux de Guadeloupe et de Martinique-
Patricia Hautcastel and Max Guerin, under the direction of
6douard Benito-Espinal .................... ................ 4(1):8
A natural history atlas to the cays of the U. S. Virgin
Islan d s ................................... .............................. 8(2 ):4
Aves de la isla de Cuba, by Juan Lembeye .......... 9(3):32
Ay-Ay an island almanac, by George A. Seaman .......
2(3):3
Birds of the Cayman Islands, Revised Ed. ........... 8(2):4
B lue M mountain guide .............................................. 8(2):5
Checklist of the birds of Guadeloupe, Martinique and their
offshore islands/Liste des oiseaux de Guadeloupe,
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Feldmann, Arnaud Le Dru, Claudie Pavis, and Pascal
V illard ............................................. ............... ... 9 (1):8
Common birds of San Salvador Island, Bahamas, by Brian
W h ite ............................................. .................. .. 9(1):7
Endangered & endemic birds of the Dominican Republic,
by Annabelle S. Dod ....................... ................... 6(2):3
Oiseaux des Petites Antilles/Birds of the West Indies.-
edouard Benito-Espinal. 1990. .............................. 4(1):6
Survey of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands an eighty-
year reassessment of the islands' natural history, edited by
Julio C Figueroa .................................................. 9(3):31
The birds of the Turks and Caicos Islands the official
checklist, by Patricia Bradley ............................... 8(2):5
The Cayman Islands. Natural history and biogeography,
edited by M. A. Brunt and J. E. Davies ............. 9(3):31
Vieques y su fauna/Vieques wildlife manual, by Jorge E.
Saliva .............................. ...... ... .. ........ .......... 9(1):7
B razil ............................................... .................. . 6 (1):7 8
Environmental education .................. ................ 6(1):8
Breeding .............. ... ....... .................. 10(3):114
Breeding biology ....................... 3(3):7; 10(1):19; 10(2):53
Bahama Parrot Amazona leucocephala bahamensis
................................................................. 6 (1):1 1 ; 10 (1):2 6
C ub a .............................................. .................. 10 (2):6 9
Lesser Antillean Bullfinch Loxigilla noctis ............ 4(3):5
West Indian Woodpecker Melanerpes superciliars .........
5(3):12; 6(1):12; 6(3):7
Zenaida Dove Zenaida aurita .............................. 7(3):9
Breeding Bird Atlas ........................ 6(3):2; 8(2):6; 9(3):30
Brewster's Warbler
C ub a ................................................ ................. . 8(3 ):2
H ispaniola .............................. .......... .............. 9(1):2
Broad-winged Hawk Buteo platypterus
Habitat and space requirements ........................... 9(1):6
H habitat loss ..................................... .................. 9(1):6
Population decline in Puerto Rico ....................... 6(1):6
Bronze Mannikin Lonchura cucullata
M orphological variation ...................................... 4(3):7
Brood parasitism .................. 3(3):8; 4(2):4; 4(3):9; 8(3):3
Brown-headed Nuthatch Sitta pusilla
Statu s .............................................. ................ ... 7(1):5
Brown Noddy Anous stoldus
M orant C ays ........................................................... 2(2):7
Brown Pelican Pelecanus occidentalis carolihnensis
Breeding in Cuba ............................................. 10(1): 17
Brown-throated Parakeet Aratinga pertinax
Colonization of Puerto Rico ................................ 2(3):6
Brown Violet-ear Colibri delphinae
Status in Tobago ............... ..... ................. 4(3):2
Bubo
Anidaci6 en Quintana Roo/ Nesting in Quintana Roo ......
7(1):6
Bubulcus ibis
D iet .............................................. .............. .. 10 (3):1 16
Foraging behavior ............... .... ................. 2(2):7
R oost use ........................................... ................... 2(2):8
Bureau of Land Management
Neotropical migrant birds .................. ............... 4(3):5
Nongame migratory bird habitat ......................... 5(3):7
Buteo platypterus
Habitat and space requirements ........................... 9(1):6
H habitat loss ............. .. .. ................. 9(1):6
Status in Puerto Rico ............ ......... ................. 6(1):6

C

C abo R ojo ......................... ....................... 2(3):6; 9(3):28
Cacatua de Goffin Cacatua goffini
Puerto R ico .................................. ................. 10(2):54
Cacatua goffini


Puerto Rico ........................... ..... ................ 10(2):54
Calidris bairdii
Puerto R ico ..... ............. ... .... ................ 5(1):3
T rin idad ........................................... .................. 4(1):3
Campephilus principals
Cuba ................................ 3(3):7; 4(2):11; 4(3):6; 6(3):8
Campylopterus ensipennis
Behavioral ecology .............. .................. 10(1):27
Statu s ............................................... .............. ... 4(3 ):2
Status, ecology, and behavior .............. 8(3):9; 10(1):27
Canada
Training in Cuba ............... .... ................ 5(3):4
Candelita Setophaga ruticilla ............................... 4(2):4
Nidificando en Cuba .............. ................... 9(3):5
Caprinmulgus cubanensis
Status ........................ . ................. 7(1):5
Caprimulgus noctitherus
H ab itat .......................................... ................... 8(3):12
Interactions with mongoose .............................. 3(3): 10
C aptiv e ....................................... ............................. 2(3):5
White-crowned Pigeon Columba leucocephala ..... 4(3):6
Captive Propagation ..................... ...................... 2(3):5
Captividad/ Captivity ....................... 2(3):5; 4(3):6; 7(1):7
Capture Techniques
P sittacids ........................................... ................. 6(1):8
Carib Grackle Quiscalus lugubris
Foraging dynam ics ............................. ................. 2(3):6
Caribbean biodiversity and conservation ....... 1(3):4; 7(1):5
Caribbean Environmental Information Center ......... 7(1):12
Caribbean pine Pinus caribbaea
Bird populations Trinidad ................................ 8(3):9
E xotic habitat ................................... .................. 8(3):9
Carnegie Museum of Natural History
Summary of Caribbean specimens ........... 7(3):11; 8(3):5
Carpintero Real Campephilus principals
Cuba ........................................... 4(2):11; 4(3):6; 6(3):8
Carpintero Verde Xiphidiopicus percussus ............ 6(3):7, 8
Carrion guild ................... .. .. ................. 4(2):9
Cartacuba Todus multicolor .................................. 8(1):4
Alim entaci6n ............... ..... ................. 10(2):68
Anidamiento en cueva ................... ............... 10(1):12
Cathartes aura
Census in Cuba ............... ..... ................ 4(2):10
Strike risk for aircraft ............ ......... ................ 8(1):2
Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis
D iet ....... ....... ....................................... 10(3):116
Foraging behavior ............................ ................. 2(2):7
R oost use .......................................... .................. 2(2):8
Cave Swallow Hirundofulva
Cuba ............... ... ............... 6(3):8; 7(3):11; 10(3):95
Predation of eggs ................ ... ................... 10(3):95
Cavity use
Parrots ........................... .................................... 6(3):9
W oodpeckers ............................ ..... ................ 6(3):7
Cavity-nesting birds
Bahama Islands ............... .................... 10(1):20
Cayman Brac
Cayman Brac Parrot Amazona leucocephala hesterna .....
10(3):104
Neotropical m grants ..................................... 10(3):104
Cayman Brac Parrot Amazona leucocephala hesterna .........
10(3):104
Cayman Islands ............ ......... ................. 3(3):6; 9(1):8
Changes in avifauna .................... ................. 10(1):23
Conservation ...... 5(3):10; 9(1):8; 9(3):17; 10(3):104,120
C ay Sal B ank .................................. ................... 10(1):32
Seabirds ........................................ ................. 10(1):32
Cayo Coco ............. ..... .................. 6(3):5
Cayo Paredon Grande ............. ....... ................. 4(2):9
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A v es de .......................................... .. .................. 9(3):9
Cedar We .... cedrorum
C uba ............................ ................ ................. 5(1):2
Censos/Census .............. 4(2):10; 4(3):10; 6(3):4; 10(1):24
Charadrius alexandrinus
Cuba breeding ............... .................... 6(3):3
Charadrius melodus
Cuba ................................... 8(3):2; 10(1):13; 10(3):114
Charles-Eugene Jeanneret Collection
C uban birds ................................... .................. 9(2):12
Checklist
Martinique and Guadeloupe .............................. 8(3):15
Check-List of the birds of the West Indies Reissue 10(2):73
Chestnut Mannikin Lonchura malacca
C ub a ................................................. ................ . 5(1):2
Chipping Sparrow Spizella passerina
Cuba ........................... .. .. ................ 9(2):2
Chhdoneas niger
Dominican Republic ................ ................. 10(2):58
Chondrohierax wilsonni
Statu s ........................................... ................... 10(1):2 5
Cicoma ciconia
A ntigua ........................... ............................. 7(1):2
Ciconiiformes
Community in Cuba .............. ....... ................. 6(3):3
C iego de A vila .................................. ................. 10(2):50
A vifauna ...................................... ................. 10(2):50
Cienaga de Zapata ............. 4(2):7; 6(1): 12; 6(3):4, 5, 7, 8, 9
Estudio ecologo-paisajistico ................................ 6(3):4
Cigua Palmera Dulus dominicus
Nidificaci6n ................ .................. 3(3):7; 10(1): 14
Nido ............... ..... ................. 9(3):7; 10(1): 14
Plum aje ........................... ........ ..................... 7(3):4
Status taxonomico ................. ................ 2(3):7; 7(3):4
C itogeneticas ..... ............. ....... ................. 2(3):7
Coccyzus minor ..................... ................. 2(2):6
Coco Rojo Eudocimus ruber
C uba ..... ........ ........ ............... 8(1):3; 9(3):8

Breeding season ...................... ................... 10(3):113
Cuba .................................. ........ ................. .... 10(1):16
Vocal behavior ................ .... .................. 6(1):10
C offee .............................. ............................. ............ 8(3):13
Colaptes fernandinae
Reproduction ................ .... .................. 6(1):12
Colbri delphinae
Status in Tobago ................. ... .................. 4(3):2
Cohnus virginimanus "cubanensis"
O rigin ............................................. ................. .. 3 (3):9
Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto
Cuba ..................... ..... .................. 3(4):2; 9(1):4
Colonization .............. .. ................... 2(3):6; 7(1):4
Isolated habitat patches ....................................... 7(1):8
Colpothrinax wrightii
Cavity use/ Uso de las cavidades ............ 6(3):9; 7(1):7
Columba inornata
B behavior ............................. .... ... .................. 5(3):11
Captive behavior ............... .... ................. 5(3):11
Captive management ............ ......... ................. 3(3):9
Developm ent ...... ....... .. ................... 2(3):4
Experimental releases .............................. 6(1):6; 8(1):5
Hematology and serum chemistry ............ 4(3):4; 5(3):11
M management ............. ....... ................. 2(1):23(3):9
Releases in Puerto Rico ............... 6(1):6; 7(1):9; 8(1):5
Statu s ........ ......... .................................. ........ .... 4 (2 ):6
Taxonomy ............ ..... ................... 4(3):8
Columba leucocephala
Age and diet ................... ................... 3(3):5; 8(1):5
Development and behavior .................................. 4(3):6
D ispersal .................................... ................... 4(3):5


Distribution and predation ................. ............... 3(3):9
Feeding behavior ............... ..... ................ 7(1):4
Isla de la Juventud .............. ... ................ 7(3):5
M ovem ents ..... ............. ... .... ................ 3(3):9
Population estimate .................. ................ 5(3):10, 12
Predation ........................................... ................. 3(3):9
Seed dispersers ............... ..... ................ 3(3):6
Status in Cuba ............... .... ................ 5(3):12
C olum bid .................................. ................. 2(3):5; 4(2):3
Columbid Working Group .................................... 4(1):5
1992 meeting report ................ ... ................. 5(1):6
Columbids
Estimates of density and abundance ................... 4(3):7
Puerto R ico ..... ............. ... .... ................ 2(3):5
Columbiformes
Hematological values/Valores hematologicos ..... 5(3):11
Common Black-headed Gull Larus ridibundus
Bahama Islands ............... .................... 10(2):60
Eleuthera ............ ..... .................. 10(2):60
St. Lucia ............................ ............................... 5(2):4
Community ................... ................. 2(3):7; 4(2):8; 6(3):6
Cuba .. 4(2):6; 5(3):4; 6(3):3, 6(3):5; 10(1):26; 10(3):114
Dominican Republic .............. 2(3):7; 6(1):5; 7(1):97(1):8
Jam aica .................................... ...................... 10(1):24
Community composition 2(3):7; 4(2):8; 6(3):6; 10(1):26;
10(3):115
Competition
N est ................................................ .............. .. 10 (2):70
Composici6n/Composition 2(3):7; 4(2):8; 6(3):6; 7(3):10;
10(1):26; 10(3):114
Comunidad 2(3):7; 4(2):8; 5(3):4; 6(1):5; 6(3):3, 5, 6;
10(1):26
Republica Dominicana ............................... 2(3):7; 7(1):9
Comunidad de Ciconiiformes
E cologia ........................................... ............... 6(3):3
Comunidades de Aves del Archipielago
C ub a ............................................. ................. .. 6 (1):11
Conducta ...................... 4(2):7; 4(3):6; 10(2):62; 10(3):97
Conservaci6n/Conservation 4(3):10; 6(1):7; 7(3):8; 8(3):9;
10(3):103, 107, 108, 112
Bahama Islands issues ............................. 5(3):9; 7(1):5
Baham a Parrot ................ ..... ..................... 6(1):11
Cuba ....................................... 4(3):10; 5(3):10; 6(1):10
Dominican Republic/ Republica Dominicana ........ 8(3):8
Jamaica ........................ 5(3):11; 6(1):11; 8(3):9; 9(1):6
M olecular phylogenetics ................................. 10(3):85
Nongame migratory bird habitat ......................... 5(3):7
Trinidad and Tobago ..................... ................. 8(3):10
Venezuelan psittacids ............................ 7(3):7; 8(3):11
Contopus caribaeus
Taxonomy ............. ..... .................. 4(3):7
Contopus latirostris ............... ..... ................ 7(3):11
Vocalization differences .................. ............... 7(3):11
Contopus virens
V irgin Islands ........................... ..... ................ 6(2):2
Corvus palmarum
T axon om y .......................................... ................. 5(3):15
Cotorra CubanaAmazona leucocephala .................. 7(3):8
C en so ....................................... ...................... 10(1):24
Conservaci6n ........................... 4(2):8; 4(3):10; 6(1):10
Cria en cautiverio y estado de poblaciones ............ 6(1):9
Diferenciaci6n sexual ............ ......... ................ 7(3):8
H habitat .......................... .................................... 6(3):9
M anejo ..... ......... ................. .... ...................... 6(3):9
Nidificaci6n ............. .. .................. 6(3):9
R eproduci6n .................................................... 5(1):3, 4
Cotorra de Hispaniola Amazona ventralis
C onducta ......................................... ................... 6(1):8
Conservaci6n ............... ..... ................. 8(3):12
Desarrollo m orfologico ................... ................. 6(1):8








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N idificaci6n ............ ... .................. 9(1):5
Reproduci6n ................. .... .................. 9(1):5
Reproductivo y desarrollo ................................... 6(1):8
Cotorra de Santa Lucia Amazona versicolor
Comportamiento en cautiverio ............................ 6(3):9
C onservaci6n .............................................. 6(3):9; 7(3):8
Cotorra Puertorriquefia Amazona vittata
Proyecto de recuperaci6n ............. 7(1):7; 7(3):4; 9(3):29
Crotophaga am
A lim entaci6n ................................... .................. 9(3):6
Cuba 3(3):7, 9, 10; 3(4):2, 5; 4(2):4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11;
4(3):6, 10; 5(1):2; 5(3):5, 12; 6(1):4, 10, 12; 6(3):3, 5, 6, 7,
8, 9; 7(3):6, 8, 10, 11; 8(1):2, 3, 4; 8(3):2, 3, 4; 9(1):4;
9(2):2, 3; 9(3):5, 6, 8, 9, 30; 10(1):2, 11, 17, 18, 22, 24,
25, 26, 31, 39; 10(2):49, 50, 52, 53, 55, 62, 63, 64, 65, 68,
69; 10(3):93, 95, 97, 98, 100, 114, 115, 116
Bahamas avian component ................................ 4(2):11
Breeding bird atlas ..................... 6(3):2; 8(2):6; 9(3):30
Brewster's W arbler ................ ...................... 8(3):2
C conservation .............................. ..................... 9(3): 19
Dinamica de la comunidad de aves/Dynamics of an avian
com m unity ...................................... .................. 6(3):4
Estudio Ecologo-Paisajistico ............................... 6(3):4
Exotic species ............... ..... ................ 10(2):55
Field guide ............................ .... ................. 10(1):26
M igration ..................................... ....................... 5(3):5
Principal areas of importance for birds/Principales areas
de importancia para las aves .............. 6(3):3; 10(3):114
Sierra del Rosario .................. ............... 4(2):7; 6(3):3
Cuban archipelago
Numerical classification of communities ............. 6(1):11
Cuban Bobwhite Colinus virginianus "cubanensis"
O rigin ............................................. ........ ............... 3 (3):9
Cuban Bullfinch Melopyrrha nigra
Population dynamics .............. ................... 4(2):7
Cuban field guide ............................. ................. 10(1):26
Cuban Gnatcatcher Pohoptila lembeyez
D iet .............................................. .. .............. .. 10(2 ):6 8
Cuban Grassquit Tiaris canora
Population dynam ics ...................... ................... 4(2):7
Cuban Green Woodpecker Xiphidiopicus percussus 6(3):7, 8
Cuban Kite Chondrohierax wilsonn
Statu s ............................... ............... ............... 10 (1):2 5
Cuban Parrot Amazona leucocephala ...................... 7(3):8
Breeding ............................................... 5(1):3, 4; 6(3):9
Captive breeding and population status .............. 6(1):9
Conservation ............................ 4(2):8; 4(3):10; 6(1):10
Habitat m anagem ent ....................... .................. 6(3):9
N testing habitat ................................ .................. 6(3):9
Population census ............. ....... ................ 10(1):24
Reproductive ecology .................. ................. 5(1):3, 4
Status and captive breeding ................................. 6(1):9
Cuban Parrot Amazona leucocephala leucocephala
Conservation ............................ 4(2):8; 4(3):10; 6(1):10
M anagem ent ................................... .................. 6(3):9
N testing habitat ................................ .................. 6(3):9
Sexual differences ................................................ 7(3):8
Cuban Parrot Amazona leucocephala palmarum
Conservation ............................ 4(2):8; 4(3):10; 6(1):10
Habitat m anagem ent ....................... .................. 6(3):9
Population .................................... ................. 10(1):24
Cuban Pygmy-Owl Glaucidiumm sgju
R production ................................. .................. 3(3): 10
Cuban Society of Zoology ................... ............... 4(2):11
Cuban Tody Todus multicolor .............................. 8(1):4
D iet ..... ............. .... .... ....................... 10(2):68
N testing in cave ............... ..... ................ 10(1):12
Culebra Island ............. .. ................... 3(3):6
Cyclarhis gujanensis
Song variation ................................. .................. 9(1):5


C ytogenetics ......................................... ................. 2(3):7

D

Database
Island bird records ........................... ................. 7(1):8
Deforestation ............ ..... .................. 7(3):11
Dendrocygna arborea
Conservation ......... 9(3):30; 10(1):2; 10(1):28; 10(3):108
Dom inican Republic ...................... ................. 10(1):2
E cology ........................................ .................... 9(3):30
Habitat and home range ................................ 10(1):33
Predation of artificial nests ................................ 8(3):11
Status and ecology ............................... 9(3):30; 10(1):2
Dendrocygna bicolor
Foraging and habitat use ................ .............. 10(1):31
Dendroica angelae
D discovery ......................................... .................. 4(1):2
Dendroica petechia
G enetic variation ............................. ................. 7(1):4
Densidad/ Density ................................. 2(3):7
Desarrollo m orfologico ........................ ................. 4(3):6
D evelopm ent ........................... .................. 2(3):4; 6(1):8
Dickcissel Spizza Americana ................................ 8(3):12
Diet ........... 3(3):5; 4(3):6; 7(1):4; 8(1):5; 9(3):6; 10(2):68
Diferenciaci6n sexual ........................... ................. 7(3):8
Dinam ica poblacional .............................................. 6(3):4
Directory of Funding Sources in the Neotropics .... 10(1):41
Directory of Reference Collections and Specialists in
Caribbean Biodiversity ................ ................. 7(2):5
D isp ersal ............................................... .................. 7(1):4
Distribuci6n/ Distribution ........................ 7(1):5; 10(1):22
Puerto Rico ............................................. 4(2):3; 7(3):7
Diversidad/ Diversity ........ 6(3):6; 7(1):5; 8(3):13; 10(1):22
Dod, Annabelle Stockton de -retires .................... 2(1):2
Dom inica ............. ..... .................. 10(2):60
Pelagic birds ................................ ................. 10(2):60
Dominican Republic 2(3):7; 3(3):7; 6(1):5; 6(3):5; 8(3):13;
9(1):5; 9(3):6; 10(1): 14; 10(1):32, 34; 10(2):56, 57, 58, 59;
10(3):107, 109
Conservation 8(3):8; 8(3):12; 10(1):2; 10(2):73; 10(3):107
Exotic species ................................ 9(3):5; 10(2):56, 57
Rare and accidental birds ................................ 10(2):58
Dulus dominicus ............ ... ................. 2(3):7
Breeding ............... .. .................. 3(3):7; 10(1):14
N atal plum age .................................. ................. 7(3):4
N est ................. ..... .................. 9(3):7; 10(1):14
Taxonomic status ................... ............... 2(3):7; 7(3):4
Dumetella carolinensis
Puerto R ico ..... ............. ... .... ................ 4(3):3

E

Eastern Bluebird Sialia sialis
Conservation in Bermuda ................................. 7(3):8
Eastern Meadowlark Sturnella magna
N natural history ................................. ................. 4(2):9
Eastern Phoebes Sayorms phoebe
B aham a Islands ................................ ................. 9(2):4
Eastern Wood-Pewee, Contopus virens
V irgin Islands .................... ............................... 6(2):2
Ecologia .................. ................. 2(3):6; 7(3):6; 7(3):8, 10
Ecologia Integrada en Defensa de la Naturaleza, Meeting ...
1(3):2
Ecologia reproductive ................. .............. 2(3):6; 6(3):8
Ecologia tr6fica .............................. 4(2):7; 10(3):114, 115
Ecologia Tropical, Primero Taller Sobre ............... 4(2):11
E cology ..................................................... 7(3):6; 7(3):8, 10
Lesser Antillean Bullfinch Loxigilla noctis ........... 4(3):5








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White-tailed Sabrewing Campylopterus ensipennis..........
.......................................................... .... .... 8 (3 ):9 ; 10 (1):2 7
Ecosistemas urbanos ............. ....... ................. 9(3):29
Ecotourism ............... ................... 9(3):26; 10(2):82
Ectoparasite ............. ..... ................... 3(3):9
Education Com m ittee ........................... ................. 1(4):2
Egretta garzetta
B arbados .......................................... .................... 6(1):3
Elanoides forficatus forficatus
C ub a ........................................ ........ ................. . 8(3 ):4
E leuth era ..................................... ............................ 10(2 ):6 0
Elfin Woods Warbler Dendroica angelae
D discovery ................................... .... .................... 4(1):2
Empidonax Flycatchers
B aham a Islands ..................................................... 9(2):4
Ensenanza de las Ciencias Biologicas en la Educaci6n
Superior I Taller Iberolatinoamericano ............. 4(2):11
Environmental education ..................... ................. 17, 22
Baham a Islands .................. ............... 6(1):9; 10(1):37
Dominican Republic ...................................... 10(3):109
Jam aica .......................................... .. .................. 6(1):6
Environmental education and research
Trinidad ....................... ............ ................. 10(1):17
Especies exoticas
Cuba ........................... .. ............... 10(2):55
Dominican Republic ............................... 10(2):56, 57
H ispaniola ................................. ...... .............. 9(3):5
Jam aica .............................. ... .... .................... 4(3):6
Puerto Rico .................. ............... 9(1):3; 10(2):54, 71
Estimado poblacional
Puerto Rico ............. .. ................... 7(3):7
Eudocimus albus
Movements, mortality, and recoveries ................ 7(1):4
Resource partitioning ................... ................. 10(1):18
Eudocimus ruber
C uba ..... ........ ........ ............... 8(1):3; 9(3):8
Eulampis jugularis
C population ....... .......... .. .... .................. 9(1):3
Euneornis campestris
N testing ........................................ ................... 10(1):30
Populations ........................................ 8(3):11; 10(1):33
Eurasian Collared-Dove Streptopeha decaocto
C uba .................................... .................. 3(4):2; 9(1):4
French Antilles ................................... 9(3):2
Lesser Antilles ............... ..... ................. 8(3):3
N ev is ..................................................... .................. 9 (3 ):4
European Starling Sturnus vulgarts
Competion with Jamaican Woodpecker ............. 10(2):70
Jam aica ........................................ ................. 10(2):70
Evolutionary relationships .............................. 10(3):107
Exotic habitat .............. ..................... 3(3):8; 8(3):9
Exotic species
Cuba .................... .. ....... ................ 10(2):55
Dominican Republic ............................... 10(2):56, 57
H ispaniola ................................. ...... .............. 9(3):5
Jam aica ............... ..... ................. 2(3):6; 4(3):6
Puerto Rico .................. ............... 9(1):3; 10(2):54, 71
Exploitation/ Explotaci6n ............................ 4(2):7; 6(3):6
Extinction ............... ..... ................ 7(1):3; 7(3):6
In W est Indies ............... ..... ................. 7(1):3
Exum a ............................. ........... ..... ................. 5(3):16

F

Failecio Blanco Charadrius alexandrinus
Cuba breeding ............... .................... 6(3):3
Falco sparvermus
Jam aica ........................ ......................... .... 10(1):11
Predation of Yellow-shouldered Blackbird ............ 8(2):2
Falc6n Comun Falco sparvermus


Depredaci6n de Mariquitas ................................. 8(2):2
Falconiformes, banding recoveries in Cuba ............. 4(2):10
Feeding behavior .............. .................. 2(2):7; 7(1):4
Ferm inta cervaraz .......................... ..................... 4(2):10
New locality and ecology .................................... 6(3):8
Fernandina's Flicker Colaptes fernandinae
R production ................................ .................. 6(1):12
Field Biology Training Programs ... 3(2):2; 5(3):4; 10(1):34
Field guide..................... 1(2):2; 3(1):7; 10(1):26; 10(1):32
Field guide to the birds of the West Indies Progress ........
10(1):32
Flamenco Phoenicopterus ruber
Ecologia ................ .... .................. 6(3):5; 10(1):22
Florida .............................. 3(3):5, 9; 4(3):5; 7(1):4; 7(3):8
Flycatcher Guild
Resource partitioning ............ ......... ................ 6(1):5
Foraging Behavior .................... ................. 2(2):7; 4(3):6
Forest Fragmentation ............................. 5(3):8; 10(3):107
Forestry and Wildlife Legislation
Antigua .................. 2(1):3; 5(3):9; 10(1):38; 10(3):123
M ontserrat ........................................ ................. 2(1):3
Fosiles/ Fossils
Cuba ................................. 10(2):49; 10(3):97, 100, 116
Frailecillo Silbador Charadrius melodus
Cuba ................................... 8(3):2; 10(1):13; 10(3):114
Frailecio Blanco Charadrius alexandrinus
Cuba anidando/ breeding ............................... 6(3):3
French A ntilles ........................................................... 9(3):2
Fulvous Whistling-Duck Dendrocygna bicolor
Foraging and habitat use ................................. 10(1):31
Fundaci6n Vida Silvestre Celebra Festival de las Aves ........
8(1):11
Future of the Society of Caribbean Ornithology ...... 9(1):13

G

Game birds
H hunting statistics ................................................. 7(3):9
Gavilan Cola de Tijera Elanoides forficatus forficatus
C u b a ............................................. ........ ................. 8 (3 ):4
Genetic variation
Yellow Warblers Dendroica petechia ................. 7(1):4
G enetics ............................. .......... .. ................. 8(3):12
Geotrygon chrysta
Status and variation ......................... .................. 7(3):8
Geotrygon in Cuba ............... .................... 4(2):5
G laucidium slju .............................. ..................... 3(3):10
Glossy Ibis, ..
Digestive tract morphology ........................... 10(3):115
Resource partitioning ................... ................ 10(1):18
Goffin's Cockatoo Cacatua goffint
Puerto R ico ...................................... ................ 10(2):54
Golondrina de Cuevas Hirundofulva
Cuba ............... ... ............... 6(3):8; 7(3):11; 10(3):95
Predation of eggs ............................................. 10(3):95
Gorrion de Cabeza Carmelita Spizella passerina
C uba ............................................... ..................... 9(2):2
Gorri6n Ingles Passer domesticus
Expansion geografica Puerto Rico ................... 8(3):9
Gray Catbird Dumetella carohnensis
Puerto R ico ...................................... ................. 4(3):3
Gray Kingbird Tyrannus dominicensis
B eh av ior ........................... ................................ 10(3):97
Great Crested Flycatcher Myzarchus crinitus
C uba ........................ .. .. .......................... 9(2):2
G reat Inagua ............................................................ 10(1):26
Greater Antillean Nightjar Caprimulgus cubanensis 7(1):5
Greater Antillean Pewee Contopus caribaeus
T axonom y ........................................ ................. 4(3):7
Greater Flamingo Phoenicopterus ruber








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Ecology .............. ..................... 6(3):5; 10(1):22
Grenada
Bananaquit C . ....................... 10(3):113
Migrant and native birds ...................... 7(3): 10; 8(3): 10
Grenada Dove Leptottla wells ............................... 7(3): 10
Group foraging dynamics ................ .................. 2(3):6
G row th ............................ ........................... 3(3):9; 4(3):8
Of birds in predator-free islands .......................... 6(1):4
Grulla Grus canadensis nesiotes
C ub a ................................................ ................. . 8(1):3
Population census ............. ....... ................ 10(1):24
Grupo Ecologista Tingla r....................................... 7(3): 13
Grupo Jaragua, Inc. ............... .................... 2(2):5
Grus canadensis nesiotes
C ub a ................................................ ................. . 8(1):3
Population census ............................................ 10(1):24
Guacamayo Azul y Amarillo Ara ararauna
Puerto R ico ..................................... .................. 9(1):3
Guadeloupe ............................... 8(2):2; 8(3):12; 10(3):111
C hecklist .................................. .... ...................... 8(3):15
Liste des oiseaux ........................ ...................... 8(3):15
Guadeloupe Woodpecker Melanerpes hermintert
Gene flow ....................... .. .. .................. 8(3):12
Hurricanes and ecology ................. ............. 10(3):111
Guanahacabibes .............. ................... 5(3):4; 6(3):6
G uanica ....... ....... ........ ................ 5(3):3
L ong-term studies ............................... .................. 5(3):3
Guaraguao de Bosque Buteo platypterus
H ab itat loss ................................... .................. 9(1):6
Population decline in Puerto Rico ....................... 6(1):6
G u atem ala ............................... ................................... 6(1):2
Guide to the birds of the Dominican Republic, CD Rom ......
10(3):108
Guide to the birds of the West Indies .................. 10(1):32
Guidelines for duties of Island Representatives ....... 9(3):25
Guincho Norteamericano Pandion hahaetus carohnensis
Anidando en Cuba ............... ................... 10(2):64
Gymnoglaux lawrenc ................... .................. 3(3):10

H

Habitat ................................ 3(3):7; 5(3):2; 5(3):14; 6(3):3
Habitat change ................ ............... 3(3):7; 5(3):2; 7(1):6
B elize ................................ ....... ....... ........... 8(3): 11
Habitat fragmentation ............................ 5(3):3; 10(3):107
Habitat segregation ................ .... .................. 4(2):4
Habitat use
By landbird migrants in St. Croix ....................... 7(1):3
Puerto Rico ............................ ..... ................. 8(3):12
T rinidad .......................................... .................. 8(3):10
White-cheeked Pintail in Bahamas .................... 6(1):12
Hairy Woodpecker Picoides villosus
Bahama Islands ............... ..................... 5(3): 12
H aiti ...................................... ... ........ ... ... ............ 4(3):10
Heavy M etal ............ ..... ................... 3(3):6
Helmitheros vermivorus ................... ................. 10(1):27
H em atology ........................... .................. 4(3):4; 5(3): 11
Hirundofulva
Cuba ................... .................. 6(3):8; 7(3):11; 10(3):95
Predation of eggs ................ ... ................... 10(3):95
Hispaniola .................. ................ 2(3):7; 9(3):5; 10(2):59
Brew ster's W arbler ......................... .................. 9(1):2
Conservation, zoo contributions .................... 10(3):107
Olive-throated Parakeet Aratinga nana ............... 9(3):5
Hispaniolan Parakeet Aratinga chloroptera
C onserv aci6n .................................... .................. 8(3):12
Hispaniolan Parrot Amazona ventrahs
B behavior .......................... ........ .................... 6(1):8
Breeding .............................. .... .... .... ........ ..... 9(1):5
Conservation ............... ..... ................ 8(3):12


D evelopm ent .................................... ................. 6(1):8
D N A ..................................... .... .............. ........... 4 (3 ):3
Reproduction and development ............... 6(1):8; 9(1):5
House Sparrow Passer domesticus
North Andros Island ............. ....... ................ 9(3):8
Range expansion -Puerto Rico .......................... 8(3):9
Huevos
Reina Mora Spindahs zena ................................ 5(3): 14
Humacao Wildlife Refuge .............................. 10(3):110
H um an H handling .................................. ................. 2(2):6
Human interactions with seabirds ...................... 10(3):113
Humedales
Cuba ................ .................. 6(3):3; 7(3):6; 10(2):77
Hummingbirds
M artinique ..... ............. ... .... ................. 7(3):7
H hurricane ................................................ .................. 7(3):5
Effect on fruit phenology ............................. 10(1):38
Effect on Jamaican birds .................................. 2(3):6
Effect on Puerto Rican columbids ....................... 2(3):2
Effect on seabirds .................... 10(1):15, 30; 10(3):105
Effect on thrasher breeding ............................... 5(3):13
Guadeloupe Woodpecker Melanerpes herminter ............
10(3):111
Hurricane Gilbert
Effect on Jamaican birds .................................. 2(3):6
H hurricane H ugo ....................................... ................. 2(2):2
Effect on Montserrat bird populations ................ 7(3):5
Effect on Puerto Rican birds ........ 2(3):2; 3(3): 10; 4(3):9
Hylocichla mustelina
H ispaniola ..... ............................. .................... 10(2):59

I

Icterus dominicensis
B aham a Islands ............................ ................. 10(1):36
Icterus graduacauda
Puerto R ico ................................ ....................... 9(2):2
Important bird areas ........................... 10(1):35; 10(3):114
In Memoriam
Abelardo Moreno .............. .................... 6(3): 10
Annabelle ("Tudy") Dod .............................. 10(2):81
Gabriel Lewis Charles ........................... 6(3):13; 7(2):8
George A. Seaman, 1906-1997 .................... 10(3):133
Jacqueline "Jill" W eech ................... ............... 5(3): 19
James Bond (1900-1989) ................................. 2(1):2
Oscar T. "Bud" Owre ................ .................. 3(3):3
R ogelio G arcia.................................. ................. 5(2):2
Institute de Ecologia y Sistematica .......................... 5(2):4
International Bird Society for the Neotropics ............ 1(3):3
Intra-Neotropical Migrant Survey ........................... 3(2):4
Introduced birds
Bronze Mannikin Lonchura cucullata ................ 4(3):7
Jam aica ........................... .............................. 2(3):6
M artinique ....................................... ................. 7(3):7
Inventario/ Inventory
Jam aica ......................................... .... ......... .... 9(1):6
Isla de la Juventud ........................ 6(3):7; 7(3):5; 10(1):24
Isla Providencia
V ireo ........ .... ......... ....... .... ....... ................ 4(2):3
Isla San Andres ............ ... .................. 4(2):3
V ireo ................................................. .............. .. 4(2 ):3
Island Representative Reports
Antigua-Barbuda ................ 5(3):9; 10(1):38; 10(3):123
Aruba seabird breeding .................................. 8(3):14
Bahama Islands .................. 8(3):14; 9(3):21; 10(3):124
B erm uda ...................................... .................... 7(3):12
Cayman Islands ................... 9(1):8; 9(3):17; 10(3):120
Cuba ............... .................... 9(3):19; 10(1):39
D om inica ..... ............. ... .... ................. 9(3):20
Dominican Republic ................... ................ 10(3):126








ELPITIRRE -Ten-Year Index, 1988-1997


Jam aica ............ ......... ................. 9(3):21; 10(3):117
S aba ............................................. ................. 10(3):119
St. Lucia .......................... .................. 8(3):14; 9(3):24
Triniad and Tobago ......................... 9(3):23; 10(3):118
Island Representatives
L better to ................................................................ 6(2):4
Ivory-billed Woodpecker Campephilus principals
C uba ....... ............ ... .................... 4(3):6
H habitat ............................. ... ....... .................... 3(3):7
Status in Cuba ............................ 3(3):7; 4(2):11; 6(3):8

J

Jamaica 2(3):4, 6; 3(1):2; 3(1):6; 3(3):6; 4(2):4; 4(3):6;
6(1):4; 6(1):5; 7(1):6, 7; 7(1):8; 7(3):2, 10; 8(3):11; 9(1):6;
10(1):11, 30, 31, 33; 10(2):70
Amazona parrots ........................ ................. 10(3):105
Bibliography .... ............................... 3(1):4
Bird communities ..................... ................... 10(1):24
Collections by W. T. March .............................. 5(3):15
Conservation Data Centre ............................... 5(3): 11
Exotic species ....................... ................. 2(3):6; 4(3):6
Habitat change .................. .............. 7(1):6; 10(3):107
Ornithological problems ................................. 7(3): 10
Parrots and conservation ........................ 6(1):11; 8(3):9
R aptor m igration .................................................. 7(1):7
Jamaican Woodpecker Melanerpes radiolatus
Competition with European Starling ............... 10(2):70
Jocuma Mastichodendrum foetidissimum
In diet of Cuban pigeons ...................................... 8(1):5
John Crow Mountains National Park .. 8(3):10; 10(1):24, 31
Bird populations survey ..................... 8(3):10; 10(1):31
Habitat fragmentation .................................... 10(3):107
Jui de Puerto Rico Myzarchus antillarum
Ecologia reproductive .............................. 2(3):6; 4(3):8

K

Key West Quail-Dove Geotrygon chrysia
Status and variation ......................... ................. 7(3):8
Kingbirds
Bahama Islands .................................... 9(2):4

L

Lago Enriquillo ............................................ 6(3):5; 7(1):8
Laguna Cartagena National Wildlife Refuge .......... 3(3):2
Laguna Lim6n ............ ... ................... 2(3):7
Laguna Redonda ................ ...................... 2(3):7
Larus ridibundus
Bahama Islands ............... .................... 10(2):60
Eleuthera ...................................... ................. 10(2):60
St. L u cia ........................................... .................... 5(2):4
Least Tern Sterna antillarum
Jam aica ........................... ............................. 6(1):4
Status in Puerto Rico ............ ......... ................. 3(3):8
Legislation ............. ..... ................... 9(3):16
L ep totila w ellsi ............................ ........................ 7(3):10
Lesser Antillean Bullfinch Loxigilla noctis
Breeding biology and ecology ............................. 4(3):5
Lesser Antillean Pewee Contopus latirostris ........... 7(3):11
Vocalization differences .................. ............... 7(3):11
Lesser Antilles 1(2):2; 2(2): 8, 10, 11; 4(1):6, 7, 8; 4(3):5;
5(2):4; 6(1):3; 7(1): 2, 7; 7(2): 3; 7(3):3, 7, 8, 11, 12;
8(2):2; 8(3):3, 12, 14, 15; 9(1):6, 8; 9(3):4, 20, 24;
10(1):38; 10(2):60; 10(3):102
Eurasian Collared-Dove Streptopelia decaocta .... 8(3):3;
9(3):2, 4
Limnothlypis swainsonn
C uba ....... ...... .......................... ................ 5(3):3


List of researchers and their activities in the Caribbean 1(4):2
Little Egret Egretta garzetta
B arbados ........................... ....... .................... 6(1):3
Lonchura cucullata
M orphological variation ...................................... 4(3):7
Lonchura malacca
Cuba .............................. .......... ....................... 5(1):2
Long Island ........................................ 10(1):33
Los Indios .................. ................ 5(1):3, 4; 6(3):7; 6(3):9
Loxigilla noctis
Breeding biology and ecology ............................. 4(3):5
Loxigilla portoricensis grandis
Statu s ........................................ .... ................. 10(2):72

M

Macaw conservation ............... ..................... 3(3):4
Madam Saga Ploceus cucullatus ........................... 4(3):10
Habitos alim entarios................... ....................... 2(3):7
Management/ Manejo 3(3):2, 8, 9; 4(3):9; 6(3):9; 7(1):7, 8;
8(3):8; 9(2):13; 10(1):20, 23; 10(3):110
Mangrove Cuckoo Coccyzus minor ......................... 2(2):6
M annual de cam po ................................................. 10(1):44
Manual para Metodologias de Investigaci6n y Tesis 1(3):4
March, William T.
Collections in Jamaica ................ ................. 5(3):15
Margarops fuscatus
E ctoparasites ........................................................... 3(3):9
Hurricane effects on reproduction ..................... 5(3): 13
Netherlands Antilles (Margarops fuscatus bonariensis) ..
10(3):103
R ange ............................................ ................. 10(1):20
M aria Islands Reserve .......................... ................. 1(2):2
MariquitaAgelaius xanthomus ................................ 4(3):9
Depredaci6n ...... ........... ..... ................ 8(2):2
M artinique ..... ............. ....... ................. 4(1):7, 8
Avifaune sedentaire ......................... 7(3):7
Checklist ............. ..... .................... 8(3):15; 9(1):8
Hummingbirds ............... ..................... 7(3):7
Introduced birds ............................... ................. 7(3):7
Liste des oiseaux ................. ............... 8(3):15; 9(1):6
Parc Naturel Regional ....................................... 7(3):11
Melanerpes hermmn eri
Gene flow ............................... .... ................. 8(3): 12
Hurricanes and ecology .............................. 10(3):111
Melanerpes radiolatus
Competition with European Starling ............... 10(2):70
Melanerpes superciliars .................. ................. 6(3):7
Reproducci6n/Reproduction ................ 5(3):12; 6(1):12
M ex ico ...................................................... ................. 4 (2 ):9
M ich es ....... ...... ...... .......................................... 2(3):7
M icrocom puters ............................ .... ................. 3(1):6
M icrohabitat .... ........... ......................... 6(3):3
Migraci6n/ Migration ....................... 5(3):5; 7(1):7; 7(3):9
C uba ..... .............................. .................... 5(3):5; 7(3):9
M igrant ......................... ................. 3(3):6; 4(1):5; 5(3):2
M igrant warblers ...................................... 9(2):7
M igratory birds ............. ....... ................ 5(3):2; 9(2):7
C uba .............................. .................................. 4(1):5
M il C um bres ...................................... ................. 7(3): 10
Mixed species foraging flocks ..................... 5(3):6; 9(2):7
Molecular genetics ....................... 2(1):3; 3(3):5; 10(3):85
Molothrus bonariensis
Baham a Islands .................................... 7(3):4; 10(1):21
Brood parasite of Puerto Rican Vireo ................. 4(3):9
H osts in C uba .................................. ................. 8(3):3
Jamaica and Cayman Islands ............................... 3(3):6
M management ............... ..... ................ 10(3):110
M ovements and habitat ....................................... 3(3):8
North Andros Island ............. ....................... 7(3):4








ELPITIRRE -Ten-Year Index, 1988-1997


Yellow-shouldered Blackbird as host ........ 3(3):8; 4(2):4
Monitoreo/ Monitoring ............... ................... 7(1):7
Republica Dominicana ............................ 6(3):5; 7(1):8
Montserrat
Forestry and Wildlife Legislation ........................ 2(1):3
Hurricane effects on birds .................. ................ 7(3):5
M orant Cays ............ ..... ................... 2(2):7
Morphology
Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus digestive system .......
10(3):115
Morphological variation
Bronze Mannikin Lonchura cucullata ................ 4(3):7
Key West Quail-Dove Geotrygon chrysia ............. 7(3):8
Rufous-browed Peppershrikes ............................. 9(1):5
V ireos ............................................ ................... 10(1):3 5
M ortality ...... ........ .... ....... ................. 7(3):11
M ovem ent ...................................... .......................... 5, 19
Museo de Ciencias Naturales "Felipe Poey" ........... 25, 27
Museum collection in Cuba .................................. 4(2):5
Myzarchus antillarum
Breeding biology and growth .............................. 4(3):8
Reproductive ecology ..................... .................. 2(3):6
Myzarchus crinitus
C ub a ........ ...... ................. ... ...................... 9(2):2

N

Nashville Warbler Vermnvora .
B behavior ....... .......... .. .... ................. 10(2):62
C uba ....... ....... .. ....................... 10(2):62
Natal plum age ............. .. ................... 7(3):4
Negrito Melopyrrha nigra
Dinamica poblacional ....................... ................. 4(2):7
N EO O R N ......................................... ................. 10(1):40
Neotropical migrant birds ................ .................. 5(3):6
BLM strategy ............................... 4(3):5
Caym an Brac ............................. ................. 10(3):104
Conservation ................... .................. 4(3):5, 7; 5(3):4
Habitat constraints ....................... .................... 7(1):5
Proposed priority system ................... ............... 5(3):7
U. S. D. A. Forest Service ................. ............... 4(3):5
Neotropical Migratory Bird Conservation Program 4(3):5, 7
Nesotrochis picapicensis ................................... 10(3):97
Nest 5(1):3; 7(3):6; 8(3):11, 12, 13; 9(1):6; 9(3):7; 10(1):20;
10(2):70
Nest Selection
Cuban Parrot ............... ................... 5(1):3; 6(3):9
N testing ............................... .... .... ... ....... ........... 4(3):10
Netherlands Antilles
Pearly-eyed Thrasher Margarops fuscatus bonariensis ....
10(3):103
N evis ........ .......... .. ... .... ........................ 9(3):4
New Books
A birder's West Indies. An island-by-island tour, by
Roland H W auer .................... .... .................... 9(3):34
Contributions to West Indian herpetology a tribute to
Albert Schwartz, ed. by Robert Powell and Robert W.
H en derson ...................................... .................... 9(3):34
Latin American research libraries in natural history: a
su rv ey .................................. .... .... ........ .. .......... 8 (3 ):15
Manual de campo para determinar las aves del Gran
Parque Nacional "Sierra Maestra" y de los territories
aledanios ..... ............. .. .... ................. 10(1):44
New Providence ............... ..... ................. 10(1):36
Resident birds ............... ..... ................ 10(1):36
New Providence Island ................ ................. 10(1):36
Niche exploitation .................... ................. 4(2):7; 6(3):6
N idificaci6n ......................................... .................. 3(3):7
Cuba ................... ............... 6(3):7; 10(2):53; 10(2):69
N ido ........ .... .... .... ....... ............... 10(2):69


Reina Mora Spindahls zena ................................ 5(3): 14
Nidos artificales
Psittacidos ........................................ ................. 7(3):7
North American Breeding Bird Survey ................... 3(2):4
North Andros Island .................................. 7(3):4; 9(3):8
N nutrition ............................... .... .... .... ...... ........... 4(3):6
Nyctanassa violacea
Nesting on Palmchat nest ................................ 10(1):14

0

Oiseaux de Guadeloupe et de Martinique Checklist 8(3):15
Olive-throated Parakeet Aratinga nana
Dominican Republic ............................... 10(2):56, 57
H ispaniola ................... ................. ........................ 9(3):5
Orange-crowned Warbler Vernuvora celata
C ub a .................................................................... 10(3):9 5
Orangequit Euneorms campestris ............................ 23, 29
N testing ...................................... .... ................. 10(1):30
Populations ........................................ 8(3):11; 10(1):33
Oriente Warbler Teretistrisfornsi
D iet .............. .... ........................................ 10(2):6 8
Reproduction ............... ..... ................. 10(2):69
Osprey Pandion hahaetus
Nesting in Quintana Roo .................................. 7(1):6
Osprey Pandion hahaetus carohnensis
Breeding in Cuba ......................... ................. 10(2):64
Otus nudipes
Populations ............ ... .................. 5(3): 14

P

Palm Crow Corvus palmarum
Taxonom y ...................................... ................. 5(3):16
Palmas barrigonas Colpothrinax wrightii
U so de las cavidades ........................ ................. 6(3):7
Palmchat Dulus do nimcus
Breeding ................ ... .................. 3(3):7; 10(1):14
Natal plumage ...... ....... .. .................. 7(3):4
N est ................. ..... .................. 9(3):7; 10(1):14
Taxonomic status .................. ................ 2(3):7; 7(3):4
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron interaction ......... 10(1):14
Paloma Coronita Columba leucocephala
Desarrollo y conductual ................... ................ 4(3):6
Paloma Sabanera Columba inornata
Cautivos ......................... 2(3):4; 4(3):4; 3(3):9; 5(3):11
C onducta ...................................... .................... 5(3):11
Liberaci6n experimental .............. 6(1):6; 7(1):9; 8(1):5
M anejo ..... ........ .......................................... 3(3):9
Status ............................ .................................. 4(2):6
Taxonom ia ..... ............. ....... ................ 4(3):8
Pandion hahaetus
Anidaci6 en Quintana Roo ............................... 7(1):6
Pandion hahaetus carohnensis
Breeding in Cuba ......................... ................. 10(2):64
Parasitism ..... ............. ....... ................ 10(3):112
Pardirallus maculatus
Jam aica ........................... .............................. 7(3):2
Parque Nacional del Este ..................... .................. 7(1):8
Parque Nacional de Los Haitises ............................. 2(3):7
Parque Zool6gico Nacional .................................. 6(3):9
Cuba- inventory of birds ............................... 4(2):5
Parrot Specialist Group, Curitiba, Brazil ................. 1(4):3
Partners in Flight ...................................... 4(3):7; 5(3):6, 7
Parulidae ............................... .... .... .... ................. 2(2):7
Passer domesticus
North Andros Island ............. ....................... 9(3):8
Range expansion -Puerto Rico ........................ 8(3):9
Pearly-eyed Thrasher Margarops fuscatus .............. 2(2):6
E ctoparasites .................................... ................. 3(3):9








ELPITIRRE -Ten-Year Index, 1988-1997


Hurricane effects on reproduction ..................... 5(3): 13
Netherlands Antilles (Margarops fuscatus bonariensis)
............................................................................. 10 (3 ):10 3
R ange .......................................... ................... 10(1):20
Pechero Teretistris fornsi
A lim entaci6n ................................ ................. 10(2):68
Reproduci6n ................... ................ 10(2):69
Pelagic birds
D om inica ..................................... ................. 10(2):60
Pelecanus occidentalis carolinensis
Breeding in Cuba ....................... ................... 10(1): 17
Pelicano Norteamericano Pelecanus occidentalis carolinensis
Cria en Cuba ............... ..... ................ 10(1):17
Peligro de Extinci6n
C ub a ................................................ ................. . 7(3 ):6
Puerto Rico ............. .. ................... 9(1):6
Peninsula de H icacos ............................................... 4(2):6
Perico de Hispaniola Aratinga chloroptera
C onservaci6n ................................ .................. 8(3):12
Phaethon lepturus
Food provisioning ............... .... ................. 2(3):5
Radio-tracking ............... ..... ................. 2(3):5
Status ...... ........ ... .. ... ................. 10(3):98
Phalaropus lobatus
Dominican Republic ............... ................... 9(3):6
Puerto Rico ............. .. ................... 5(1):3
Phalaropus tricolor
T obago ............................... ..... ...................... 4(2):2
Phenology ............... .................... 7(3):9; 10(1):38
Philomachus pugnax
Antigua-Barbuda ............... ..... ................. 7(2):3
Philorms agustifrons .............. ... ................. 3(3):9
Phoenicopterus ruber
C ub a ...................................................... 6(3):5; 10(1):22
Pic De Guadeloupe Melanerpes herminier
G ene fl ow ...................................... .................. 8(3):12
Hurricanes and ecology ................. ............. 10(3):111
Picoides villosus
B aham a Islands ............................. .................. 5(3): 12
Pinar del R io ........................................ .................. 6(3):6
Piping Plover Charadrius melodus
C en su s ............................................. .................. 3(1):7
Cuba .................. .............. 8(3):2; 10(1):13; 10(3):114
Pitons, St. Lucia ............................. ................. 10(3):102
Plain Pigeon Columba inornata
Captive behavior ............... .... ................. 5(3):11
Developm ent ...... ....... .. ................... 2(3):4
Experimental releases .............................. 6(1):6; 8(1):5
Hematology and serum chemistry ............ 4(3):4; 5(3):11
M anagem ent ............................ ..... ................. 3(3):9
Recovery .... .......... .. .......... ........................ 2(1):2
Releases in Puerto Rico ........................... 6(1):6; 7(1):9
Status ............................................ ... ............. 4(2):6
T axonom y ....................................... .................. 4(3):8

Digestive tract morphology ........................... 10(3):115
Resource partitioning ................... ................. 10(1):18
Ploceus cucullatus
D iet ...... ............ ...... ..... ........................ 2(3):7
Nesting habits ............... ..... ................. 4(3):10
Poblaci6n ............... .... ................. 4(2):7; 5(3): 14
Point Counts
Jam aica ......................................... ................. 10(1):3 1
Southeastern United States ............................... 8(3):8
Polioptila lembeyez
D iet ................................................................ .. 10(2 ):6 8
Pomarine Jaeger Stercorarius pomarinus
Guatem ala ............ ... ... ..... .................. 6(1):2
Population ............... ... .................. 7(1):8; 10(1):33
Population census


Cuban Parrot and Sandhill Crane .................... 10(1):24
Puerto Rican Screech-Owl ................................ 5(3):14
Population change ............... ..................... 10(1):23
B elize ........................................ ..... ............. 8(3): 11
Population Decline
Hawks in Puerto Rico ............... .................. 6(1):6
Population dynamics .............................. 4(2):7; 10(3):104
Population estimate ............ 2(2):7; 4(3):7; 5(3):10; 7(3):7
Puerto R ico ................................. ...................... 7(3):7
Population status ....................... .... ........................ 6(1):9
Predation ............................ 3(3):9; 8(3):11; 10(3):95, 112
Predator-free Islands ........................ ..................... 6(1):4
President's Commentary ........................ 9(1):17; 10(2):82
Primates
Impacts on bird habitats ................... ................ 5(3):8
Psittacids
Biology 4(3):6; 5(1):3, 4; 6(1):8, 11; 6(3):9; 7(3):8;
9(1):5; 10(1):26
Conservation 4(2):8; 4(3):10; 6(1):7, 8, 10, 11; 6(3):9;
7(3):4, 8; 8(3):9, 12; 9(1):5; 9(3):29; 10(1):26
Psittacine Working Group .................................. 5(3):16
St. Lucia meeting 1991 ................................ 4(3):10
Psittacine Workshop ............... ..................... 5(1):6
Psittacines
Capture techniques .............. ................... 6(1):8
Pterodroma hasitata
C uba .............................. .............. ................ 6(1):4
Hurricane effects ...................... .................... 10(1):15
Puerto Rican Flycatcher Mylarchus antillarum
Breeding biology and growth .............................. 4(3):8
Reproductive ecology .......................................... 2(3):6
Puerto Rican Nightjar Caprinmulgus noctitherus
H ab itat .......................................... ................... 8(3):12
Interactions with mongoose .............................. 3(3): 10
Puerto Rican Parrot Amazona vittata
Captive m anagem ent ....................... ................. 7(1):7
Captive propagation ............. ....................... 2(3):5
D N A ................................................. ............... .. 4 (3 ):3
Hurricanes and food supplies .......................... 10(1):38
Microbial flora in nests .................................... 7(3):6
Post-hurricane management ................................ 4(3):9
Potential as environmental tool ........................... 7(1):3
R recovery ............................ ................. 7(3):4; 9(3):29
R io A bajo aviary ................................ ................. 3(3):4
Puerto Rican Screech-Owl Otus nudipes
Population ...................................... ................. 5(3):14
Puerto Rican Vireo Vireo latimeri
Host of Shiny Cowbird .................................... 4(3):9
Introduced predators and parasites ................ 10(3):112
Puerto Rico 2(3):4, 5, 6; 3(3):2, 6, 8; 3(3):8, 9, 10; 4(1):2;
4(2):3, 4, 6; 4(3):3, 7, 8, 9; 5(1):3; 5(3):2; 5(3):6, 8, 12;
6(1):6; 7(1):3; 7(3):4, 7; 8(1):5; 8(2):2; 8(3):9, 12; 9(1):6;
9(2):2; 10(1):21, 34; 10(3):110, 112
Exotic species ................................ 9(1):3; 10(2):54, 71
Field guide .......................... ....... .................. 1(3):3
G am e species ............................ ..... ................ 2(3):5
Hawk population declines ................................ 6(1):6
Records of birds ............... .................... 7(1):2
R egistros de aves ................................................. 7(1):2
White-cheeked Pintail Anas bahamensis ......... 10(3):104
Purple-throated Carib Eulampisjugularis
C population ....................................... ................. 9(1):3

Q

Q uintana R oo ....................................... ................. 7(1):6
Anidaci6 de Pandion y Bubo .............................. 7(1):6
Colonias de anidaci6n ..................... ................. 7(1):6
Quiscalus in Cuba ............... ..................... 4(2):4
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Foraging dynamics ............. ....... ................. 2(3):6
Quiscalus niger in Cuba....................... .................. 4(2):4

R

Radar
Estudio de aves migratorias/ Study of migratory birds......
4(2):8, 10; 7(3):9
Radio-tracking ................ .................. 2(3):5; 10(1):33
R ecaptures ........................................ ..................... 2(2):7
Recovery/ Recuperadas 2(1):2; 4(2):10; 4(3):9; 9(3):29;
10(1):34
Recurvirostra americana
C ub a ........................................ ........ ................. . 9(2 ):3
Red-footed Boobies Sula sula
Breeding at W hite Cay ...................................... 8(3):13
Red-necked Phalarope Phalaropus lobatus
Dominican Republic ............ ......... ................. 9(3):6
Puerto R ico ..................................... .................. 5(1):3
Red-tailed Amazon Amazona brasiihensis
C conservation ............................... .................. 6(1):7, 8
Reina Mora Spindahs zena
Nidos y huevos ............... ..... ................. 5(3):14
Relative Abundance ............................ ................... 4(2):3
Reproducin/ Reproduction 2(3):6; 3(3):10; 4(2):3; 4(3):9;
5(1):3, 4; 5(3):13; 6(1):8, 11, 12; 6(3):8; 7(3):9; 10(2):69;
10(3):114
Reproductive Biology
B aham a Parrot ............................ .................... 6(1):11
Reproductive ecology ......... 2(3):6; 5(1):3; 6(3):8; 10(2):69
Republica Dominicana/ Dominican Republic 2(3):7; 3(3):7;
6(1):5; 6(3):5; 8(3):13; 9(1):5; 9(3):6; 10(1):14; 10(1):32,
34; 10(2):56, 57, 58, 59; 10(3):107, 109
Conservaci6n/Conservation 8(3):8; 8(3):12; 10(1):2;
10(2):73; 10(3): 107
Exotic species ................................ 9(3):5; 10(2):56, 57
Rare and accidental birds .............................. 10(2):58
R research projects .......................... ........................ 2(2):5
Reserva de la Biosfera "Cuchillas del Toa" ............ 5(2):2
Reserva de la Biosfera Baconao ..... 6(3):6; 10(2):52, 53, 69
Breeding/ Nidificaci6n ........................ 10(2):52, 53, 69
Reserva de la Biosfera Guanahacabibes .................. 5(3):4
Resident and migrant communities
Composition and abundance in Cuba .................. 4(2):8
Resource Partitioning ....................... ................. 10(1):18
Restoration ............................................. 3(3):2; 10(3):110
Rey Congo Nyctanassa violacea
Nesting on Palmchat nest ................................ 10(1):14
Rhamphocinclus brachyurus
Status ............................ .. ......... .. ... ............... 5(3):13
Rhinoptynx clamator oberi .............. .................. 7(1):7
Rissa tridactyla
H ispaniola .................................... ................. 10(2):59
Rocklands Wildlife Sanctuary .............................. 3(1):6
Roosevelt Roads Naval Station ................................ 2(2):4
R o o st ....................................................... ................... 2 (2 ):8
Roseate Tern Sterna dougalhii ................................. 3(3):5
Breeding biology .............. ..................... 4(3):8
Ruff Philomachus pugnax
A ntigua-Barbuda ........................ ...................... 7(2):3
Rufous-browed Peppershrike Cyclarhis gujanensis
Song variation .......................... ........................ 9(1):5
Rynchops niger
C ub a ....... ..... .. ........................................... 4(2):5

S

Sabana Archipelago
Bird distribution, diversity, and abundance .......... 9(3):9;
10(1):22


Sabana-Camagiiey Archipelago ...... 4(2):9; 9(3):9; 10(1):22
Sabanero Sturnella magna
Ciclo de vida .................. ..... ................. 4(2):9
Saffron Finch Sicalis flaveola
C uba ..... .... ........ ............... .......................... 10(2):55
Salt River Bay ............ ..... ..................... 1(1):2
San Salvador ............ ..... .................. 9(1):7
Sancti Spiritus ........................... ........................ 6(3):3, 6
Sandhill Crane Grus canadensis nesiotes
C uba .............................. ............. ................... 8(1):3
Population ............... .... ................ 8(1):3; 10(1):24
Santiago de C uba ................................. ................. 6(3):3
Sayornis phoebe
Baham a Islands ............................. .................... 9(2):4
Scarlet Ibis Eudocimus ruber
C uba ...... ........... ..... ................ 8(1):3; 9(3):8
Seabirds .................................... .. .......... ................ 2(2):6
Aruba ............... ..... ................ 7(3):13; 8(3):14
B erm uda ....... .......... .. .... ................. 10(1):36
Cay Sal Bank ............... ..... ................ 10(1):32
C uba ...... ....... .. .......................................... 3(3):7
C yclones and sex ................................................ 10(1):30
Exuma Land and Sea Park, Bahamas ................ 5(3): 16
Human interactions ............. ....... ................ 10(3):113
Hurricanes and reproduction ......................... 10(3):105
Nesting in southern Cuba ................................. 3(3):7
Seasonal abundances ............................ ................. 3(3):6
Seasonal diet ........................................ .................. 3(3):5
Second Symposium on Zoology .............................. 3(2):2
Seed dispersion .................................... ................. 3(3):6
Serum chemistry .................................. 4(3):4
Setophaga ruticilla
Breeding in Cuba ............................. ................. 9(3):5
Jam aica ......................... .................................... 4(2):4
Sexual differences ............................ ..................... 7(3):8
Sexual habitat segregation ................... ................. 4(2):4
Sharp-shinned Hawk Accipiter striatus
Population decline in Puerto Rico ....................... 6(1):6
Shiny Cowbird Molothrus bonariensis
B aham a Islands ............................ ................. 10(1):21
Brood parasite of Puerto Rican Vireo ................. 4(3):9
C uba ...... ............ ...... .... .................... 8(3):3
Florida .............................. .... .... ... ................... 2(2):7
H osts in C uba .................................. ................. 8(3):3
Jamaica and Cayman Islands ............................... 3(3):6
M management ............... ..... ................ 10(3):110
M ovements and habitat ....................................... 3(3):8
N orth Andros Island .......................... ................. 7(3):4
Yellow-shouldered Blackbird as host ........ 3(3):8; 4(2):4
Shorebirds ............................................ .................. 3(3):6
Short-eared Owl Asioflammeus
Greater Antilles review ............................... 8(3):8
Siaha siahs
Conservation in Bermuda ................................. 7(3):8
Sicalis flaveola
C uba ..... .... ........ ............... .......................... 10(2):55
Sierra de Cubita ............... .... ................ 10(3):93
Sierra de Nipe .................. ................ 10(2):65; 10(3):114
Avifauna ....................... ................ 10(2):65; 10(3):114
Sierra del Rosario .................. ................ 4(2):7, 8; 6(3):3
Sikes A ct ........................... ................ ................ 2(2):4
Simposio de Zoologia .............. ................... 4(2):4
Simposio de Zoologia, III ................... ................ 7(3): 12
Sinsontillo Pohoptila lembeyez
Alim entaci6n ............... ..... ................. 10(2):68
Sister Forests ............ ..... .. ................ 5(3):4
Sittapusilla
S tatu s ................................ ... ................ ........ ..... 7 (1):5
Smooth-billed Ani Crotophaga anm
D iet ....................................... ........... ............... .. 9 (3 ):6








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Snowy Plover Charadrius alexandrinus
Cuba breeding .................. ... .................. 6(3):3
Society of Caribbean Ornithology
Annual meeting -Cuba 1993 ................ 6(2):3; 6(3):2
Annual meeting -Dominican Republic 1988 ....... 2(1):2
Annual meeting -Jamaica 1990 ....................... 3(3):2
Annual meeting -Puerto Rico 1992 ........ 5(1):5; 5(2):5
Annual meeting St. Croix 1987 ...................... 1(3):2
Annual meeting St. Lucia 1991 ............. 4(1):8; 4(3):4
Annual meeting Trinidad 1995 ..................... 8(3): 17
Constitution Ammendments ............................ 10(1):40
Keynote address -Bahama Islands 1996 ........... 9(3):12
N ew nam e .................................. ................. 1(4):2
Problems and recommendations .......................... 8(1):8
Proposed amendment to constitution ........... 10(1):40
Proposed constitution changes ............. 9(2):13; 10(1):40
Resolutions 1995 ....................... .................. 9(1):10
Resolutions 1996 ............................................ 9(3):25
Society of Caribbean Ornithology draft resolutions
Bahamas National Trust ................................. 9(3):26
Cabo Rojo salt flats .............. ................... 9(3):28
Canlo Tiburones ........................ ....................... 9(3):27
Conservation of White-cheeked Pintail ............. 9(3):25
Death of R. T. Peterson ................... ............... 9(3):29
Especies ex6ticas ....................... .................... 9(3):27
Tourism ............................. .... .... .................. 9(3):26
Softw are ........................................... ................. 10(2):52
Sooty Tern Sterna fuscata
M orant Cays ...... ........ . ................... 2(2):7
Spindahls zena
Evolutionary relationship .............. 10(1):29; 10(3):107
N est and eggs ................................ .................. 5(3):14
Taxonomic status ............... .................... 4(2): 11
Spizza Americana ................ .... .................. 8(3):12
Spizzella passerina
C ub a ................................................ ................. . 9(2 ):2
Spotted Rail Pardirallus maculatus
Jam aica ................................... ...................... 7(3):2
St. A ndrew 's Island ......................................... 4(2):3; 7(1):9
St. Andrew Vireo Vireo caribaeus
Vocal behavior ................ .... .................. 7(1):9
St. C roix ................................... .................... 1(1):2; 7(1):3
St. K itts ................................................................. 10(2):72
St. Kitts Bullfinch Loxigilla portoricensis grandis
Statu s ....................................... ...................... 10(2):72
St. Lucia 1(2; [Supplement]):7; 2(1; [Supplement]):7; 6(3):9;
7(3):3; 10(3):102
Common Black-headed Gull ............................... 5(2):4
St. Lucia Parrot Amazona versicolor
Behavior in captivity .............. ................... 6(3):9
Conservation ............... ................... 6(3):9; 7(3):8
Starnoenas ............. ..... ................... 4(2):5
Statu s .................................................. ............... .. 5, 8, 16
Brown Nuthatch Sittapusilla .............................. 7(1):5
Columbids in Puerto Rico ................................... 2(3):5
Key West Quail-Dove Geotrygon chrysia ............. 7(3):8
Puerto Rican Plain Pigeon Columba inornata ....... 4(2):6
V ireo s .......................... .... ... ......................... 10 (3):103
White-tailed Sabrewing Campylopterus ensipennis 4(3):2;
8(3):9; 10(1):27
White-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon lepturus in Cuba .........
10(3):98
Status taxonomico 2(2):6, 7; 4(2):11; 4(3):7; 7(1):5; 10(3):85
Stercorarius pomarinus
Guatem ala ............ ..... ................... 6(1):2
Sterna antillarum
Nest sites in Jamaica .............. ................... 6(1):4
Status in Puerto Rico ............ ......... ................. 3(3):8
Sterna dougalln
Breeding biology .............. ..................... 4(3):8


Streptopeha decaocto
C uba ..... .............................. .................... 3(4):2; 9(1):4
French Antilles ............... ..................... 9(3):2
Lesser Antilles ............... ..... ................. 8(3):3
N ev is ................................................ .............. .. 9(3 ):4
Stripe-headed Tanager Spindalis zena
Evolutionary relationship .............. 10(1):29; 10(3):107
N est and eggs ................................. ................. 5(3):14
Taxonom ic status .......................... .................. 4(2): 11
Structure of subniche ............................... 4(2):7, 8; 6(3):3
Sturnella magna
Natural history .............. .................... 4(2):9
Sturnus vulgaris
Jam aica ........................................ ................. 10(2):70
Stygian Owl Asio stygmus siguapa
Ecology in Cuba ................ ..................... 7(3): 10
Subnicho structural ............................... 4(2):7, 8; 6(3):3
Sula sula
Breeding at White Cay ............... ................. 8(3):13
Supertram p ........................................ .................... 2(2):6
Survey ............... .................. 4(2):10; 8(3):10; 9(1):6
Point counts ..................... ................. 8(3):8; 10(1):31
Survival ......................................... ............... ............ 3(3):9
Swainson's Warbler Limnothlypis swainsonn
C u b a ................. ..................................................... 5 (3 ):3
Swallow-tailed Kite Elanoides forficatus forficatus
C ub a .............................................. ... ............... .. 8(3 ):4
Symposium on Forests of Puerto Rico, Second ......... 3(1):6
Symposium on the Natural History of the Bahamas, 5th .......
6(2):4

T

Tachycineta cyaneovirdis .................................. 9(1):18
Breeding and natural history ........................... 10(1):19
Tachymarptis melba
G uadeloupe ...................................... ................. 8(2):2
St. L u cia .......................................... .................. 7(3):3
Taller Experimental de Estudios de Aves Migratorias 4(1):5
Taxonomic status .. 2(2):6; 4(2):11; 4(3):7; 7(1):5; 10(3):85
Taxonomy 2(2):6; 4(3):7; 5(3):15; 7(1):5; 7(3):4; 10(3):85
Teretistrisfornsi .............................. .................. 10(2):69
D iet ................................. .......................... 10(2):68
Reproduction ............... ...................... 10(2):69
T ern s ..................... ............... .................... ................. 2 (2 ):6
Thick-billed Vireo Vireo crassirostris
C conservation .............................. ................. 10(3):112
Inter-island variation ................... ................. 10(1):35
Tiaris canora
Population dynam ics ....................... ................. 4(2):7
Tiaris olivacea
Population dynam ics ....................... ................. 4(2):7
Tobago ........................................................ 4(2):2; 8(3): 10
Brown Violet-ear Colibri delphinae ................... 4(3):2
Tobago Striped Owl Rhinoptynx clamator oberz ... 7(1):7
White-winged Sabrewing Campylopterus ensipennis ......
8(3):9; 10(1):27
Tobago Striped Owl Rhinoptynx clamator oberz ....... 7(1):7
Todus multicolor ................ ..................... 8(1):4
D iet ...... ....... .......................................... 10(2):68
N testing in cave ................................................ 10(1):12
Torcaza Cabeciblanca Columba leucocephala
Poblaciones en la Isla de la Juventud ....... 5(3):12; 7(3):5
T6rtola Streptopeha decaocto
C uba ..... .............................. .................... 3(4):2; 9(1):4
Tourism ......................... ...................... 9(3):26, 10(2):82
Tourterelle a Queue Carree Zenazda aurita
Phenologie de la reproduction ............................. 7(3):9
Training bird watching guides
Dominican Republic ....................................... 10(1):34








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Tringa glareola
B arbados .......................................... .................... 6(1):3
Trinidad .............. 4(1):3; 6(1):7; 8(3):9; 8(3):10; 10(1):17
Trinidad and Tobago ........................... .................. 4(2):2
Conservation ..................... .................. 6(1):7; 8(3):10
Tunas de Zaza ............. .. ................... 4(2):7
Turdus aurantius .................. ..... .................. 3(3):6
Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura ............................... 8(1):2
Census in Cuba ............... ..................... 4(2):10
Strike risk for aircraft ............ ......... ................ 8(1):2
Turks and Caicos Islands ............................. 3(3):2; 8(2):5
C conservation ................................... .................. 3(3):2
Tyrannus domnnicensis
B behavior ....... .......... .. .... ................. 10(3):97
Tyto alba
Trophic activity and conservation ................. 10(3):116

U

U. S. D. A. Forest Service
Neotropical migratory birds ................................ 4(3):5
U S. N avy ................ ..... ............................ 2(2):4
U rban ecosystem ............................... .................. 9(3):29

V

Variabilidad/ Variability
Nidos y huevos/eggs and nest ........................... 5(3):14
Variaci6n morfologica ............................. 7(3):8; 10(1):35
Venezuela ............... ..................... 7(3):7; 8(3): 11
Vermnvora celata
C ub a ............................................ ................... 10(3):9 5
Vermnvora, .
Behavior in Cuba ...................... ................... 10(2):62
Vermnvora virginae
B aham a Islands ................................ ................. 7(2):2
V ieques Islands ................................... .................. 9(1):7
Village Weaver Ploceus cucullatus
D iet ...... ............ ...... ..... ........................ 2(3):7
Nesting habits ............... ..... ................. 4(3):10
Vireo
Islas San Andres and Providencia ....................... 4(2):3
Phylogenetic relationships ............................. 10(3):103
Status .......................... .......... . .................. 10(3):103
Vireo altiloquus
Song differentiation and meme flow ...................... 7(3):6
Vireo carzbaeus ............................ ..... ................. 7(1):9
Vireo crassirostris
Conservation ............... .... ................ 10(3):112
Inter-island variation ....................................... 10(1):35
Vireo latimert
Host of Shiny Cowbird ...................... 4(3):9; 10(3):112
Introduced predators and parasites ................ 10(3):112
Virgin Islands ................... .................. 8(2):4
Field guide ........................................ ................ 1(3):3
Virginia's Warbler Vermnvora vrgimnzae
B aham a Islands ............................... .................. 7(2):2
Vocal Behavior
B ananaquit C . . ............................... 6(1):10
Black-whiskered Vireo Vireo altiloquus ............. 7(3):6
Lesser Antillean Pewee Contopus latirostris ....... 7(3):11
Rufous-browned Pepershirke Cyclarhis gujanensis 9(1):5
St.Andrew Vireo Vireo cart baeus ....................... 7(1):9

W

W arble fly ...... ........ .... ....... ................. 3(3):9
Waterbirds
C uba ........ ........ ... .. ....................... 7(3):6
Jam aica ........................... ........ .................... 7(1):8


West Indian biogeography ................ .................. 2(3):4
West Indian institutions
Museo de Ciencias Naturales "Felipe Poey" ......... 9(1):9
West Indian Whistling-Duck Dendrocygna arborea
Conservation ......... 9(3):30; 10(1):2; 10(1):28; 10(3):108
Dom inican Republic ...................... ................. 10(1):2
E cology ........................................ .................... 9(3):30
Habitat and home range ................................ 10(1):33
Predation of artificial nests ................................ 8(3):11
Status and ecology ............................... 9(3):30; 10(1):2
West Indian Whistling-Duck Working Group ..... 10(3):108
West Indian Woodpecker Melanerpes supeciizars .... 6(3):7
Breeding biology ................................. 5(3):12; 6(1):12
Wetlands .............. 4(2):6, 9; 6(3):3; 7(3):6; 10(3):108, 110
Cuba .......................................... 4(2):6,9; 6(3):3; 7(3):6
White Ibis Eudocimus albus
Movements and mortality ................................. 7(1):4
R ecoveries ....................................... .................. 7(1):4
Resource partitioning ................................... 10(1):18
White Stork Cicoma cicoma
A n tigu a .................................... ................ .............. 7 (1):2
White-breasted Thrasher Rhamphocmnclus brachyurus
Statu s ................................. ........ .... ............. 5(3 ):13
White-cheeked Pintail Anas bahamensis
Abundance and habitat use ................................ 6(1):12
Ecology and conservation .............................. 9(3):30
Population dynamics .................................. 10(3):104
White-chinned Thrush Turdus aurantius
L ife history .......................................................... 3(3):6
White-crowned Pigeon Columba leucocephala
A ge and diet ......................... ................. 3(3):5; 8(1):5
Development and behavior ............................... 4(3):6
D ispersal .............................. .... .... ................. 4(3):5
Feeding behavior ............... ..................... 7(1):4
M ovem ents ..... ............. ... .... ................ 3(3):9
Population estimate ............. ....................... 5(3): 10
Population status in Cuba ............................... 5(3): 12
Populations in the Isla de la Juventud ................. 7(3):5
Predation and distribution ................................ 3(3):9
Seed dispersers ............................. ..................... 3(3):6
White-crowned Sparrow Zonotrichia leucophrys gambelli
C u b a .............................. .................. ................. 10 (2 ):6 3
White-tailed Sabrewing Campylopterus ensipennis
Behavioral ecology ................................... 10(1):27
Status ................................... ................. 4(3):2; 8(3):9
Status, ecology, and behavior .............. 8(3):9; 10(1):27
White-tailed Tropicbirds Phaethon lepturus
Food provisioning ............................ ................. 2(3):5
Radio-tracking ............... ..................... 2(3):5
Statu s ............................................ ................. 10(3):9 8
W ild bird bills ................................... .................. 4(3): 13
Wild Bird Conservation Act of 1992 ....................... 7(2):5
Wildlife management program .............................. 9(2):13
Wildlife Management Techniques Manual
V version Espaniola ............................. ................. 1(3):4
Wildlife policy and legislation ............................... 9(3): 16
Wilson's Phalarope Phalaropus tricolor
T obago ......................................... .... .................. 4(2):2
Winter Distribution ................................... 5(3):2; 7(1):5
Winter Habitat
B elize .................................................. ............... . 5(3 ):3
Wood Sandpiper Tringa glareola
B arbados ........................................ .............. ... 6(1):3
Wood Thrush Hylocichla mustehna
H ispaniola .................................... ................. 10(2):59
W workshop ................................... ......................... 8(1):10
Experimental de studios de aves migratorias ....... 4(1):5
Macaw management ......................................... 3(3):4
Wildlife biology microcomputers ....................... 3(1):6
Wildlife policy and legislation .......................... 9(3): 16








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Worm-eating Warbler Helmitheros vermivorus ..... 10(1):27

X

Xzphidiopicus percussus .................... ................ 6(3):7, 8

Y

Yaguasa Criolla Dendrocygna arborea
Status y ecologia ................................................ 9(3):30
Yaguaza Antillana Dendrocygna arborea
Republica Dominicana ................... ................ 10(1):2
Yellow Warblers Dendroica petechia
G enetic variation ............................... .................. 7(1):4
Yellow-billed ParrotAmazona collar ................ 10(3):106
Conservation ..................... .................. 6(1): 11; 8(3):9
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron Nyctanassa vzolacea
Nesting on Palmchat nest ................................ 10(1):14
Yellow-faced Grassquit Tiarns ohvacea
Population dynam ics ............................................ 4(2):7
Yellow-shouldered Blackbird Agelazus xanthomus


Host of Shiny Cowbird ............................ 3(3):8; 4(2):4
Predation ....................................... .................... 8(2):2
Recovery project ................ 4(3):9; 10(1):34; 10(3):110
U se of exotic habitat ...................... ................... 3(3):8
Youth Educating Youth ........................................ 6(1):6

Z

Zapata Wren Ferminza cerveraz
B reeding ........................................ ................... 4(2):10
New locality and ecology ................................. 6(3):8
Zenazda aurita....................................... ................. 7(3):9
Banding studies ............... ..... ................ 5(3):12
Zenaida Dove Zenazda aurita ............................... 7(3):9
Banding studies ............... ..... ................ 5(3):12
Breeding phenology ............. ....................... 7(3):9
Zonotrichia leucophrys gambelh
C ub a .............................................. ................. 10(2):63
Zoodom
Contribution to conservation ......................... 10(3):107








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EL PITIRRE
10-year Index
1988-1997
-Author


A

Abreu, Eduardo See Llanes y Abreu
Acosta-Cruz, Martin
Acosta Cruz, Martin y L. Mugica. Influencia del
microhabitat en la estructura de la comunidad de
ciconiiformes que habitat los arrocera del Jibaro en la
provincia de Sancti Spiritus, Cuba....................... 6(3):3
Acosta Cruz, Martin, Lourdes Mugica Valdes y
Armando Albo. Resultados preliminares sobre el
status y algunos aspects ecol6gicos de la Yaguasa
Criolla (Dendrocygna arborea) en Cuba. ............ 9(3):30
Acosta, M., Lourdes Mugica y Giselle Alvarez.
Ecologia tr6fica de las principles species de aves
que afectan el cultivo del camaron blanco en Tunas
de Z aza ....................................... ...................... 4(2):7
Acosta, M., Lourdes Mugica, C. Juarez y Elvia
Jimenez. Consideraciones ecologicas sobre la
comunidad de aves carrofieras de Cuba y Mexico. 4(2):9
Acosta, Martin, Lourdes Mugica, C. Mancina, and X.
Ruiz. Resource partitioning between Glossy Ibis and
White Ibis in a rice field system in south-central
C ub a ........................................... ... ................ 10(1):18
Acosta Cruz, Martin y Orlando Torres Fundora.Captura
de un Coco Rojo (Eudocimus ruber; Aves:
Threskiornithidae) al norte de Ciego de Avila, Cuba. 9(3):8
See Blanco et al.; Dennis et al.; Gonzalez et al.; Mugica
y Acosta; Mugica et al.
Acosta Rodriguez, E. A. See Hernandez et al.
Adderley, E. See Ferguson et al.
Agulera, Rafaela
Agulera, Rafaela, Daysi Rodriguez y Barbara Sanchez.
Composici6n sistematica de la collecci6n de aves
(pieles) del Instituto de Ecologia y Sistematica ..... 4(2):5
Alay6n Garcia, Giraldo
Alay6n Garcia, Giraldo. Observaciones conductuales en
algunas aves de la Reserva de la Biosfera "Cuchillas
del Toa" (Guantanamo-Holguin, Cuba). ............. 5(2):2
Alay6n, Giraldo, and Orlando H. Garrido. Current
status of the Ivory-billed Woodpecker (Campephilus
principahs) in Cuba ........... ........... ................. 4(2):11
Albo, Armando. See Acosta et al.
Albomoz, M. See Rojas-Suarez et al.
Alfonso, A. See Soto et al.
Allen, Paul E.
Allen, Paul E. Breeding biology and natural history of
the Baham a Sw allow ......................................... 10(1):19
Allen, Paul E., and S. M. Hitchcox. Impact of forest
management options on cavity-nesting birds in the
B ah am as ............................................................. 10(1):20
Alleng, C. A. See Alleng and Alleng
Alleng, Gerard P.
Alleng, Gerard. Bird conservation activities in Trinidad
and Tobago: 1995-1996 .................................. 9(3):23
Alleng, G. P., and C. A. Alleng. Survey of Least Tern
nesting sites along the south coast of Jamaica ....... 6(1):4
Alleng, Gerard. Island report. Trinidad and Tobago. 10(3): 118
Almand, J. David


Almand, J. Dave. BLM strategy for neotropical
m igratory birds ................................ .................. 4(3):5
Almonte, Jesus M.
Almonte, Jesus M. y Brigido Hierro. Estudios
preliminares sobre la nidificacion de la Cotorra de la
Hispaniola, Amazona ventrahs, en el Parque
Nacional Jaragua, Republica Dominicana .............. 9(1):5
Alvarez, Giselle. See Acosta et al.
Alvarez, M. See Gonzalez et al.
Ambr6n, Rolando
Ambr6n, Rolando y Esteban Godinez Proyecto
evaluativo de las poblaciones de Torcaza
Cabeciblanca (Columba leucocephala) en la Isla de
la Juventud, Cuba. .................................................. 7(3):5
Anselme, Maurice. See Barre et al.; Garrigues et al.
Anthony, Donald
Anthony, Donald. Report on the meeting of the
Association for Parrot Conservation, Guadalajara,
M exico, 7-11 June 1994. ...................................... 4(3):13
Anthony, Donald. [Island Representative Report]
Projects in St. Lucia .............................................. 8(3):14
Anthony, Donald. St. Lucia. .................................... 9(3):24
Anthony, Donald. The avifauna of the Pitons in St.
L u cia. ........................................... ................... 10(3):102
See Dawson et al.
Arce Alvarez, Isis. See Arredondo et al.
Arendt, Wayne J.
Arendt, Wayne J. Is the Pearly-eyed Thrasher a true
supertram p species? ....................... ................... 2(2):6
Arendt, Wayne J. Impact of Hurricane Hugo on Pearly-
eyed Thrasher reproduction in the Luquillo Rain
Forest, Puerto R ico ............................................. 5(3):13
Arendt, Wayne J. Effects of Hurricane Hugo on
Montserrat's forest birds and their habitat .............. 7(3):5
Arendt, Wayne. Contemporary and historical range of
the Pearly-eyed Thrasher, emphasizing the Greater
Antilles and the Bahama Archipelago ............ 10(1):20
Arendt, Wayne J. History and subspeciation of the
Pearly-eyed Thrasher, emphasizing Margarops
fuscatus bonartensis in the Netherlands Antilles. 10(3):103
See Faaborg and Arendt
Armensol, M. T. See Wotzkow y Armensol
Arnizaut, Ana B.
Amizaut, Ana B. An Introduction to avian medicine
and emergency care with emphasis on the genus
A m azo n a ................................................................ 6 (1):9 .
Amizaut, A. B. Determination of hematology and
serum chemistry values for captive Puerto Rican
Plain Pigeons (Columba inornata wetmoret). ........ 4(3):4
Amizaut, A. B., D. Cepeda, C. Betancourt, and F. J.
Vilella. Evaluation of the microbial flora found in
nests and chicks of wild and captive Puerto Rican
Parrots (Amazona vittata) ................. ............... 7(3):6
See Davila et al.; Torres-Baez et al.
Arredondo Antfinez, Carlos
Arredondo Antunez, Carlos. Las rapaces extintas de
Cuba y su importancia ecol6gica durante el
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Arredondo Antunez, Carlos. Consideraciones sobre la
actividad tr6fica de Tyto alba furcata y la necesidad
de su conservaci n. ........................................ 10(3):116
Arredondo Antunez, C., V. L6pez Rodriguez, Isis Arce
Alvarez y M. Perez Bejerano. Actividad y
explotaci6n del subnicho structural de una
comunidad de aves en la Reserva de la Biosfera
Sierra el R osario ............................. .................. 4(2):7
Arredondo, Carlos, R. Vitalio L6pez, I. Arce y M.
Perez. Composici6n, densidad y explotaci6n del
subnicho structural de una comunidad de aves en la
Sierra del Rosario, Pinar del Rio, Cuba. .............. 6(3):6
Arredondo, Carlos, Vitalio L6pez y C. Bravo. Aves de
la Sierra del Rosario. ............................................ 6(3):3
Arredondo, Oscar. See Suarez y Arredondo.
Askins, Robert A.
Askins, Robert A. Impact of habitat fragmentation on
migratory songbirds in breeding and wintering areas.
................................................................................. 5 (3 ):2
Ayarde Aguilar, Margarita. See Melian and Ayarde;
Melian et al.

B

Bacon, Peter R.
Bacon, Peter R., and Anne C. E. Morgan. Some
implications of small population size for
management of waterbirds in Jamaica. ................ 7(1):8
Bainton, M. See White et al.
Baltz, Michael E.
Baltz, Michael E. Shiny Cowbirds (Molothrus
bonariensis) on North Andros Island, Bahamas. ... 7(3):4
Baltz, Michael E. House Sparrows on North Andros
Island, B aham as. ......................... ...................... 9(3):8
Baltz, Michael E. The Shiny Cowbird in the Bahamas:
a threat to the archipelago's avifauna. ............. 10(1):21
Baltz, Michael E., and R. S. Feliciano. Use of
successional cattle pastures by resident and
migratory landbirds in Puerto Rico. ................. 10(1):21
Bancroft, G. Thomas
Bancroft, G. Thomas, and Reed Bowman. Age and
seasonal diet of nestling White-crowned Pigeons. 3(3):5
Bancroft, G. T., A. M. Strong, and M. E. Carrington.
Forest fragmentation and minimum area
requirements for breeding forest birds in the upper
Florida K eys ................................... .................. 5(3):8
Bancroft, G. Thomas, A. M. Strong and R. J. Sawicki.
Immediate post-fledging dispersal of White-crowned
Pigeons from Florida Bay. ................. .............. 4(3):5
See Strong et al.
Banks, Richard C.
Banks, Richard C., and Robert Hole, Jr. Subspecific
taxonomy of the Mangrove Cuckoo Coccyzus minor.
................................................................................. 2 (2 ):6
Banks, Richard C., and Robert Hole, Jr. Birds collected
in Jamaica by William T. March, 1861-1866. .... 5(3):15
Barlow, Jon C.
Barlow, Jon C. Inter-island song differentiation and
meme flow in West Indian Black-whiskered Vireos
(Vireo altiloquus ssp.). ......................................... 7(3):6
Barlow, Jon C. Phylogenetic relationships and
conservation status of some West Indian vireos. 10(3):103
Barlow, Jon C., and George Cooke. Variation in song
and size in circum-Caribbean Rufous-browed
Peppershrikes. .............................. ....................... 9(1):5
Barlow, Jon C., and Mark K. Peck. Threatened vireo
populations of Islas San Andres and Providencia,
Colombia, W est Indies. ........................................ 4(2):3
Barlow, Jon C., and Mark K. Peck. Vocal behavior of
the St. Andrew Vireo (Vireo cartbaeus) ............. 7(1):9


See Walker and Barlow
Barre, Nicolas
Barre, Nicolas, Philippe Feldmann, Georges Tayalay,
Patrice Roc, Maurice Anselme, and P. William
Smith. Status of the Eurasian Collared-Dove
(Streptopehla decaocto) in the French Antilles. .......9(3):2
Barry, N. See Ferguson et al.
Basili, Gianfranco. See Temple and Basili.
Batile Viera, Alicia. See Gonzalez et al.
Baxter, Trevor.
Baxter, Trevor. Island report. The Cayman Islands. 10(3):120
See Burton et al.
Begazo, Alfredo J.
Begazo, Alfredo J. Observations of the Red-necked
Phalarope (Phalaropus lobatus) and Baird's
Sandpiper (Calidris bairdn) in Puerto Rico. .......... 5(1):3
Belton, William
Belton, William. Copulatory stance of the Purple-
throated Carib, Eulampisjgularis. ...................... 9(1):3
Bermingham, Eldredge. See Ricklefs and Bermingham
Bernard, M. V. See Hayes et al.
Berovides Alvarez, Vicente
Berovides, Vicente y Xiomara Galvez. Caracterizacion
ecologica de la avifauna cubana en peligro de
extincion ................................. .......................... 7(3):6
Berovides-Alvarez, Vicente, and Xiomara Galvez-
Aguilera. Distribution, diversity, and abundance of
the terrestrial avifauna in the Sabana Archipelago
north of Villa Clara, Cuba. .............................. 10(1):22
Berovides-Alvarez, Vicente, and Xiomara Galvez-
Aguilera. Ecological studies of the Greater Flamingo
(Phoenicopterus ruber) in the Sabana-Camagfiey
A rchipelago. ................................................... 10(1):22
Berovides, Vicente, Alfredo Gutierrez y A. Llanes.
Dimensiones de las cavidades de nidificacion y su
selecci6n preferencial por la Cotorra Cubana
(Amazona leucocephala). .................. ............... 6(3):9
Berovides Alvarez, Vicente, Alejandro Llanes Sosa,
and Rosendo Martinez Montero. Reproductive
ecology of the Cuban Parrot (Amazona
leucocephala) in Los Indios, Isla de la Juventud.
II.- Population dynamics. .................. ................ 5(1):4
See Galvez y Berovides; Galvez et al.; Gutierrez y
Berovides; Llanes et al.; Quiala et al.
Betancourt, C. See Arnizaut et al.
Blanco Rodriguez, Pedro
Blanco. Pedro. Censos de aves acuaticas en el refugio
de fauna "Las Salinas," Cienaga de Zapata, Cuba. 6(3):4
Blanco, Pedro. Estudio de los humedales de mayor
importancia para las aves acuaticas en la provincia
de M atanzas, Cuba .......................... .................. 7(3):6
Blanco Rodriguez, Pedro. Primer registro del Frailecillo
Silvador Charadrius melodus (Aves: Charadriidae)
en C u b a. ............ ......... ..... .... .. ..................... 8(3 ):2
Blanco, Pedro, Martin Acosta, Lourdes Mujica y Denis
Dennis. Nuevo registro de Avoceta Recurvirostra
americana (Aves: Charadriiformes) en Cuba. ........ 9(2):3
Blanco, P. y H. Gonzalez, Nuevos registros de
Rynchopus niger Linneo, 1758 (Aves: Laridae) en
C u b a ................................ ........... .......................... 4 (2 ):5
Blanco Rodriguez, Pedro, Alejandro Llanes Sosa y Ron
Ridout. Primer registrol de la Bijirita de la Raza
Brewster (Aves: Parulidae) en Cuba. .....................8(3):2
Blanco, P., A. Llanes, Ana J. Rond6n, J. Fialio y L. D.
Melian. Anillamiento de aves en una localidad de la
Cienaga de Zapata, Cuba. ..................................... 4(2):7
Blanco, Pedro, Francisco Morera y Marcos Echevarria.
Nuevo registro de Coco Rojo Eudocimus ruber
(Aves: Treskiornitidae) para Cuba. ........................8(1):3
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registros del Frailecillo Silbador Charadrius melodus
en la provincia de La Habana, Cuba ............... 10(1):13
Blanco Rodriguez, Pedro, Barbara Sanchez y A.
Hernmandez. Areas de importancia para la
reproducci6n de species marinas coloniales
(Charadriiformes) en Cuba. ........................... 10(3):114
Blanco Rodriguez, Pedro. Areas de importancia
regional para las aves del orden Charadriiformes en
C uba. ....................................... .... ................ 10(3):114
Blanco Rodriguez, Pedro. Areas de invierno del
Frailecillo Silbador en Cuba. ......................... 10(3):114
See Godinez and Blanco; Gonzalez et al.; Sanchez et al.
Bon Saint C6me, Marcel
Bon Saint C6me, Marcel. The hummingbirds of
M artinique ..................................... .................. 7(3):7
Bon Saint C6me, Marcel. Bird species introduced to
Martinique in the past 40 years. ........................... 7(3):7
Bonilla, G.
Bonilla, G., R. Castro, and F. Rivera. Population
dynamics of the White-cheeked Pintail in Puerto
R ico ................................. ............................ 10(3):104
Bonilla, G., M. Vasques y E. Derrios. Distribucion y
estimado poblacional actual de cuatro aves acuaticas
nativas en Puerto Rico. ................ .................. 7(3):7
Borgella, Rene. See Dunning et al.
Bosque, Carlos A.
Bosque, Carlos A., and Maria T. Bosque. Growth rates
of birds from predator-free islands. ..................... 6(1):4
Bosque, Maria T. See Bosque and Bosque.
Bowles, Bob. See Hernandez Mufioz y Bowles
Bowman, Reed
Bowman, Reed. Feeding behavior of White-crowned
Pigeon nestlings in relation to diet, hatching
sequence, and hatching pattern. ............................ 7(1):4
See Bancroft and Bowman
Bradley, Patricia E.
Bradley, Patricia. Notes on conservation in the Turks
and Caicos Islands and in the Cayman Islands. ..... 3(3):2
Bradley, Patricia. Letter to Island Representatives. ... 6(2):4
Bradley, Patricia E. Cayman Islands report. ............ 9(3):17
Bradley, Patricia E. Island Report: Report from the
C aym an Islands. ...................... ......................... 9(1):8
Bradley, Patricia E. Changes in the Cayman Islands
avifauna from the Late Pleistocene to 1996. ..... 10(1):23
See Burton et al.
Bradshaw, Chris G. See Kirwan et al.
Bravo, C. See Arredondo et al.
Brito Fuentes, Ivan
Brito Fuentes, Ivan. Nidificaci6n de aves en
formaciones vegetables del area protegida
"Cubanacan," Villa Clara, Cuba. ......................... 6(3):7
Brock, M. Kelly
Brock, M. Kelly. Genetics and bird conservation. ..... 2(1): 3
Brock, M. Kelly. A comparison of DNA fingerprints
from Hispaniolan and Puerto Rican Parrots. ......... 4(3):3
Brock, Kelly, and Bradley N. White. The role of
molecular genetics in the conservation of Caribbean
amazon parrots. ............... .... ................. 3(3):5
Brown, Garfield A.
Brown, Garfield A. [Review of] Common birds of San
Salvador Island, Bahamas, by Brian White.
Bahamian Field Station, Ltd., San Salvador
Bahamas. With illustrations by David W. White. 9(1):7
Brown, Garfield A., and Chandra A. Degia. Youth
Educating Y outh ........................... .................. 6(1):6
See Degia and Brown; Koenig et al.
Bulens, Pierre-Joseph. See Feldmann et al.
Bullard, A. L. See Hayes et al.
Bunkley-Williams, Lucy
Bunkley-Williams, Lucy, and Ernest H. Williams, Jr.


Observations of an Audubon's [Black-headed]
Oriole Icterus graduacauda in Puerto Rico, the first
record for the Caribbean. ................... ............... 9(2):2
Burchsted, Albert. See Gnam et al.
Burger, Joanna
Burger, Joanna, and Michael Gochfeld. Response of
young terns to human handling. ........................... 2(2):6
Burger, Joanna, and Michael Gochfeld. Heavy metal
levels in Culebra terns ..................... .................. 3(3):6
Burke, Wayne
Burke, Wayne. Second winter sighting of the Common
Black-headed Gull (Larus ridibundus) in St. Lucia,
Lesser A ntilles. .................................................... 5(2):4
Burke, Wayne. Alpine Swift (Tachymarptis melba)
photographed on St. Lucia, Lesser Antilles third
record for the Western Hemisphere. ..................... 7(3):3
Burton, Frederic J.
Burton, Frederic J., Patricia E. Bradley, E. J. Williams,
and Trevor B. Baxter. Conservation and status of the
Cayman Brac Parrot and wintering neotropical
migrants ........... ..... ................. 10(3):104
Butler, Paul
Butler, Paul. In Memoriam: Gabriel Lewis Charles,
M BE. 1935-1993. ............... .................... 7(2):8
Byrom, Ronald
Byrom, Ronald. An unusual concentration and first
photographic record of the Pomarine Jaeger
(Stercorarius pomarinus) on the Caribbean coast of
Guatem ala. ................... .................. 6(1):2

C

Cabrera, A. See Soto et al.
Camacho, J. See Ventosa-Febles et al.
Caflo Corcuera, Carlos
Canlo, Carlos. Parametros ecologicos de una comunidad
ornitica en el Parque Nacional del Este, Republica
D om inicana. .................................... ..................... 7(1):9
Canlo Corcuera, Carlos, and Domingo Siri. Indices de
densidad de las comunidades de aves en el Parque
Nacional de Los Haitises, Republica Dominicana. 2(3):7
Canlo Corcuera, Carlos and Domingo Siri. Algunos
aspects sobre la composici6n structural de una
comunidad omitica en el Parque Nacional de Los
Haitises, Republica Dominicana. .......................... 2(3):7
Carey, Eric
Carey, Eric. The Bahamas Biodiversity Data
M management Project ................... ................. 10(1):23
Carlo, Tomas A.
Carlo, Tomas A., and Francisco J. Vilella. Ecology of
mixed species flocks in Cordillera forests of Puerto
Rico: participation of tropical land bird migrants. 5(3):6
Carnilo, D. See Rojas-Sudrez et al.
Carrington, M. E.
Carrington, M., and W. Hoffman. Effectiveness of
White-crowned Pigeons as seed dispersers. ........... 3(3):6
See Bancroft et al.
Cassidy, Rodney. See Smith et al.
Castro, R. See Bonilla et al.
Cepeda, D. See Amizaut et al.
Chardine, J. W.
Chardine, J. W., and R. D. Morris. Demographic
impacts of hurricanes on Caribbean seabirds. 10(3):105
Clarck, Mary K. See Lee and Clarck
Clarke, Monique
Clarke, Monique. Promoting protection through pride. 6(1):9
Claudio, Pedro J. See P6rez-Rivera y Claudio
Clements, Krista. See Dunning et al.
Club de Observadores de Aves Annabelle Dod
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report para Phalaropus lobatus en la Republica
D om inicana ......................................... .................. 9(3):6
Collazo, Jaime A. See Torres and Collazo
Col6n Negr6n, Marilyn
Col6n Negr6n, Marilyn. Possible impact de las species
exoticas en Puerto Rico y medidas adoptadas por el
Departamento de Recursos Naturales y Ambientales
para minimiar el mismo. ................ ................. 10(2):71
Company, Roman. See Garrido et al.
Concepci6n Hernmndez, Yanette
Concepci6n Hernmandez, Yanette y Rafael Tadeo Perez.
Registro de aves de la Sierra de Cubitas, Camagfiey,
C uba. ........ ...... ..... ...................... 10(3);93
Conde, Beatriz
Conde, Beatriz. L'avifaune s6dentaire de la Martinique:
un programme p6dagogique informatise. .............. 7(3):7
Conte Ayala, Elena del
Conte Ayala, Elena Del y Antonio J. Gonzalez-
Fernmandez. Uso de nidos artificales por Guacamaya
Bandera y Loro Real en la Reserva Privada de Flora
y Fauna Mataclara, El Baul, Estado Cojedes,
V enezuela ....................................... ................. 7(3):7
Cooke, George. See Barlow and Cooke
Cooper, Robert J. See Hamel et al.
Cruz, Alexander
Cruz, Alexander. Cowbirds in south Florida -
potential threats from opposite directions. ........... 2(2):7
Cruz, Alex. Resource partitioning among a flycatcher
guild in Jam aica. ................................................. 6(1):5
Cruz, Alexander. Interference competition between
Jamaican Woodpeckers and European Starlings for
nest cavities in Jamaica. ................. .............. 10(2):70
Cruz, Alexander, T. K. Nakamura, and W. Post.
Breeding biology and ecology of the Lesser
A ntillean B ullfinch. ................................................ 4(3):5
Cruz, Alexander, Tammie K. Nakamura, William Post,
and James W. Wiley. The Shiny Cowbird in the
Caribbean region: a future threat for Jamaica and the
Cayman Islands. ............... .................... 3(3):6
See Wiley and Cruz
Cruz, Jorge de la. See Godinez et al.
Cubillas, S. 0.
Cubillas, S. 0., J. L. Polo, J. P. Soy y P. Martinez.
Inventario de la herpetofauna y ornitofauna silvestres
del Parque Zoologico Nacional. ........................... 4(2):5
See Soy y Cubillas
Cubillas, Santos. See Cruz et al.

D

Davila, Edgardo R.
Davila, Edgardo R., Ana Amizaut, Carlos Ruiz y Raul
A. P6rez-Rivera. Valores hematologicos de tres
species de Columbiformes. .............................. 5(3):11
Davis, Herlitz
Davis, Herlitz, and Susan Koenig. Amazona parrots in
Jam aica. ..................................... ................. 10(3): 106
Davis, Suzanne
Davis, Suzanne. Jamaica report. ............................. 9(3):21
Davis, Suzanne. and Peter Vogel. Bird communities in
a fragmented buffer zone of the Blue and John Crow
M mountains National Park. ................................ 10(1):24
Davis, Suzanne. Relationship between habitat
fragmentation and bird communities in the buffer
zone of the Blue and John Crow Mountains National
Park (BJCM N P). ............................................ 10(3):107
Davis, Suzanne. Island report. Jamaica ............. 10(3):117
Dawson, Deanna K.
Dawson, Deanna K., Chandler S. Robbins, and John S.
Sauer. Winter habitat occurrence patterns of


temperate migrant birds in Belize. ........................ 5(3):3
See Robbins et al.
Dawson, J. W.
Dawson, J. W., D. Anthony, and N. Snyder. The
conservation and ecology of the St. Lucia Parrot: a
prelim inary report. .......................... ................... 7(3):8
de Kort, Roeland E.
de Kort, Roeland E. The larid seabirds breeding
populations of the San Nicolas Bay Cays, Aruba. 8(3):15
De Silva, Steven
De Silva, Steven. Conserving Bermuda's endangered
Eastern Bluebird population. ................................ 4(3):8
Degia, Chandra A.
Degia, Chandra A. [Review of] Blue Mountain guide.
Margaret Hodges (Editor). Natural History Society
of Jamaica, Kingston, Jamaica. Prear Tree
Press/Hyde & Blackburn Ltd. ............................... 8(2):5
Degia, Chandra A. [Review of] The Birds of the Turks
and Caicos Islands: the official checklist, by Patricia
Bradley. National Trust of the Turks and Caicos
Islands, Grand Turk, Turks and Caicos Islands. ..... 8(2):5
Degia, Chandra A. Report: The Society of Caribbean
Ornithology annual meeting, Trinidad, 28 July to 2
A ugust 1995 ................................ ................... 8(3):17
Degia, Chandra, and Garfield Brown. Jamaica dry
forest conservation: an inventory of the avifauna of
the Hellshire Hills, Portland Ridge, and Brazilletto
Mountains, Jamaica, West Indies. ........................ 9(1):6
See Brown and Degia; Koenig et al.
Delannoy, Carlos A.
Delannoy, Carlos A. Population Decline of the Puerto
Rican Broad-winged Hawk and Sharp-shinned
H aw k. ................................... ......... .................... 6(1):6.
Delannoy, Carlos A. y Adrianne Tossas. El Guaraguao
de Bosque y la construcci6n de la PR#10: conflict
de uso por terrenos forestales entire la Aut.de
Carreteras y una especie en peligro de extinci6n. .. 9(1):6
Delannoy, Carlos A., and Adrianne Tossas. Nesting site
habitat description and space requirements of the
Puerto Rican Broad-winged Hawk. ...................... 9(1):6
Delgado Gavino, Angel
Delgado Gavino, Angel y Jorge Fiallo. Experiencias
practices de manejo en un criadero de Cotorras
(Amazona leucocephala leucocephala) en la Cienaga
de Z apata ........................................... .................. 6(3):9
Delgado, Freddy. See Perez et al.
Denis, Dennis
Dennis, Denis, Martin Acosta y Lourdes Mugica.
Relaci6n entire la morfologia del sistema digestive
con la dieta en el Coco Prieto, . 10(3):115
See Blanco et al.; Mugica et al.
Derrios, E. See Bonilla et al.
Dewey, Joanne
Dewey, Joanne. Bird banding on Andros Island,
B aham as. ................................ .... .... .............. ...... 2(2):2
Diaz, Roberto
Diaz, Roberto, and R. F. Ramos. Effects of vegetation
structure on the feeding behavior of warblers (Aves:
Parulidae) in Puerto Rico. ................... ................ 2(2):7
Diaz-Soltero, Hilda
Diaz-Soltero, Hilda. Laguna Cartagena National
Wildlife Refuge restoration, development and
management plan. ............... ..................... 3(3):2
Dickerman, R. W. See Lee et al.
Dilate, J. See Ferguson et al.
Dominguez Montand6n, Tammy G.
Dominguez Montand6n, Tammy G., and Domingo Siri
Nuniez. Estudio preliminary de la avifauna en las
Lagunas Lim6n y Redonda, Miches, Republica
D om inicana .................................. ..... ................ 2(3):7








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Douglas, Leo
Douglas, Leo. Black-capped Petrels flee into Canada
before Hurricane Fran. ................. ................ 10(1):15
Doweli, Barbara A. See Robbins et al.; Robbins and
Dowell
Downer, Audrey C.
Downer, Audrey C., and Catherine Levy. Life history
of the White-chinned Thrush Turdus aurantius. ... 3(3):6
See Garrido et al.
Drebs, E.
Drebs, E., and W. Hunte. Roost use by Cattle Egrets
(Bubulcus ibis) in Barbados. ................................ 2(2):8
Dunning, John
Dunning, John, Rene Borgella, Krista Clements, and
Gary Meffe. The impact of the landscape on avian
colonization of isolated patches of habitat. ............ 7(1):8
Durrand, Stephen
Durrand, Stephen. Summary of bird activities being
carried out by the Forestry and Wildlife Division of
Dom inica ................ ...... ................. 9(3):20

E

Echevarria, Marcos. See Blanco et al.
Enriquez-Rocha, Paula L.
Enriquez-Rocha, Paula L. y J. Luis Rangel-Salazar.
Sitios de anidaci6n de Pandion y Bubo en Sian
K aian, Quintana Roo. ......................... ................. 7(1):6
See Rangel-Salazar and Enriquez-Rocha
Estrada, Alberto. See Lammertink y Estrada

F

Faaborg, John
Faaborg, John, and Wayne J. Arendt. Long-term studies
of the birds of Guanica, Puerto Rico. .................. 5(3):3
Faanes, Craig. See Lee et al.
Falc6n, A. See Ventosa-Febles et al.
Falion, J. See Robbins et al.
Feldmann, Philippe
Feldmann, Philippe, Arnaud Le Dru, Pierre-Joseph
Bulens, Claudie Pavis, and Pascal Villard. Liste des
oiseaux de Guadeloupe, Martinique et de leurs
dependances .................................. .................. 9(1):6
Feldmann, Philippe, and Claude Pavis. Alpine Swift
(Tachymarptis melba) observed in Guadeloupe,
Lesser Antilles: a fourth record for the Western
H em isphere ................................ ..... ................. 8(2):2
See Barre et al.
Feliciano, R. S. See Baltz and Feliciano
Ferguson, C.
Ferguson, C., E. Kemp, J. Dilate, S. McKenzie, E.
Wildgoose, N. Barry, S. Mitchell, K. Wilson, and E.
Adderley. Native and migratory birds of the
B ah am as. ........................................ ................. 10(1):24
Fiallo, Jorge. See Blanco et al.; Delgado y Fiallo; Soto et
al.
Fillmnan, D. See Sanchez et al.; Gonzalez et al.
Finch, Deborah M.
Finch, Deborah M., and T. Raml. U. S. D. A. Forest
Service role in the Neotropical Migratory Bird
Conservation Program. ................... ................. 4(3):5
Fletcher, John
Fletcher, John and Peter Vogel. Seasonal abundances of
migrant shorebirds at Yallahs Pond, Jamaica. ....... 3(3):6
Francis, Julian
Francis, Julian. The Eurasian Collared-Dove on Nevis. 9(3):4
Frederick, Peter C.
Frederick, Peter C. Movements and mortality of White
Ibises (Eudocimus albus) as derived from recoveries


of birds banded in the southeastern United States. 7(1):4
Frost, Martin
Frost, Martin. Observations of the Wood Sandpiper and
Little Egret in Barbados. ................... ................ 6(1):3
Fuller, M. R. See Schaffner et al.

G

Galan-Kercad6, Daniel J. See Ruiz-Lebr6n et al.
Galvez Aguilera, Xiomara
Galvez, Xiomara y V. Berovides. Dinamica poblacional
de Negrito nigra) y los tomeguines
(Tanrs canora y T. olivacea) en el area protegida
"Mil Cumbres" resultados preliminares. ........... 4(2):7
Galvez, Xiomara y V. Berovides. Diferenciacion sexual
en la Cotorra Cubana (Amazona leucocephala
leucocep hala). ....................................................... 4(3):8
Galvez-Aguilera, Xiomara, and Vicente Berovides-
Alverez. The status of the Cuban Kite
(Chondrohierax wilsonn) in eastern Cuba. ....... 10(1):25
Galvez Aguilera, Xiomara, V. Berovides Alvarez, A.
Llanes Sosa y R. Martinez Montero. Resultados
preliminares del proyecto national para la
conservaci6n de la Cotorra Cubana (Amazona
leucocephala leucocephala). ................................ 4(2):8
Galvez-Aguilera, Xiomara, V. Berovides, A. Llanes, R.
Martinez y 0. Pimentel. Resultados preliminares del
proyecto national para la conservation de la Cotorra
Cubana (Amazona leucocephala leucocephala). ..6(1): 10
Galvez Aguilera, Xiomara, Vicente Berovides Alvarez,
Alejandro Llanes Sosa y Rosendo Martinez Montero.
Resultados preliminares del proyecto national para
la conservaci6n de la Cotorra Cubana (Amazona
leucocephala leucocephala). .............................. 6(1):10
Galvez-Aguilera, Xiomara, Vicente Berovides-Alverez,
Jose Rivera, and James W. Wiley. Population census
of the Cuban Parrot (Amazona leucocephala
palmarum) and the Sandhill Crane (Grus canadensis
nesiotes) in northern Isla de la Juventud, Cuba. 10(1):24
Galvez A., Xiomara, F. E. Quiala G6ngoro, M. Ortega
Aquilera y Vicente Berovides A. Effectos de la
siembra y manipulaci6n de cavidades para anidar,
sobre la producci6n de pichones en la Cotorra
Cubana (Amazona leucocephala) del area protegida
Los Indios, Isla de la Juventud. ............................ 6(3):9
See Berovides and Galvez; Quiala et al.
Gape, Lynn
Gape, Lynn. What's rare in the Bahamas? ............. 10(1):25
Garcia Fernmndez, Patricia. See Mancina and Garcia
Garcia Romero, Maria Elena
Garcia Romero, Maria E. Datos Sobre la reproduccion
de Melanerpes s. supeciliars y Colaptes fernandinae
(Aves: Picidae) en la Cienaga de Zapata. ............. 6(1):12
Garcia, Maria Elena. Notas sobre la alimentacion de
Crotophaga am (Aves: Cuculidae) en un pastizal de
La H abana, C uba. ................................ ................. 9(3):6
Garcia Romero, M.E. y Laredo Gonzalez. clasificacion
numerica de algunas comunidades de aves del
Archipielago Cubano. ......................................... 6(1):11
Garcia Romero, Maria Elena. Alimentaci6n de
Bubulcus ibis ibis (Aves: Ardeidae) en un pastizal de
la provincia de La Habana, Cuba. .................. 10(3):116
See Gonzalez et al.; Sanchez et al.
Garcia Sarmiento, Nidia
Garcia Sarmiento, Nidia. Abundancia y diversidad de la
comunidad de aves en la Reserva de la Biosfera de
B aconao .......................................... .................. 6(3):6
Garcia Saramiento, Nidia y Manuel Rojas Tito.
Software para el studio de la Clase Aves en la
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C uba, C uba. ....................... .............................. 10(2):52
Garcia Saramiento, Nidia y Manuel Rojas Tito. Notas
acerca de la nidificaci6n de las aves en la "Reserva
de la Biosfera Baconao" de la Provincia Santiago de
C uba, C uba. .......................... ........................ 10(2):53
Garcia Sarmiento, Nidia y Manuel Rojas Tito.
Alimentaci6n de Todus multicolor (Cartacuba),
Pohoptila lembeyez (Sinsontillo) y Teretistris fornsi
(Pechero) en el matorral xeromorfo costero de la
Reserva de la Biosfera Baconao" de Santiago de
C uba, C uba. .............................. ....................... 10(2):68
Garcia Sarmiento, Nidia y Manuel Rojas Tito. Proceso
reproductive en Teretistris fornsi (Aves: Parulidae)
en la "Reserva de la Biosfera Baconao," Santiago de
Cuba, Cuba ............................... ................... 10(2):69
Garcia, Ricardo
Garcia, Ricardo. Sister Forests-opportunities for
increased cooperation in the conservation of
neotropical migrant birds. ................. ............... 5(3):4
Garnett, T. 0. See Hayes et al.
Garrido, Orlando H.
Garrido, Orlando H. The status of the Key West Quail-
Dove (Aves: Columbidae) in "Cayo Hueso" (Key
West), Florida, United States and its morphological
variation throughout its range. ............................. 4(3):8
Garrido, Orlando H. El Frailecio Blanco Charadrius
alexandrinus (Aves: Charadriidae) anidando en
Cuba. redescubrimiento. ................... ................ 6(3):3
Garrido, Orlando H. Preliminary review on the Short-
eared Owl Asio flammeus complex in the Greater
A ntilles. ......................................... ..................... 8(3):8
Garrido, Orlando H. General aspects of conservation in
C u b a ........................................ .... .................. .. 9(3 ):19
Garrido, Orlando H. Sicalis flaveola (Aves:
Emberizidae)-nueva especie para la avifauna
cubana. .................... ........ ............................ 10(2):55
Garrido, Orlando H. y Arturo Kirkconnell. La T6rtolas
Streptopelia decaocto (Aves: Columbidae) en Cuba. 3(4):2
Garrido, Orlando H., and Arturo Kirkconnell. The
Bahamian avian component of the northern coast of
C u b a ........................................... .................. .. 4(2 ):1 1
Garrido, Orlando H. y Arturo Kirkconnell. La t6rtola
(Streptopelia decaocto) anidando en Cuba. ........... 9(1):4
Garrido, Orlando, Arturo Kirkconnell, and Roman
Company. The Cuban field guide project. ......... 10(1):26
Garrido, Orlando H., Arturo Kirkconnell, Audrey
Downer, Ann Haynes Sutton, and Robert Sutton.
The American Kestrel Falco sparverius (Aves:
Falconidae) in Jam aica. .................................... 10(1):11
Garrido, Orlando, and George B. Reynard. The Greater
Antillean Nightjar: is it one species? .................. 7(1):5
Garrido, Orlando H., George B. Reynard and Arturo
Kirkconnell. Is the Palm Crow (Corvus palmarum) a
m onotypic species? ..................... ................... 5(3):15
Garrido, Orlando H., George B. Reynard, Arturo
Kirkconnell, and Robert Sutton. The taxonomic
status of the Stripe-headed Tanager, Spindalis zena
(Aves: Thraupidae), in the West Indies. ............ 4(2):11
Garrido, Orlando H., and Alfonso Silva Lee. Seabirds
nesting in southern Cuba. ..................................... 3(3):7
Garrido, Orlando H., and Carlos Wotzkow. Tres
ejempos de transformaci6n de habitats en Cuba: su
importancia en el incremento de la avifauna. ........ 3(3):7
See Alay6n and Garrido; Kirkconnell y Garrido;
Kirkconnell et al.; Lee et al.; Perera et al.; Morales y
Garrido; Reynard et al.; Suarez y Garrido; Wallace
et al.
Garrigues, Raymond
Garrigues, Raymond. Analyse statistiqu6 de chasse
dans les Antilles Franyaise. .................................. 4(3):9


Garrigues, R., E. Terouanne, D. Reudet, M. Anseline,
and G. Taylay. La phenologie de la reproduction
chez le Tourterelle a Queue Carree (Zenaida a.
aurita) determine a l'aide des analyses de tableaux
de chasse. ...... ...... .......................... ........... .... 4(3):9
Gnam, Rosemarie S.
Gnam, Rosemarie S. In memory of Jacqueline "Jill"
W eech ......................................... ........................ 5(3):19
Gnam, Rosemarie S., Ian Lothian, and Albert Burchsted
Population estimates for the Bahama Parrot
(Amazona leucocephala bahamensis) on Abaco
Island, B aham as. ............................... ................... 2(2):7
Gnam, Rosemarie S., and Robert F. Rockwell.
Reproductive biology of the Bahama Parrot and
implications for its conservation. ........................ 6(1): 11
Gnam, Rosemarie, and Robert F. Rockwell. Diet,
Foraging behavior, and nutrition of the Bahama
Parrot (Amazona leucocephala bahamensis) on
Abaco Island, Bahama Islands. ............................. 4(3):6
Gnam, Rosemarie, Marcia Wilson, and Ian Lothian.
Breeding biology of the Bahama Parrot on Great
Inagua. .......................................... ................. 10(1):26
See Rivera-Milan et al.
Gochfeld, Michael. See Burger and Gochfeld
Godinez, Esteban
Godinez, Esteban. Estudio de radar sobre corredores de
aves migratorias encima de La Habana, Cuba. ...... 4(3):9
Godinez, Esteban. Population status of the White-
crowned Pigeon (Columba leucocephala) in Cuba:
1979- 1987. ............................ .......................... 5(3):12
Godinez, Esteban. New records of birds banded in
H avana, Cuba ............................. ....................... 7(2):4
Godinez, Esteban. Turkey Vulture: a dangerous strike
risk for aircraft ............................. .................... 8(1):2
Godinez, Esteban, and Pedro Blanco R. A Cuban Tody
(Todidae: Todus multicolor) captured near Havana
C ity ................. .......... .................. ..................... 8(1):4
Godinez, Esteban, Jorge de la Cruz, Juan P. Soy y
Santos Cubillas. Transito de 5A .,ni, cedrorum
(Aves: Bombycillidae) en localidades de la Ciudad
de La H abana. ........................... ........................ 5(1):2
Godinez, E., J. L. Gonzalez y L. Gonzalez. Sistema
informative automatizado de aves migratorias en
vuelo detectadas por radar. ................................. 4(2):10
Godinez, E. y R. Martinez. Aves migratorias en vuelo
detectadas por radar sobre La Habana. ................. 4(2):8
Godinez, E., and R. Oviedo. Fruits of jocuma
(Mastichodendrum foetidissimum) as food item of
Pigeons at Zapata Swamp, Cuba. ...........................8(1):5
See Ambr6n y Godinez; Gonzalez et al.
G6mez, R. See Sanchez et al.
Gonzalez Sanchez, L.
Gonzalez Sanchez, L., Maria Elena Garcias Romero y
Alicia Batile Viera. Variaci6n morfologica del
genero Quiscalus (Aves: Icteridae) en Cuba. ......... 4(2):4
See Santana et al.
Gonzalez Alonso, Hiram
Gonzalez Alonso, Hiram. Taller experimental de
studios de aves migratorias en Cuba. .................. 4(1):5
Gonzalez Alonso, Hiram. Field studies of migratory
birds in C uba. ............................ ........................ 4(1):5
Gonzalez, Hiram. Reunion de los miembros de la
Sociedad Omitologia del Caribe en Cuba, Deciembre
1996. ............................ ............................ 10(1):39
Gonzalez Alonso, H. Gremios troficos de las
comunidades de aves residents y migratorias en
diferentes localidades de Cuba. ..................... 10(3):114
Gonzalez, H., M. Alvarez, J. Hernandez y P. Blanco.
Composici6n, abundancia y subnicho structural de
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Sierra del Rosario, Pinar del Rio, Cuba. .............. 4(2):8
Gonzalez, Hiram, Pedro Blanco, Francisco Morera y
Delia Hernandez. Registro de una poblaci6n de
Grullas (Grus canadensis nesiotes) en la provincia
de Sancti Spiritus. ................................................ 8(1):3
Gonzalez, Hiram, Maria E. Garcia Romero y Esteban
Godin6z. Estado de las poblaciones cubanas de
Cotorra (Amazona leucocephala) y cria en
cautiverio. .............................. ......... ............... 6(1):9
Gonzalez, H. E. Godinez y P. Blanco. Caracteristicas
ecologicas de la comunidad de aves en la Peninsula
de Hicacos, Matanzas, durante la migraci6n otofial. 4(2):6
Gonzalez, Hiram, Esteban Godinez, P. Blanco y A.
Perez. Evaluaci6n ornitolotica de las comunidades de
aves en dos localidades de la Reserva de la Biosfera
Guanahacabibes en la migraci6n otofial. ............. 5(3):4
Gonzalez, Hiram, Alejandro Llanes, and Pedro Blanco.
Composition and abundance of resident and migrant
communities in western and central Cuba during the
w inter ........................................... .... ............... 10(1):26
Gonzalez, Hiram, A. Llanes, M. McNicholl, E.
Godinez, P. Blanco, J. McCracken, y R. Oviedo.
Composicion y abundancia de la avifauna terrestre
en seis localidades del area protegida Mil Cumbres,
P. del R io, C uba. .......................... ..................... 4(3):10
Gonzalez, Hiram, M. McNicholl, G. Wallace, D.
Rodriguez, B. Sanchez, M. Acosta, D. Fillman, P.
Blanco, E. Godinez y A. Llanes. Evaluaci6n de las
comunidades de aves en seis habitats boscosos de la
Ci6naga de Zapata, Cuba. .................................... 6(3):5
See Blanco y Gonzalez; Perera et al.; Sanchez et al.;
Santana et al.
Gonzalez, J. L. See Godinez et al.
Gonzalez, Laredo. See Garcia y Gonzalez; Garcia y
Gonzalez; Godinez et al.
Gonzalez-Fernmndez, Antonio J. See Conte Ayala y
Gonzalez-Fernmndez
Gonzalez-Martinez, Janis
Gonzalez-Martinez, Janis. Impacts of primate
populations on avian habitats in southwestern Puerto
R ico. ........ ...... .... ....................... 5(3):8.
See Schaffner et al.
Gray, Matthew J. See Vilella and Gray
Gricks, Nathan P.
Gricks, Nathan P. Additional records for Antigua-
B arbuda ......................................... .................. 4(3):12
Gricks, Nathan P. Vagrant White Stork Cicoma cicoma
(Aves: Ciconiidae) found in Antigua: a first record
for the W est Indies. .............................................. 7(1):2
Gricks, Nathan P. First record of the Ruff(Philomachus
pugnax) for Antigua-Barbuda. ............................. 7(2):3
Guerrero, Sim6n
Guerrero, Sim6n. Algunos aspects de la nidificaci6n
de la Cigua PalmeraDulus donmicus. ................ 3(3):7
Guerrero, Sim6n. Conductas reproductivas y desarrollo
morfologico en cautiverio de la Cotorra de la
Hispaniola (Amazona ventralhs). .......................... 6(1):8
Guerrero, Sim6n. Ensefianza de la conservaci6n a
traves de las plants y las aves silvestres. ............ 8(3):8
Guerrero, Sim6n. Importancia de los ecosistemas
urbanos en la conservation de la avifauna insular. 9(3):29
Guerrero, Sim6n. Desarrollo morfologico y conductual
en la Paloma Coronita (Columba leucocephala) en
cautiverio. ............................... ... ........................ 4(3):6
Guerrero, Sim6n. Report de nidos inusuales de Cigua
PalmeraDulus donmicus (Aves: Dulidae). ....... 10(1):14
Guerrero, Sim6n. Rey Congo Nyctanassa violacea
(Aves: Ardeidae) nidificando sobre un nido de Dulus
dom in cus. ................................... ..................... 10(1):14
Guerrero, Sim6n. Informe sobre la conservaci6n de la


avifauna en la Republica Dominicana. ............ 10(2):73
Guerrero, Sim6n. Contributions of the National
Zoological Park to avian conservation in Hispaniola. 10(3):107
Guerrero, Sim6n. Island report. Actividades de
conservaci6n de la avifauna en la Republica
Dominicana en 1997. ................. ................ 10(3):126
Gurley, H. S. See Hayes et al.
Gutierrez, Alfredo
Gutierrez, Alfredo y Vicente Berovides. Avitur,
software para la optima observaci6n de aves. ........ 6(3):7
See Berovides et al.

H

Hallet, B. See White et al.
Hamel, Paul B.
Hamel, Paul B., Winston Paul Smith, Daniel J. Twedt.
James R. Woehr, Eddie Morris, Robert B. Hamilton,
and Robert J. Cooper. A land manager's guide to
point counts of birds in the southeast. .................. 8(3):8
Hamel, Paul B., and Francisco J. Vilella. Observing
mixed species foraging flocks of resident and
migratory birds in Caribbean habitats. ................. 9(2):7
Hamel, Paul B., and Francisco J. Vilella.
Observaciones sobre bandadas mixtas de aves
residents y migratorias forrajeando en ambientes
boscosos de las Antilles. .................... ................. 9(2):9
Hamilton, Robert B. See Hamel et al.
Haney, J. Christopher. See Lee et al.
Hanners, Lise A.
Hanners, Lise A., and S. R. Patton. Where do Worm-
eating Warblers go in the non-breeding season? 10(1):27.
Hardy, Dale R. See Hayes et al.
Harth, Amy. See Sorenson et al.; Woodworth et al.
Hayes, Floyd E.
Hayes, Floyd E Ornithological education and research
at Caribbean Union College, Trinidad. ............ 10(1):17
Hayes, F. E., A. L. Bullard, D. R. Hardy, D-A. D.
Wilson, D. J. Wilson, T. 0. Garnett, M. V. Bernard,
B. Y. Y. Wong, H. S. Gurley, V. L. Joseph, and M.
F. Hayes. Status, ecology and behavior of the
threatened White-Tailed Sabrewing, Campylopterus
ensipennis, On Tobago, West Indies: preliminary
rep ort ............................................ ................... .. 8(3 ):9
Hayes, F. E., T. 0. Garnett, M. V. Bernard, A. L.
Bullard, D. R. Hardy, D-A. D. Wilson, D. J. Wilson,
V. L. Joseph, and D. K. St. Louis. Behavioral
ecology of territorial male White-tailed Sabrewings
(Campylopterus ensipennis): evidence for lek
polygny .......................................... .................. 10(1):27
Hayes, F. E., T. 0. Garnett, M. V. Bernard, and I.
Samad. Update on the status of the threatened White-
tailed Sabrewings (Campylopterus ensipennis) on
Tobago, W est Indies. ....................................... 10(1):28
Hayes, Floyd E., Ishmael A. Samad, and Dale R.
Hardy. A comparison of bird populations in exotic
Caribbean pine and native montane forest At Mount
Saint Benedict, Trinidad ............... .................. 8(3):9
See Lewis et al.
Hayes, M. F. See Hayes et al.
Haynes-Sutton, Ann M. [Ann M. Sutton]
Haynes-Sutton, Ann M. Banding and recaptures of
Sooty Terns and Brown Noddies at Morant Cays,
Jam aica. .......................................... ................... 2(2):7
Haynes-Sutton, Ann M. Report from the Columbid
W working G roup. ........................ ........................... 4(1):5
Haynes-Sutton, Ann M. The need for an international
approach to conservation of the West Indian
Whistling-Duck (Dendrocygna arborea). ......... 10(1):28
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seabirds in the Caribbean. .............................. 10(3):113
[Haynes-]Sutton, Ann, and Robert Sutton. Populations
of orangequits in a mid-level limestone woodland,
Jam aica, 1991-1994. ................... ................... 8(3):11
Haynes-Sutton, Ann M., and Robert Sutton.
Populations of Orangequits in a mid-level limestone
woodland, Jamaica, 1991-1995. ...................... 10(1):33
See Garrido et al.; Sutton and Haynes-Sutton
Hepinstall, J. See Robbins et al.
Hernandez, Arturo. See Sanchez et al.
Hernandez de Armas, Jesus. See Llanes y Hernmandez
Herniandez Mufioz, Abel
Hernmandez Munioz, Abel y Bob Bowles. Primera
observaci6n de Coereba flaveola (Linneo) (Aves:
Coerebidae) para el Macizo Montanioso Guamuhaya,
C u b a. .................................. .......... ................. 10 (1):16
Hernmandez Munioz, A., C. E. Moya L6pez y E. A.
Acosta Rodriguez. Ornitocenosis asociada a los
Setos Vivos de Neiva, Cuba central. ................... 4(2):9
See Blanco et al.
Hernandez, Delia. See Gonzalez et al.
Herniandez, J. See Gonzalez et al.
Hess, Gene K.
Hess, Gene K. Olive-throated Parakeet (Aratinga nana)
in the Dominican Republic. ............................. 10(2):57
Hierro, Brigido. See Almonte y Hierro
Hitchcox, S. M. See Allen and Hitchcox
Hoffman, W. See Carrington and Hoffman
Hole, Jr., Robert. See Banks and Hole.
Horrocks, J. A. See Worrel et al.
Hunte, W.
Hunte, W., and D. Riven. Foraging behaviour in Cattle
Egrets: is grazer association beneficial? ............. 2(2):7
See Drebs and Hunte
Hunter, William C.
Hunter, William C. A proposed priority system for
neotropical migrant birds: implications for all
landbirds in the W est Indies. ................................ 5(3):7

I

Isaacs, Maurice C. L.
Isaacs, Maurice C. L. Conservation Issues in the
B aham as. ............................... ....................... 5(3):9

J

Jackson, Jerome A.
Jackson, Jerome A. Habitat conditions in the vicinity of
Ivory-billed Woodpecker sightings in eastern Cuba. 3(3):7.
Jackson, Jerome A. The Hairy Woodpecker in the
B aham as .................................... .................... 5(3):12
Jackson, Jerome A. The history of the Ivory-billed
W oodpecker in Cuba. .................... ................... 4(3):6
Jackson, Jerome A. SCO Annual Meeting Keynote
Address: Interactions and interdependence on a
fragile fringe: birds and man in a changing
C aribbean .................................... .................. 9(3):12
James, Adolphus. See Murphy et al.
Jimhnez Vazquez, Osvaldo
Jimenez Vazquez, Osvaldo. Seis nuevos registros de
aves fosiles en Cuba. ........................................... 10(2):49
Jimenez Vazquez, Osvaldo. La Biaya o Bambiaya de
los indocubanos. ................... ................... 10(3):96
Jimhnez, Elvia. See Acosta et al.
Jimenez, Liza V.
Jimenez, Liza V. Datos preliminares de la expansion
geografica del Gorri6n Ingles, Passer domesticus, en
el oeste de Puerto Rico ................... .................. 8(3):9
John, Lyndon.


John, Lyndon. Critical status of the White-breasted
Thrasher. ............................. .. .... .................. 5(3): 13
Johnson, Aria
Johnson, Aria. Update on migrant and native bird
species of Grenada, with special reference to the
Grenada Dove (Leptotila wellsi, an endangered
sp ecies ........................................ .... ................ 4(3):10
Johnson, Aria. Birds Of Mount Hartman. ............... 8(3):10
Jones, Margaret A. J.
Jones, Margaret A. J. The Conservation Data Centre-
Jam aica. .......................................... ................... 5(3):11
Joseph, V. L. See Hayes et al.
Juirez, C. See Acosta et al.

K

Keith, Allan R.
Keith, Allan R., and Nathalie F. R. Ward. Pelagic bird
sightings off Dominica. ................ ................ 10(2):60
Keith, J. 0.
Keith, J. 0., and M. Rimpel. Nesting habits of the
Village Weaver (Ploceus cucullatus) in Haiti. ..... 4(3):10
Kemp, E. See Ferguson et al.
Kirkconnell, Arturo
Kirkconnell, Arturo. Breeding biology of the West
Indian W oodpecker. .......................................... 5(3):12
Kirkconnell, Arturo y Orlando Garrido. Lonchura
malacca (Aves: Estrildidae), nueva especie para la
avifauna cubana. .................................................. 5(1):2
Kirkconnell, Arturo y Orlando H. Garrido. La Candelita
Setophaga ruticilla (Aves: Parulidae) nidificando en
C u b a. ...................... ........... .............................. 9 (3 ):5
Kirkconnell, Arturo y Orlando H. Garrido. El Guincho
norteamericano Pandion hahlaetus carolnensis
(Aves: Pandioninae) anidando en Cuba. ........... 10(2):64
Kirkconnell, Arturo, A. Llanes, and 0. H. Garrido. First
report of the Orange-crowned Warbler (Vermnvora
celata celata) in Cuba. ................. ................ 10(3):95
Kirkconnell, Arturo, A. Llanes y R. Quifiones. Datos
preliminares sobre la ecologia reproductive de la
Golondrina de Cuevas (Hirundofulva) en Cuba. ... 6(3):8
Kirkconnell, Arturo, and Rosa M. Posada Aspectos
ecologicos de las bijiritas migratorias (Aves:
Passeriformes) en Cuba. ................... ................ 3(3):7
Kirkconnell, Arturo, Douglas Wechsler, and Christine
Bush. Ecological notes on the Stygian Owl (Asto
stygius siguapa) in Cuba. .................................... 4(3):10
See Garrido et al.; Garrido and Kirkconnell; Posada y
Kirkconnell; Sanchez et al.; Wallace et al.
Kirwan, Guy M.
Kirwan, Guy M., Robert S. R. Williams, and Chris G.
Bradshaw. An unusual nesting record of the
Palmchat Dulus domnnicus. .............................. 9(3):7
Klein, Nedra K.
Klein, Nedra K. Effects of colonization patterns,
dispersal barriers, and island size in genetic variation
patterns in Caribbean Yellow Warblers .............. 7(1):4
Klein, Nedra. Evolutionary relationship among island
forms of the Stripe-headed Tanager ............... 10(1):29
Klein, Nedra. Conservation implications of studies of
evolutionary relationships among some Caribbean
birds. ......................... .. .. ... .................... 10(3):107
Koenig, Susan
Koenig, Susan, Chandra Degia, and Garfield Brown.
Conservation of the Black-billed Parrot and Yellow-
billed Parrot in Jam aica. ............. ... .................. 8(3):9
See Davis and Koenig
Krebs, E. See Worrel et al.








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Lammertink, Martjan
Lammertink, Martjan y Alberto Estrada. Report sobre
la busqueda del Carpintero Real (Campephilus
principals) en Cuba, Febrero Marzo 1993. ......... 6(3):8
Lara, T. See Vazquez, R. E.
Latta, Steven C.
Latta, Steven C. First report of "Brewster's Warbler" in
H isp an iola. ........................ ........ ... ..................... 9 (1):2
Latta, Steven. Two new species of birds from
Hispaniola: Wood Thrush and Black-legged
K ittiw ake ............................. ........................ 10(2):59
Latta, Steven C., Francisco M. Rivas, and Nicolas
Lopez. Confirmation of the Olive-throated Parakeet
(Aratinga nana) in the Dominican Republic. .... 10(2):56
See Wunderle and Latta
Le Dru, Arnaud. See Feldmann et al.
Lee, David S.
Lee, David S. Sex, seabirds, and cyclones: the benefits
of planned parenthood. ..................................... 10(1):30
Lee, David S., and Mary K. Clarck. Seabirds nesting in
Exuma Land and Sea Park, Bahamas. ................ 5(3):16
Lee, David S., Craig Faanes, and J. Christopher Haney.
Wintering Eastern Phoebes (Sayornis phoebe),
Empidonax flycatchers and seasonal records of
kingbirds in the Bahama Islands. ......................... 9(2):4
Lee, D. S., N. Vifia, 0. Garrido, R.W. Dickerman, and
J.C. Haney. Reassessment of Black-capped Petrel in
C uba ......................... ......... .... .................. .. 6(1):4
See Vifia et al.
Lee, Gloria C.
Lee, Gloria C. Puerto Rico's Least Tern status survey. 3(3):8
Levy, Catherine
Levy, Catherine. Problems in Jamaican ornithology. 4(3): 10
Levy, Catherine. Collecting information for an island
database of bird records or who is the final
authority? ................ ............ ...................... ... 7(1):8
Levy, Catherine. The Spotted Rail Pardirallus
m aculatus in Jam aica. ......................... ................. 7(3):2
Levy, Catherine. Exotics in Jamaica past and
p resen t. .......................... .... ......... ...... ....... ... .. .... 4 (3 ):6
Levy, Catherine. Nesting of Euneornis campestris, the
O rangequit. ..................................................... 10(1):30
See Downer and Levy; Mundle and Levy.
Lewis, Trevor D.
Lewis, Trevor D., Marguerite L. Pantin, and Floyd E.
Hayes. Habitat use of selected species of birds at
M aracas Valley, Trinidad. ............... ............... 8(3):10
Lindsay, Kevel C.
Lindsay, Kevel. Changes in the bird species list for
A ntigua-B arbuda. ............................................... 4(3):11
Lindsay, Kevel C. Environmental conservation
priorities in Antigua and Barbuda. ....................... 5(3):9
Lindsay, Kevel. The Biodiversity Monitoring Project
for A ntigu a. .......................................................... 7(1):7
Lindsay, Kevel. Island Report: What's happening in the
environmental community in Antigua-Barbuda? 10(1):38
Lindsay, Kevel. Does the St. Kitts Bullfinch still exist? 10(2):72
Lindsay, Kevel. Island Report: What's happening in the
environmental community in Antigua-Barbuda? 10(3): 123
Llamacho Olmos, Juan. See Navarro et al.
Llanes Sosa, Alejandro
Llanes, Alejandro y Eduardo Abreu. Estudio de la
Golondrina de Cuevas (Hirundo fulva) en
Agramonte, Provincia De Matanzas, Cuba. ......... 4(3):11
Llanes Sosa, Alejandro. Dinamica de la comunidad de
aves en el Refugio de Fauna Las Salinas, Cienaga de
Zapata, M atanzas. ................................................. 6(3):4
Llanes Sosa, Alejandro y Jesus Hernandez de Armas.
Nuevo hospedero de Molothrus bonariensis (Familia


Embericidae) para Cuba. ....................................... 8(3):3
Llanes Sosa, Alejandro, Rosendo Martinez Montero,
and Vicente Berovides Alvarez. Reproductive
ecology of the Cuban Parrot (Amazona
leucocephala) in Los Indios, Isla de la Juventud. I.-
nest selection ................................ .................... 5(1):3
See Berovides et al.; Blanco et al.; Galvez et al.;
Gonzalez et al.; Kirkconnell et al.; Mancina y
Llanes; Sanchez et al.
Lodge, D. Jean. See Wunderle et al.
L6pez Rodriguez, V. See Arredondo et al.
L6pez, Nicolas
Lopez, Nicolas. A CD-ROM guide to the resident birds
of the Dominican Republic. ........................... 10(3):108
See Rivas y L6pez; Latta et al.
L6pez, Vitalio. See Arredondo et al.
Lorenzo, R. See Vasquez et al.; Ventosa-Febles et al.
Lothian, Ian. See Gnam et al.

M

Mancina, Carlos A.
Mancina, Carlos A. y Patricia Garcia Fernmandez. Dos
casos de anidamiento de la Cartacuba Todus
multicolor (Aves: Todidae) en una cueva. ........ 10(1):12
Mancina, Carlos A. y Alejandro Llanes Sosa. Indicios
de depredaci6n de huevos de Hirundo fulva
(Passeriformes: Hirundinidae) por Epicrates
angulfer (Serpentes: Boidae). ......................... 10(3):95
See Acosta et al.
Martinez Garcia, A. See Garcia y Garcia
Martinez Garcia, 0.
Martinez Garcia, 0. y A. Martinez Garcia. Primer
report de nidificaci6n y observaciones de Fermnia
cerveraz (Aves: Troglodytidae) para Cuba. .......... 4(2):10
Martinez Mercedes, Crist6bal
Martinez M. Crist6bal. Avifauna de la Loma Remigio,
con enfasis en las species migratorias. ............... 5(3):5
Martinez Mercedes, Crist6bal. Establecimiento de un
sistema de monitoreo de aves en el Lago Enriquillo. 6(3):5
Martinez Mercedes, Crist6bal. Establecimiento de un
sistema de monitoreo de aves en el Lago Enriquillo. 7(1):8
Martinez Montero, Rosendo. See Berovides et al.;
Galvez et al.; Llanes et al.
Martinez, P. See Cubillas et al.; Mugica et al.
Martinez, R. See Galvez et al.; Godinez y Martinez
Martuscelli, P.
Martuscelli, P., and P. Scherer Neto. Conservation of
the Red-tailed Amazon (Amazona brasiliensis) in
southeastern Brazil. ............... ................... 6(1):7
McClure, Beaumont C.
McClure, Beaumont C., and Terry Rich. The Bureau of
Land Management's nongame migratory bird habitat
conservation strategy plan. ................. .............. 5(3):7
McCracken, J. See Gonzalez et al.
McKenzie, P. M.
McKenzie, P. M., R. E. Noble, and E. Barry Moser.
Movements and habitat use of Shiny Cowbirds in
southwestern Puerto Rico: management implications
for the cowbird removal program. ........................ 3(3):8
McKenzie, P. M., R. E. Noble, and E. Barry Moser.
Icterid associations in an exotic habitat in
southwestern Puerto Rico: management implications
for the endangered Yellow-shouldered Blackbird. 3(3):8
McKenzie, S. See Ferguson et al.
McKinney, F. See Woodworth et al.
McNicholl, Martin K.
McNicholl, Martin K. Bander training in Cuba and
other Canadian contributions to conservation in the
Caribbean Basin. ............... .................... 5(3):4








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See Gonzalez et al.
Meffe, Gary. See Dunning et al.
Melian Hernandez, Luis 0.
Melidn Hernandez, L. 0. y Margarita Ayarde Aguilar.
Estudio de humedales. omitofauna de la presa
protest de Baragua. ............................................. 4(2):6
Melidn Hernandez, L. 0., Margarita Ayarde Aguilar y
J. A. Planas Fajardo. Estudio de humedales.
Omitofauna de ambientes acuaticos de la costa sur
oriental .......................................... ................... 4(2):9
Melidn Hernandez, Luis 0., M. Ayarde y Jose Planas.
Evaluaci6n mensural de la comunidad de aves del
humedal San Miguel de Parada, Santiago de Cuba. 6(3):3
Melian, L. D. See Blanco et al.
Meyers, J. Michael
Meyers, J. Michael. Improved capture techniques for
psittacines. ...................................... .................. 6(1):8
See Pardieck et al.
Milanelo, Miriam
Milanelo, Miriam. Community involvement in the
conservation of the Red-tailed Amazon in
southeastern Brazil. ............... .................... 6(1):8
Milera, J. F.
Milera, J. F. El Gavildn Cola de Tijera Elanoides
forficatusforficatus (Linneo, 1758) en Cuba. ....... 8(3):4
Mir, Celeste
Mir, Celeste. Evidencias citogeneticas en tomo al status
taxonomico de la Cigua Palmera, Dulus dominicus
(Passeriformes: Dulidae). ................. ................ 2(3):7
Miranda, Leopoldo
Mirando, Leopoldo. Depredaci6n de Mariquitas por un
Falc6n Comun. ................................... 8(2):2
See P6rez-Rivera and Miranda
Mitchell, S. See Ferguson et al.
Morales Leal, Jesis. See Morales y Morales
Morales Leal, Jos6 A.
Morales Leal, Jose y Jesus Morales Leal. Aspectos
ecologicos de las poblaciones de Flamenco
(Phoenicopterus ruber) en Cuba. ......................... 6(3):5
Morales Leal, Jose y Orlando H. Garrido. Aves y
reptiles de Cayo Sabinal, Archi6pago de Sabana-
Cam agfiey, Cuba. ................................................ 9(3):9
Morales, Jose A. y Orlando H. Garrido. Pelicano
norteamericano Pelecanus occidentals carohnensis
(Aves: Pelecanidae) cria tambi6n en Cuba. ....... 10(1):17
Morales Rios, Juan J. See Ruiz-Lebr6n and Morales.;
Ruiz et al.
Moreno Bonilla, A.
Moreno Bonilla, A. Aves anilladas en Norteamerica
capturadas en Cuba. .............. ................... 4(2):8
Moreno, Jorge A.
Moreno, Jorge A. Patterns of morphological variation
in introduced and native populations of Lonchura
cucullata. ........................................ .................. 4(3):7
Morera, Francisco
Morera, Francisco, Hiram Gonzalez, P. Blanco y D.
Sanchez. Evaluaci6n de la avifauna de dos
localidades del area protegida Jobo Rosado, Sancti
Spiritus, C uba. ................................ .................. 6(3):6
See Blanco et al.; Gonzalez et al.
Morgan, Anne C. E.
Morgan, Anne C. E. Assessing the effects of habitat
changes on the waterbird populations of Hellshire,
St. Catherine, Jamaica. ................ .................. 7(1):6
See Bacon and Morgan
Morris, Eddie. See Hamel et al.
Morris, R. D. See Chardine and Morris
Moser, E. Barry. See McKenzie et al.
Moya L6pez, C. E. See Hernandez et al.
Mugica Vald6s, Lourdes


Mugica, Lourdes y M. Acosta. Ciclo de vida del
Sabanero (Sturnella magna) (Aves: Icteridae) en el
Jardin Botanico Nacional. ..................................... 4(2):9
Mugica-Vald6s, Lourdes, Martin Acosta-Cruz, and R.
Ydenberg. Foraging and habitat use by the Fulvous
Whistling-Duck (Dendrocygna bicolor). .......... 10(1):31
Mugica, Lourdes, Martin Acosta, Dennis Denis y Pedro
L. Martinez. Estructura de la comunidad de aves en
la arrocera de sur del Jibaro, Sancti Spiritus. .. 10(3):115
See Acosta y Mugica; Acosta et al.; Blanco et al.;
Dennis et al.
Mundle, Marcia A.
Mundle, Marcia. An overview of the possible mortality
factors for populations of nearctic migratory song
birds due to deforestation in the neotropics. ......... 4(3):11
Mundle, Marcia. A. Survey of bird populations in the
Blue and John Crow Mountains National Park,
Jamaica. I. Description of study sites and preliminary
findings. ........................................ .. .................. 8(3):10
Mundle, Marcia. Using point counts to establish base-
line data on birds in the Blue and John Crow
M mountain National Park. .................................. 10(1):31
Mundle, Marcia, and Catherine Levy. Raptor migration
in the Caribbean: the Jamaican perspective. ........... 7(1):7
Murphy, William L.
Murphy, William L. Tobago hummingbirds: status of
the White-tailed Sabrewing (Campylopterus
ensipennis) and first record of Brown Violet-ear
(C olibr delphinae). ................... .......................... 4(3):2
Murphy, William L. Second record of Baird's
Sandpiper (Calidris bairdi) for Trinidad, with notes
on its occurrence in the Caribbean Basin. ............ 4(1):3
Murphy, William L., Trevor Yip Hoi, and Adolphus
James. First record of Wilson's Phalarope,
Phalaropus tricolor, for Tobago. ......................... 4(2):2
Murphy, William L. [Review of] A guide to the birds of
Trinidad & Tobago, 2nd Edition. -Richard ffrench.
1991. Ithaca, New York, Comstock Publishing
A associates. ..................................................... 5(1):4

N

Nakamura, Tammie K. See Cruz et al.
Nathai-Gyan, Nadra
Nathai-Gyan, Nadra. Wildlife conservation in Trinidad
A nd Tobago. ............................... .................... 8(3):10
Navarro Pacheco, Nils
Navarro Pacheco, Nils, Juan Llamacho Olmos y Carlos
M. Pena Rodriguez. Listado preliminary de la
avifauna de Sierra de Nipe, Mayari, Holguin, Cuba. 10(2):65
See Sanchez et al.
Nelson, Howard
Nelson, Howard. Bird conservation in Trinidad and
Tobago: A management perspective. ................... 6(1):7
Nelson, Howard. The Tobago Striped Owl (Rhinoptynx
clamator oberi): what do we know? .................... 7(1):7
Noble, R. E. See McKenzie et al.
Norton, Robert L.
Norton, Robert L. Role-call for insular avian
extinctions in the W est Indies. .............................. 7(1):3
Nosel, Jos6
Nosel, Jose. Parc Naturel Regional de la Martinique. 4(3): 11

0

Obrecht III, H. H. See Schaffner et al.
Ortega Aquilera, M. See Gilvez et al.
Ortega Piti, M. See Quiala et al.
Ortiz, Anastacio. See Ruiz et al.
Ottenwalder, Jos6 A.








ELPITIRRE -Ten-Year Index, 1988-1997


Ottenwalder, Jose A. Situaci6n actual y conservaci6n
de la Yaguaza Antillana (Dendrocygna arborea) en
la Republica Dominicana. ................. .............. 10(1):2
Oviedo, Ramon
Oviedo, Ramon. Valoraci6n botanico-ecologica en
estaciones de studios ornitol6gicos en la Cienaga de
Zapata, M antazas, Cuba. .................. ................ 6(3):7
See Godinez and Oviedo; Gonzalez et al.; Sanchez et
al.

P

Pagan, Michelle. See Pardieck et al.
Pantin, Marguerite L. See Lewis et al.
Pardieck, Keith L.
Pardieck, Keith L., J. Michael Meyers, and Michelle
Pagan. Populations of Puerto Rican Screech-Owls in
tw o habitat types. .......................... ................. 5(3):14
Parkes, Kenneth C.
Parkes, Kenneth C. The origin of the Cuban Bobwhite
Cohnus virginmanus "cubanensis" (Gray). ........... 3(3):9
Parkes, Kenneth C. The discovery of the Elfin Woods
W arbler an inside look. ................................... 4(1):2
Parkes, Kenneth C. A summary of Caribbean bird
specimens in Carnegie Museum of Natural History. 4(3):11
Parkes, Kenneth C. A summary of Caribbean bird
specimens in the Carnegie Museum of Natural
H history. ........................... .......... .. ................. 8(3):5
Parrish, Jeffrey D.
Parrish, Jeffrey D., and Thomas W. Sherry. Sexual
habitat segregation in American Redstarts wintering
in Jam aica. ...................................... .................. 4(2):4
Pashley, David N.
Pashley, David N. Models for regional involvement in
Partners in Flight. .................... ... .................. 5(3):7
Patton, S. R. See Hanners and Patton
Pavis, Claude. See Feldmann and Pavis; Feldmann et al.
Peck, Mark K. See Barlow and Peck.
Pefia Rodriguez, Carlos M. See Navarro et al.; Sanchez
et al.
Pennycuick, C. J. See Schaffner et al.
Perera-Puga, Antonio
Perera-Puga, Antonio. Conservaci6n de la ornitofauna
en el sistema national de areas protegidas en Cuba. 5(3):10
Perera, Antonio, 0. Garrido e Hiram Gonzalez.
Principales areas de Cuba de importancia para las
a v e s ........................................... ........ .................. 6 (3 ):3
P6rez Bejerano, M. See Arredondo et al.
P6rez M., Eneider. See Blanco y Perez
P6rez, A. See Gonzalez et al.
P6rez, Alina
Perez, Alina, Roberto Varela y Freddy Delgado.
Variaci6n preliminary de la ornitocenosis de un
bosque semideciduo de la Peninsula de
Guanahacabibes, Cuba ................... .................. 6(3):6
P6rez, M. See Arredondo et al.
P6rez-Rivera, Raul A.
Perez-Rivera, Raul A. Variabilidad en los nidos y
huevos de la Reina M ora. ................................... 5(3):14
Perez-Rivera, Raul A. El Guacamayo Azul y Amarillo
(Ara ararauna) ex6tico resident de Puerto Rico. 9(1):3
Perez-Rivera, Raul A. y Pedro J. Claudio. Sobre el
status de la Cacatua de Goffin (Cacatua .. en
Puerto R ico. ...................... .... ........................ 10(2):54
Perez-Rivera, Raul A., and Leopoldo Miranda.
Corroboraci6n de algunos registros de aves para
Puerto R ico. ......................................................... 7(1):2
Perez-Rivera, R. A. y C. R. Ruiz-Lebr6n. Situaci6n
actual de la poblaci6n de Palomas Sabaneras
(Columba inornata wetmoret) en Cidra, Puerto Rico.


............................. .. ............. .................................... 4 (2 ) :6
Perez-Rivera, Raul A. y Manuel Soto Singala. Tercer
registro de Dumetella carohlnensis en Puerto Rico. 4(3):3
See Davila et al.; Ruiz-Lebr6n et al.; Sauri et al.
Peris, Salvador J.
Peris, Salvador J. Proyecto Atlas Ornitologico de Cuba.6(3):2
See Sanchez et al.
Pimentel, 0. See Galvez et al.; Galvez et al.
Planas Fajardo, Jos6 A. See Melian Hernandez et al.
Polo, Jorge L. See Cubillas et al.; Santos y Polo
Port, J. See Woodworth et al.
Posada, Rosa M.
Posada, Rosa M. y Arturo Kirkconnell Aspectos sobre
la historic natural del Carpintero Verde
(Xiphidiopicus percussus). .................. .............. 6(3):8
Post, William. See Cruz et al.

Q

Quiala G6rgona, Fidel E.
Quiala G6rgona, Fidel E., M. Ortega Piti, X. Galvez A.
y Vicente Berovides A. Trama ecologica del uso de
las cavidades de palmas barrigonas (Colpothrinax
wright) por las aves del area protegida, Los Indios,
Isla de la Juventud. I. Pajaros carpinteros ........... 6(3):7
See Galvez et al.
Quifiones, R. See Kirkconnell et al.

R

Rabelo, Alverico. See Rodigues y Rabelo.
Raffaele, Herbert A.
Raffaele, Herb. Assistance requested in preparation of
new field guide. .................................................... 3(1):7
Raffaele, Herbert A. Commentary: Building
partnerships: ideas for expanded Society
collaboration ................................. ................... 8(3):7
Raffaele, Herbert A. Update on the guide to the birds of
the W est Indies. .............................. ................. 10(1):32
Raffaele, Herbert A. Values of the Convention on
Wetlands of International Importance. .......... 10(3):108
See Rivera-Milan et al.
Rand, T. See Finch and Raml
Ramos, Nidia I.
Ramos, Nidia I., Oscar J. Vazquez, and Joseph M.
Wunderle, Jr. Bananaquit vocal behavior in a high
density population. ............... ................... 6(1):10
Ramos, R. F. See Diaz and Ramos
Rams, A. See Rodriguez et al.
Rangel-Salazar, J. Luis
Rangel-Salazar, J. Luis y Paula L. Enriquez-Rocha.
Colonias de anidaci6n de aves costeras en Sian
Kaian, Quintana Roo. ...................... .................. 7(1):6
See Enriquez-Rocha y Rangel-Salazar
Reudet, D. See Garrigues et al.
Reyes, Ernesto. See Sanchez et al.
Reynard, George B.
Reynard, G. B. Vocalization differences in the Lesser
A ntillean Pew ee. ................................................. 4(3):11
Reynard, George B., Orlando H. Garrido, and Robert L.
Sutton. The taxonomic position of the Greater
Antillean Pewee (Contopus caribaeus). ............... 4(3):7
See Garrido and Reynard; Garrido et al.
Rich, Terry. See McClure and Rich
Ricklefs, Robert E.
Ricklefs, Robert E., and Eldredge Bermingham.
Molecular phylogenetics and conservation of
Caribbean birds. .......................... ................. 10(3):85
Ridout, Ron. See Blanco et al.
Rimpel, M. See Keith and Rimpel








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Rivas, Francisco M.
Rivas, Francisco M. Resumen de aves consideradas
como raras o accidentales para la Republica
D om inicana. ......................... ........................ 10(2):58
Rivas, Francisco. In memorial: Annabelle ("Tudy")
D o d .......................................... ........................ 10 (2 ):8 1
Rivas, Francisco M. y Nicolas L6pez. Black Tern
(Chlidoneas niger) en la Bahia de Calderas, Bani,
Republica Dominicana .................. ............... 10(2):58
See Latta et al.
Riven, D. See Hunte and Riven
Rivera, Jos6. See Galvez et al.
Rivera, Marelisa T.
Rivera, Marelisa T. Impact of Philorms agustifrons on
growth, and survival of Pearly-eyed Thrasher
(Margarops fuscatus) nestlings in Mayagfiez, Puerto
R ico ................ ................................. ................... 3(3):9
Rivera-Milin, Frank F.
Rivera-Milan, Frank F. Preliminary assessment of the
impact of Hurricane Hugo to columbid populations
in Puerto Rico and offshore satellite islands. ........ 2(3):2
Rivera Milan, Frank F. Studies of resident columbid
game species in Puerto Rico. ............................... 2(3):5
Rivera Milan, Frank F. Request for information from
the Society's Subcommittee on Columbid Game and
N on-gam e Species. .............................. .................. 2(3):2
Rivera-Milan, Frank F. Distribution and relative
abundance patterns of columbids in Puerto Rico. 4(2):3
Rivera-Milan, Frank F. Standarized call and sight
counts of columbids in Puerto Rico: a comparison of
density and relative abundance estimates. ........... 4(3):7
Rivera-Milan, Frank F. Chairmanis report of the 1992
meeting of the Columbid Working Group. ............ 5(1):6
Rivera-Milan, Frank F. Banding studies of Zenaida
Doves in Puerto Rico. .................. ................. 5(3):12
Rivera-Milan, Frank F. Integrating monitoring of
resident and migratory birds in Latin America and
the Caribbean: a workshop held by the Society of
Caribbean Ornithology (SCO) in Trois Islets,
M artinique, August 1994. .................................. 8(1):10
Rivera-Milan, Frank F, Rosemarie Gnam, and Herbert
A. Raffaele. Forum: Society of Caribbean
Ornithology meetings and agenda: some problems
and recommendations to reflect on. ..................... 8(1):8
Rivera-Milan, Frank F., Rosemarie Gnam, and Herbert
A. Raffaele. The Future of the Society of Caribbean
Ornithology: results of a round-table discussion,
some ideas, and a questionnaire to the membership. 9(1):13
See Bonilla et al.
Robbins, Chandler S.
Robbins, C. S., B. A. Dowell, J. Fallon, and J.
Hepinstall changes from habitat change in Belize. 8(3): 11
Robbins, Chandler S., Barbara A. Dowell, and Deanna
K. Dawson. Habitat constraints on the distribution of
passerine residents and neotropical migrants in Latin
A m erica. ........................................ ................... 7(1):5
Robbins, C. S., B. A. Dowell, R. L. Sutton, A. H.
Sutton, and D. D. Weyer. Use of agricultural habitat
by avian migrants in Puerto Rico, Jamaica, and
B elize. .................................... ....................... 2(3):4
See Dawson et al.
Roc, Patrice. See Barre et al.
Rockwell, Robert F. See Gnam and Rockwell
Rodigues, Yaroddy
Rodigues, Yaroddy y Alverico Rabelo. Avifauna de la
costa sur de Ciego de Avila, "Santa Barbara"-
Jagueyal, Municipio Venezuela, Cuba. ........... 10(2):50
Rodriguez, A. See Rojas-Suarez et al.
Rodriguez, Daysi
Rodriguez, Daysi y Barbara Sanchez. Abundancia y


distribuci6n de las palomas terrestres cubanas
(Generos: Geotrygon y Starnoenas. ..................... 4(2):5
Rodriguez, Daysi y Barbara Sanchez. Avifauna de la
region oriental de Cuba durante la migraci6n otofial. 5(3):5
Rodriguez, Daysi, Barbara, Sanchez, A. Torres y A.
Rams. Ornitocenosis de un matorral xeromorfo
subcostero en Gibara, Cuba. ................................. 4(2):6
See Agulera et al.; Gonzalez et al.; Sanchez et al.
Rodriguez, L. See Soto et al.
Rojas Tito, Manuel. See Garcia y Rojas
Rojas-Suirez, F.
Rojas-Suarez, F., M. Albomoz, D. Camilo, A.
Rodriguez, and V. Sanz Provita. Biology and
conservation of psittacids in Venezuela islands. .. 8(3): 11
Rond6n, Ana J. See Blanco et al.
Ruiz Lebr6n, Carlos R.
Ruiz Lebr6n, Carlos R. Morphological development on
captive Puerto Rican Plain Pigeon (Columba
inornata wetm ore). .............................................. 2(3):4
Ruiz, Carlos. Soluciones a problems encontrados en el
manejo de la poblaci6n cautiva de Palomas
Sabaneras .......................................... .................. 3(3):9
Ruiz Lebr6n, Carlos R. Puerto Rican Plain Pigeon
(Columba inornata wetmoret): is it monomorphic? 4(3):8
Ruiz-Lebr6n, Carlos R., Daniel J. Galan-Kercad6 y
Raul A. Perez-Rivera. Segunda liberaci6n
experimental de Palomas Sabaneras en Cidra, Puerto
R ico ..................................... .......................... 8(1):5
Ruiz-Lebr6n, Carlos R., and Juan J. Morales Rios. First
release of Puerto Rican Plain Pigeon Columba
zornanta wetm oret ..................... ........................ 6(1):6
Ruiz, Carlos R., Juan J. Morales, and Anastacio Ortiz.
The release program for the Puerto Rican Plain
P igeon ...................... ........ .............................. 7(1):9
See Davila et al.; Perez-Rivera y Ruiz-Lebr6n; Sauri et
al.
Ruiz, X. See Acosta et al.
Russell, Christopher C.
Russell, Christopher C. Conservation of Biological
diversity in the natural pine forests of the Bahama
Islan ds. ........................................ .... ................ .. 7 (1):5
Ruttan, Lore. See Sorenson et al.; Woodworth et al.
Ryan, Peter G. See Smith et al.

S

Saliva, Jorge E.
Saliva, Jorge E., and David A. Shealer. Aspects of the
breeding biology of Roseate Terns in Puerto Rico. 4(3):8
Samad, Ishmael A. See Hayes et al.
SAnchez Oria, BArbara
Sanchez, Barbara, Arturo Kirkconnell y Daysi
Rodriguez. Inventario y anillamiento de aves en
Cayo Paredon Grande, Camagfiey, Cuba. ............ 4(2):9
Sanchez, Barbara, Ramona Oviedo, Nils Navarro,
Arturo Hernmandez, Carlos Pefia y Ernesto Reyes.
Composici6n y abundancia de la avifauna en dos
formaciones vegetables de la Altiplanicie de Nipe
H olguin, C uba. .................... .......................... 10(3):115
Sanchez Oria, Barbara, S. Peris, A. Llanes, D.
Rodriguez, Hiram Gonzalez, Pedro Blanco y M. E.
Garcia. Utilizaci6n de la informaci6n bibliografica y
registros de colecciones para el atlas de las aves
nidificantes de Cuba ...................... .................. 9(3):30
Sanchez, Barbara, D. Rodriguez, G. Wallace, D.
Fillman, D. Zufiiga y R. G6mez. Omitofauna en tres
habitats terrestres de Cayo Coco, durante el period
de residencia internal de 1993. ............................ 6(3):5
See Agulera et al.; Blanco et al.; Gonzalez et al.;
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Sanchez, Raul. See Soto et al.
Santana Castell6n, Eduardo
Santana Castell6n, E., H. Gonzalez Alonso y L.
Gonzalez Sanchez. Analysis de los registros de
Falconiformes anilladas en Norteamerica y
recuperadas en Cuba. ................ .................. 4(2):10
Santos, Cubillas
Santos, Cubillas y Jorge L. Polo. Interacci6n de la
avifauna silvestre con los animals exoticos del
Parque Zool6gico Nacional. ................................. 6(3):9
Sanz Provita, V. See Rojas-Suarez et al.
Sauer, John S. See Dawson et al.
Sauri, Diana
Sauri, Diana, Raul P6rez-Rivera y Carlos Ruiz.
Desgloce de los patrons de cortejo y copulaci6n de
individuos cautivos de Paloma Sabanera. ............ 5(3):11
Sawicki, Richard J.
Sawicki, Richard J., Allan M. Strong, and G. Thomas
Bancroft. Effects of predation on White-crowned
Pigeon distribution in Florida Bay. ...................... 3(3):9
See Bancroft et al.; Strong et al.
Schaffner, Fred Charles
Schaffner, Fred Charles. When will the U. S. Navy
bring itself into full compliance with the Sikes Act at
Roosevelt Roads, Puerto Rico? ........................... 2(2):4
Schaffner, Fred C. Regulation of food provisioning
patterns of White-tailed Tropicbirds. ................... 2(3):5
Schaffner, F. C., M. R. Fuller, C. J. Pennycuick, H. H.
Obrecht III, and J. Gonzalez-Martinez. Radio-
tracking of White-tailed Tropicbirds over the
C aribbean Sea. ...................................................... 2(3):5
Scherer Neto, P. See Martuscelli and Scherer
Shealer, David A. See Saliva and Shealer
Sherry, Thomas W. See Parrish and Sherry
Silva Lee, Alfonso. See Garrido and Silva
Siri Nufiez, Domingo
Siri, Domingo N. Estudio preliminary en dos
comunidades de aves en la Loma Nalga de Maco. 6(1):5
Siri, Domingo. Preliminary study of birds observed at
Loma Barbacoa, Peravia Province, Bani, Dominican
R public ..................................... .................. 10(1):32
See Canlo and Siri; Dominguez and Siri
Sladen, Fred W.
Sladen, Fred W. First record of Eastern Wood-Pewee,
Contopus virens (Aves, Tyrannidae), in the Virgin
Islan ds. ....................................... ................... ... 6 (2 ):2
Sladen, Fred W. Habitat use by North American
landbird migrants on St. Croix, U. S. Virgin Islands. 7(1):3
Smith, P. William
Smith, P. William. The Eurasian Collared-Dove reaches
the Lesser A ntilles. ............................. ................. 8(3):3
Smith, P. William. An unknown parakeet on
H ispaniola ............................... ........................ 9(3):5
Smith, P. William, and Susan A. Smith. Preliminary
status of the West Indies' only nuthatch ............. 7(1):5
Smith, P. William, Susan A. Smith, Peter G. Ryan, and
Rodney Cassidy. First report of Virginia's Warbler
from the Bahama Islands, with comments on other
records from the West Indies and eastern North
A m erica. .................................... .... .................... 7(2):2
Smith, P. William, and S A. Smith. The case of the
Bahamas' disappearing endemic oriole (a James
Bond m ystery). ............................ ................. 10(1):36
See Barre et al.
Smith, Susan A. See Smith et al.; Smith and Smith
Smith, Winston Paul. See Hamel et al.
Snyder, N. See Dawson et al.
Soi, Juan P. See Cruz et al.
Sorenson, Lisa G.
Sorenson, Lisa G., Bethany L. Woodworth, Lore


Ruttan, Amy Harth, and Frank McKinney. Ecology
and conservation of a sedentary tropical duck in the
Bahamas: the White-cheeked Pintail (Anas
bahamensis bahamensis). ................................... 9(3):30
Sorenson, Lisa G. Update on West Indian Whistling-
Duck Conservation ................... ................. 10(3): 108
See Woodworth et al.
Sorenson, Teri
Sorenson, Teri. The Role of aviculture in the captive
propagation of the Puerto Rican Parrot (Amazona
vittata). ................................ ..... ..................... 2(3):5
Soto Ramirez, Enrique
Soto Ramirez, Enrique, J. Fiallo, A. Urquiola y A.
Alfonso. Nueva localidad de Ferminia cervarai
(Aves: Troglodytidae) en la Ci6naga de Zapata,
Cuba. Aspectos de su etologia. ............................... (3):8
Soto, Enrique, Raul Sanchez, A. Alfonso, L. Rodriguez
y A. Cabrera. Estudio ecologo-paisajistico de las
salinas, Ci6naga de Zapata, sobre la base de la
om itofauna .................................. ....................... (3):4
Soto Singala, Manuel. See P6rez-Rivera y Soto
Soy, Juan P.
Soy, Juan P. Estudio del comportamiento en cautiverio
de la Cotorra de Santa Lucia (Amazona versicolor)
como apoyo a un program para su conservaci6n. .... 3):9
Soy, J. P. y S. 0. Cubillas. Conducta e asociaci6n de
varias species de aves como factor de
supervivencia ............................... ...................... 4(2):7
Soy, Juan P. Aggressive behavior of a Gray Kingbird
(Tyrannus dominicensis) toward a bat (Molossus
molossus) in La Habana, Cuba. ....................... 10(3):97
See Cubillas et al.
Sprunt, IV, Alexander
Sprunt, Alexander, IV. Seabirds of the Cay Sal Bank. 10(1):32
St. Louis, D. K. See Hayes et al.
Stangel, Peter W.
Stangel, Peter. Partners in Flight a cooperative
approach to migratory bird conservation ............. 5(3):6
Stangel, Peter W. "Partners in Flight Aves de Las
Americas," the neotropical migratory bird
conservation program .................... .................. 4(3):7
Staus, Nancy
Staus, Nancy. Predation of artificial nests of West
Indian Whistling-Ducks on Long Island, Bahamas. 8(3):11
Staus, Nancy. Habitat selection and home range of
radio-marked West Indian Whistling-Ducks on Long
Island, Baham as. .............................................. 10(1):33
Straub, Brigitte. See Wotzkow and Straub
Strong, Allan M.
Strong, Allan M., Richard J. Sawicki, and G. Thomas
Bancroft. Movement patterns of breeding White-
crowned Pigeons in southern Florida. .................. 3(3):9
Strong, A. M., R. J. Sawicki, and G. T. Bancroft. A
population estimate of White-crowned Pigeons
nesting in Florida Bay. .................... ................ 5(3):10
See Bancroft et al.; Sawicki et al.
Suarez Duque, William
Suarez Duque, William. Nuevo record del Gorrion de
Cabeza Carmelita (Spizella passerina) y nuevo
report de fecha para el Bobito de Cresta ,
crinitus) para Cuba. ............................................... 9(2):2
Suarez Duque, William. Segundo record y algunos
aspects conductuales de la Bijirita de Nashville
Vermzvora,; (Aves:Emberizidae) en Cuba. 10(2):62
Suarez Duque, William y Orlando H. Garrido.
Zonotricia leucophrys gambelli (Aves: Emberizidae),
nuevo record para Cuba. .................................. 10(2):63
Suarez, William y Oscar Arredondo. Nuevas adiciones
a la paleornitologia cubana. ............................ 10(3): 100
Sutton, Ann H. See Ann Haynes-Sutton








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Sutton, Robert L.
Sutton, Robert, and A. Haynes-Sutton. History of
introduced species of birds in Jamaica ............... 2(3):6
See Garrido et al.; Haynes-Sutton and Sutton; Reynard
et al.; Sutton and Sutton

T

Tadeo Perez, Rafael. See Concepci6n Hernandez y Tadeo
Perez
Tayalay, Georges. See Barre et al.; Garrigues et al.
Temple, Stanley A.
Temple, Stanley A., and Gianfranco Basili. The
Dickcissell: a neotropic migrant in trouble. ......... 8(3):12
Terouanne, E. See Garrigues et al.
Torres BAez, Pablo
Torres Baez, Pablo. Some aspects of the breeding
biology and growth patterns of the Puerto Rican
Flycatcher , antillarum) at Cabo Rojo,
Puerto R ico .................................. ....... ................. 4(3):8
Torres-Baez, Pablo. Logros recientes en el proyecto de
recuperacion de la Cotorra Puertorriquefia (Amazona
vitta ta ). .......................... .. ............ .................... 9 (3 ):2 9
Torres-Baez, Pablo, Ana B. Arnizaut, and Francisco J.
Vilella. Recent progress in the management of the
captive Puerto Rican Parrot Population .............. 7(1):7
Torres Baez, Pablo, and Jaime A. Collazo, Algunos
aspects de la ecologia reproductive del Jui de
Puerto Rico i antillarum) en el Refugio
Nacional de Vida Silvestre de Cabo Rojo, Puerto
R ic o ....................................................................... 2 (3 ):6
Torres Fundora, Orlando. See Acosta y Torres
Torres, A. See Rodriguez et al.
Tossas, Adrianne. See Delannoy and Tossas.
Twedt, Daniel J. See Hamel et al.

U

Urquiola, A. See Soto et al.

V

van Berneveld, Wendy
van Berneveld, Wendy.Conservation Needs for the
amazon parrots of Jamaica. ................................ 6(1):11
Varela, Roberto. See Perez et al.
Vargas Mora, Tomas A.
Vargas Mora, Tomas A. Habitos alimentarios de la
Madam Saga (Ploceus cucullatus) en zona agricola
cercana a Santo Domingo, Republica Dominicana. 2(3):7
Vasques, M. See Bonilla et al.
Vasquez, Eduardo
Vasquez, Eduardo. Training bird watching guides in the
scientific reserve at Laguna Cabral. ................. 10(1):34
Vasquez, E., K. Wallace, and R. Lorenzo. Preparation
and production of education materials for avian
conservation in the Dominican Republic. ........ 10(3):109
Vasquez, R. E.
Vasquez, R. E., T. Lara y R. Lorenzo. Estrategia
educativa con la participaci6n comunitaria para la
protecci6n de la Cotorra y el Perico en Republica
Dominicana (Proyecto Cotorra Libre) .............. 8(3):12
Vazquez, Oscar J. See Ramos et al.
V6lez-Valentin, Jafet
Velez Valentin, Jafet, and Francisco J. Vilella. The
Puerto Rican Parrot: its potential as an
environm ental tool. ............................................... 7(1):3
Velez-Valentin, Jafet. Puerto Rican Parrots did it again
in 1994: once again they have shown their ability to
recover.. .................................................................. 7(3):4


Ventosa-Febles, Eduardo A.
Ventosa Febles, Eduardo A. The Yellow-shouldered
Blackbird (Agelazus xanthomus) recovery project. 4(3):9
Ventosa-Febles, Eduardo A. Yellow-shouldered
Blackbird (Agelaius xanthomus) recovery project in
the southwest of Puerto Rico. ........................... 10(1):34
Ventosa-Febles, E. A., R. L6pez, J. Camacho y A.
Falc6n. Control of the Shiny Cowbird (Molothrus
bonartensis): can it improve the reproductive success
of rare or endangered species? The case of the
Yellow-shouldered Blackbird (Agelazus xanthomus)
in Puerto R ico .......................... ................. 10(3):110
Vilella, Francisco J.
Vilella, Francisco J. Second Symposium on Forests of
Puerto Rico, University of Puerto Rico Ponce, 2-3
N ovem ber 1989. ................................. .................. 3(1):6
Vilella, Francisco. Population biology of the small
indian mongoose in a coastal dry limestone forest of
southwestern Puerto Rico: possible interactions with
the Puerto Rican Nightjar. .................................. 3(3):10
Vilella, Francisco J. Post-hurricane management and
conservation strategies for the wild Puerto Rican
Parrot population: an overview. ........................... 4(3):9
Vilella, Francisco J. Report of the Psittacine Working
G roup. ................................ ......... ........... ..... 5(3):16
Vilella, Francisco J. Africanized honeybees in the
G greater A ntilles.. ........................ ....................... 8(1):7
Vilella, Francisco J. Habitat use and nest habitat
structure of the Puerto Rican Nightjar. ............... 8(3):12
Vilella, Francisco J., and Matthew J. Gray. Restoration
and habitat management at the Humacao Wildlife
Refuge. Phase I: Habitat assessments and wetland
management plan. .................... .................. 10(3): 110
See Amizaut et al.; Carlos and Vilella; Hamel and
Vilella; Torres-Baez et al; Velez and Vilella.
Villard, Pascal
Villard, Pascal. Flux genitique entire populations et
fidelite des couples pour une especie endemique et
insulaire, le Pic de Guadeloupe. ........................ 8(3):12
Villard, Pascal. Are hurricanes a key factor for the
ecology of the Guadeloupe Woodpecker? ....... 10(3):111
See Feldmann et al.
Vifia, N.
Vifia, Nicasio, Martha Walsh-McGehee, and David S.
Lee. Current status of White-tailed Tropicbirds
(Phaethon lepturus) nesting in Cuba. ............... 10(3):98
See Lee et al.
Vitalio L6pez, R. See Arredondo et al.
Vogel, Peter. See Davis and Vogel; Fletcher and Vogel

W

Wage, David C.
Wage, David C. Important bird areas for the Americas. 10(1):35
Waide, Robert B. See Wunderle and Waide; Wunderle et
al.
Walker, Mariene R.
Walker, Mariene R., and J. C. Barlow. A study of inter-
island variation in the Thick-billed Vireo. ........ 10(1):35
Walker, Mariene. The Thick-billed Vireo: a
conservation perspective for a West Indies endemic. 10(3):112
Wallace, G.
Wallace, George, Orlando H. Garrido, and Arturo
Kirkconnell. Notes on the Swainson's Warbler
(Limnothlypis swainsonn) in Cuba. ...................... 5(3):3
See Sanchez et al.; Gonzalez et al.
Wallace, K. See Vazquez et al.
Walsh-McGehee, Martha.
Walsh-McGehee, Martha. Island report. Saba report. 10(3):119
See Vifia et al.








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Ward, Nathalie F. R. See Keith and Ward.
Wardle, Carolyn
Wardle, Carolyn. [Island Representative Report]
Projects in the Bahamas. .................................... 8(3):14
Wardle, Carolyn. Research and ornithological activities
in the B aham as. ............................. ..................... 9(3):22
Wardle, Carolyn. Island report. Status of ornithological
research in the Bahamas. ................................ 10(3);124
Wauer, Roland H.
Wauer, Roland H. Book Review Ay-Ay: an island
almanac, by George A. Seaman. .......................... 1(3):3
Wauer, Ro. In memorial: George A. Seaman, 1904-
199 7 ............................................................. . 10 (3 ):13 3
Wechsler, Douglas. See Kirkconnell et al.
Wetherbee, David Kenneth
Wetherbee, David Kenneth. The absence of a natal
plumage in the Hispaniolan Palm Chat, Dulus
donmimcus (Dulinae, Passeriformes). ................... 7(3):4
Weyer, D. D. See Robbins et al.
White, Anthony W.
White, Anthony W. Resident birds of New Providence. 10(1):36
White, Anthony W. Black-headed Gull (Larus
ridibundus) seen and photographed at Governor's
Harbour, Eleuthera, Bahamas. ......................... 10(2):60
White, A. W., B. Hallet, and M. Bainton. Red-footed
Boobies nest at White Cay, San Salvador. .......... 8(3): 13
White, Bradley N. See Brock and White
Wildgoose, E. See Ferguson et al.
Wiley, James W.
Wiley, James W. History of an unsuccessful
colonization of an island by a psittacine ............. 2(3):6
Wiley, James W. A profile of Jamaica and its birdlife. 3(1):2
Wiley, James W. Selected bibliography of Jamaican
bird topics. .......................... ............................... 3(1):4
Wiley, Jim, Oscar T. "Bud" Owre 1917-1990. ......... 3(3):3
Wiley, James W. [Review of] Oiseaux des Petites
Antilles/Birds of the West Indies.-Edouard Benito-
Espinal. 1990. Saint-Barthelemy, Guadeloupe,
French West Indies, Faune & Flore des Tropiques,
Les Editions du Latanier. .................. ............... 4(1):6
Wiley, James W. [Review of] A l'ecoute des oiseaux de
Guadeloupe et de Martinique.-Patricia Hautcastel
and Max Guerin, under the direction of Edouard
Benito-Espinal. Pointe-a-Pitre, Guadeloupe. ......... 4(1):7
Wiley, James W. [Review of] A l'ecoute des oiseaux de
Guadeloupe et de Martinique. -Patricia Hautcastel,
Max Guerin, and Eric Igabille, under the direction of
Edouard Benito-Espinal. 1987. Produced by RMP
Biological Ltd. and Canatron Electronics, Ontario. 4(1):8
Wiley, James W. Simposio de Zoologia, La Habana,
C ub a. ............... ............. ............................... 4(2):4
Wiley, James W. [Review of] Endangered & endemic
birds of the Dominican Republic, by Annabelle S.
Dod. Cypress House Press, California. ................ 6(3):3
Wiley, James W. [Review of] Checklist of the birds of
Guadeloupe, Martinique and their offshore
islands/Liste des oiseaux de Guadeloupe, Martinique
et de leurs dependances, by Philippe Feldmann,
Arnaud Le Dru, Claudie Pavis, and Pascal Villard.
A.E.V.A., Petit Bourg, Guadeloupe, French West
Indies. 16 pp ........................................................ 9(1):8
Wiley, James W. [Review of] Birds of the Cayman
Islands, Revised edition, by Patricia Bradley.
Photographs by Yves-Jacques Rey-Millet and the
author. Caerulea Press, Italy. 1995. ..................... 8(2):4
Wiley, James W. [Review of] A natural history atlas to
the cays of the U. S. Virgin Islands, by Arthur E.
Dammann and David W. Nellis, Pineapple Press,
Inc., Florida, U .S.A ...................... ................... 8(2):4
Wiley, James W. [Review of] Vieques y su


fauna/Vieques wildlife manual, by Jorge E. Saliva.
United States Department of the Interior, U. S. Fish
and Wildlife Service, Boquer6n, Puerto Rico. 1994. 9(1):7
Wiley, James W. [Review of] The scientific survey of
Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands: an eighty-year
reassessment of the islands' natural history, edited
by Julio C. Figueroa Colon. Annals of the New York
Academy of Sciences Vol. 776. .......................... 9(3):31
Wiley, James W. [Review of] The Cayman Islands:
natural history and biogeography, edited by M. A.
Brunt and J. E. Davies. Kluwer Academic
Publishers, Dordrecht, The Netherlands. 1994. James
W W iley ....................................... ................... 9(3):3 1
Wiley, James W. [Review of] Aves de la isla de Cuba,
by Juan Lembeye. 1850. Edici6n facsimil.
Presentaci6n de Manuel Fraga Iribame. Introducci6n
de Francisco Diaz-Fierros Viqueira. Madrid: Xunta
de G alicia. 1995 ...................... ...................... 9(3):32
Wiley, James W., and Alexander Cruz. Endangered
passerine hosts of the Shiny Cowbird in the Greater
Antilles a case study of the Yellow-shouldered
B lackbird. ........................................................... 4(2):4
See Galvez et al.; Cruz et al.
Williams, Jr., Ernest H. See Bunkley-Williams and
Williams
Williams, E. J. See Burton et al.
Williams, Robert S. R. See Kirwan et al.
Wilson, D. J. See Hayes et al.
Wilson, D-A. D. See Hayes et al.
Wilson, K. See Ferguson et al.
Wilson, Marcia. See Gnam et al.
Wingate, David B.
Wingate, David B. [Island Representative report]
B erm uda. ..................................... ....................... 4(3):12
Wingate, David B. The pre-colonial and current status
of Bermuda's seabird population. .................... 10(1):36
Woehr, James R. See Hamel et al.
Wong, B. Y. Y. See Hayes et al.
Woodworth, Bethany L.
Woodworth, B. L. Impact of Shiny Cowbird parasitism
on the reproductive success of the Puerto Rican
Vireo in Guanica Forest, Puerto Rico. .................. 4(3):9
Woodworth, Bethany L. Implications of introduced
predators and parasites for the Puerto Rican Vireo in
Guanica Forest, Puerto Rico. ......................... 10(3):112
Woodworth, B. L., J. Port, F. McKinney, A. Harth,
L.G. Sorenson, and L. Ruttan. Changes in local
abundance and habitat use by the White-cheeked
Pintail in New Providence Island, Bahamas, 1985-
199 1 .................. ............................................ 6(1):12
See Sorenson et al.
Woon, Gail L.
Woon, Gail L. Environmental education efforts in the
northern Bahamas: problems and advances. ..... 10(1):37
Worrel, A.
Worrel, A., J. A. Horrocks, and E. Krebs. Group
foraging dynamics in the blackbird Quiscalus
lugubr s. ................... ............ ....................... 2(3):6
Wotzkow, Carlos
Wotzkow, Carlos. Aspectos reproductivos de
Glaucidium y Gymnoglaux (Aves, Strigidae) en la
Ci6naga de Zapata. ....................... ................... 3(3):10
Wotzkow, Carlos. In memorial. Rogelio Garcia 1926-
1992. ...................................... ........................... 5(2):2
Wotzkow, C. y M. T. Armensol. Censos aereos del
Aura Tifosa, Cathartes aura aura (Aves:
Cathartidae): consideraciones sobre su actividad y
conduct de vuelo en dependencia del biotopo
sobrevolado. ........................................................ 4(2): 10
Wotzkow, Carlos, and Brigitte Straub. The Charles-








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Eugene Jeanneret collection of Cuban birds. ....... 9(2):12
See Garrido and Wotzkow
Wunderle, Jr., Joseph M.
Wunderle, Joseph M. The effect of Hurricane Hugo on
bird populations in a Puerto Rican rainforest. ...... 3(3): 10
Wunderle, Joseph M. The effect of Hurricane Hugo on
bird populations in a Puerto Rican rain forest: the
first year and a half. ........................... .................. 4(3):9
Wunderle, Joe. President's commentary. ............... 9(1):17
Wunderle, Joseph M., Jr. Pre- and post-hurricane
fruiting phenologies: potential implications for
Puerto Rican Parrots. ....................................... 10(1):38
Wunderle, Joe. Presidents commentary: Local
involvement as the key to sustainable ecotourism and
resources conservation in the Caribbean. .......... 10(2):82
Wunderle, J. M. The timing of the breeding season in
the Bananaquit (Coereba flaveola) on the island of
Grenada, W est Indies. ................. ............... 10(3):113
Wunderle, Joseph M., Jr., and Steven C. Latta.
Contribution of the shade overstory to avian
abundance and diversity in Dominican coffee


plantations .................................... .................. 8(3):13
Wunderle, Joseph M., Jr., and Robert B. Waide. Winter
distribution and future prospects for neotropical
terrestrial migrants in the Caribbean. ................... 5(3):2
Wunderle, Joseph M., Robert B. Waide, and D. Jean
Lodge. The effect of Hurricane Gilbert on terrestrial
bird populations in Jamaica. ................................. 2(3):6
See Ramos et al.

X


Y

Ydenberg, R. See Mugica et al.
Yip Hoi, Trevor. See Murphy et al.

Z

Zufiiga, D. See Sanchez et al








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EL PITIRRE

Volumes 1-10
1988-1997

Editor James W. Wiley

Associate Editors Barbara Keesee, Garfield "Jimmy" Brown, Chandra Degia, and Lianne Hibbert



1988

VOLUME 1, NUMBER 1
ST. CROIX'S SALT RIVER BAY THREATENED BY DEVELOPMENT ................................... .................................................................. 2
M EETINGS OF INTEREST ......................................................................................................................................... .................................... 2
TRAINING PROGRAMS AND COURSES...............NG PROGRAMS AND COURSES .......................................................................................................................................................... 3
O PP O R TU N IT IE S .......................................................................................................................................................................................................... 4...............
REQUESTS FOR ASSISTANCE ................................................................................................................................................................... 4
RECENT PUBLICATIONS AVAILABLE ........................................................................................................................................................... 4

VOLUME 1, NUMBER 2
NEW FIELD GUIDE PLANNED FOR W EST INDIES ......................................................................................................................................... 2
ST. LUCIA'S M ARIA ISLANDS RESERVE ...................................................................................................................................................... 2
M EETINGS OF INTEREST ......................................................................................................................................... .................................... 2
TRAINING PROGRAMS AND COURSES...............NG PROGRAMS AND COURSES .......................................................................................................................................................... 4
O PP O R TU N IT IE S .......................................................................................................................................................................................................... 4...............
PUBLICATIONS AVAILABLE ............................................................................................................. ............................................................ 5
N E W S ......................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 6..............
N O T IC E S ..................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 6..............
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS ..................................................................................................................... ........................................................ 6

SUPPLEMENT to VOLUME 1, NUMBER 2
S A IN T L U C IA P a u l B u tle r ........................................................................................................................................................................... 7

VOLUME 1, NUMBER 3
FIRST M EETING OF THE SOCIETY OF CARIBBEAN ORNITHOLOGY ............................................................................................................ 2
REPORT ON THE MEETING ON "ECOLOGIA INTEGRADA EN DEFENSE DE LA NATURALEZA," 14-17 JUNE 1988, LA HABANA, CUBA
............................................................................................................................................................................................................... 2
SOCIETY TO COMPILE LIST OF RESEARCHERS AND THEIR ACTIVITIES IN THE CARIBBEAN ................................................................... 3
NEW VERSIONS OF HERBERT RAFFAELE'S "A GUIDE TO THE BIRDS OF PUERTO RICO AND THE VIRGIN ISLANDS" ................................ 3
A NEW INTERNATIONAL BIRD SOCIETY FOR THE NEOTROPICS ................................... .................................................................... 3
T W O N E W JO U R N A L S .......................................... ........................................................................ .... ............................................................ 3
ANNOUNCEMENTS
VERSION ESPA-OLA DE WILDLIFE M ANAGEMENT TECHNIQUES M ANUAL .............................................................. .................. 4
M ANUAL PARA M ETODOLOGIAS DE INVESTIGACION Y TESIS .................................. ................................................................ 4
BOLETIN DE FLORA, FAUNA Y AREAS SILVESTRES ............................................................................................... .................. ..... 4
NEW PUBLICATION ON CARIBBEAN BIODIVERSITY AND CONSERVATION ................................................................................... 4
M EETINGS OF INTEREST ......................................................................................................................................... .................................... 5
TRAINING PROGRAMS AND COURSES...............NG PROGRAMS AND COURSES .......................................................................................................................................................... 6
O PP O R TU N IT IE S .......................................................................................................................................................................................................... 6...............
R E C E N T L IT E R A T U R E ........................................................................................................................................................... .... 6
SCHEDULE OF PUBLICATION OF ELPITIRRE ................................................................................................................................................ 7

VOLUME 1, NUMBER 4
SOCIETY ADOPTS NEW NAME ................................................................................................................................................ 2
1989 M EETING OF THE SOCIETY OF CARIBBEAN ORNITHOLOGY ................................... ................................................................... 2
REPORT OF THE EDUCATION COMMITTEE ................................................... ....... ..................... ...... ... .................. 2
SOCIETY TO PREPARE ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY OF W EST INDIAN ORNITHOLOGY ......................................................................... 2
SOCIETY COMPILING LIST OF RESEARCHERS AND THEIR ACTIVITIES IN THE CARIBBEAN .................................................................... 2
SECOND M EETING OF THE PARROT SPECIALIST GROUP, CURITIBA, BRAZIL ............................... ....................................................... 3
REQUEST FOR ASSISTANCE ..... .............. ............................................................................... ............................................................ 3
F U N D IN G S O U R C E .................................................................................................................................................................................................... 3............
M EETINGS OF INTEREST .......................................................................................................................................... .................................... 3
O PP O R TU N IT IE S ...................................................... ............................... .... ............................................ .......................................................... 4
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS FOR FUNDING OF 1988 SOCIETY M EETING ....................................... ................................................................. 5








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1989

VOLUME 2, NUMBER 1
JA M E S B O N D (19 0 0 19 89 ) ............................................................. ...................................................................................... .. ............... 2
A NN ABELLE STOCKTON DE D OD R ETIRES ........................................................................ ................................................................ 2
THIRD ANNUAL MEETING OF SOCIETY TO BE HELD IN SANTO DOMINGO ........................................................................... 2
OPTIMISM GROWS FOR RECOVERY OF PUERTO RICAN PLAIN PIGEON ................................................................................... 2
G EN ETICS AN D B IRD C O I rEF -,Ti.1 . ,, B rock ................................ .............. .......................................... .................................. 3
DRAFT FORESTRY AND WILDLIFE LEGISLATION FOR MONTSERRAT AND ANTIGUA .......................................................................... 3
R E Q U E ST S FO R A SSISTA N C E ........................................................................................................................................................................ 3
A N N O U N C E M E N T S .............................................................. .......................................................................................... ......................... 4
P U B LIC A TION S A V A ILA B LE ............................................................................................................. .......................................................... 4
N E W B IR D JO U R N A L ................... ................................................................................................................................................................ 4
N EW S OF C AR IBBEA N O RN ITH OLO G ISTS .................................................................................................................................................... 4
M E E T IN G S O F IN TE R E ST ...................................................................................................................... ...................................................... 4
O PP O R TU N IT IE S .......................................................................................................................................................................................................... 6...............

Supplement to VOLUME 2, NUMBER 1
S A IN T L U C IA .............................................................................................................................................................................................................. 7..............

VOLUME 2, NUMBER 2
MEETING OF THE SOCIETY FOR CARIBBEAN ORNITHOLOGY ............................................................. .................................................... 2
H U R R IC A N E H U G O .................................................................................................................... .............. ... .......................................... 2
BIRD BANDING ON ANDROS ISLAND, BAHAMAS. Joanne Dewey .............................................................................................................. 2
WHEN WILL THE U. S. NAVY BRING ITSELF INTO FULL COMPLIANCE WITH THE SIKES ACT AT ROOSEVELT ROADS, PUERTO
R IC O ? F red C h a rules ............................................ .................... .......................................................................................... 4
G R U P O JA R A G U A IN C ..................................................................... .......................... .................................... ......................................... 5
CURRENT RESEARCH PROJECTS. JosephM. Wunderle, Jr. ........................................................................... ...... 5
RE QUE STS FOR IN FORM A TION ON SEA BIRD S .............................................................................................................................................. 6
ABSTRACTS OF SELECTED PAPERS PRESENTED AT THE THIRD ANNUAL MEETING OF THE SOCIETY OF CARIBBEAN ORNITHOLOGY
IS THE PEARLY-EYED THRASHER A TRUE SUPERTRAMP SPECIES? Wayne J. Arendt ................................................................. 6
SUBSPECIFIC TAXONOMY OF THE MANGROVE CUCKOO COCCYZUS MINOR. Richard C. Banks and RobertHole, Jr. .................... 6
RESPONSE OF YOUNG TERNS TO HUMAN HANDLING. Joanna Burger and Michael Gochfeld .................................................... 6
COWBIRDS IN SOUTH FLORIDA POTENTIAL THREATS FROM OPPOSITE DIRECTIONS. Alexander Cruz ..................................... 7
EFFECTS OF VEGETATION STRUCTURE ON THE FEEDING BEHAVIOR OF WARBLERS (AVES: PARULIDAE) IN PUERTO RICO.
R obertoa D iaz and R F R am os .............................. ................ ....... ......... ......................................... ................ ............. 7
POPULATION ESTIMATES FOR THE BAHAMA PARROT (AMAZONA LEUCOCEPHALA BAHAMENSIS) ON ABACO ISLAND,
BAHAMAS. Rosemarie Gnam, Ian Lothian, and Albert Burchsted .............................................................. .......................... 7
BANDING AND RECAPTURES OF SOOTY TERNS AND BROWN NODDIES AT MORANT CAYS, J I I ; " ........... 7
FORAGING BEHAVIOUR IN CATTLE EGRETS: IS GRAZER ASSOCIATION BENEFICIAL? W. Hunte andD. Riven ............................ 7
ROOST USE BY CATTLE EGRETS (BUBULCUS IBIS) IN BARBADOS. E. Drebs and W. Hunte ......................................................... 8
A NN OUN CEM EN TS ....... ................ .. ........... ....................................................................................... .... 8
NEWS FROM THE CARIBBEAN
D O M IN IC A ................................ 10....................................................................................................................................................................... 10.............. 10
B AHAM A ISLAN D S .................... .............................................................................. ........... ... 11
S T L U C IA ................................ 11....................................................................................................................................................................... 1 1.............. 1 1
M E E T IN G S O F IN T E R E ST .................................................................................. ....................................................................................... ... 1 1

VOLUME 2, NUMBER 3
PRELIMINARY ASSESSMENT OF THE IMPACT OF HURRICANE HUGO TO COLUMBID POPULATIONS IN PUERTO RICO AND OFFSHORE
SATELLITE ISLAN D S. F rank F R ivera M il n .................................................................................................................................. 2
REQUEST FOR INFORMATION FROM THE SOCIETY'S SUBCOMMITTEE ON COLUMBID GAME AND NON-GAME SPECIES. Frank F.
R iv era M ild n .............................................................................................................................................................. .................. 2
SURVEY REFLECTS WORLDWIDE CONCERN FOR THE ENVIRONMENT .................................................................................................. 3
BOOK REVIEW AY-AY: AN ISLAND ALMANAC, BY GEORGE A. SEAMAN. Ro Wauer ................................................................... 3
N EW B OOK ON W EST INDIAN B IOGEOGRAPH Y ................................................................... ..................................................................... 4
ABSTRACTS OF SELECTED PAPERS PRESENTED AT THE THIRD ANNUAL MEETING OF THE SOCIETY OF CARIBBEAN
ORNITHOLOGY, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC, AUGUST 1989 (CONCLUDED FROMELPITIRRE VOL. 2 [2])
USE OF AGRICULTURAL HABITAT BY AVIAN MIGRANTS IN PUERTO RICO, JAMAICA, AND BELIZE. C. S. Robbins, B. A.
D ow ell, R L Sutton, A H Sutton, and D D W eyer ................................................................................................................... 4
MORPHOLOGICAL DEVELOPMENT ON CAPTIVE PUERTO RICAN PLAIN PIGEON (COLUMBA INORNATA WETMOREI). Carlos R.
R u iz .......................................................... .................. ......... ................ .... ......... ..... ... .. ..................................... 4
STUDIES OF RESIDENT COLUMBID GAME SPECIES IN PUERTO RICO. Frank F. Rivera Milan ........................................................... 5
REGULATION OF FOOD PROVISIONING PATTERNS OF WHITE-TAILED TROPICBIRDS. Fred C. .. ..................................... 5
RADIO-TRACKING OF WHITE-TAILED TROPICBIRDS OVER THE CARIBBEAN SEA. F. C. . M. R. Fuller, C. J.
Pennycuick, H. H. Obrecht III, and J. Gonzalez-Martinez ..................................................................... 5
THE ROLE OF AVICULTURE IN THE CAPTIVE PROPAGATION OF THE PUERTO RICAN PARROT (AMALZONA ITTATA). Tern
S o r e n s o n ......................................................................................................................................................................................... 5
ALGUNOS ASPECTS DE LA ECOLOGIA REPRODUCTIVE DEL JUI DE PUERTO RICO (MYIARCHUSANTILL4RUM) EN EL REFUGIO








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NACIONAL DE VIDA SILVESTRE DE CABO ROJo, PUERTO RIco. Pablo Torres Baez and Jaime A. Collazo .............................. 6
HISTORY OF INTRODUCED SPECIES OF BIRDS IN JAMAICA. Robert Sutton c ; . ............................ .................. 6
HISTORY OF AN UNSUCCESSFUL COLONIZATION OF AN ISLAND BY A PSITTACINE. James W. Wiley ................................................ 6
THE EFFECT OF HURRICANE GILBERT ON TERRESTRIAL BIRD POPULATIONS IN JAMAICA. Joseph M. Wunderle, Robert B.
W aide, and D Jean L odge ................................. ... .......... ................. ................ ... .................................... ................. 6
GROUP FORAGING DYNAMICS IN THE BLACKBIRD QUISCALUSLUGUBRIS. A. Worrel, J. A. Horrocks, andE. Krebs ....................... 6
EVIDENCIAS CITOGENETICAS EN TORNO AL STATUS TAXONOMICO DE LA CIGUA PALMER, DULUS DOMINICUS
(PA SSERIFORM ES: D ULID AE). C eleste M ir .................................... .............. ...................................................... ........................ 7
INDICES DE DENSIDAD DE LAS COMUNIDADES DE AVES EN EL PARQUE NATIONAL DE LOS HAITISES, REPUBLICAN
DOMINICANA. Carlos Cao Corcuera andDomngo Sri ............................................................................................................ 7
HABITS ALIMENTARIOS DE LA MADAM SAGA (PLOCEUS CUCULLATUS) EN ZONA AGRICOLA CERCANA A SANTO DOMINGO,
REPUBLICAN
D O M IN ICA N A Tom as A V argas M ora .......................................................................................................................................... 7
ALGUNOS ASPECTS SOBRE LA COMPOSICION STRUCTURAL DE UNA COMUNIDAD ORNITICA EN EL PARQUE NATIONAL DE
LOS HAITISES,
REPUBLICA DOMINICANA. Carlos Ca-o Corcuera andDomingo Siri ........................................................................................ 7
STUDIO PRELIMINARY DE LA AVIFAUNA EN LAS LAGUNA LIMON Y REDONDA, MICHES, REPUBLICAN DOMINICANA. Tammy
G. Dominguez
M ontandon and D om ingo Siri N u- ez ............................................................................................................................................. 7
A N N O U N C E M E N T S .......................................................................................................................... ............................................................ 8
O PP O R TU N IT IE S .......................................................................................................................................................................................................... 8...............
O PPO R TU N IT Y W A N TE D ...................................................................................................................... ...................................................... 9
G R A N T S A N D A W A R D S ........................................................................................................................ ...................................................... 9
N E W S O F S O C IE T Y M E M B E R S ...................................................................................................................................................................... 9
M EE TIN G S O F IN TE R E ST ................................................................................................................. ............................................................ 9


1990

VOLUME 3, NUMBER 1
SOCIETY TO HOLD 1990 MEETING IN KINGSTON, JAMAICA ............................................ ...................................................................... 2
A PROFILE OF JAMAICA AND ITS BIRDLIFE. James W. Wiley .................................................................. .......................................... 2
SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY OF JAMAICAN BIRD TOPICS. James W. Wiley ........................................................................................ 4
R O CK L A N D S W ILD LIFE SA N C TU A R Y ......................................................................................................................................................... 6
SECOND SYMPOSIUM ON FORESTS OF PUERTO RICO, UNIVERSITY OF PUERTO RICO PONCE, 2-3 NOVEMBER 1989. Francisco J.
V ile lla ................................................................................................................................................................................................... 6
WORKSHOP ON WILDLIFE BIOLOGY MICROCOMPUTERS ............................................ ......................................................................... 6
T U D Y D OD N ow L IVIN G IN C A LIFO RN IA .................................................................................................................................................... 6
N E W S O F S O C IE T Y M E M B E R S ...................................................................................................................................................................... 7
IN TERN A TION AL PIPIN G PLOVER C EN SU S ....................................................... ................................................. ..... ................................. 7
ASSISTANCE REQUESTED IN PREPARATION OF NEW FIELD GUIDE. Herb . ........................... .................................................. 7
M EE TIN G S O F IN TE R E ST ................................................................................................................. ............................................................ 7

VOLUME 3, NUMBER 2
SECOND SYMPOSIUM ON ZOOLOGY SCHEDULED FOR HAVANA, CUBA, 1991 ............................................................................ 2
MANOMET BIRD OBSERVATORY'S FIELD BIOLOGY TRAINING PROGRAMS ................................................................................ 2
PHOTOGRAPH S OF W EST INDIAN B IRD S N EEDED .................................................................... .............................................................. 4
B OOK S FOR N A TURE ........................... ................................................. ............................... 4
N ORTH A M ERICAN B REEDIN G B IRD SURVEY ............................................................................................................................................. 4
SPECIAL IOC SESSION FOR BIRD COLLECTION MANAGERS ............................................ ....................................................................... 4
IN TRA -N EO TR OPICAL M IGR AN T SU R V EY ................................................................................................................................................... 4
O P P O R T U N IT Y ............................................................................................................................................................................................................ 4..............
M EE TIN G S O F IN TE R E ST ................................................................................................................. ............................................................ 5

VOLUME 3, NUMBER 3
REPORT OF THE SOCIETY'S 1990 ANNUAL MEETING IN KINGSTON, JAMAICA ........................................................................................ 2
NOTES ON CONSERVATION IN THE TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS AND IN THE CAYMAN ISLANDS. Patrin,, 5 -,i ............................ 2
LAGUNA CARTAGENA NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RESTORATION, DEVELOPMENT AND MANAGEMENT PLAN. Hilda Diaz-
Soltero ............................................................................................................... ........ ... ............. .. .. ... .............. ............................. 2
O SCAR T "B UD O W RE 1917- 1990. Jim W iley ......................................................................................................................... ............. 3
NEWS OF THE RIo ABAJO AVIARY FOR THE PUERTO RICAN PARROT ............................................................................ .................. 4
JO B O PPO R TU N ITY ............................................................................................................................................. ........... ............................... 4
MACAW CONSERVATION AND MANAGEMENT WORKSHOP ........................................................................................................................ 4
REQUEST FOR INFORMATION ON CARIBBEAN POPULATIONS OF ROSEATE TERNS ............................................................................. 5
LA RU S C OM PETITION IN C A RIBBEAN .............................................................................................. ...................................................... 5
ABSTRACTS OF SELECTED PAPERS PRESENTED DURING THE ANNUAL MEETING OF THE SOCIETY OF CARIBBEAN ORNITHOLOGY,
KINGSTON, JAMAICA, AUGUST 1990
AGE AND SEASONAL DIET OF NESTLING WHITE-CROWNED PIGEONS. G. Thomas Bancroft and Reed Bowman .......................... 5








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THE ROLE OF MOLECULAR GENETICS IN THE CONSERVATION OF CARIBBEAN AMAZON PARROT '. ,, i Brock o.0 I, i,
N W white ......................................................................... .......................... 5
HEAVY METAL LEVELS IN CULEBRA TERNS. Joanna Burger andMichael Gochfeld ................................................................. 6
EFFECTIVENESS OF WHITE-CROWNED PIGEONS AS SEED DISPERSERS. M. Carrington and W. Hoffman .................................. 6
THE SHINY COWBIRD IN THE CARIBBEAN REGION: A FUTURE THREAT FOR JAMAICA AND THE CAYMAN ISLANDS.
Alexander Cruz, Tammie K. Nakamura, William Post, and James W. Wiley ..................................................................... 6
LIFE HISTORY OF THE WHITE-CHINNED THRUSH TURDUS AURAKNTIUS. Audrey C. Downer and Catherine Levy .......................... 6
SEASONAL ABUNDANCES OF MIGRANT SHOREBIRDS AT YALLAHS POND, JAMAICA. John Fletcher and Peter Vogel ............... 6
SEABIRDS NESTING IN SOUTHERN CUBA. Orlando H. Garrido c ; Silva Lee .............................................................. 7
TRES EJEMPOS DE TRANSFORMATION DE HABITATS EN CUBA: SU IMPORTANCIA EN EL INCREMENTO DE LA AVIFAUNA.
O rlando H G arrido and C arlos W otzkow ........................................................................................... .............................. 7
ALGUNOS ASPECTS DE LA NIDIFICACION DE LA CIGUA PALMER DULUSDOMIANICUS. Simon Guerrero .................................. 7
HABITAT CONDITIONS IN THE VICINITY OF IVORY-BILLED WOODPECKER SIGHTINGS IN EASTERN CUBA. Jerome A. Jackson
...................................................................................................................................................................................................... 7
ASPECTS ECOLOGICOS DE LAS BIJIRITAS MIGRATORIAS (AYES: PASSERIFORMES) EN CUBA. Arturo Kirkconnell and Rosa
M. Posada ............................ .......................... ............................................................... 7
PUERTO RICO'S LEAST TERN STATUS SURVEY. G loria C. Lee ........................................................................................................ 8
MOVEMENTS AND HABITAT USE OF SHINY COWBIRDS IN SOUTHWESTERN PUERTO RICO: MANAGEMENT IMPLICATIONS
FOR THE COWBIRD REMOVAL PROGRAM. P. M. McKenzie, R. E. Noble, andE. Barry Moser ................................................ 8
ICTERID ASSOCIATIONS IN AN EXOTIC HABITAT IN SOUTHWESTERN PUERTO RICO: MANAGEMENT IMPLICATIONS FOR THE
ENDANGERED YELLOW-SHOULDERED BLACKBIRD. P. M. McKenzie, R. E. Noble, andE. Barry Moser ............................. 8
THE ORIGIN OF THE CUBAN BOBWHITE COLINUS VIRGINIANUS "CUBANENSIS" (GRAY). Kenneth C. Parkes ............................... 9
IMPACT OF PHILORIS AGUSTIFRONS ON GROWTH, DEVELOPMENT, AND SURVIVAL OF PEARLY-EYED THRASHER NESTLINGS
IN M AYAGUEZ, PUERTO RICO. M arelisa T. R ivera ............................................................................................................... 9
SOLUCIONES A PROBLEMS ENCONTRADOS EN EL MANEJO DE LA POBLACION CAUTIVA DE PALOMAS SABANERAS. Carlos
R u i z ............................ ................................................................................................................................................................. 9
EFFECTS OF PREDATION ON WHITE-CROWNED PIGEON DISTRIBUTION IN FLORIDA BAY. Richard J. Sawicki, Allan M.
S tro ng a nd G T h o m as B a ncroft ................................................................................................................ ............................. 9
MOVEMENT PATTERNS OF BREEDING WHITE-CROWNED PIGEONS IN SOUTHERN FLORIDA. Allan M. Strong, Richard J.
S aw icki, and G Thom as B ancroft ............................................................................................................................................... 9
POPULATION BIOLOGY OF THE SMALL INDIAN MONGOOSE IN A COASTAL DRY LIMESTONE FOREST OF SOUTHWESTERN
PUERTO RICO: POSSIBLE INTERACTIONS WITH THE PUERTO RICAN NIGHTJAR. Francisco Vilella ..................................... 10
ASPECTS REPRODUCTIVOS DE GLAUCIDIUMY GYMNOGLAUX(AVES, STRIGIDAE) EN LA CIENAGA DE ZAPATA. Carlos
W o tz k o w ..................................................................................................................................................................................... 1 0
THE EFFECT OF HURRICANE HUGO ON BIRD POPULATIONS IN A PUERTO RICAN RAINFOREST. JosephM. Wunderle ................ 10
M EE TIN G S O F IN TE R E ST .................................................................................. ................................................................................... 10
IN TERN A TION AL PIPIN G PLO V ER C EN SU S ................................................................................................................................................ 12

VOLUME 3, NUMBER 4
LA TORTOLAS STREPTOPELIA DECAOCTO (AVES: COLUMBIDAE) EN CUBA. Orlando H. Garrido y Arturo Kirkconnell ...................... 2
REDUCED MEMBERSHIP RATES TO THE AMERICAN ORNITHOLOGISTS' UNION ...................... .................. 2
R E Q U E ST S FO R A SSISTA N C E ........................................................................................................................................................................ 2
N EW B O O K S A V A ILA B LE .................................................................................................................. ......................................................... 3
A N N O U N C E M E N T S ....................................................................................................................................................................................... 3
O PP O R TU N IT IE S .......................................................................................................................................................................................................... 3...............
P O SIT IO N W A N T E D ........................................................................................................................................................... ......................... 4
M EETIN G S O F IN TER E ST ............................................................................................................... ........................................................... 4


1991

VOLUME 4, NUMBER 1
THE DISCOVERY OF THE ELFIN WOODS WARBLER -AN INSIDE LOOK. Kenneth C. Parkes ................................................................ 2
SECOND RECORD OF BAIRD'S SANDPIPER (CALIDRIS BAIRDII) FOR TRINIDAD, WITH NOTES ON ITS OCCURRENCE IN THE
C ARIBBEAN B A SIN W illiam L M urp hy .................................................................................... ................................................ 3
TALLER EXPERIMENTAL DE ESTUDIOS DE AVES MIGRATORIAS EN CUBA. Hiram Gonzalez Alonso .................................................. 5
FIELD STUDIES OF M IGRATORY BIRDS IN CUBA. Hiram Gonzalez Alonso ......................................... ............................... .................. 5
REPORT FROM THE COLUMBID W ORKING GROUP. Ann M I . ......................................................................................... 5
NEW BIRD PUBLICATIONS FROM THE FRENCH W EST INDIES .................................... ....................................................................... 6
REVIEWS
OISEAUX DES PETITES ANTILLES/BIRDS OF THE WEST INDIES.-EDOUARD BENITO-ESPINAL. 1990. SAINT-BARTHELEMY,
GUADELOUPE, FRENCH WEST INDIES, FAUNE & FLORE DES TROPIQUES, LES EDITIONS DU LATANIER. James W. Wiley ...... 6
A L'ECOUTE DES OISEAUX DE GUADELOUPE ET DE MARTINIQUE.-PATRICIA HAUTCASTEL AND MAX GUERIN, UNDER THE
DIRECTION OF EDOUARD BENITO-ESPINAL. POINTE-A-PITRE, GUADELOUPE. James W. Wiley ......................................... 7
A L'ECOUTE DES OISEAUX DE GUADELOUPE ET DE MARTINIQUE.-PATRICIA HAUTCASTEL, MAX GUERIN, AND ERIC
IGABILLE, UNDER THE DIRECTION OF EDOUARD BENITO-ESPINAL. 1987. PRODUCED BY RMP BIOLOGICAL LTD. AND








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CANATRON ELECTRONICS, ONTARIO. James W Wiley .................................................... ............................................... 8
1991 MEETING OF THE SOCIETY OF CARIBBEAN ORNITHOLOGY IN ST. LUCIA ................................................................................ 8
A N N O U N C E M E N T S ....................................................................................................................................................................................... 9
R E Q U E ST S FO R A SSISTA N C E ............................................................ ...................................................................................................... 9
N E W S O F S O C IE T Y M E M B E R S ...................................................................................................................................................................... 9
M E E T IN G S O F IN TE R E ST ..................................................................................................................................... ..... ................................... 9

VOLUME 4, NUMBER 2
FIRST RECORD OF WILSON'S PHALAROPE, PHALAROPUS TRICOLOR, FOR TOBAGO. William L. Murphy, Trevor Yip Hoi, and
A d o lp h u s J a m e s ...................................................... ............................................................................................................................. 2
ABSTRACTS OF SELECTED PAPERS PRESENTED AT THE COMBINED ANNUAL MEETINGS OF THE WILSON ORNITHOLOGICAL
SOCIETY AND COOPER ORNITHOLOGICAL SOCIETY, UNIVERSITY OF OKLAHOMA, NORMAN, OKLAHOMA, MAY 1991
THREATENED VIREO POPULATIONS OF ISLAS SAN ANDRES AND PROVIDENCIA, COLOMBIA, WEST INDIES. Jon C. Barlow and
M a rk K P e ck ................................................................. ...................... .................................................................. ........... . . ... 3
DISTRIBUTION AND RELATIVE ABUNDANCE PATTERNS OF COLUMBIDS IN PUERTO RICO. FrankF. Rivera-Mildn ....................... 3
SEXUAL HABITAT SEGREGATION IN AMERICAN REDSTARTS WINTERING IN JAMAICA. D. Parrish and Thomas W.
.............................................................................................................................................................................................. 4
ENDANGERED PASSERINE HOSTS OF THE SHINY COWBIRD IN THE GREATER ANTILLES A CASE STUDY OF THE YELLOW-
SHOULDERED BLACKBIRD. James W. Wiley and Alexander Cruz .................................. ................................. .................. 4
SIMPOSIO DE ZOOLOGIA, LA HABANA, CUBA. James W W iley ..................................................... ........... ......................................... 4
VARIACION MORFOLOGICA DEL GENERO QUISCALUS (AVES: ICTERIDAE) EN CUBA. L. Gonzalez Sanchez, Maria Elena
G arcias R om ero y A licia B attle Viera ........................................................................................................... ....................... 4
NUEVOS REGISTROS DERYNCHOPpUS NIGER LINNEO, 1758 (AVES: LARIDAE) EN CUBA. P. Blanco y H. Gonzalez ........................ 5
COMPOSICION SISTEMATICA DE LA COLLECTION DE AVES (PIELES) DEL INSTITUTE DE ECOLOGIA Y SISTEMATICA. Rafaela
A gulera, D aysi R odriguez y B arbara Sanchez ............................................................................................................................... 5
INVENTARIO DE LA HERPETOFAUNA Y ORNITOFAUNA SILVESTRES DEL PARQUE ZOOLOGICO NATIONAL. S. 0. Cubillas, J. L.
P o lo, J P S oy y P M a rtin ez ......................................................................................................................................................... 5
ABUNDANCIA Y DISTRIBUTION DE LAS PALOMAS TERRESTRES CUBANAS GENEROUS : GEOTRYGON Y STARNOENAS). Days
R odrig uez y B arbara Sanchez ....................................................................................................................................................... 5
SITUATION ACTUAL DE LA POBLACION DE PALOMAS SABANERAS (COLUMBA INORNATA WETMOREI) EN CIDRA, PUERTO RICO.
.............................................................................................................................................. R A P erez-R ivera y C R R u z-L ebron 6
ORNITOCENOSIS DE UN MATORRAL XEROMORFO SUBCOSTERO EN GIBARA, CUBA. Days Rodriguez, Barbara Sanchez, A.
T o rre s y A R a m s ......................................................................... ................... .............................................................................. 6
CARACTERISTICAS ECOLOGICAS DE LA COMUNIDAD DE AVES EN LA PENINSULA DE HICACOS, MATANZAS, DURANTE LA
M IGRACION OTONAL. H Gonzalez, E. Godinez y P. Blanco ................................................................. ............................... 6
STUDIO DE HUMEDALES. ORNITOFAUNA DE LA PRESA PROTEST DE BARAGUA. L. 0. Mehdn Herndndez y Margarita
A y a rd e A g u ila r ................................................................................... ....... .................................................................................. 6
CONDUCT DE ASOCIACION DE VARIAS SPECIES DE AVES COMO FACTOR DE SUPERVIVENCIA. J. P. Soyy S. 0. Cubillas ............ 7
DINAMICA POBLACIONAL DE NEGRITO (MELOPYRRHA NIGRA) Y LOS TOMEGUINES (TIARIS CANORA Y T. OLIVACEA) EN EL AREA
PROTEGIDA "MIL CUMBRES" -RESULTADOS PRELIMINARES. Xiomara Gdlvez y V. Berovides .............................................. 7
ECOLOGIA TROFICA DE LAS PRINCIPLES SPECIES DE AVES QUE AFECTAN EL CULTIVO DEL CAMARON BLANCO EN TUNAS
DE ZAZA. M A costa, Lourdes M ugica y G iselle A lvarez ........................................................ .......................... ...................... 7
ACTIVIDAD Y EXPLOTACION DEL SUBNICHO STRUCTURAL DE UNA COMUNIDAD DE AVES EN LA RESERVE DE LA BIOSFERA
SIERRA EL ROSARIO. C. ArredondoAntunez, V., Lopez Rodriguez, IsisArce; : M. PerezBejerano ............................ 7
ANILLAMIENTO DE AVES EN UNA LOCALIDAD DE LA CIENAGA DE ZAPATA, CUBA. P. Blaco, A. Llanes, Ana J. Rondon, J.
F iaho y L. D M elidn .................. ................................ ............................ .................. ................. ....... 7
AVES ANILLADAS EN NORTEAMERICA CAPTURADAS EN CUBA. A. Moreno Bonilla .................................................................... 8
AVES MIGRATORIAS EN VUELO DETECTADAS POR RADAR SOBRE LA HABANA. E. Godinez y R. Martinez ................................... 8
COMPOSICION, ABUNDANCIA Y SUBNICHO STRUCTURAL DE LAS COMUNIDADES DE AVES EN DIFERENTES HABITATS DE LA
SIERRA DEL ROSARIO, PINAR DEL RIO, CUBA. H. Gonzalez, M. Alvarez, J. Herndndez y P. Blanco ....................................... 8
RESULTADOS PRELIMINARES DEL PROYECTO NATIONAL PARA LA CONSERVATION DE LA COTORRA CUBANA (AMAZONA
LEUCOCEPHALA LEUCOCEPHALA). Xiomara Gdlvez Aguilera, V. Berovides Alvarez, A. Llanes Sosa y R. Martinez Montero
.......................................................................................................................................................................................................... 8
STUDIO DE HUMEDALES. ORNITOFAUNA DE AMBIENTES ACUATICOS DE LA COSTA SUR ORIENTAL. L. 0. Mehdn Herndndez,
M margarita Ayarde Aguilar y J. A P lanas F ajardo ......................................................................... ...................................... 9
CICLO DE VIDA DEL SABANERO (STURNELLA MAGNA) (AVES: ICTERIDAE) EN EL JARDIN BOTANICO NATIONAL Lourdes
M u g ic a y M A c o sta ...................................................... .... ....................................................................................... 9
CONSIDERACIONES ECOLOGICAS SOBRE LA COMUNIDAD DE AVES CARRO-ERAS DE CUBA Y MEXICO. M. Acosta, Lourdes
M ug ica, C J udrez y E lvia J im enez ............................................................................................................................................... 9
ORNITOCENOSIS ASOCIADA A LOS SETOS VIVOS DE NEIVA, CUBA CENTRAL. A. Herndndez Mu-oz, C. E. Moya Lopez y
E A A co sta R o d rig u ez ...................................................... .................... ..... ............ ........ ....... .......................... ........ ....... 9
INVENTARIO Y ANILLAMIENTO DE AVES EN CAYO PAREDON GRANDE, CAMAGUEY, CUBA. Barbara Sanchez, Arturo
K irkco n nell y D ay si R o d rig uez ................................................................................ .. .......................... .............. ................... 9
ANALYSIS DE LOS REGISTROS DE FALCONIFORMES ANILLADAS EN NORTEAMERICA Y RECUPERADAS EN CUBA. E. Santana
Castellon, H G onzalez A lonso y L. G onzalez Sanchez ............................................................................................................ 10
SISTEMA INFORMATIVE AUTOMATIZADO DE AVES MIGRATORIAS EN VUELO DETECTADAS POR RADAR. E. Godinez, J. L.
G o nzd lez y L G o nza lez ............................................................................................ ............. ..................... ......... ................... 10
PRIMER REPORT DE NIDIFICACION Y OBSERVACIONES DE FERMINIA CERVERAI (AVES: TROGLODYTIDAE) PARA CUBA. 0.
M artinez G arcia y A M artinez G arcia ........................................................................................................................................ 10
CENSOS AEREOS DEL AURA TINOSA, CATHARTES AURA AURA (AVES: CATHARTIDAE): CONSIDERACIONES SOBRE SU








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ACTIVIDAD Y CONDUCTADE VUELO EN DEPENDENCIA DEL BIOTOPO SOBREVOLADO. C. WotzkowyM. T. Armensol ........... 10
ABSTRACTS OF CURRENT AVIAN RESEARCH IN CUBA
THE BAHAMIAN AVIAN COMPONENT OF THE NORTHERN COAST OF CUBA. Orlando H. Garrido and Arturo Kirconnell ........... 11
CURRENT STATUS OF THE IVORY-BILLED WOODPECKER (CAMPEPHILUS PRINCIPALS) IN CUBA. Giraldo Ai,,, -., and Orlando
H G a r r id o .................................................................................................................................................................................... 1 1
THE TAXONOMIC STATUS OF THE STRIPE-HEADED TANAGER, SPINDALIS ZENA (AVES: THRAUPIDAE), IN THE West Indies.
OrlandoH. Garrido, George B. Reynard, Arturo Kirkconnell, and Robert Sutton ................................................................. 11
LA ENSE ANZA DE LAS CIENCIAS BIOLOGICAS EN LA EDUCATION SUPERIOR I TALLER IBEROLATINOAMERICANO DEL 27 DE
ENERO AL 2 DE FEBRERO DE 1992, UNIVERSIDAD DE LA HABANA, FACULTAD DE BIOLOGIA .................................................. 11
CUBAN SOCIETY OF ZOOLOGY ............................................................................... .................. 12
PRIM ERO TALLER SOBRE ECOLOGIA TROPICAL ....................................................................................................................................... 12
P O SIT IO N W A N T E D .......................................................................................................................................... .............. ........................... 13
M EE TIN G S O F IN TE R E ST ............................. ................................................... ................................................................................... 13

VOLUME 4, NUMBER 3
TOBAGO HUMMINGBIRDS: STATUS OF THE WHITE-TAILED SABREWING (CAMPYLOPTERUS ENSIPENNIS) AND FIRST RECORD OF
BROW N VIOLET-EAR (COLIBRIDELPHINAE). W illiam L. M murphy ........................................................................................................ 2
TERCER REGISTRO DEDUXMETELL4 CAROLINEANSIS EN PUERTO RICO. Raul A. Perez-Rivera y Manuel Soto Singala ............................ 3
A COMPARISON OF DNA FINGERPRINTS FROM HISPANIOLAN AND PUERTO RICAN PARROTS. M. -. ,, Brock ................................ 3
SOCIETY 'S 1991 A NN UAL M EETIN G H ELD IN ST. LU CIA .......................................................................................................................... 4
ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS PRESENTED AT THE 1991 MEETING OF THE SOCIETY OF CARIBBEAN ORNITHOLOGY, ST. LUCIA
DETERMINATION OF HEMATOLOGY AND SERUM CHEMISTRY VALUES FOR CAPTIVE PUERTO RICAN PLAIN PIGEONS
(C OLUM BA INORNATA WETM OREI). A B A rnizaut ........................................ ........................................ ................................ 4
IMMEDIATE POST-FLEDGING DISPERSAL OF WHITE-CROWNED PIGEONS FROM FLORIDA BAY. G. Thomas Bancroft, A. M.
S tro n g a n d R J S a w ick i .............................................................................................................................................................. 5
BLM STRATEGY FOR NEOTROPICAL MIGRATORY BIRDS. J. Dave Almand ..................................................................................... 5
BREEDING BIOLOGY AND ECOLOGY OF THE LESSER ANTILLEAN BULLFINCH. Alexander Cruz, T. K. Nakamura, and W. Post ...... 5
U. S. D. A. FOREST SERVICE ROLE IN THE NEOTROPICAL MIGRATORY BIRD CONSERVATION PROGRAM. Deborah M. Finch
a n d T R a m I .................................. ............ .. ...... ......................... ................................................................................................. 5
DIET, FORAGING BEHAVIOR, AND NUTRITION OF THE BAHAMA PARROT (AMAZONA LEUCOCEPHALA BAHAMENSIS) ON ABACO
ISLAND, BAHAMA ISLANDS. Rosemarie Gnam and Robert F. Rockwell................................................................................ 6
DESARROLLO MORFOLOGICO Y CONDUCTUAL EN LA PALOMA CORONITA (COLUMBA LEUCOCEPHALA) EN CAUTIVERIO.
S im o n G u e rre ro ............................................................................................................................................................................ 6
THE HISTORY OF THE IVORY-BILLED WOODPECKER IN CUBA. Jerome A. Jackson ...................................................................... 6
EXOTICS IN JAMAICA PAST AND PRESENT. Catherine Levy ....................................................................................................... 6
PATTERNS OF MORPHOLOGICAL VARIATION IN INTRODUCED AND NATIVE POPULATIONS OF LONCHURA CUCULLATA. Jorge A.
M o r e n o ................................... ........................................................................................................................................................ 7
THE TAXONOMIC POSITION OF THE GREATER ANTILLEAN PEWEE (CONTOPUS CARIBAEUS). George B. Reynard, Orlando H.
G arrido, an d R o bert L S utto n ................. ... ..... .... .................................... ................. ..... .................... .............. ... ....... 7
STANDARIZED CALL AND SIGHT COUNTS OF COLUMBIDS IN PUERTO RICO: A COMPARISON OF DENSITY AND RELATIVE
A BUNDAN CE E STIM A TES. F rank F R ivera-M ilan ........................................................................................................................ 7
"PARTNERS IN FLIGHT AVES DE LAS AMERICAS," THE NEOTROPICAL MIGRATORY BIRD CONSERVATION PROGRAM. Peter
W S ta n g e l ....................................... ............................................................................................. ........................ .......................... 7
PUERTO RICAN PLAIN PIGEON (COLUMBA INORNATA WETMOREI): IS IT MONOMORPHIC? Carlos R. Ruiz Lebron .......................... 8
ASPECTS OF THE BREEDING BIOLOGY OF ROSEATE TERNS IN PUERTO RICO. Jorge E. Saliva and David A. Shealer .................... 8
SOME ASPECTS OF THE BREEDING BIOLOGY AND GROWTH PATTERNS OF THE PUERTO RICAN FLYCATCHER (MYIARCHUS
ANTILLARUM) AT CABO ROJo, PUERTO RICO. Pablo Torres Bdez ........................................................................ .................. 8
THE YELLOW-SHOULDERED BLACKBIRD (AGELAIUSXANTHOMUS) RECOVERY PROJECT. Eduardo A. Ventosa Febles ................. 9
POST-HURRICANE MANAGEMENT AND CONSERVATION STRATEGIES FOR THE WILD PUERTO RICAN PARROT POPULATION:
A N O V ER VIEW F rancisco J V id ella ............................................................................................................................................. 9
IMPACT OF SHINY COWBIRD PARASITISM ON THE REPRODUCTIVE SUCCESS OF THE PUERTO RICAN VIREO IN GUANICA
FOREST, PUERTO RICO B L W oodw north ............................................................................................................................... 9
THE EFFECT OF HURRICANE HUGO ON BIRD POPULATIONS IN A PUERTO RICAN RAIN FOREST: THE FIRST YEAR AND A HALF.
J o sep h M W u n derle ................ . ......... ... ................. ....................................... ... .... .... .......... .......................................... 9
RESULTADOS PRELIMINARES DEL PROYECTO NATIONAL PARA LA CONSERVATION DE LA COTORRA CUBANA (AMAZONA
LEUCOCEPHALA). Xiomara Gdlvez Aguilera, Vicente Berovides Alvarez, ; Lldnes Sosa y Rosendo Martinez
M o n te r o ........................................... ................................................................ ..... ..................................................................... 1 0
NESTING HABITS OF THE VILLAGE WEAVER (PLOCEUS CUCULLATUS) IN HAITI. J. 0. Keith andM. Rimpel ............................... 10
SUMMARY OF THE 1991 PSITTACINE WORKING GROUP MEETING, ST. LUCIA .................................................................................. 10
N O T IC E ................................. 11.................................................................................................................................................................................... 1 1.............. 11
O PP O R TU N IT IE S ................................. 11....................................................................................................................................................................... 1 1............... 11
M EETIN G S OF IN TERE ST .................................................... ............................................................................................................. 11
INFORMATION ON WILD BIRD BILLS BEING CONSIDERED IN THE UNITED STATES ......................................................................... 13


1992

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TRANSIT DE BOMBYCILLA CEDRORUM (AVES: BOMBYCILLIDAE) EN LOCALIDADES DE LA CIUDAD DE LA HABANA. Esteban








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G odinez, Jorge de la Cruz, Juan P So y Santos Cubillas ........................................ ........... ........... ...................... ................... 2
LONCHURA MALACCA (AYES: ESTRILDIDAE), NUEVA ESPECIE PARA LA AVIFAUNA CUBANA. Arturo Kirkconnell y Orlando
G a r r id o ........................................................................ ..... ......................... ....... ....... .......... .................... ................. ........................ 2
OBSERVATIONS OF THE RED-NECKED PHALAROPE (PHALAROPUS LOBATUS) AND BAIRD'S SANDPIPER (CALIDRIS BAIRDII) IN
PUERTO p ; B egazo ................................ ..... ................... ......................... 3
ABSTRACTS OF CURRENT RESEARCH IN CUBA
REPRODUCTIVE ECOLOGY OF THE CUBAN PARROT (AMAZONA LEUCOCEPHALA) IN Los INDIOS, ISLA DE LA JUVENTUD. I.-
NEST ,i 11 i Llanes Sosa, Rosendo Martinez Montero, and VicenteBerovides Alvarez ............................. 3
REPRODUCTIVE ECOLOGY OF THE CUBAN PARROT (AMAZONA LEUCOCEPHALA) IN LOS INDIOS, ISLA DE LA JUVENTUD.
II.-POPULATION DYNAMICS. Vicente Bero i- ; ro Llanes Sosa, andRosendo Martinez Montero ............. 4
BOOK REVIEW
A GUIDE TO THE BIRDS OF TRINIDAD & TOBAGO, 2ND EDITION.-RICHARD FFRENCH. 1991. ITHACA, NEW YORK,
COMSTOCK PUBLISHING ASSOCIATES. W illiam L. M murphy .... ......................................................................... .................. 4
1992 M EETING OF THE SOCIETY OF CARIBBEAN ORNITHOLOGY ........................................ .................................................................. 5
P SITTA CIN E W O RK SH O P .............................................. ................................................. ..................................... .................. 6
CHAIRMAN'S REPORT OF THE 1992 MEETING OF THE COLUMBID WORKING GROUP. Frank F. Rivera-Mildn ........................................ 6
DRAFT OF THE SOCIETY'S CONSTITUTION TO BE SENT TO M EMBERS ................................................................................... 7
ALLAN KEITH STEPS D OW N AS SOCIETY'S TREASURER .......................................................... ......................................................... 7
N E W S O F M E M B E R S ...................................................................................................................................... ..... ........................................ 7
V O L U N TE E R S N E E D E D ................................................................. .......................................................................................................... 7
R E Q U E ST F O R A SSISTA N C E .............................................................................................................. ............................................................ 7
M EE TIN G S O F IN TE R E ST ................................................................................................................. ............................................................ 8

VOLUME 5, NUMBER 2
IN M EMORIAM ROGELIO GARCIA 1926-1992. Carlos Wotzkow ......................................................................................................... 2
OBSERVACIONES CONDUCTUALES EN ALGUNAS AVES DE LA RESERVE DE LA BIOSFERA "CUCHILLAS DEL TOA"
(GUANTANAM O-HOLGUT N, CUBA. Giraldo A ,. .,- Garcia ........................................................................................................ 2
SECOND WINTER SIGHTING OF THE COMMON BLACK-HEADED GULL (LARUS RIDIBUNDUS) IN ST. LUCIA, LESSER ANTILLES.
W ay n e B u rk e .................................................................... ..................................................................................................................... 4
CURSO ANNUAL: COMUNIDADES DE AVES RESIDENTS Y MIGRATORIAS, TECNICAS PARA SU DETECCION Y EVALUATION. 1 AL 15
DE MARZO Y/O1 AL 15 DE.................. 1 AL 15 DE OCTUBRE ................................................................................................................................................... 4
INSTITUTO DE ECOLOGIA Y SISTEMATICA .............................. ............................................. ....................... 5
CUBA TO HOST THE 1993 MEETING OF THE SOCIETY OF CARIBBEAN ORNITHOLOGY .......................................................................... 5
REPORT ON THE 1992 MEETING OF THE SCO IN SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO ............................................................................ 5
S O CIE TY 'S JO U R N A L P U B LISH ED ................................................................................................................................................................ 5
N E W P U B LIC A TIO N S ............................................................................................... ........................ ....................................................... 6
M EETIN GS OF IN TEREST ................................................................................................................................... 6
PROCEDURES FOR ELECTION OF 1993-1994 SOCIETY OFFICERS ........................................ .................................................................. 7
BOARD M EMBERS 1992-94 (REPRESENTATIVES OF TERRITORIES) ...................................... ................................................................ 7
B O A RD M EM B ER S 1992- 94 (IN V ITED ) ....................................................................................................................................................... 8

VOLUME 5, NUMBER 3
ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS PRESENTED AT THE 1992 ANNUAL MEETING OF THE SOCIETY OF CARIBBEAN ORNITHOLOGY
IMPACT OF HABITAT FRAGMENTATION ON MIGRATORY SONGBIRDS IN BREEDING AND WINTERING AREAS. Robert A.
A sk in s ........................................................................................................................................................................................... 2
WINTER DISTRIBUTION AND FUTURE PROSPECTS FOR NEOTROPICAL TERRESTRIAL MIGRANTS IN THE CARIBBEAN. Joseph
M W underle, Jr., and R obertB W aide .................................................................................................. ................................ 2
LONG-TERM STUDIES OF THE BIRDS OF GUANICA, PUERTO RICO. John Faaborg and Wayne J. Arendt ..................................... 3
NOTES ON THE SWAINSON'S WARBLER (LIMNOTHLYPIS SWAINSONII) IN CUBA. George Wallace, Orlando H. Garrido, and
A rturoK irkconnell ............................ .. ..................... ................................ .................................................................. 3
WINTER HABITAT OCCURRENCE PATTERNS OF TEMPERATE MIGRANT BIRDS IN BELIZE. Deanna K. Dawson, Chandler S.
R o b bin s, a n d J o h n S S a u er ................................... ........................ ............................... ... .......... ...................................... 3
BANDER TRAINING IN CUBA AND OTHER CANADIAN CONTRIBUTIONS TO CONSERVATION IN THE CARIBBEAN BASIN.
M martin K M cN icholl ..... ...... ........................ ................................... ...... ....... .. ... .......... .................................. 4
SISTER FORESTS-OPPORTUNITIES FOR INCREASED COOPERATION IN THE CONSERVATION OF NEOTROPICAL MIGRANT
B IR D S. R card o G a rcia ......................... . ........... .... ... .. ........ ................................... .... ................ .... .......................... 4
EVALUACION ORNITOLOTICA DE LAS COMUNIDADES DE AVES EN DOS LOCALIDADES DE LA RESERVE DE LA BIOSFERA
GUANAHACABIBES ENLA MIGRACION OTO AL. Hiram Gonzdalez, Esteban Godinez, P. Blanco yA. Perez ........................ 4
AVIFAUNA DE LA REGION ORIENTAL DE CUBA DURANTE LA MIGRACION OTO-AL. Days Rodriguez y Barbara Sanchez .......... 5
AVIFAUNA DE LA LOMA REMIGIO, CON ENFASIS EN LAS SPECIES MIGRATORIAS. CristobalMartinez M. ................................. 5
ECOLOGY OF MIXED SPECIES FLOCKS IN CORDILLERA FORESTS OF PUERTO RICO: PARTICIPATION OF NEOTROPICAL LAND
BIRD M IGRANTS. Tom ds A Carlo and Francisco J. Vilella .............................................................................. .................. 6
PARTNERS IN FLIGHT A COOPERATIVE APPROACH TO MIGRATORY BIRD CONSERVATION. Peter Stangel ............................ 6
THE BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT'S NONGAME MIGRATORY BIRD HABITAT CONSERVATION STRATEGY PLAN.
B eaum ont C M cC lure and Terry R ich ...................................................................................................................................... 7
A PROPOSED PRIORITY SYSTEM FOR NEOTROPICAL MIGRANT BIRDS: IMPLICATIONS FOR ALL LANDBIRDS IN THE WEST
IN D IE S. W illiam C H u nter .................................................................................................. ................................................ 7
MODELS FOR REGIONAL INVOLVEMENT IN PARTNERS IN FLIGHT. David N. Pashley ................................................................ 7
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K EYS. G T. B ancroft, A M Strong, andM E C arrington .................................................................................................... 8
IMPACTS OF PRIMATE POPULATIONS ON AVIAN HABITATS IN SOUTHWESTERN PUERTO RIco. Janis Gonzdlez-Martinez ........... 8
CONSERVATION ISSUES IN THE BAHAMAS. Maurice C. L. Isaacs ...................................................................................... 9
ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION PRIORITIES IN ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA. Kevel C. Lindsay ................................................. 9
A POPULATION ESTIMATE OF WHITE-CROWNED PIGEONS NESTING IN FLORIDA BAY. A. M. Strong, R. J. Sawicki, and G.
T B a n c rof t ................................................................................................................................................................................ 1 0
CONSERVATION DE LA ORNITOFAUNA EN EL SISTEMA NATIONAL DE AREAS PROTEGIDAS EN CUBA. Antonio Perera-Puga .... 10
THE CONSERVATION DATA CENTRE- JAMAICA. M argaret A. J. Jones ...................................................................................... 11
VALORES HEMATOLOGICOS DE TRES SPECIES DE COLUMBIFORMES. Edgardo R. Ddvila, Ana Armzaut, Carlos Ruiz y
R a l A P e rez -R ive ra .......................................................... .................... ................................................................................ 1 1
DESGLOCE DE LOS PATRONS DE CORTEJO Y COPULACION DE INDIVIDUOS CAUTIVOS DE PALOMA SABANERA. Diana
Sauri, R aul P erez-R ivera y C arlos R uiz .................................................................................................................................. 11
BANDING STUDIES OF ZENAIDA DOVES IN PUERTO RIco. FrankF. Rivera-Mildn .................................................................... 12
POPULATION STATUS OF THE WHITE-CROWNED PIGEON (COLUMBA LEUCOCEPHALA) IN CUBA: 1979-1987. Esteban
G o d in ez ............................................................................................................. .................................................................. 1 2
BREEDING BIOLOGY OF THE WEST INDIAN WOODPECKER. Arturo Kirkconnell .................................... ...................... 12
THE HAIRY WOODPECKER IN THE BAHAMAS. Jerome A. Jackson ................................................................... .................. 12
CRITICAL STATUS OF THE WHITE-BREASTED THRASHER. Lyndon John .................................................................................. 13
IMPACT OF HURRICANE HUGO ON PEARLY-EYED THRASHER REPRODUCTION IN THE LUQUILLO RAIN FOREST, PUERTO
R IC O W ay n e J A re n d t .......................................................................................... ............................................................. 13
VARIABILIDAD EN LOS NIDOS Y HUEVOS DE LA REINA MORA. RaulA. Perez-Rivera .............................................................. 14
POPULATIONS OF PUERTO RICAN SCREECH-OWLS IN TWO HABITAT TYPES. Keith L. Pardieck, J. Michael Meyers, and
M ic h e lle P a g a n ........................................................................................................................................................................ 1 4
BIRDS COLLECTED IN JAMAICA BY WILLIAM T. MARCH, 1861-1866. Richard C. Banks and Robert Hole, Jr. ........................ 15
IS THE PALM CROW (CORVUS PALMARUM) A MONOTYPIC SPECIES? Orlando H. Garrido, George B. Reynard and Arturo
K irk c o n n e ll ............................................................................................................................................................................... 1 5
SEABIRDS NESTING IN EXUMA LAND AND SEA PARK, BAHAMAS. David S. Lee and Mary K. Clarck ................................... 16
PROGRESS ON THE SOCIETY'S 1993 M EETING IN CUBA ............................................ ......................................................................... 16
REPORT OF THE PSITTACINE W ORKING GROUP. FranciscoJ. Vilella ............................................. .................................................... 16
N O T IC E S ................................ 17................................................................................................................................................................................... 17.............. 17
O PP O R TU N IT IE S ................................. 17....................................................................................................................................................................... 17............... 17
M EETIN GS OF INTEREST ...... ......................................................................................... ............................... 18
IN M EMORY OF JACQUELINE "JILL" W EECH. Rosemarie S. Gnam ............................................. ....................................................... 19


1993

VOLUME 6, NUMBER 1
AN UNUSUAL CONCENTRATION AND FIRST PHOTOGRAPHIC RECORD OF THE POMARINE JAEGER (STERCORARIUS POMARINUS) ON
THE CARIBBEAN COAST OF GUATEM ALA. RonaldByrom ............................................................................ ................................... 2
OBSERVATIONS OF THE WOOD SANDPIPER AND LITTLE EGRET IN BARBADOS. Martin Frost ............................................................ 3
ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS PRESENTED AT THE 1992 ANNUAL MEETING OF THE SOCIETY OF CARIBBEAN ORNITHOLOGY:
REASSESSMENT OF BLACK-CAPPED PETREL IN CUBA. D.S. Lee, N. Vi-a, 0. Garrido, R. W. Dickerman, and J.C. Haney ............. 4
SURVEY OF LEAST TERN NESTING SITES ALONG THE SOUTH COAST OF JAMAICA. G.P. Alleng and C.A. Alleng ....................... 4
GROWTH RATES OF BIRDS FROM PREDATOR-FREE ISLANDS. Carlos A. Bosque and Maria T. Bosque ..................................... 4
RESOURCE PARTITIONING AMONG A FLYCATCHER GUILD IN JAMAICA. Alex Cruz .................................................................... 5
STUDIO PRELIMINARY EN DOS COMUNIDADES DE AVES EN LA LOMA NALGA DE MACO. Domingo N. Stri ................................ 5
YOUTH EDUCATING YOUTH. GarfieldA. Brown and Chandra A. Degia ................................................................................... 6
POPULATION DECLINE OF THE PUERTO RICAN BROAD-WINGED HAWK AND SHARP-SHINNED HAWK. Carlos A. Delannoy .......... 6
FIRST RELEASE OF PUERTO RICAN PLAIN PIGEON COLUMBA INORNATA WETMOREI. Carlos R. Ruiz-Lebron and Juan J.
M o ra les R io s ........................................................................................................... ........................... .................. 6
BIRD CONSERVATION IN TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO: A MANAGEMENT PERSPECTIVE. Howard Nelson ......................................... 7
CONSERVATION OF THE RED-TAILED AMAZON (AMAZONA BRASILIENSIS) IN SOUTHEASTERN BRAZIL. P. Martuscelli and P.
S c h e re r N e to .................................................................................................................................................................................. 7
CONDUCTAS REPRODUCTIVAS Y DESARROLLO MORFOLOGICO EN CAUTIVERIO DE LA COTORRA DE LA HISPANIOLA
(AMAZvtONA VENTRALIS). Simon Guerrero ............................................. ...................... 8
IMPROVED CAPTURE TECHNIQUES FOR PSITTACINES. J. Michael Meyers ...................... ......................................................... 8
COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT IN THE CONSERVATION OF THE RED-TAILED AMAZON IN SOUTHEASTERN BRAZIL. Miriam
M ilanelo ........................................... ............. ....................................................... 8
PROMOTING PROTECTION THROUGH PRIDE. M om que Clarke ......................... ....................................................... .................. 9
AN INTRODUCTION TO AVIAN MEDICINE AND EMERGENCY CARE WITH EMPHASIS ON THE GENUS AMAZONA. Ana B.
A rm z a u t ................................................ .. ................. .......... ................................................... . .............................................. 9
ESTADO DE LAS POBLACIONES CUBANAS DE COTORRA (AMAZONA LEUCOCEPHALA) Y CRIA EN CAUTIVERIO. Hiram
G onzdlez, M aria E G arcia R om ero y E steban G odinez .............................................................................................................. 9
RESULTADOS PRELIMINARES DEL PROYECTO NATIONAL PARA LA CONSERVATION DE LA COTORRA CUBANA (AMAZONA
LEUCOCEPHALA LEUCOCEPHALA). Xiomara Galvez-Aguilera, V. Berovides, A. Lldnes, R. Martinez y 0. Pimentel .............. 10
BANANAQUIT VOCAL BEHAVIOR IN A HIGH DENSITY POPULATION. Nidia I. Ramos, Oscar J. Vdzquez, and Joseph M.








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W u nd erle, J r. ................................................. ............... ...... . . ............... ........... ............................................ .................. 10
CONSERVATION NEEDS FOR THE AMAZON PARROTS OF JAMAICA. Wendy van Berneveld ....................................................... 11
REPRODUCTIVE BIOLOGY OF THE BAHAMA PARROT AND IMPLICATIONS FOR ITS CONSERVATION. Rosemarie S. Gnam and
R o b e rt F R o ck w e ll ........................................................................... .......................................................................................... 1 1
CLASIFICACION NUMERICA DE ALGUNAS COMUNIDADES DE AVES DEL ARCHIPIELAGO CUBANO. M.E. Garcia Romero y
L a re d o G o n z a lez ............................................................................................... ............. ............................................................ 1 1
CHANGES IN LOCAL ABUNDANCE AND HABITAT USE BY THE WHITE-CHEEKED PINTAIL IN NEW PROVIDENCE ISLAND,
BAHAMAS, 1985-1991. B.L. Woodworth, J. Port, F. McKinney, A. Harth, L.G. Sorenson, andL. Ruttan ........................... 12
DATOS SOBRE LA REPRODUCCION DE MELANERPES S. SUPECILIARIS Y COLAPTES FERNANDINAE (AVES: PICIDAE) EN LA
CIENAGA DE ZAPATA M aria E G arcia R om ero ........................................................................ ........................................... 12
IN TERN A TION AL M IGRA TORY B IRD D A Y ................................................................................................................................................. 13
O RN ITH O LO G Y JO U RN AL S A V A ILAB LE ..................................................................................................................................................... 13
N O T IC E S .................................. 13.............................................................................................................................................................................. 1 3........... 13
M EE TIN G S O F IN TE R E ST ............................. ................................................... ................................................................................... 13
S O C IE TY O FFIC ER S FO R 19 9 3- 19 94 .......................................................................................................................................................... 14

VOLUME 6, NUMBER 2
FIRST RECORD OF EASTERN WOOD-PEWEE, CONTOPUS VIRENS (AVES, TYRANNIDAE), IN THE VIRGIN ISLANDS. Fred W Sladen ........ 2
REVIEW
ENDANGERED & ENDEMIC BIRDS OF THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC, BY ANNABELLE S. DOD. CYPRESS HOUSE PRESS,
CALIFORNIA. James W. Wiley ............................ .... .................................................... 3
ANNUAL SCO MEETING. JULY 30 AUGUST 8, 1993; PLAYA GIRON, CUBA ............................. ..................................... .................. 3
LETTER TO ISLAND REPRESENTATIVES. Patri,,, 5 -i .. .................. .................... ............................................. 4
THE 5TH SYMPOSIUM ON THE NATURAL HISTORY OF THE BAHAMAS ................................................................................... 4
M EE TIN G S O F IN TE R E ST ................................................................................................................... ......................................................... 4

VOLUME 6, NUMBER 3
REPORT ON THE ANNUAL MEETING OF THE SOCIETY OF CARIBBEAN ORNITHOLOGY IN CUBA ......................................................... 2
SOCIETY 'S 1994 M EETIN G TO BE H ELD IN M ARTINIQUE ................................................................................................... ................... 2
ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS PRESENTED AT THE 1993 ANNUAL MEETING OF THE SOCIETY OF CARIBBEAN ORNITHOLOGY
PROYECTO ATLAS ORNITOLOGICO DE CUBA. SALVADOR J. PERIS ................................................................................................. 2
PRINCIPLES AREAS DE CUBA DE IMPORTANCIA PARA LAS AVES. ANTONIO PERERA, 0. GARRIDO E HIRAM GONZALEZ ................ 3
AVES DE LA SIERRA DEL ROSARIO. Carlos Arredondo, Vitaho Lopez y C. Bravo ..................................................................... 3
INFLUENCIA DEL MICROHABITAT EN LA ESTRUCTURA DE LA COMUNIDAD DE CICONIIFORMES QUE HABITAT LOS ARROCERA
DEL JIBARO EN LA PROVINCIA DE SANTI SPIRITUS, CUBA. Martin Acosta Cruz y L. Mugica ........................................... 3
EVALUATION MENSURAL DE LA COMUNIDAD DE AVES DEL HUMEDAL SAN MIGUEL DE PARADA, SANTIAGO DE CUBA. Luis
0 M elidn H erndndez, M Ayarde y Jose P lanas ..................................................................................................................... 3
EL FRAILECIO BLANCO CHARADRIUS ALEXANDRINUS (AVES: CHARADRIIDAE) ANIDANDO EN CUBA. REDESCUBRIMIENTO.
O rla n d o H G a rrid o ......................................... ..... ........................................................ .... ................ ......... ............ ....... 3
ESTUDIO ECOLOGO-PAISAJISTICO DE LAS SALINAS, CIENAGA DE ZAPATA, SOBRE LA BASE DE LA ORNITOFAUNA. Enrique
Soto, R aul .: ; ; L R odriguezy A C abrera ................................... ................................ .......................... 4
CENSOS DE AVES ACUATICAS EN EL REFUGIO DE FAUNA "LAS SALINAS," CIENAGA DE ZAPATA, CUBA. Pedro Blanco ............. 4
DINAMICA DE LA COMUNIDAD DE AVES EN EL REFUGIO DE FAUNA LAS SALINAS, CIENAGA DE ZAPATA, MATANZAS.
L la n e s S o sa ........................................................................................................ ...................................................... 4
ASPECTS ECOLOGICOS DE LAS POBLACIONES DE FLAMENCO (PHOENICOPTERUS RUBER) EN CUBA. Jose y Jesus Morales
L e a l ............................................................................................................................................................................................ 5
ESTABLECIMIENTO DE UN SISTEMA DE MONITOREO DE AVES EN EL LAGO ENRIQUILLO. CristobalMartinez Mercedes ........... 5
EVALUACION DE LAS COMUNIDADES DE AVES EN SEIS HABITATS BOSCOSOS DE LA CIENAGA DE ZAPATA, CUBA. Hiram
Gonzalez, M. McNicholl, G. Wallace, D. Rodriguez, B. Sanchez, M. Acosta, D. Fillman, P. Blanco, E. Godinez y A.
L la n e s ...................................................................................................................... . ........................................ 5
ORNITOFAUNA EN TRES HABITATS TERRESTRES DE CAYO COCO, DURANTE EL PERIOD DE RESIDENCIA INTERNAL DE
1993. Barbara Sanchez, D. Rodriguez, G. Wallace, D. Fillman, D. Zu-iga y R. Gomez .................................................... 5
VARIACION PRELIMINARY DE LA ORNITOCENOSIS DE UN BOSQUE SEMIDECIDUO DE LA PENINSULA DE GUANAHACABIBES,
CUBA. Alm a Perez, Roberto Varela y Freddy D elgado ....................................................................................................... 6
EVALUACION DE LA AVIFAUNA DE DOS LOCALIDADES DEL AREA PROTEGIDA JOBo ROSADO, SANTI SPIRITS, CUBA.
Francisco M orera, H iram Gonzalez, P. Blanco yD Sanchez ................................................................ ........................... 6
ABUNDANCIA Y DIVERSIDAD DE LA COMUNIDAD DE AVES EN LA RESERVE DE LA BIOSFERA DE BACONAO. Nidia Garcia
S a rm ie n to .................................................................................................................................................................................. 6
COMPOSICION, DENSIDAD Y EXPLOTACION DEL SUBNICHO STRUCTURAL DE UNA COMUNIDAD DE AVES EN LA SIERRA
DEL ROSARIO, PINAR DEL RIO, CUBA. Carlos Arredondo, R. Vitalio Lopez, L Arce y M. Perez ....................................... 6
VALORACION BOTANICO-ECOLOGICA EN ESTACIONES DE STUDIOS ORNITOLOGICOS EN LA CIENAGA DE ZAPATA,
M AN TA ZA S, C U BA R am on O viedo ........................................................................................................................................... 7
NIDIFICACION DE AVES EN FORMACIONES VEGETABLES DEL AREA PROTEGIDA "CUBANACAN," VILLA CLARA, CUBA. Ivan
B rito F u e n te s ......... ................................................................................................................................................................................ 7








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AVITUR, SOFTWARE PARA LA OPTIMA 01 11 i 1 1 I I Gutierrez y Vicente Berovides .................................... 7
TRAUMA ECOLOGICA DEL USO DE LAS CAVIDADES DE PALMAS BARRIGONAS (COLPOTHRINAX WRIGHTII) POR LAS AVES DEL
AREA PROTEGIDA, Los INDIOS, ISLA DE LA JUVENTUD. I. PAJAROS CARPINTEROS. Fidel E. Quiala Gorgona, M.
O rtega P it, X G alvez A y Vicente B provides A ..................................................................................................................... 7
REPORT SOBRE LA BUSQUEDA DEL CARPINTERO REAL (CAMPEPHILUS PRINCIPALIS) EN CUBA, FEBRERO-MARZO 1993.
M artian L am m ertinky A lberto E strada ............................................................................................ .............. ................... 8
ASPECTS SOBRE LA HISTORIC NATURAL DEL CARPINTERO VERDE (XIPHIDIOPICUS PERCUSSUS). Rosa M. Posada y Arturo
K irk ce o n n e ll ............................................................................... ............................... .............. .............................. ..................... 8
DATOS PRELIMINARES SOBRE LA ECOLOGIA REPRODUCTIVE DE LA GOLONDRINA DE CUEVAS (HIRUNDO FULVA) EN CUBA.
A rturo K irkconnell, A L lanes y R Q uinones ........................................................................... ......................................... 8
NUEVA LOCALIDAD DE FERMINIA CERVARAI (AVES: TROGLODYTIDAE) EN LA CIENAGA DE ZAPATA, CUBA. ASPECTS DE
SU ETOLOGIA. Enrique Soto Ramirez, J. Fiallo, A. Urquiolay ; ; . ....................................................................... 8
INTERACCION DE LA AVIFAUNA SILVESTRE CON LOS ANIMALS EXOTICOS DEL PARQUE ZOOLOGICO NATIONAL. Cubillas
S antos y J org e L P olo ...... ....................................... ..... ............................. .................... ... .......................... ....... 9
EFFECTS DE LA SIEMBRA Y MANIPULACION DE CAVIDADES PARA ANIDAR, SOBRE LA PRODUCTION DE PICHONES EN LA
COTORRA CUBANA (AMAZONA LEUCOCEPHALA) DEL AREA PROTEGIDA LOS INDIOS, ISLA DE LA JUVENTUD. Xiomara
Gdlvez A., F. E. Quiala Gongoro, M. Ortega Aquilera y Vicente Berovides A ................................................................. 9
DIMENSIONS DE LAS CAVIDADES DE NIDIFICACION Y SU SELECTION PREFERENCIAL POR LA COTORRA CUBANA (AMAZONA
LEUCOCEPHALA). Vicente Berovi ; -. Gutierrez y A. Llanes ........................................ ......................................... 9
EXPERIENCIAS PRACTICES DE MANEJO EN UN CRIADERO DE COTORRAS (AMAZONA LEUCOCEPHALA LEUCOCEPHALA) EN LA
CIENAGA DE ZAPATA. Angel Delgado Gavino y Jorge Fiallo .................................................................................. 9
STUDIO DEL COMPORTAMIENTO EN CAUTIVERIO DE LA COTORRA DE SANTA LUCIA (AMAZONA VERSICOLOR), COMO
APOYO A UN PROGRAMA PARA SU CONSERVACION. Juan P. Soy ................................................................................... 9
IN M EMORIA. ABELARDO M ORENO (1913-1992) ....................................................................................................... 10
A NN OUN CEM EN T OF M EETIN G ............................................... .............................................................................. .................. 11
ANNOUNCEMENT OF A NEW JOURNAL BAHAASJOURNALOFSCECE ............................................................................................... 12
JOIN THE WORLD'S S BIGGEST BIRDWATCH..................EST BIRDWATCH ................................................................................................................................................ 12
R E Q U E ST F O R A SSISTA N C E ........................................................................................................................................................................ 12
N O T IC E .................................. 12................................................................................................................................................................................ 1 2........... 12
P ER SO N A L E X C H A N G E .......................................................................................... .................................................................................. 13
O PP O R TU N IT Y ................................. 13.......................................................................................................................................................................... 13............... 13
M EE TIN G S O F IN TE R E ST .......................... ........................................................ ................................................................................... 13
PA SSIN G OF G A BRIEL C H A RLES ...................................................................... ................................................................................... 13



1994

VOLUME 7, NUMBER 1
VAGRANT WHITE STORK CICONIA CICONIA (AVES: CICONIIDAE) FOUND IN ANTIGUA: A FIRST RECORD FOR THE WEST INDIES.
N a th a n P G ric k s ....................................................................................................... ........................................................................ 2
CORROBORACION DE ALGUNOS REGISTROS DE AVES PARA PUERTO RICO. RaulA. Perez-Rivera and Leopoldo Miranda ................ 2
ABSTRACTS OFPAPERS PRESENTED AT THE 1993 ANNUAL MEETING OF THE SCO (CONTINUED FROM VOL. 6)
HABITAT USE BY NORTH AMERICAN LANDBIRD MIGRANTS ON ST. CROIX, U. S. VIRGIN ISLANDS. Fred W. Sladen ................ 3
THE PUERTO RICAN PARROT: ITS POTENTIAL AS AN ENVIRONMENTAL TOOL. Jafet Velez Valentin and Francisco J. Vilella ...... 3
ROLE-CALL FOR INSULAR AVIAN EXTINCTIONS IN THE WEST INDIES. Robert L. Norton ............................................................. 3
FEEDING BEHAVIOR OF WHITE-CROWNED PIGEON NESTLINGS IN RELATION TO DIET, HATCHING SEQUENCE, AND
H ATCHIN G PATTERN R eed B ow m an ................................................................................................................................... 4
MOVEMENTS AND MORTALITY OF WHITE IBISES (EUDOCIMUS ALBUS) AS DERIVED FROM RECOVERIES OF BIRDS BANDED
IN THE SOUTHEASTERN UNITED STATES. Peter C. Frederick ......................... ................................................................... 4
EFFECTS OF COLONIZATION PATTERNS, DISPERSAL BARRIERS, AND ISLAND SIZE IN GENETIC VARIATION PATTERNS IN
CARIBBEAN Y ELLOW W ARBLERS. N edra K K lein .................................................................................................................. 4
THE GREATER ANTILLEAN NIGHTJAR: IS IT ONE SPECIES? Orlando Garrido and George B. Reynard ....................................... 5
PRELIMINARY STATUS OF THE WEST INDIES' ONLY NUTHATCH. P. William Smith and Susan A. Smith ..................................... 5
CONSERVATION OF BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY IN THE NATURAL PINE FORESTS OF THE BAHAMA ISLANDS. Christopher C.
R u sse ll ................................................ ... ..... ............................................................................................................ . . .... 5
HABITAT CONSTRAINTS ON THE DISTRIBUTION OF PASSERINE RESIDENTS AND NEOTROPICAL MIGRANTS IN LATIN
AMERICA. Chandler S. Robbins, Barbara A. Dowell, and Deanna K. Dawson ................................................................ 5
COLONIES DE ANIDACION DE AVES COSTERAS EN SIAN KAIAN, QUINTANA Roo. J. Luis Rangel-Salazar y Paula L.
E n riq u ez -R o c h a ........................................................................................................ ......................... ........ ..... .................. 6
SITIOS DE ANIDACION DE PANDION Y BUBO EN SIAN KAIAN, QUINTANA Roo. Paula L. Enriquez-Rocha y J. Luis Rangel-
S a la z a r ...................................................................... ......................... ................................. .. .. ......................... 6
ASSESSING THE EFFECTS OF HABITAT CHANGES ON THE WATERBIRD POPULATIONS OF HELLSHIRE, ST. CATHERINE,
JA M A ICA A nne C E M org an ................................................................................................................ ........................ 6
RAPTOR MIGRATION IN THE CARIBBEAN: THE JAMAICAN PERSPECTIVE. Marcia Mundle and Catherine Levy .......................... 7








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THE BIODIVERSITY MONITORING PROJECT FOR ANTIGUA. Kevel Lindsay ................................................................................... 7
RECENT PROGRESS IN THE MANAGEMENT OF THE CAPTIVE PUERTO RICAN PARROT POPULATION. Pablo Torres-Bdez, Ana
B A rm zaut, and F rancisco J Vilella ....................................................................................................................................... 7
THE TOBAGO STRIPED OWL (RHINOPTYAXCLAMATOR OBERI): WHAT DO WE KNOW? Howard Nelson ......................................... 7
SOME IMPLICATIONS OF SMALL POPULATION SIZE FOR MANAGEMENT OF WATERBIRDS IN JAMAICA. Peter R. Bacon and
A n n e C E M o rg a n ................................................................ .... ........... ....... ........................................................................ 8
THE IMPACT OF THE LANDSCAPE ON AVIAN COLONIZATION OF ISOLATED PATCHES OF HABITAT. John Dunning, Rene
B orgella, K rista C lem ents, and G ary ... ............................... ................................................................... ..................... 8
COLLECTING INFORMATION FOR AN ISLAND DATABASE OF BIRD RECORDS OR WHO IS THE FINAL AUTHORITY? Catherine
L e v y ........................................................................... .... .... ................ ..................... ................. ............................................. 8
ESTABLECIMIENTO DE UN SISTEMA DE MONITORED DE AVES EN EL LAGO ENRIQUILLO. CristobalMartinez Mercedes ............ 8
VOCAL BEHAVIOR OF THE ST. ANDREW VIREO (VIREO CARIBAEUS). Jon C. Barlow and MarkK. Peck ....................................... 9
PARAMETROS ECOLOGICOS DE UNA COMUNIDAD ORNITICA EN EL PARQUE NATIONAL DEL ESTE, REPUBLICAN DOMINICANA
C a rlo s C a n o ........................................................................................................... ..... .............................................................. 9
THE RELEASE PROGRAM FOR THE PUERTO RICAN PLAIN PIGEON. Carlos R. Ruiz, Juan J. Morales, and Anastacio Ortiz ........... 9
ORLANDO H. GARRIDO RECEIVES SCO AWARD AS OUTSTANDING ORNITHOLOGIST ........................................................................ 10
U N IEC O '93 .......................................................................................... 10
A SSO CIA TION FOR PARR O T C ON SERVA TION ............................................................................................................................................. 11
REQUESTS FOR INFORMATION ............................................................................................... ............................... 12
CARIBBEAN ENVIRONM ENTAL INFORMATION CENTER ............................................................... ........................................................ 12
M EE TIN G S O F IN TE R E ST .......................... ........................................................ ................................................................................... 12
N E W P U B LIC A TIO N .......................... ............................................................................ .............................................................................. 13
A N N O U N C E M E N T S .......................................................................................................................................... ....................................... ... 14

VOLUME 7, NUMBER 2
FIRST REPORT OF VIRGINIA'S WARBLER FROM THE BAHAMA ISLANDS, WITH COMMENTS ON OTHER RECORDS FROM THE WEST
INDIES AND EASTERN NORTH AMERICA. P. William Smith, Susan A. Smith, Peter G. Ryan, and Rodney Cassidy ...................... 2
FIRST RECORD OF THE RUFF (PHILOMACHUSPUGNAX) FOR ANTIGUA-BARBUDA. Nathan P. Gricks ................................................... 3
NEW RECORDS OF BIRDS BANDED IN HAVANA, CUBA. Esteban Godinez ........................................................... 4
N O TICE O F R E CEN T P U B LICA TIO N S ............................................................................................................................................................. 4
SOCIETY RECEIVES G RANT FROM R A RE CENTER ............................................................... ............................................................. 5
N EW M EM BERS ELECTED TO SC O B OARD .......................................................................................................................... .................. 5
DIRECTORY OF REFERENCE COLLECTIONS AND SPECIALISTS IN CARIBBEAN BIODIVERSITY ............................................................... 5
W ILD BIRD CONSERVATION ACT OF 1992. SUMMARY OF EFFECTS. ................................ ................................................................ 5
O PP O R TU N IT IE S .......................................................................................................................................................................................................... 6...............
M EETINGS OF INTEREST .......................................................................................... ......................................... 6
IN MEMORIAM: GABRIEL LEWIS CHARLES, MBE. 1935-1993. Paul Butler ................................................................. .................. 8

VOLUME 7, NUMBER 3
THE SPOTTED RAIL PARDIRALLUS MACULATUS IN JAMAICA. Catherine Levy.................................................................................... 2
ALPINE SWIFT (TACHYMARPTIS MELBA) PHOTOGRAPHED ON ST. LUCIA, LESSER ANTILLES THIRD RECORD FOR THE WESTERN
H EM ISPH E R E W ay ne B urke ............................. ................................................................................................................................. 3
SHINY COWBIRDS (MOLOTHRUS BONARIENSIS) ON NORTH ANDROS ISLAND, BAHAMAS. Michael E. Baltz............................................ 4
THE ABSENCE OF A NATAL PLUMAGE IN THE HISPANIOLAN PALM CHAT, DULUS DOMINICUS (DULINAE, PASSERIFORMES). David
K e n n e th W e th e rb e e ............................................ ............................... .............. ..................... .................................. ......................... 4
PUERTO RICAN PARROTS DID IT AGAIN IN 1994: ONCE AGAIN THEY HAVE SHOWN THEIR ABILITY TO RECOVER. Jafet Velez-
V a le n tin ........................................................ ......................... . .............. .. ................... ................... ............................... 4
ABSTRACTS OF SELECTED PAPERS PRESENTED AT THE ANNUAL MEETING OF THE SOCIETY OF CARIBBEAN ORNITHOLOGY,
M ARTIN IQUE, FREN CH W EST IN DIES............................................................................................................................................ 5
PROYECTO EVALUATIVO DE LAS POBLACIONES DE TORCAZA CABECIBLANCA (COLUMBA LEUCOCEPHALA) EN LA ISLA DE
LA JUVENTUD, CUBA. Rolando Am bron y Esteban Godinez .................................................................................................... 5
EFFECTS OF HURRICANE HUGO ON MONTSERRAT'S FOREST BIRDS AND THEIR HABITAT. Wayne J. Arendt ............................... 5
EVALUATION OF THE MICROBIAL FLORA FOUND IN NESTS AND CHICKS OF WILD AND CAPTIVE PUERTO RICAN PARROTS
(AMAZONA VITTATA). A. B. Arnizaut, D. Cepeda, C. Betancourt, andF. J. Vilella .............................................................. 6
INTER ISLAND SONG DIFFERENTIATION AND MEME FLOW IN WEST INDIAN BLACK-WHISKERED VIREOS (VIREO
AL TIL O Q U U S SSP.). Jon C B arlow ............................................................. ................... ........... ................... .................... 6
CARACTERIZACION ECOLOGICA DE LA AVIFAUNA CUBANA EN PELIGRO DE EXTINCION. Vicente Berovides y Xiomara
G d lv ez .................................................................................................... ................................................................................. 6
STUDIO DE LOS HUMEDALES DE MAYOR IMPORTANCIA PARA LAS AVES ACUATICAS EN LA PROVINCIA DE MATANZAS,
C U B A P e d ro B la n co .................................................................................................................................................................. 6
DISTRIBUTION Y ESTIMADO POBLACIONAL ACTUAL DE CUATRO AVES ACUATICAS NATIVAS EN PUERTO RICO. G. Bonilla,
M V d sq u es y E D errio s ..................................................... .......... ............................................................ ... .......................... 7
THE HUMMINGBIRDS OF M ARTINIQUE. M arcel Bon Saint Cdme ........................................................... ................................. 7
BIRD SPECIES INTRODUCED TO MARTINIQUE IN THE PAST 40 YEARS. Marcel Bon Saint Cdme ................................................. 7








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L 'AVIFAUNE SEDENTAIRE DE LA MARTINIQUE: UN PROGRAMME PEDAGOGIQUE INFORMATIVE. Beatriz Conde ........................ 7
USO DE NIDOS ARTIFICALES POR GUACAMAYA BANDERA Y LORO REAL EN LA RESERVE PRIVADA DE FLORA Y FAUNA
MATACLARA, EL BAUL, ESTADO COJEDES, VENEZUELA. Elena Del Conte Ayala yAntono J. Gonzdlez-Ferndndez ......... 7
THE CONSERVATION AND ECOLOGY OF THE ST. LUCIA PARROT: A PRELIMINARY REPORT. J. W. Dawson, D. Anthony, and
N . ................................................................................................................................................................................... 8
CONSERVING BERMUDA'S ENDANGERED EASTERN BLUEBIRD POPULATION. Steven De Silva .................................................... 8
DIFERENCIACION SEXUAL EN LA COTORRA CUBANA (AMAZONA LEUCOCEPHALA LEUCOCEPHALA). Xiomara Gdlvez y V.
B e ro v id e s ................................................................................................................................................................................... 8
THE STATUS OF THE KEY WEST QUAIL-DOVE (AVES: COLUMBIDAE) IN "CAYO HUESO" (KEY WEST), FLORIDA, UNITED
STATES AND ITS MORPHOLOGICAL VARIATION THROUGHOUT ITS RANGE. Orlando H. Garrido ..................................... 8
ANALYSE STATISTIQUE DE CHASSE DANS LES ANTILLES FRANCAISE. Raymond Garrigues ........................................................ 9
LA PHENOLOGIE DE LA REPRODUCTION CHEZ LE TOURTERELLE A QUEUE CARREE (ZENAIDA A. AURITA) DETERMINE A
L 'AIDE DES ANALYSES DE TABLEAUX DE CHASSE. R. Garrigues, E. Terouanne, D. Reudet, M. Ansehne, and G.
T ay lay ................................................................................................... . . ........................................... ............................ ... 9
STUDIO DE RADAR SOBRE CORREDORES DE AVES MIGRATORIAS ENCIMA DE LA HABANA, CUBA. Esteban Godinez ............. 9
COMPOSICION Y ABUNDANCIA DE LA AVIFAUNA TERRESTRE EN SEIS LOCALIDADES DEL AREA PROTEGIDA MIL CUMBRES,
P. DEL RIO, CUBA. Hiram Gonzalez, A. Llanes, M. MeNicholl, E. Godinez, P. Blanco, J. McCracken, yR. Oviedo .......... 10
UPDATE ON MIGRANT AND NATIVE BIRD SPECIES OF GRENADA, WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO THE GRENADA DOVE
(LEPTOTILA IWELLSI), AN ENDANGERED SPECIES. Aria Johnson ........................................................................................ 10
ECOLOGICAL NOTES ON THE STYGIAN OWL (ASIO STYGIUS SIGUAPA) IN CUBA. Arturo Kirkconnell, Douglas Wechsler, and
C hristine B ush .............................................................................. ............... ................. ......................... 10
PROBLEM S IN JAMAICAN ORNITHOLOGY. Catherine Levy .................................................................. ...................................... 10
CHANGES IN THE BIRD SPECIES LIST FOR ANTIGUA-BARBUDA. Kevel Lindsay .......................................................................... 11
STUDIO DE LA GOLONDRINA DE CUEVAS (HIRUNDO FULVA) EN AGRAMONTE, PROVINCIA DE MATANZAS, CUBA.
S L lan es y E du a rdo A breu ................................................................................................ ..................................... 1 1
AN OVERVIEW OF THE POSSIBLE MORTALITY FACTORS FOR POPULATIONS OF NEARCTIC MIGRATORY SONG BIRDS DUE TO
DEFORESTATION IN THE NEOTROPICS. M arcia M undle ........................................................................................ 11
PARC NATUREL REGIONAL DE LA M ARTINIQUE. Jose Nosel ............................... ............ .............................................. 11
A SUMMARY OF CARIBBEAN BIRD SPECIMENS IN CARNEGIE MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY. Kenneth C. Parkes ................ 11
VOCALIZATION DIFFERENCES IN THE LESSER ANTILLEAN PEWEE. G. B. Reynard ................................................................... 11
NEWS FROM MEMBERS
BERMUDA. David B. Wingate ................................................................... ................... .......................... 12
ADDITIONAL RECORDS FOR ANTIGUA-BARBUDA. Nathan P. Gricks ...................................................................... .................. 12
III S IM P O SIO D E Z O O L O G IA ................................................................. ........... ............ .......................... ............. ... ...................... ... ... 12
REPORT ON THE MEETING OF THE ASSOCIATION FOR PARROT CONSERVATION, GUADALAJARA, MEXICO, 7-11 JUNE 1994.
D o n a ld A n th o ny ............................................................................................................................................................ ........... . . ... 13
CREATION OF A NATIONAL PARK IN THE BAHAMA ISLANDS ..................................................................................... 13
A R U B A SE A B IR D S TH R E A TEN ED ................................................................................................................................................................. 13
F U N D S FO R C O N SER V A TION PR O JEC T S ....................................................................................................................................................... 13
G RUPO ECOLOGISTA TIN GLAR ............ .... ............................................ .... ...................................................................... .................. 13
LATIN AM ERICAN LIBRARY ENHANCEM ENT PROJECTS ............................................ .......................................................................... 14
R E Q U E ST FO R A SSISTA N CE .................................................................................. .................................................................................... 14
199 5 S C O M E E TIN G IN T R IN ID A D .............................................................................................................................................................. 14
M EETIN G S O F IN TERE ST ................................................................................. .................................................. 15
NOMINATING AND VOTING PROCEDURES FOR SCO OFFICERS ....................................... ..................................................................... 15



1995

VOLUME 8, No. 1
TURKEY VULTURE: A DANGEROUS STRIKE RISK FOR AIRCRAFT. Esteban Godinez .............................................................................. 2
REGISTRO DE UNA POBLACION DE GRULLAS (GRUS CANADENSIS NESIOTES) EN LA PROVINCIA DE SANCTI SPIRITS. Hiram
Gonzalez, Pedro Blanco, Francisco M orera y D elia H ernandez........................................................................................................ 3
NUEVO REGISTRO DE COCO ROJO EUDOCIMUS RUBER (AVES: TRESKIORNITIDAE) PARA CUBA. Pedro Blanco, Francisco Morera
y M a rco s E ch e v a rria ............................................................................................................................................................................. 3
A CUBAN TODY (TODIDAE: TODUS MULTICOLOR) CAPTURED NEAR HAVANA CITY. Esteban Godinez and Pedro Blanco R ............... 4
FRUITS OF JOCUMA (MASTICHODEADRUM FOETIDISSIMUMI) AS FOOD ITEM OF PIGEONS AT ZAPATA SWAMP, CUBA. E. Godinez
a n d R O v ie d o ........................................................................................................................................................................................ 5
SEGUNDA LIBERATION EXPERIMENTAL DE PALOMAS SABANERAS EN CIDRA, PUERTO RICO. Carlos R. Ruiz-Lebron, Daniel J.
Galdn-Kercado y Raul A. Perez-Rivera.............................................................................................................................................................. 5
AFRICANIZED HONEYBEES IN THE GREATER ANTILLES. Francisco J. Vilella........................................................................................ 7
FORUM: SOCIETY OF CARIBBEAN ORNITHOLOGY MEETINGS AND AGENDA: SOME PROBLEMS AND RECOMMENDATIONS TO
REFLECT ON. Frank F. Rivera-Mildn, Rosemarie Gnam, and Herbert ; ** . 8
INTEGRATING MONITORING OF RESIDENT AND MIGRATORY BIRDS IN LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN: A WORKSHOP








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HELD BY THE SOCIETY OF CARIBBEAN ORNITHOLOGY (SCO) IN TROIS ISLETS, MARTINIQUE, AUGUST 1994. Frank F.
Rivera-Mildn......................................................................................... ....... 10
FUNDACION VIDA SILVESTRE CELEBRA FESTIVAL DE LAS AVES ............................................................................................................. 11
C O R R E C T IO N ............................... 11.................................................................................................................................................................... 1 1.... 11
R E Q U E ST S FO R IN FO R M A TION .................................................................. .......... .................................................................... .... ... 11
N EW S O F M EM B ER S............................................................................................................ .... ........... ........................................... 11
RESOLUTION FROM THE 1994 W ORKSHOP IN COSTA RICA ....................................................................................... 12
M EE TIN G S O F IN TE R E ST ....................................................... ............................................................................................................... 14
E LEC TIO N O F S O CIETY O FFICER S .................................................................... .................................................................................... 15

VOLUME 8, NUMBER 2
ALPINE SWIFT (TACHYMARPTIS MELBA) OBSERVED IN GUADELOUPE, LESSER ANTILLES: A FOURTH RECORD FOR THE WESTERN
HEMISPHERE. Philippe Feldmann and Claude Pavis ................................... ............................................. .................. 2
DEPREDACION DE MARIQUITAS POR UN FALCON COMUN. Leopoldo Mirando.............................................. .................. 2
19 9 5 M E E T IN G O F T H E S C O ......................................................................................................................................................................... 3
C A L L F O R A B ST R A C T S ................................................................. .......................................................................................................... 2
B O O K R E V IE W S ........................................................................ .. ....................................................... ............................. .......................... 4
BIRDS OF THE CAYMAN ISLANDS, REVISED EDITION, BY PATRICIA BRADLEY. PHOTOGRAPHS BY YVES-JACQUES REY-MILLET
AND THE AUTHOR. CAERULEA PRESS, ITALY. 1995. James W. Wiley........................................................................................... 4
A NATURAL HISTORY ATLAS TO THE CAYS OF THE U. S. VIRGIN ISLANDS, BY ARTHUR E. DAMMANN AND DAVID W.
NELLIS, PINEAPPLE PRESS, INC., FLORIDA, U .S.A. James W W iley ............................................................................................... 4
BLUE MOUNTAIN GUIDE. MARGARET HODGES (EDITOR). NATURAL HISTORY SOCIETY OF JAMAICA, KINGSTON, JAMAICA.
PEAR TREE PRESS/HYDE & BLACKBURN LTD. Chandra A. Degia ........................................................................ ................. 5
THE BIRDS OF THE TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS: THE OFFICIAL CHECKLIST BY PATRICIA BRADLEY. NATIONAL TRUST OF
THE TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS, GRAND TURK, TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS. Chandra a Degia ....................................... 5
BREEDING BIRD ATLAS OF CUBA AND ADJACENT ISLANDS ......................................................... .................................................... 6
A N N O U N C E M E N T S ........................................................................................................................... ............................................................ 6
R E Q U E ST F O R A SSISTA N C E .............................................................................................................. ............................................................ 7
N E W S O F M E M B E R S ................................................................................................................................... ..... ............................................ 7
N E W P U B LIC A TIO N S A V A ILA B L E ................................................................................................................................................................. 7
M EE TIN G S O F IN TE R E ST .................................................................................................................. ............................................................ 7

VOLUME 8, NUMBER 3
PRIMER REGISTROL DE LA BIJIRITA DE LA RAZA BREWSTER (AVES: PARULIDAE) EN CUBA. Pedro Blanco Rodriguez,, ;
L lanes Sosa y R on R idout ................................................ ..... .. ................................................. ......... ...... .................. 2
PRIMER REGISTRO DEL FRAILECILLO SILVADOR CHARADRIUS MELODUS (AVES: CHARADRIIDAE) EN CUBA. Pedro Blanco
R o d r ig u e z .............................................. ..................................................... ........................................................................................... 2
THE EURASIAN COLLARED-DOVE REACHES THE LESSER ANTILLES. P. William Smith ................................................................... 3
NUEVO HOSPEDERO DE MOLOTHRUS BONARIENSIS FAMILIARA EMBERICIDAE) PARA CUBA. Llanes Sosa y Jesus
H ernandez de A rm as ......................................... .............. ....... ......... .. .... ........................ ............. .................... 3
EL GAVILAN COLA DE TIJERAELANOIDESFORFICATUSFORFICATUS (LINNEO, 1758) EN CUBA. J. F. Milera ...................................... 4
A SUMMARY OF CARIBBEAN BIRD SPECIMENS IN THE CARNEGIE MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY. Kenneth C. Parkes ..................... 5
COMMENTARY: BUILDING PARTNERSHIPS: IDEAS FOR EXPANDED SOCIETY COLLABORATION. HerbertA. . ........................... 7
ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS SUBMITTED FOR PRESENTATION AT THE 1995 ANNUAL SCO MEETING, TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO ................... 8
PRELIMINARY REVIEW ON THE SHORT-EARED OWL ASIO FLAMMEUS COMPLEX IN THE GREATER ANTILLES. Orlando H.
G a r r id o ..................... ..................................................................... ................................................................................................. 8
ENSE ANZA DE LA CONSERVATION A TRAVES DE LAS PLANTS Y LAS AVES SILVESTRES. Simon Guerrero .............................. 8
A LAND MANAGER'S GUIDE To POINT COUNTS OF BIRDS IN THE SOUTHEAST. PaulB. Hamel, Winston Paul Smith, Daniel J.
Twedt, James R. Woehr, Eddie Morris, Robert B. Hamilton, and Robert J. Cooper .................................................................. 8
Status, Ecology And Behavior Of The Threatened WHITE-TAILED SABREWING, CAMPYLOPTERUS ENSIPENNIS, ON TOBAGO,
WEST INDIES: PRELIMINARY REPORT. F. E Hayes, A. L. Bullard, D. R. Hardy, D-A. D. WilSon, D. J. Wilson, T. 0.
Garnett, M. V. Bernard, B. Y. Wong, H. S. Gurley, V. L. Joseph, andM. F. Hayes .................................................................. 9
A COMPARISON OF BIRD POPULATIONS IN EXOTIC CARIBBEAN PINE AND NATIVE MONTANE FOREST AT MOUNT SAINT
BENEDICT, TRINIDAD. FloydE. Hayes, IshmaelA. Samad, and Dale R. Hardy .......................................................................... 9
DATOS PRELIMINARES DE LA EXPANSION GEOGRAFICA DEL GORRION INGLES, PASSER DOMESTICUS, EN EL OESTE DE
PUERTO RICO. Lizza V. Jim enez ............................ ........ ................ ................... ................................... ................................. 9
CONSERVATION OF THE BLACK-BILLED PARROT AND YELLOW-BILLED PARROT IN JAMAICA. Susan Koenig, Chandra Degia,
a n d G a rfie ld B ro w n ......................................................................................................................................................................... 9
B IRD S O F M OUN T H A RTM A N A ria Johnson ..................................................................................................................................... 10
HABITAT USE OF SELECTED SPECIES OF BIRDS AT MARACAS VALLEY, TRINIDAD. Trevor D. Lewis, Marguerite L. Pantin,
a n d F loy d E H ay e s ..................................................................................... ............................ ............... ....................................... 10
SURVEY OF BIRD POPULATIONS IN THE BLUE AND JOHN CROW MOUNTAINS NATIONAL PARK, JAMAICA. I. DESCRIPTION
OF STUDY SITES AND PRELIMINARY FINDINGS. Marcia A. Mundle ...................................................................... ................. 10
WILDLIFE CONSERVATION IN TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO. Nadra Nathai-Gyan ............................................................................... 10








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PREDICTING POPULATION CHANGES FROM HABITAT CHANGE IN BELIZE. C. S. Robbins, B. A. Dowell, J. Fallon, and J.
H ep in sta ll .................................................................................. .............. ........ ......................................................... 1 1
BIOLOGY AND CONSERVATION OF PSITTACIDS IN VENEZUELAN ISLANDS. F. :. M. Albomoz, D. Carmlo, A.
R o d rig u ez, a n d V S a nz P ro vita ..................................................................................................................................................... 1 1
PREDATION OF ARTIFICIAL NESTS OF WEST INDIAN WHISTLING-DUCKS ON LONG ISLAND, BAHAMAS. Nancy Status ............... 11
POPULATIONS OF ORANGEQUITS IN A MID-LEVEL LIMESTONE WOODLAND, JAMAICA, 1991-1994. Ann Sutton and Robert
S u tto n ............................................................................ .................................................................... . . . ..... ......... ...... ................ 1 1
THE DICKCISSELL: A NEOTROPIC MIGRANT IN TROUBLE. A Temple and Gianfranco Basii ........................................ 12
ESTRATEGIA EDUCATIVA CON LA PARTICIPATION COMUNITARIA PARA LA PROTECTION DE LA COTORRA Y EL PERICO EN
REPUBLICA DOMINICANA (PROYECTO COTORRA LIBRE). R. E. Vasquez, T. Lara, y R. Lorenzo ........................................... 12
HABITAT USE AND NEST HABITAT STRUCTURE OF THE PUERTO RICAN NIGHTJAR. Francisco J. Vilella ................................... 12
FLUX GENITIQUE ENTIRE POPULATIONS ET FIDELITE DES COUPLES POUR UNE ESPECIE ENDEMIQUE ET INSULAIRE, LE PIC
D E G U A D ELOUPE P ascal V illard ..................................................................................................................... ....................... 12
RED-FOOTED BOOBIES NEST AT WHITE CAY, SAN SALVADOR. A. W. White, B. Hallet, andM. Bainton ..................................... 13
CONTRIBUTION OF THE SHADE OVERSTORY To AVIAN ABUNDANCE AND DIVERSITY IN DOMINICAN COFFEE PLANTATIONS.
Josep h M W underle, Jr., and Steven C L atta .......................................................................... .............................................. 13
REPORTS FROM R EGION AL REPRESEN TA TIVES ..................................................................... .............................................................. 14
PROJECTS IN THE BAHAM A S. C arolyn W ardle .......................................................................... ............................................... 14
PR O JECTS IN ST. L U CIA D onald A nthony ..................................................................................................................................... 14
THE LARID SEABIRDS BREEDING POPULATIONS OF THE SAN NICOLAS BAY CAYS, ARUBA. Roeland E. de Kort .................... 15
RESULTS OF 1995 ELECTION OF SOCIETY O FFICERS ................................................................ .......................................................... 15
19 9 6 M E E TIN G S IT E ................................ 15................................................................................................................................................................ 15............. 15
A N N O U N C E M E N T S ......................................................... ............................................................................ .................. 15
NEW BOOK FROM CBE-LATIN AMERICAN RESEARCH LIBRARIES IN NATURAL HISTORY: A SURVEY ........................................... 15
CHECKLIST AVAILABLE: OISEAUX DE GUADELOUPE ET DE MARTINIQUE ....................................................... ........................ 15
SOCIETY OF CARIBBEAN ORNITHOLOGY T-SHIRTS AVAILABLE ...................................... .................................................................. 16
R E Q U E ST S FO R A SSISTA N C E ......................................................... ........ ....... .................................... .. .. .... .... ..................... ....... .................. 16
REPORT: THE SOCIETY OF CARIBBEAN ORNITHOLOGY ANNUAL MEETING, TRINIDAD, 28 JULY TO 2 AUGUST 1995. Chandra
D e g ia .................................................................................................................................................................................................. 1 7
C A RIB B EA N P O STER S A V A ILA B LE ............................................................................................................................................................ 17
CALL FOR NOMINATIONS FOR U S. REPRESENTATIVE ................................................................................... 18



1996

VOLUME 9, NUMBER 1
FIRST REPORT OF "BREWSTER'S W ARBLER" IN HISPANIOLA. Steven C. Latta ..................................................................... .................. 2
COPULATORY STANCE OF THE PURPLE-THROATED CARIB, EULAMPISJUGULARIS. William Belton.............................. .................. 3
EL GUACAMAYO AZUL Y AMARILLO (AR AARAR4UNA) EXOTIC RESIDENT DE PUERTO RICO. RaulA. Perez-Rivera ........................ 3
LA TORTOLA (STREPTOPELIA DECAOCTO) ANIDANDO EN CUBA. Orlando H. Garrido y Arturo Kirkconnell........................................ 4
ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS SUBMITTED FOR PRESENTATION AT THE 1995 ANNUAL SCO MEETING, TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO ................. 5
STUDIOS PRELIMINARES SOBRE LA NIDIFICACION DE LA COTORRA DE LA HISPANIOLA, AMAZONA VENTRALIS, EN EL PARQUE
NACIONAL JARAGUA, REPUBLICA DOMINICANA. Jesus M. Almonte y Brigido Hierro................................................................ 5
VARIATION IN SONG AND SIZE IN CIRCUM-CARIBBEAN RUFOUS-BROWED PEPPERSHRIKEs. Jon C. Barlow and George Cooke ...... 5
EL GUARAGUAO DE BOSQUE Y LA CONSTRUCTION DE LA PR#10: CONFLICT DE USO POR TERRENOS FORESTALES ENTIRE LA
AUT.DE CARRETERAS Y UNA ESPECIE EN PELIGRO DE EXTINCION. Carlos A. Delannoy yAdrianne Tossas ............................. 6
NESTING SITE HABITAT DESCRIPTION AND SPACE REQUIREMENTS OF THE PUERTO RICAN BROAD-WINGED HAWK.
C arlos A D elannoy and A drianne Tossas ...................................................................................................................................... 6
JAMAICA DRY FOREST CONSERVATION: AN INVENTORY OF THE AVIFAUNA OF THE HELLSHIRE HILLS, PORTLAND RIDGE,
AND BRAZILLETTO MOUNTAINS, JAMAICA, WEST INDIES. Chandra Degia and GarfieldBrown................................................. 6
LISTE DES OISEAUX DE GUADELOUPE, MARTINIQUE ET DE LEURS DEPENDANCES. Philippe Feldmann, Arnaud Le Dru,
P ierre-Joseph B ulens, C laudie P avis, and P ascal Villard ........................................................................................ .................. 6
R A RE C EN TER PR O VID E S G R AN T TO SC O ................................................................................................................................................... 7
B O O K R E V IE W S ......................................................................................................................................................................................... 7
COMMON BIRDS OF SAN SALVADOR ISLAND, BAHAMAS, BY BRIAN WHITE. BAHAMIAN FIELD STATION, LTD., SAN ALVADOR
BAHAMAS. WITH ILLUSTRATIONS BY DAVID W. WHITE. Garfield A. Brown............................................................................ 7
VIEQUES Y SU FAUNA/VIEQUES WILDLIFE MANUAL, BY JORGE E. SALIVA. UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR,
U. S. FISH AND WILDLIFE SERVICE, BOQUERON, PUERTO RICO. 1994. James W. Wiley .......................................................... 7
CHECKLIST OF THE BIRDS OF GUADELOUPE, MARTINIQUE AND THEIR OFFSHORE ISLANDS/LISTE DES OISEAUX DE
GUADELOUPE, MARTINIQUE ET DE LEURS DEPENDANCES, BY PHILIPPE FELDMANN, ARNAUD LE DRU, CLAUDIE PAVIS,
AND PASCAL VILLARD. A.E.V.A., PETIT BOURG, GUADELOUPE, FRENCH WEST INDIES. 16 PP. James W. Wiley .................... 8
N EW PUB LICA TION S ............................................ ...................................... .............................. ........................ 8
ISLAND REPORT: REPORT FROM THE CAYMAN ISLANDS. Patricia E. Bradley.................................................................................. 8
WEST INDIAN INSTITUTIONS: MUSEO DE CIENCIAS NATURALES "FELIPE POEY ................. .................................................. 9








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RESOLUTION S FROM THE 1995 A NNUAL M EETING .............................................................. ................................................................ 10
A N N O U N C E M E N T S ...................................................................................................................................... ..... ....................................... ... 1 1
M E E T IN G S O F IN TE R E ST .......................................................................................................................................................................... ... 1 1
R E Q U E ST F O R IN FO R M A TIO N ................................................................................... ........................................ ........ ....... ............................ ... 12
THE FUTURE OF THE SOCIETY OF CARIBBEAN ORNITHOLOGY: RESULTS OF A ROUND-TABLE DISCUSSION, SOME IDEAS, AND A
QUESTIONNAIRE TO THE MEMBERSHIP, Frank F. Rivera-Milan, Rosemarie Gnam, and Herbert A. . ............................. 13
PRESIDENT'S COMMENTARY. Joe W underle ...................... ..................................................................... ..... .................. 17
A CK N O W LED G M EN T .................................................... ......................................................................................................... 18
BAHAMA SWALLOW CONSERVATION PROGRAM .................................................................................................................................. 18
SCO ANNUAL MEETING, 2-7 AUGUST 1996, NASSAU, BAHAMA ISLANDS ....................................................... ...................... 18
A D V E R T ISE M E N T S .................................................................................................................................................................................. ... 1 9

VOLUME 9, NUMBER 2
OBSERVATIONS OF AN AUDUBON'S [BLACK-HEADED] ORIOLE ICTERUS GRADUACAUDA IN PUERTO RICO, THE FIRST RECORD FOR
THE CARIBBEAN. Lucy andErnest H W illiams, Jr. ................................. ................................................... 2
NUEVO RECORD DEL GORRION DE CABEZA CARMELITA (SPIZELLA PASSERINA) Y NUEVO REPORT DE FECHA PARA EL BOBITO DE
CRESTA (MYIARCHUS CRINITUS) PARA CUBA. William Suarez Duque ............................................................................. .................. 2
NUEVO REGISTRO DE AVOCETA RECURVIROSTRA AMERICANA (AYES: CHARADRIIFORMES) EN CUBA. Pedro Blanco, Martin
A costa, L ourdes M ujica y D enis D ennis ........................................................................................................................................... 3
WINTERING EASTERN PHOEBES (SAYORNMS PHOEBE), EMPIDONAX FLYCATCHERS AND SEASONAL RECORDS OF KINGBIRDS IN
THE BAHAMA ISLANDS. David S. Lee, Craig Faanes, andJ. Christopher Haney ........................................................................ 4
OBSERVING MIXED SPECIES FORAGING FLOCKS OF RESIDENT AND MIGRATORY BIRDS IN CARIBBEAN HABitats. Paul B. Hamel
a n d F ra n cisc o J V ile lla ..................................................................................................................................................................... 7
OBSERVACIONES SOBRE BANDADAS MIXTAS DE AYES RESIDENTS Y MIGRATORIAS FORRAJEANDO EN AMBIENTES BoSCOSOS
DE LAS ANTIlles. P aul B H am el and F rancisco J. Vilella ...................................................................... ..................................... 9
THE CHARLES-EUGENE JEANNERET COLLECTION OF CUBAN BIRDS. Carlos Wotzkow and Brigitte Straub ...................................... 12
TROPICAL ORNITHOLOGY COURSE .............................................................. .............. ................. .................................. 12
THE REGIONAL WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT PROGRAM FOR MESOAMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN ...................................................... 13
PROPOSED CHANGE FOR SOCIETY OF CARIBBEAN ORNITHOLOGY CONSTITUTION........................................................................... 13
SOCIETY OF CARIBBEAN O RNITHOLOGY ANNUAL M EETING .................................................................................................................. 14
A N N O U N C E M E N T S .......................................................................................................................................... ....................................... ... 14
M EE TIN G S O F IN TE R E ST ....................................................... ............................................................................................................... 15
P U B L IC A T IO N S A V A IL A B L E ......................................................................... ................................................................. ....................... 15

VOLUME 9, NUMBER 3
STATUS OF THE EURASIAN COLLARED-DOVE (STREPTOPELIA DECAOCTO) IN THE FRENCH ANTILLES. Nicolas Barre, Philippe
Feldmann, Georges Tayalay, Patrice Roc, Maurice Anselme, and P. William Smith ................................................................. 2
THE EURASIAN COLLARED-D OVE ON N EVIS. Julian F rancis .................................................................................................................... 4
LA CANDELITA SETOPHAGA RUTICILLA (AYES: PARULIDAE) NIDIFICANDO EN CUBA. Arturo Kirkconnell y Orlando H. Garrido ......... 5
AN UNKNOW N PARAKEET ON HISPANIOLA. P W illiam Sm ith ................................................................................................................... 5
PRIMER REPORT PARA PHALAROPUS LOBATUS EN LA REPUBLICAN DOMINICANA. Club de Observadores de Aves Annabelle Dod ........ 6
NOTAS SOBRE LA ALIMENTACION DE CROTOPHAGA AAM (AYES: CUCULIDAE) EN UN PASTIZAL DE LA HABANA, CUBA Maria
E le n a G a rc ia ..................................................................... ........................... ................... ....................................... .......................... 6
AN UNUSUAL NESTING RECORD OF THE PALMCHAT DULUS DOMINICUS. Guy M. Kirwan, Robert S. R. Williams, and Chris G.
B radshaw ................................. .. ... ................................ ................................................................... .................. 7
HOUSE SPARROWS ON NORTH ANDROS ISLAND, BAHAMAS. Michael E. Baltz .................................................................................... 8
CAPTURE DE UN COCO RoJO (EUDOCIMUS RUBER; AVES: THRESKIORNITHIDAE) AL NORTE DE CIEGO DE AVILA, CUBA. Martin
A costa C ruz y O rlando Torres F undora ........................................................................................................................................... 8
AVES Y REPTILES DE CAYO SABINAL, ARCHIEPAGO DE SABANA-CAMAGUEY, CUBA. Jose Morales Leal y Orlando H. Garrido ......... 9
SCO ANNUAL MEETING KEYNOTE ADDRESS: INTERACTIONS AND INTERDEPENDENCE ON A FRAGILE FRINGE: BIRDS AND MAN
IN A C HAN GING C ARIBBEAN Jerom e A Jackson ........................................................................... .... ........................................ 12
WORKSHOP FINDINGS AND RECOMMENDATIONS: WORKSHOP ON THE DRAFTING AND APPLICATION OF CARIBBEAN WILDLIFE
P O L IC Y A N D L E G ISL A TIO N ............................................................................................................................................................ ... 16
ISLAND REPRESENTATIVE REPORTS
CAYMAN ISLANDS REPORT. Patricia E. Bradley .......................................................................... ....................... 17
GENERAL ASPECTS OF CONSERVATION IN CUBA. Orlando H. Garrido ..................................................................................... 19
SUMMARY OF BIRD ACTIVITIES BEING CARRIED OUT BY THE FORESTRY AND WILDLIFE DIVISION OF DOMINICA. Stephen
D u r r a n d ........................................................................................................................................................................................ 2 0
JA M A ICA R EPO R T. Suzanne D avis ............................................................... .................................................................................. 2 1
RESEARCH AND ORNITHOLOGICAL ACTIVITIES IN THE BAHAMAS. Carolyn Wardle ................................................................. 22
BIRD CONSERVATION ACTIVITIES IN TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO: 1995-1996. GerardAlleng ..................................................... 23
ST. LUCIA D onald A nthony ............. ............................................................................................... .... .................. 24
GUIDELINES FOR DUTIES OF ISLAND REPRESENTATIVEES ........................................... ....................................................................... 25
DRAFT RESOLUTIONS DEVELOPED AT SCO MEETING IN NASSAU








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CONSERVATION OF THE WHITE-CHEEKED PINTAIL IN THE WEST INDIES .............................................................................. 25
N A TURE T OURISM IN TH E C A RIBBEAN ...................................................................... ................................................................ 26
APPRECIATION TO THE ORNITHOLOGY GROUP OF THE BAHAMAS NATIONAL TRUST AND THE MEMBERS OF THE LOCAL
C O M M IT TE E .............................. 26................................................................................................................................................................ 2 6........... 2 6
C A N O T IB U R O N E S .................................................................................................................................. ............. ......................... 2 7
E SP E C IE S E X O T IA S ............................................................................................................................................................................ 2 7
C ABO R OJo SALT FLATS .......................... ................................................................................................ 28
CONDOLENCES ON THE DEATH OF ROGER TORY PETERSON ......................................................... ............................................ 29
ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS PRESENTED AT THE 1996 ANNUAL SCO MEETING
IMPORTANCIA DE LOS ECOSISTEMAS URBANOS EN LA CONSERVATION DE LA AVIFAUNA INSULAR. Simon Guerrero ............. 29
LOGROS RECIENTES EN EL PROYECTO DE RECUPERACION DE LA COTORRA PUERTORRIQUE-A (AMAZONA VITTATA). Pablo
T o rre s-B d ez ............................................................................ ............................................................................................... 2 9
UTILIZACION DE LA INFORMATION BIBLIOGRAFICA Y REGISTROS DE COLECCIONES PARA EL ATLAS DE LAS AYES
NIDIFICANTES DE CUBA. Barbara Sanchez Oria, S. Perns, A. Llanes, D. Rodriguez, Hiram Gonzalez, Pedro Blanco y
M E G a rc ia .................... ... ................................................................. ...................... ... .. .... ................. .................. 3 0
RESULTADOS PRELIMINARES SOBRE EL STATUS Y ALGUNOS ASPECTS ECOLOGICOS DE LA YAGUASA CRIOLLA
(DEADROCYGNA ARBOREA) EN CUBA. Martin Acosta Cruz, Lourdes Mugica Valdes y Armando Albo .............................. 30
ECOLOGY AND CONSERVATION OF A SEDENTARY TROPICAL DUCK IN THE BAHAMAS: THE WHITE-CHEEKED PINTAIL ANASS
BAHAMENISISBAHAMENSIS). Lisa G. Sorenson, Bethany L. Woodworth, Lore Ruttan, Amy Harth, and Frank McKinney .... 30
RECENT PUBLICATIONS
THE SCIENTIFIC SURVEY OF PUERTO RICO AND THE VIRGIN ISLANDS: AN EIGHTY-YEAR REASSESSMENT OF THE ISLANDS'
NATURAL HISTORY, EDITED BY JULIO C. FIGUEROA COLON. ANNALS OF THE NEW YORK ACADEMY OF SCIENCES
V OL. 776. Jam es W W iley ........................................................... .................. ....... ........ .......................... .............. 3 1
THE CAYMAN ISLANDS: NATURAL HISTORY AND BIOGEOGRAPHY, EDITED BY M. A. BRUNT AND J. E. DAVIES. KLUWER
ACADEMIC PUBLISHERS, DORDRECHT, THE NETHERLANDS. 1994. James W. Wiley ...................................................... 31
AVES DE LA ISLA DE CUBA, BY JUAN LEMBEYE. 1850. EDICION FACSIMILE. PRESENTATION DE MANUEL FRAGA IRIBARNE.
INTRODUCTION DE FRANCISCO DIAZ-FIERROS VIQUEIRA. MADRID: XUNTA DE GALICIA. 1995. James W. Wiley ............. 32
N O T IC E S ................................ 32................................................................................................................................................................................... 3 2.............. 3 2
S C O E L E C T IO N S ................................. 32.............................................................................................................................................................. 3 2....... 3 2
1997 A N N U A L M EETIN G O F TH E S C O ...................................................................................................................................................... 32
S C O T -S H IR T S ........................................................................................................................................................................................... 3 2
CARIBBEAN H ONOR ROLE ...................................................................................... ......................... 33
ANNOUNCEMENTS
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED AS PARTNERS-IN-FLIGHT LIAISONS ........................................ ....................................................................... 33
NEW BOOKS
A BIRDER'S WEST INDIES. AN ISLAND-BY-ISLAND TOUR, by Roland H. Wauer ................................................................. 34
CONTRIBUTIONS TO WEST INDIAN HERPETOLOGY: A TRIBUTE TO ALBERT SCHWARTZ, edited by Robert Powell and
Robert W H enderson ................... ................................................................. .............. 34
M EE TIN G S O F IN TE R E ST .................................................................................. ................................................................................... 3 5
SC O B O A RD M EM BER S E LECTED 1996 .................................................................................................................................................... 36



1997

VOLUME 10, NUMBER 1
SITUATION ACTUAL Y CONSERVATION DE LA YAGUAZA ANTILLANA (DENDROCYGNA ARBOREA) EN LA REPUBLICAN DOMINICANA.
J o se A O tte n w a ld e r ........................................................................................................................................................................... 2
THE AMERICAN KESTREL FALCO SPARVERIUS (AVES: FALCONIDAE) IN JAMAICA. Orlando H. Garrido, Arturo Kirkconnell,
A udrey D ow ner, A nn H aynes Sutton, and R obert Sutton ............................................................................................................... 11
DOS CASOS DE ANIDAMIENTO DE LA CARTACUBA TODUS MULTICOLOR (AVES: TODIDAE) EN UNA CUEVA. Carlos A. Mancina y
P atricia G arcia F erndndez ................... .. ..... ........................................................................ ................. ................................ 12
OTROS NUEVOS REGISTROS DEL FRAILECILLO SILBADOR CHARADRIUS MELODUS EN LA PROVINCIA DE LA HABANA, CUBA. Pedro
B lanco R y E neider P erez M ................................................. .......... ... ............. ..... ... ...... ... ..... ..... ....................................... 13
REPORT DENIDOS INUSUALES DE CIGUA PALMERADULUSDOMIANCUS (AVES: DULIDAE). Simon Guerrero. ................................... 14
REY CONGO NYCTANASSA VIOLACEA (AVES: ARDEIDAE) NIDIFICANDO SOBRE UN NIDO DEDULUS DOMINICUS. Simon Guerrero ......... 14
BLACK-CAPPED PETRELS FLEE INTO CANADA BEFORE HURRICANE FRAN. Leo Douglas .................................................................... 15
PRIMERA OBSERVATION DE COEREBA FLAVEOLA (LINNEO) (AVES: COEREBIDAE) PARA EL MACIZO MONTA-OSO GUAMUHAYA,
C UBA A bel H erndndez M u-oz y B ob B ow les ................................................................................................................................. 16
PELICAN NORTEAMERICANO PELECANUS OCCIDENTALIS CAROLINENSIS (AVES: PELECANIDAE) CRIA TAMBIEN EN CUBA.
Jose A M orales y O rlando H G arrido ........................................................................................................ ............................. 17
ORNITHOLOGICAL EDUCATION AND RESEARCH AT CARIBBEAN UNION COLLEGE, TRINIDAD. Floyd E. Hayes .............................. 17
ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS PRESENTED AT THE 1996 ANNUAL MEETING OF THE SCO, NASSAU, BAHAMAS
RESOURCE PARTITIONING BETWEEN GLOSSY IBIS AND WHITE IBIS IN A RICE FIELD SYSTEM IN SOUTH-CENTRAL CUBA.
Martin Acosta, Lourdes Mugica, C. Mancina, andX. Ruiz ..................................................................................... 18








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BREEDING BIOLOGY AND NATURAL HISTORY OF THE BAHAMA SWALLOW. Paul E. Allen ....................................................... 19
IMPACT OF FOREST MANAGEMENT OPTIONS ON CAVITY-NESTING BIRDS IN THE BAHAMAS. Paul E. Allen and S. M. Hitchcox .... 20
CONTEMPORARY AND HISTORICAL RANGE OF THE PEARLY-EYED THRASHER, EMPHASIZING THE GREATER ANTILLES AND
THE BAHAMA A RCHIPELAGO. W ayne A rendt ......................................................................................... ........................... 20
THE SHINY COWBIRD IN THE BAHAMAS: A THREAT TO THE ARCHIPELAGO'S AVIFAUNA. Michael E. Baltz ............................... 21
USE OF SUCCESSIONAL CATTLE PASTURES BY RESIDENT AND MIGRATORY LANDBIRDS IN PUERTO RICO. Michael E. Baltz
a n d R S F e lic iaa n o ........................................................................................................................................ .. .................. 2 1
DISTRIBUTION, DIVERSITY, AND ABUNDANCE OF THE TERRESTRIAL AVIFAUNA IN THE SABANA ARCHIPELAGO NORTH OF
VILLA CLARA, CUBA. Vicente Berovides-Alvarez and Xiomara Gdlvez-Aguilera .............................................................. 22
ECOLOGICAL STUDIES OF THE GREATER FLAMINGO (PHOENICOPTERUS RUBER) IN THE SABANA-CAMAGUEY ARCHIPELAGO.
Vicente Berovides-A lvarez and X om ara G dlvez-Aguilera ......................................................................... ...................... 22
CHANGES IN THE CAYMAN ISLANDS AVIFAUNA FROM THE LATE PLEISTOCENE TO 1996. Patricia E. Bradley .......................... 23
THE BAHAMAS BIODIVERSITY DATA MANAGEMENT PROJECT. Eric Carey .................................................................................. 23
BIRD COMMUNITIES IN A FRAGMENTED BUFFER ZONE OF THE BLUE AND JOHN CROW MOUNTAINS NATIONAL PARK.
Suza nn e D a vis a n d P eter V og el ....................................................................... ....................................................................... 2 4
NATIVE AND MIGRATORY BIRDS OF THE BAHAMAS. C. Ferguson, E. Kemp, J. Dilate, S. McKenzie, E. Wildgoose, N. Barry,
S. M itchell, K W ilson, and E A dderley ............................................................................... .............................................. 24
POPULATION CENSUS OF THE CUBAN PARROT (AMAZONA LEUCOCEPHALA PALMARUM) AND THE SANDHILL CRANE (GRUS
CANADENSIS NESIOTES) IN NORTHERN ISLA DE LA JUVENTUD, CUBA. Xiomara Gdlvez-Aguilera, Vicente Berovides-
A lverez, Jose R ivera, and Jam es W W iley .............................................................................................................................. 24
THE STATUS OF THE CUBAN KITE (CHONDROHIERAX WILSONII) IN EASTERN CUBA. Xiomara Gdlvez-Aguilera and Vicente
B erovides-A lverez ................................................................................................................................. 25
W HA T'S RARE IN THE B AHAM A S? Lynn G ap e .................................................................................................................................. 25
THE CUBAN FIELD GUIDE PROJECT. Orlando Garrido, Arturo Kirkconnell, and Roman Company .......................................... 26
BREEDING BIOLOGY OF THE BAHAMA PARROT ON GREAT INAGUA. Rosemarie Gnam, Marcia Wilson, and Ian Lothian ............ 26
COMPOSITION AND ABUNDANCE OF RESIDENT AND MIGRANT COMMUNITIES IN WESTERN AND CENTRAL CUBA DURING THE
W INTER. H iram G o : : ; Llanes, and Pedro B lanco ...................................................................... .................. 26
WHERE DO WORM-EATING WARBLERS GO IN THE NON-BREEDING SEASON? Lise A. Hanners and S. R. Patton ........................ 27
BEHAVIORAL ECOLOGY OF TERRITORIAL MALE WHITE-TAILED SABREWINGS (CAMPYLOPTERUS ENSIPENNIS): EVIDENCE FOR
LEK POLYGNY. F. E. Hayes, T 0. Garnett, M. V. Bernard, A. L. Bullard, D. R. Hardy, D-A. D. Wilson, D. J. Wilson, V.
L J osep h, a nd D K S t. L o uis .................................................................................................................................................. 2 7
UPDATE ON THE STATUS OF THE THREATENED WHITE-TAILED SABREWINGS (CAMPYLOPTERUS ENSIPENNIS ON TOBAGO,
W EST INDIES. F. E. H ayes, T 0. Garnett, M V. Bernard, and I. Samad .............................................................................. 28
THE NEED FOR AN INTERNATIONAL APPROACH TO CONSERVATION OF THE WEST INDIAN WHISTLING-DUCK (DENDROCYGNA
A R B O R EA ).A n n M I J .. ................................................................................................ .... ............. ........... 2 8
EVOLUTIONARY RELATIONSHIP AMONG ISLAND FORMS OF THE STRIPE-HEADED TANAGER. Nedra Klein ................................. 29
SEX, SEABIRDS, AND CYCLONES: THE BENEFITS OF PLANNED PARENTHOOD. David S. Lee ...................................................... 30
NESTING OF EUNEORNIS CAMPESTRIS, THE ORANGEQUIT. Catherine Levy ................................................................................. 30
FORAGING AND HABITAT USE BY THE FULVOUS WHISTLING-DUCK (DENDROCYGNA BICOLOR). Lourdes Mugica-Valdes,
M martin A costa-C ruz, and R Ydenberg ...................................................... ......................................................................... 3 1
USING POINT COUNTS TO ESTABLISH BASE-LINE DATA ON BIRDS IN THE BLUE AND JOHN CROW MOUNTAIN NATIONAL
P A R K M arcia M u n dle .................................................................................... .......................................... .................. ...... 3 1
UPDATE ON THE GUIDE TO THE BIRDS OF THE W EST INDIES. Herbert ; . ........................................................................ 32
PRELIMINARY STUDY OF BIRDS OBSERVED AT LOMA BARBACOA, PERAVIA PROVINCE, BANI, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC.
D om ingo Siri .......................... ...................................... ................. .... ................. ............................. 32
SEABIRDS OF THE CAY SAL BANK. A alexander Sprunt, IV ................................................................................................................ 32
HABITAT SELECTION AND HOME RANGE OF RADIO-MARKED WEST INDIAN WHISTLING-DUCKS ON LONG ISLAND, BAHAMAS.
N a n cy S ta u s .............................................. ....................................................................................... ... ... ............. .................. 3 3
POPULATIONS OF ORANGEQUITS IN A MID-LEVEL LIMESTONE WOODLAND, JAMAICA, 1991-1995. Ann M. .
a n d R o b ert S u tto n ................................................................... ........................ .... ................. .... ............... ..................... ... 3 3
TRAINING BIRD WATCHING GUIDES IN THE SCIENTIFIC RESERVE AT LAGUNA CABRAL. Eduardo Vasquez ................................. 34
YELLOW-SHOULDERED BLACKBIRD (AGELAIUS XANTHOMUS) RECOVERY PROJECT IN THE SOUTHWEST OF PUERTO RICO.
E duardo A Ventosa-F ebles ............................................................................................................................................ 34
IMPORTANT BIRD AREAS FOR THE AMERICAS. D avid C. Wage ....................................................................... ........................... 35
A STUDY OF INTER-ISLAND VARIATION IN THE THICK-BILLED VIREo. Mariene R. Walker andJ. C. Barlow ............................. 35
RESIDENT BIRDS OF N EW PROVIDENCE. A nthony W W white ................................................................. ....... ............................... 36
THE CASE OF THE BAHAMAS' DISAPPEARING ENDEMIC ORIOLE (A JAMES BOND MYSTERY). P. William William and S A.
S m ith ...................................... ..................... ......................................................................................................................... 3 6
THE PRE-COLONIAL AND CURRENT STATUS OF BERMUDA'S SEABIRD POPULATION. DavidB. Wingate ..................................... 36
ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION EFFORTS IN THE NORTHERN BAHAMAS: PROBLEMS AND ADVANCES. Gail L. Woon .................. 37
PRE- AND POST-HURRICANE FRUITING PHENOLOGIES: POTENTIAL IMPLICATIONS FOR PUERTO RICAN PARROTS. Joseph M.
W u n d e rle J r. ............................................. ............. ...................... ............................................................................................ 3 8
ISLAND REPORT: WHAT'S HAPPENING IN THE ENVIRONMENTAL COMMUNITY IN ANTIGUA-BARBUDA? Kevel Lindsay .................... 38
REUNION DE LOS MIEMBROS DE LA SOCIEDAD ORNITOLOGIA DEL CARIBE EN CUBA, DECIEMBRE 1996. Hiram Gonzdlez ............... 39








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PROPOSED AM M ENDM ENT TO SCO C ON STITUTION .................................................................. .......................................................... 40
W ILD TREA SU RE S OF TH E C A RIBBEA N ...................................................................................................................................................... 40
NEOORN ELECTRONIC BULLETIN BOARD FOR DISSEMINATION OF INFORMATION ON NEOTROPICAL BIRDS. ............................... 40
C A R IB B EA N PO STER S A V A ILA B LE ............................................................................................................................................................. 40
M E E T IN G S O F IN T E R E ST ...................................... .... ..... .......................................................... ............................................................ 4 1
SOCIETY OF CARIBBEAN ORNITHOLOGY T-SHIRTS AVAILABLE ....................................... .................................................................. 41
DIRECTORY OF FUNDING SOURCES IN THE N EOTROPICS ........................................... ......................................................................... 41
R E Q U E ST FO R A SSISTA N CE ................... ... ........................................................ .................................................................................. 42
19 9 7 S C O E L E C TIO N S ......................................................... .............................................................................................................. 4 2
F O R TH C O M IN G M EE TIN G S IN C U B A ........................................................................................................................................................... 42
A N N U A L D UE S N O TICE ................................................................................ ........................................ ........... 42
SOCIETY 'S W ORKIN G G ROUP R ECEIVES FUNDING ............................................................. .................................................................. 42
MANUAL DE CAMPO PARA DETERMINAR LAS AVES DEL GRAN PARQUE NATIONAL "SIERRA MAESTRA" Y DE LOS TERRITORIES
A L E D A N O S ................................. 44.............................................................................................................................................................. 4 4..... 4 4
C O N TA C T W ITH S C O SECR ETA R Y ............................................................................................................................................................. 44
CONSERVATION TRAINI CONSORTIUM...............NG CONSORTIUM ................................................................................................................................................. 45

VOLUME 10, NUMBER 2
SEIS NUEVOS REGISTROS DE AVES FOSILES EN CUBA. Osvaldo Jimenez Vdzquez ............................................................ .................. 49
AVIFAUNA DE LA COSTA SUR DE CIEGO DE AVILA, "SANTA BARBARA" -JAGUEYAL, MUNICIPIO VENEZUELA, CUBA. Yaroddy
R odiguez y A lverico R abelo ........................... ......... ................. .... .... ..... ................................ .............................. .................. 50
SOFTWARE PARA EL STUDIO DE LA CLASE AVES EN LA RESERVEA DE LA BIOSFERA BACONAO," SANTIAGO DE CUBA, CUBA.
N idia G arcia Saram into y M anuel R ojas Tito .............................................................................................................................. 52
NOTAS ACERCA DE LA NIDIFICACION DE LAS AVES EN LA RESERVEA DE LA BIOSFERA BACONAO" DE LA PROVINCIA SANTIAGO
DE CUBA, CUBA. Nidia Garcia Saramiento y M anuel Rojas Tito .......................................... ............................................... 53
SOBRE EL STATUS DE LA CACATUA DE GOFFIN (CACATUA GOFFINI) EN PUERTO RICO. RaulA. Perez-Rivera y Pedro J. Claudio ....... 54
SICALIS FLAVEOLA (AVES: EMBERIZIDAE)-NUEVA ESPECIE PARA LA AVIFAUNA CUBANA. Orlando H. Garrido .............................. 55
CONFIRMATION OF THE OLIVE-THROATED PARAKEET (ARdTIrNGA NANA) IN THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC. Steven C. Latta,
F rancisco M R ivas, and N colds L op ez ................................................................................................. ................................... 56
OLIVE-THROATED PARAKEET (ARATINGA NANA) IN THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC. Gene K. Hess .......................................................... 57
RESUME DE AVES CONSIDERADAS COMO RARAS 0 ACCIDENTALES PARA LA REPUBLICAN DOMINICANA. Francisco M. Rivas ............ 58
BLACK TERN (CHLIDONEAS ANGER) EN LA BAHIA DE CALDERAS, BANI, REPUBLICAN DOMINICANA. Francisco M. Rivas y Nicolds
L a p e z ................................................................................................................................................. .................... ........................... 5 8
TWO NEW SPECIES OF BIRDS FROM HISPANIOLA: WOOD THRUSH AND BLACK-LEGGED KITTIWAKE. Steven Latta ........................... 59
BLACK-HEADED GULL (LARUS RIDIBUNDUS) SEEN AND PHOTOGRAPHED AT GOVERNOR'S HARBOUR, ELEUTHERA, BAHAMAS.
Anthony W. White............................................................................................................................. 60
PELAGIC BIRD SIGHTINGS OFF DOMINICA. Allan R. Keith and Nathahe F. R. Ward ......................................................................... 60
SEGUNDO RECORD Y ALGUNOS ASPECTS CONDUCTUALES DE LA BIJIRITA DE NASHVILLE VERMIVIORA RUFICAPILLA
(A VES:EM BERIZIDAE) EN CUBA. W illiam Sudrez D uque .............................................................................................................. 62
ZONOTRICIA LEUCOPHRYS GAMBELLI (AVES: EMBERIZIDAE), NUEVO RECORD PARA CUBA. William Sudrez Duque y Orlando H.
G a r r id o ............................................................................................................................................................................................. 6 3
EL GUINCHO NORTEAMERICANO PANDION HALIAETUS CAROLINEASIS (AVES: PANDIONINAE) ANIDANDO EN CUBA. Arturo
K irkconnell y O rlando H G arrido ............................................................... .............................................................................. 64
LISTADO PRELIMINARY DE LA AVIFAUNA DE SIERRA DE NIPE, MAYARI, HOLGUIN, CUBA. Nils Navarro Pacheco, Juan Llamacho
,' C arlos M P e a R odriguez ................. ....... ..................... ....................... ...................... ...................... ... 65
ALIMENTACION DE TODUS MULTICOLOR (CARTACUBA), POLIOPTILA LEMBEYEI (SINSONTILLO) Y TERETISTRIS FORNSI (PECHERO)
EN EL MATORRAL XEROMORFO COSTERO DE LA RESERVE DE LA BIOSFERA BACONAO" DE SANTIAGO DE CUBA, CUBA.
N idia G arcia Sarm ientoy M anuel R ojas Tito .............................................................................. ............................................. 68
PROCESS REPRODUCTIVE EN TERETISTRIS FORNSI (AVES: PARULIDAE) EN LA RESERVEA DE LA BIOSFERA BACONAO," SANTIAG
DE CUBA, CUBA. Nidia Garcia Sarmiento y M anuel Rojas Tito ............................................................................................... 69
INTERFERENCE COMPETITION BETWEEN JAMAICAN WOODPECKERS AND EUROPEAN STARLINGS FOR NEST CAVITIES IN JAMAICA.
A lex a n d e r C ru z ................................................................................................................................................................................ 7 0
POSSIBLE IMPACT DE LAS SPECIES EXOTICAS EN PUERTO RICO Y MEDIDAS ADOPTADAS POR EL DEPARTAMENTO DE RECURSOS
NATURALES Y AMBIENTALES PARA MINIMIAR EL MISMO. Marilyn Colon Negran .................. .... .................. 71
DOES THE ST. KITTS BULLFINCH STILL EXIST? K evel Lindsay .......................................................................... ................................ 72
INFORMED SOBRE LA CONSERVATION DE LA AVIFAUNA EN LA REPUBLICAN DOMINICANA. Simon Guerrero ...................................... 73
BOND'S 1956 CHECK-LIST OF THE BIRDS OF THE WEST INDIES; REISSUE/REVISION ........................................................................ 73
MEETING ANNOUNCEMENTS
IV S IM P O SIO D E Z O O L O G IA ............................................................................................................................ .... ..................................... 7 4
CONFERENCIA CIENTIFICA "50 ANIVERSARIO DE LA UNIVERSIDAD DE ORIENTE" ................................................................... 75
III SIM POSIO IN TERN A TIONAL H UM EDALES '97 ............................................................................ ................................................ 77
TERCER SIM PO SIO DE E COLOGIA U N IEC O '98 ............................................................................................................................. 79
ORNITHOLOGICAL RESEARCH IN THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC/INVESTIGACIONES ORNITOLOGICAS EN LA REPUBLICAN DOMINICANA ... 79
M E E T IN G S O F IN T E R E ST .................................................................................................................................. ............. ......................... 8 0








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DIRECTORY OF FUNDING SOURCES IN THE NEOTROPICS ............................................................. ........................................................ 80
IN M EM ORIAM : ANNABELLE ("TUDY") D OD. F rancisco Rivas ............................................................................................................... 81
PRESIDENTS COMMENTARY: LOCAL INVOLVEMENT AS THE KEY TO SUSTAINABLE ECOTOURISM AND RESOURCES CONSERVATION
IN TH E C A RIB B EA N J oe W underle ....................................................................................................................................................... 82
R E SU LTS O F SC O E LECTION OF O FFICER S ................................................................................................................................................ 82
G U A D E L O U P E 19 9 8 ...................................................................................................................................... .............. ............................... 8 2

VOLUME 10, NUMBER 3
MOLECULAR PHYLOGENETICS AND CONSERVATION OF CARIBBEAN BIRDS. RobertE. Ricklefs andEldredge Bermingham. ............ 85
REGISTRO DE AVES DE LA SIERRA DE CUBITA, CAMAGUEY, CUBA. Yanette Concepcion Hernandez y Rafael Tadeo Perez. ............ 93
FIRST REPORT OF THE ORANGE-CROWNED WARBLER (VERMIVORA CELATA CELATA) IN CUBA. Arturo Kirkconnell, .
L la n es, a n d O rla nd o G a rrid o .......................................................... ....... ............ ....................................................... ................. 9 5
INDICIOS DE DEPREDACION DE HUEVOS DE HIRUNDO FULVA (PASSERIFORMES: HIRUNDINIDAE) POR EPICRATES ANGULIFER
(SERPENTES: BOIDAE). Carlos A. M ancina y, Llanes Sosa .. .................................................................... 95
LA BIAYA o BAMBIAYA DE LOS INDOCUBANOS. Osvaldo Jimenez Vazquez. ....................................................................................... 96
AGGRESSIVE BEHAVIOR OF A GRAY KINGBIRD (TYRANNUS DOMINICENSIS) TOWARD A BAT (MOLOSSUS MOLOSSUS) IN LA
H ABAN A C UBA Juan P Soy ............................................. ..................... .................... ..... ..................... .......................... 97
CURRENT STATUS OF WHITE-TAILED TROPICBIRDS (PHAETHON LEPTURUS) NESTING IN CUBA. Nicasto Vz-a, Martha Walsh-
M cgehee, and D avid S. Lee. .......................... ............. ............................................................................. .... ................. ... 98
NUEVAS ADICIONES A LA PALEORNITOLOGIA CUBANA. William Sudrezy Oscar Arredondo. .......................................................... 100
ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS PRESENTED AT THE SOCIETY OF CARIBBEAN ORNITHOLOGY ANNUAL MEETING IN ARUBA, DUTCH WEST
INDIES, AUGUST 1997
THE AVIFAUNA OF THE PITONS IN ST. LUCIA. D onald Anthony. .................................................................................................. 102
HISTORY AND SUBSPECIATION OF THE PEARLY-EYED THRASHER, EMPHASIZING MARGAROPS FUSCATUS BONARIENSIS IN THE
N ETHERLAND S A N TILLES. W ayne J. A rendt. .............................................................................................................................. 103
PHYLOGENETIC RELATIONSHIPS AND CONSERVATION STATUS OF SOME WEST INDIAN VIREOS. Jon C. Barlow. ..................... 103
POPULATION DYNAMICS OF THE WHITE-CHEEKED PINTAIL IN PUERTO RICO. G. Bonilla, R. Castro andF. Rivera. ................. 104
CONSERVATION AND STATUS OF THE CAYMAN BRAC PARROT AND WINTERING NEOTROPICAL MIGRANTS. Frederic J.
Burton, Patricia E. Bradley, E. J. Williams, and Trevor B. Baxter. .............................................. ................. 104
DEMOGRAPHIC IMPACTS OF HURRICANES ON CARIBBEAN SEABIRDS. J. W. Chardine andR. D. Morris. ............................... 105
AMAZONA PARROTS IN JAMAICA. HerhtzDavis and Susan Koening. ...................................... ..................... ................... 106
RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN HABITAT FRAGMENTATION AND BIRD COMMUNITIES IN THE BUFFER ZONE OF THE BLUE AND
JOHN CROW M OUNTAINS NATIONAL PARK (BJCMNP). Suzanne Davis ................................................................................. 107
CONTRIBUTION OF THE NATIONAL ZOOLOGICAL PARK TO AVIAN CONSERVATION IN HISPANIOLA. Simon Guerreo. ............... 107
CONSERVATION IMPLICATIONS OF STUDIES OF EVOLUTIONARY RELATIONSHIPS AMONG SOME CARIBBEAN BIRDS. Nedra
K lein ........................................................................................................... . . . . ............................................. 107
A CD-ROM GUIDE TO THE RESIDENT BIRDS OF THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC. Nicolds Lopez ............. .. ...................... 108
VALUES OF THE CONVENTION WETLANDS OF INTERNATIONAL IMPORTANCE. Herbert l ** ... ................................. 108
UPDATE ON THE WEST INDIAN WHISTLING-DUCK CONSERVATION. Lisa G. Sorenson ............................................................. 108
Preparation and Production of Education Materials for Avian Conservation in the Dominican Republic. E. Vazquez, K.
W allace, and R L orenzo. ..................................................................................... ...... .................................. .... ........................... 109
CONTROL OF THE SHINY COWBIRD (MOLOTHRUS BONARIENSIS): CAN IT IMPROVE THE REPRODUCTIVE SUCCESS OF RARE OR
ENDANGERED SPECIES? THE CASE OF THE YELLOW-SHOULDERED BLACKBIRD (AGELAIUSXANTHOMUS) IN PUERTO RICO.
E A Ventosa-F ebles, R Lopez, J. C am achoy A F alcon. ......................................................................................................... 110
RESTORATION AND HABITAT MANAGEMENT AT THE HUMACAO WILDLIFE REFUGE. PHASE I: HABITAT ASSESSMENTS AND
WETLAND MANAGEMENT PLAN. Francisco J. Vilella and M atthew J. Gray ....................................................................... 110
ARE HURRICANES A KEY FACTOR FOR THE ECOLOGY OF THE GUADELOUPE WOODPECKER? Pascal Villard. ........................... 111
THE THICK-BILLED VIREO: A CONSERVATION PERSPECTIVE FOR A WEST INDIES ENDEMIC. Marlene Walker. ......................... 112
IMPLICATIONS OF INTRODUCED PREDATORS AND PARASITES FOR THE PUERTO RICAN VIREO IN GUANICA FOREST, PUERTO
R IC O B etha ny L W oo d w o rth .................................... ............................................................................................................... 1 12
THE TIMING OF THE BREEDING SEASON IN THE BANANAQUIT (COEREBA FLAVEOLA) ON THE ISLAND OF GRENADA, WEST
IN D IE S J M W u n d erle. ......................... ........... .......................................................... ............................ .................... 1 13
HUM AN INTERACTIONS W ITH SEABIRDS IN THE C 11 1 1 i i .. .,................................................................. 113
GREMIOS TROFICOS DE LAS COMUNIDADES DE AVES RESIDENTS Y MIGRATORIAS EN DIFERENTES LOCALIDADES DE CUBA.
H ira m G o nza lez A lo n so ................................. .... ............................ .............. ...... ............................... ... ....... .... ....... 1 14
AREAS DE IMPORTANCIA PARA LA REPRODUCCION DE SPECIES MARINAS COLONIALES (CHARADRIIFORMES) EN CUBA.
Pedro Blanco
R odriguez, B arbara Sanchezy A H ernandez. ............................................................................................................................ 114
AREAS DE IMPORTANCIA REGIONAL PARA LAS AVES DEL ORDEN CHARADRIIFORMES EN CUBA. Pedro Blanco Rodriguez. ...... 114
AREAS DE INVIERNO DEL FRAILECILLO SILBADOR EN CUBA. Pedro Blanco Rodriguez. ............................................................. 114
COMPOSITION Y ABUNDANCIA DE LA AVIFAUNA EN DOS FORMACIONES VEGETABLES DE LA ALTIPLANICIE DE NIPE,
HOLGUIN, CUBA. Barbara Sanchez, Ramona Oviedo, Nils Navarro, Arturo Hernandez, Carlos Pe-a y Ernesto Reyes. ....... 115
ESTRUCTURA DE LA COMUNIDAD DE AVES EN LA ARROCERA DE SUR DEL JIBARO, SANCTI SPIRITS. Lourdes Mugica,
M martin A costa, D ennis D enis y P edro L. M artinez. ................................................................................................................ 115
RELACION ENTIRE LA MORFOLOGIA DEL SISTEMA DIGESTIVO CON LA DIETA EN EL COCO PRIETO PLEGADIS FALCINELLUS.
D ennis D enis, M martin A costa y Lourdes M ugica. ................................................................................................................. 115
ALIMENTACION DE B UBULCUS IBIS IBIS (AVES: ARDEIDAE) EN UN PASTIZAL DE LA PROVINCIA DE LA HABANA, CUBA.
M a ria E lena G a rcia R o m ero ............................................................................. .......................... ............................................... 1 16
LAS RAPACES EXTTNTASDE CUBA Y SU IMPORANCTA ECOT.OGTCA DURANTE EL. CUATERNARTO. Carlos ArredondoAntonez. .. 116








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CONSIDERACIONES SOBRE LA ACTIVIDAD TROFICA DE TYTO ALBA FURCATA Y LA NECESIDAD DE SU CONSERVATION. Carlos
A rre d o n d o A n to n ez ..................................................................................................................................................................... 1 16
SCO REPRESENTATIVE REPORTS
JA M A IC A S uza n n e D a vis. ............................................................................................................................................................... 1 17
TRIN IDAD A N D TOBAGO G erard A lleng. ................. ............................................................................................................... 118
SABA R EPORT. M artha W alsh-M cG ehee. .................... .............................................................................................................. 119
THE C A YM A N ISLAN D S. Trevor B axter. .......................................................................................................................................... 120
WHAT'S HAPPENING IN THE ENVIRONMENT COMMUNITY IN ANTIGUA-BARBUDA. Kevel Lindsay. ................ .................. 123
STATUS OF ORNITHOLOGICAL RESEARCH IN THE BAHAMAS. Carolyn Wardle. ........................................................................... 124
ACTIVIDADES DE CONSERVATION DE LA AVIFAUNA EN LA REPUBLICAN DOMINICANA EN 1997. Simon Guerrero. ................... 126
N E W S O F M E M B E R S ....................................................................................................................................... ..... ............... ..................... 12 7
REQUEST FOR ASSISTANCE ................................................................................................... 127
PO SITION S AN D O PPORTU NITIES A VAILA BLE ......................................................................................................................................... 127
M EETIN G S O F IN TERE ST .......................... ........................................................... ................................................................. .... ..... 127
JO R N A D A 30 A N IVE R SA R IO ......................................................... ...................................................................................................... 128
F O T O A V E ................................ 129............................................................................................................................................................................... 129.............. 129
NEW PUBLICATION
A TEACHER 'S G UIDE TO THE B IRDS OF JAM AICA ............................................................... .......................................................... 131
TALLER C IENCIA, SOCIEDAD Y M EDIO A M BIENTE .................................................................................. .......................................... 132
IN MEMORIAM: GEORGE A. SEAMAN, 1904-1997. Ro Wauer ...................................................... 133




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