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Wiley, James W
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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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Editor, 1988- James W. Wiley.
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Latest issue consulted: Vol. 15, no. 1 (spring 2002) (Surrogate)

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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
Artificial nests








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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








ELPITIRRE -Ten-Year Index, 1988-1997


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








ELPITIRRE -Ten-Year Index, 1988-1997


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








ELPITIRRE -Ten-Year Index, 1988-1997


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
cuatem ario. ............................... .................. 10(3): 116








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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.








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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
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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

VOLUME 5, NUMBER 1
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
FOREST FRAGMENTATION AND MINIMUM AREA REQUIREMENTS FOR BREEDING FOREST BIRDS IN THE UPPER FLORIDA








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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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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

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EL PITIRRE — Ten-Year Index, 1988–1997 2. EL PITIRRE 10–year Index 1988–1997 —Subject— A A guide to the birds of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands ... .................................................................................... 1(3):3 Abaco 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 Pu erto Rico .......................... 6(1):6 Actividad/ Activit y ................................................ 4(2):7, 10 Africanized honeybees In Greater An tilles .................................................. 8(1):7 Age .............................................................................. 3(3):5 Agelaius xanthomus Host of Shiny Co wbird ........................................... 4(2):4 Predation by American Kestrel .............................. 8(2):2 Recovery project ................... 4(3):9 ; 10(1):34; 10(3):110 Agricultural hab itat ..................................................... 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 agilis ...................................................... 10( 3):106 Conservation ............................................. 6(1):11; 8(3):9 Amazona brasiliensis Conservation ................................................. 6(1):7, 8, 11 Amazona collaria .................................................. 10( 3):106 Conservation ........................................................... 8(3):9 Amazona leucocephala ............................................... 7(3):8 Breeding .................................................................. 6(3):9 Nesting habita t ........................................................ 6(3):9 Captive breeding and popul ation status ................. 6(1):9 Conservación/Conservation ........ 4(2):8; 4(3):10; 6(1):10 Habitat management ............................................... 6(3):9 Population censu s ............................................... 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 Great Inagua ........................................................ 10(1):26 Reproductive biology and cons ervation 6(1):11; 10(1):26 Amazona leucocephala hesterna ............................10( 3):104 Amazona leucocephala leucocephala Conservation/Conservación ...................... 4(2):8; 6(1):10 Nesting habita t ........................................................ 6(3):9 Management ........................................................... 6(3):9 Sexual differences ................................................... 7(3):8 Amazona leucocephala palmarum Conservation/Conservación ...................... 4(2):8; 6(1):10 Habitat management ............................................... 6(3):9 Population ........................................................... 10( 1):24 Amazona ventralis Behavior .................................................................. 6(1):8 Breeding .................................................................. 9(1):5 Conservation ......................................................... 8(3):12 Development ........................................................... 6(1):8 DNA ........................................................................ 4(3):3 Reproduction .......................................................... 9(1):5 Reproduction and deve lopment .............................. 6(1):8 Amazona versicolor Behavior in captivity and conservation .................. 6(3):9 Conservation and ecology ...................................... 7(3):8 Amazona vittata Captive management .............................................. 7(1):7 Captive propagation ............................................... 2(3):5 DNA ........................................................................ 4(3):3 Hurricane effects on food ................................... 10(1):38 Microbial flora in nests ........................................... 7(3):6 Post-hurricane management ................................... 4(3):9 Potential as environm ental tool .............................. 7(1):3 Recovery ................................................... 7(3):4; 9(3):29 American Avocet Recurvirostra americana Cuba ........................................................................ 9(2):3 American Kestrel Falco sparverius Jamaica ............................................................... 10(1):11 Predation on Yellow-shoulde red Blackbird ........... 8(2):2 American Redstart Setophaga ruticilla Breeding in C uba .................................................... 9(3):5 Habitat segrega tion ................................................. 4(2):4 Anas bahamensis Abundance and habitat in Bahamas ..................... 6(1):12 Ecology and conservation .................................... 9(3):30 Population dynami cs ........................................ 10(3):104 Andros Island .................................................. 7(3):4; 9(3):8 Anilladas/ Anillamien to .......................................... 4( 2):7, 9 Antigua ...................................................................... 7(3):11 Biodiversity monitoring ......................................... 7(1):7 Conservation prio rities ............................................ 5(3):7 Forestry and Wildlife Legislation .......................... 2(1):3 White Stork Ciconia ciconia .................................. 7(1):2 Antigua and Bar buda .................................................. 14, 20 Additional records ................................................ 7(3):12 Changes in bird list ............................................... 7(3):11 Conservation prior ities ........................................... 5(3):9 Ruff Philomachus pugnax ...................................... 7(2):3 Antilles Française ........................................................ 7(3):9 Aquaculture ................................................................. 4(2):7 Ara ararauna Puerto Rico ............................................................. 9(1):3 Aratinga chloropterus Conservation ......................................................... 8(3):12 Aratinga nana Dominican Republic ..................................... 10(2):56, 57 Hispaniola ............................................................... 9(3):5 Aratinga pertinax ........................................................ 2(3):6 Archiépago de Sabana-Camagüey .. 4(2):9; 9(3):9; 10(1):22 Distribución, diversidad y abundancia de aves ..... 9(3):9; 10(1):22 Archipielago Cubano Clasificación numerica de communidades ........... 6(1):11 Área Protegida Cuba nacan .......................................... 6(3):7 Área Protegida Mil Cu mbres .................................... 7(3):10 Áreas Protegidas Cuba .......................................................... 5(3):10; 6(3):7 Artificial nests

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EL PITIRRE — Ten-Year Index, 1988–1997 3. Psittacids ................................................................. 7(3):7 Aruba Threatened seabirds ................................ 7(3):13; 8(3):14 Asio flammeus Greater Antilles ....................................................... 8(3):8 Asio 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 Ornitologico de Cuba ............... 6(3):2; 8(2):6; 9(3):30 Audubon’s [Black-headed] Oriole Icterus graduacauda Puerto Rico ............................................................. 9(2):2 Aura Tiñosa Cathartes aura aura ............................... 8(1):2 Censos en Cuba .................................................... 4(2):10 Aves Acuaticas Censo Cuba ............................................................. 6(3):4 Aves Carroñeras .......................................................... 4(2):9 Avitur ........................................................................... 6(3):7 Avoceta Recurvirostra americana Cuba ........................................................................ 9(2):3 Award, SCO .............................................................. 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 Great Inagua ........................................................ 10(1):26 Native and migratory birds ................................. 10(1):24 New Providence .................................................. 10(1):35 Rare 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 Great 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 bairdii Puerto Rico ............................................................. 5(1):3 Trinidad ................................................................... 4(1):3 Bananaquit Coereba flaveola Breeding seas on ................................................ 10(3):113 Cuba .................................................................... 10(1):16 Vocal behavior ...................................................... 6(1):10 Bandadas Mixtas forra jeando ................................. 9(2) :7, 9 Banding ......................................................... 5(3):12; 7(1):4 Andros Island, Ba hamas ......................................... 2(2):2 Cuba .................................................. 4(2):7, 9, 10; 5(3):4 Morant Cays, Ja maica .............................................2(2):7 Recoveries ............................................................... 7(1):4 Recoveries in C uba ........................................... 4(2):8, 10 Barbados .......................................................... 2(3):6; 6(1):3 Bare-legged Owl Gymnoglaux lawrencii Reproduction ......................................................... 3( 3):10 Barn Owl Tyto alba Trophic activity and c onservati on .................... 10(3):116 Behavior .............................. 4(2):7; 5( 2):2; 6(1):8; 10(3):97 Gray Kingbird Tyrannus dominicensis .............. 10(3):97 Nashville Warbler Vermivora ruficapilla .......... 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 Winter habitat ......................................................... 5(3):3 Bermuda .................................................................... 7(3):12 Bluebird popula tion ................................................ 7(3):8 Seabird status ...................................................... 10(1):36 Bibliography Jamaica ................................................................... 3(1):4 West Indian Ornithology ........................................ 1(4):2 Bijirita de Nashville Vermivora ruficapilla Conductuales ...................................................... 10( 2):62 Cuba .................................................................... 10(2):62 Bijiritas Migrator ias .................................................... 3(3):7 Biodiversity Antigua ................................................................... 7(1):7 Conservation ........................................................... 7(1):5 Directory of reference collections and specialists in Caribbean Biodivers ity ........................................... 7(2):5 Bird Collection Mana gers ........................................... 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 Conservation ............................................. 6(1):11; 8(3):9 Black-capped Petrel Pterodroma hasitata Cuba ........................................................................ 6(1):4 Hurricane effect s ................................................ 10(1):15 Black-cowled Oriole Icterus dominicensis Bahama Islands ................................................... 10(1):36 Black-legged Kittiwake Rissa tridactyla Hispaniola ........................................................... 10(2):59 Black Skimmer Rynchops niger Cuba ........................................................................ 4(2):5 Black Tern Chlidoneas niger Dominican 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 su rvey ....................................... 8(3):10 Habitat fragment ation ....................................... 10(3):107 Bobito de Cresta Myiarchus crinitus Cuba ........................................................................ 9(2):2 Boletin de Flora, Fauna y Áreas Silvestres ................. 1(3):4 Bombycilla cedrorum Cuba ........................................................................ 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.— Richard ffrench........................................................ 5(1):4 A l’écoute des oiseaux de Guadeloupe et de Martinique.— Patricia Hautcastel, Max Guerin, and Eric Igabille, under the direction of édouard Be nito-Espinal ................ 4(1):7 A l’écoutedes oiseaux de Guadeloupe et de Martinique— Patricia Hautcastel and Max Guérin, under the direction of édouard Benito-Esp inal .......................................... 4(1):8 A natural history atlas to th e cays of the U. S. Virgin Islands ..................................................................... 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 Blue Mountain gui de .............................................. 8(2):5 Checklist of the birds of Gu adeloupe, Martinique and their offshore islands/Liste des oiseaux de Guadeloupe, Martinique et de leurs dependances, by Philippe

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EL PITIRRE — Ten-Year Index, 1988–1997 4. Feldmann, Arnaud Le Dru, Claudie Pavis, and Pascal Villard ..................................................................... 9(1):8 Common birds of San Salvador Island, Bahamas, by Brian White ........................................................................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.— édouard Benito-Espin al. 1990. ................................4(1):6 Survey of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands – an eightyyear reassessment of the islands ’ natural history, edited by Julio C. Figue roa ....................................................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 Jorgé E. Saliva .......................................................................9(1):7 Brazil ........................................................................6(1):7, 8 Environmental education ........................................ 6(1):8 Breedi ng ................................................................. 10(3):114 Breeding biology ..........................3(3):7; 10(1):19; 10(2):53 Bahama Parrot Amazona leucocephala bahamensis .................................................................6(1):11; 10(1):26 Cuba .....................................................................10(2):69 Lesser Antillean Bullfinch Loxigilla noctis ............ 4(3):5 West Indian Woodpecker Melanerpes superciliaris ......... 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 Cuba ........................................................................ 8(3):2 Hispaniola ............................................................... 9(1):2 Broad-winged Hawk Buteo platypterus Habitat and space requi rements .............................. 9(1):6 Habitat loss ............................................................. 9(1):6 Population decline in Pu erto Rico .......................... 6(1):6 Bronze Mannikin Lonchura cucullata Morphological vari ation ......................................... 4(3):7 Brood parasitism ..................... 3(3):8; 4(2):4; 4(3):9; 8(3):3 Brown-headed Nuthatch Sitta pusilla Status ....................................................................... 7(1):5 Brown Noddy Anous stolidus Morant Cays ............................................................ 2(2):7 Brown Pelican Pelecanus occidentalis carolinensis Breeding in Cuba ................................................ 10(1):17 Brown-throated Parakeet Aratinga pertinax Colonization of Puer to Rico ................................... 2(3):6 Brown Violet-ear Colibri delphinae Status in Tobago ..................................................... 4(3):2 Bubo Anidació en Quintana Roo/ Nesting in Quintana Roo ...... 7(1):6 Bubulcus ibis Diet .................................................................... 10(3):116 Foraging behavior ................................................... 2(2):7 Roost 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 requi rements .............................. 9(1):6 Habitat loss ............................................................. 9(1):6 Status in Puerto Rico .............................................. 6(1):6 C Cabo Rojo ...................................................... 2( 3):6; 9(3):28 Cacatúa de Goffin Cacatua goffini Puerto Rico ......................................................... 10(2):54 Cacatua goffini Puerto Rico ......................................................... 10(2):54 Calidris bairdii Puerto Rico ............................................................. 5(1):3 Trinidad .................................................................. 4(1):3 Campephilus principalis Cuba ...................................3(3):7; 4(2): 11; 4(3):6; 6(3):8 Campylopterus ensipennis Behavioral ecology ............................................. 10(1):27 Status ...................................................................... 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 Cu ba ............................................... 9(3):5 Caprimulgus cubanensis Status ...................................................................... 7(1):5 Caprimulgus noctitherus Habitat .................................................................. 8(3):12 Interactions with mongoose ................................. 3( 3):10 Captive......................................................................... 2(3):5 White-crowned Pigeon Columba leucocephala ..... 4(3):6 Captive Propagati on .................................................... 2(3):5 Captividad/ Captiv ity .......................... 2(3):5; 4(3):6; 7(1):7 Capture Techniques Psittacids ................................................................. 6(1):8 Carib Grackle Quiscalus lugubris Foraging dynamics ................................................. 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 – Tr inidad ................................... 8(3):9 Exotic habitat ...........................................................8(3):9 Carnegie Museum of Natural History Summary of Caribbean specimens ........... 7(3):11; 8(3):5 Carpintero Real Campephilus principalis 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 Alimentación ...................................................... 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 Diet ................................................................... 10(3):116 Foraging behavior ................................................... 2(2):7 Roost use ................................................................ 2(2):8 Cave Swallow Hirundo fulva Cuba .......................................... 6(3):8; 7(3):11; 10(3):95 Predation of eggs ................................................ 10(3):95 Cavity use Parrots ..................................................................... 6(3):9 Woodpeckers .......................................................... 6(3):7 Cavity-nesting birds Bahama Islands ................................................... 10(1):20 Cayman Brac Cayman Brac Parrot Amazona leucocephala hesterna ..... 10(3):104 Neotropical migr ants ........................................ 10(3):104 Cayman Brac Parrot Amazona leucocephala hesterna ......... 10(3):104 Cayman Islands ............................................... 3(3):6; 9(1):8 Changes in avif auna ........................................... 10(1):23 Conservation ...... 5(3):10; 9(1):8; 9(3): 17; 10(3):104,120 Cay Sal Bank ........................................................... 10(1):32 Seabirds .............................................................. 10(1):32 Cayo Coco ................................................................... 6(3):5 Cayo Paredon Gra nde ................................................. 4(2):9 Cayo Sabinal

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EL PITIRRE — Ten-Year Index, 1988–1997 5. Aves de ................................................................... 9(3):9 Cedar Waxwing Bombycilla cedrorum Cuba ........................................................................ 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-Eugéne Jeanneret Collection Cuban birds ........................................................... 9(2):12 Checklist Martinique and Gu adeloupe ................................. 8( 3):15 Check-List of the birds of the West Indies Reissue 10(2):73 Chestnut Mannikin Lonchura malacca Cuba ........................................................................ 5(1):2 Chipping Sparrow Spizella passerina Cuba ........................................................................ 9(2):2 Chlidoneas niger Dominican Republic ........................................... 10(2):58 Chondrohierax wilsonii Status ................................................................... 10(1):25 Ciconia ciconia Antigua ................................................................... 7(1):2 Ciconiiformes Community in Cuba ................................................ 6(3):3 Ciego de Ávila ......................................................... 10(2):50 Avifauna ............................................................. 10(2):50 Ciénaga de Zapata ............. 4(2):7; 6(1):12; 6(3):4, 5, 7, 8, 9 Estudio ecologo-pais ajistico ................................... 6(3):4 Cigua Palmera Dulus dominicus Nidificación ............................................ 3(3):7 ; 10(1):14 Nido ........................................................ 9(3):7; 10(1):14 Plumaje ................................................................... 7(3):4 Status taxonomico ....................................... 2(3):7 ; 7(3):4 Citogeneticas ............................................................... 2(3):7 Coccyzus minor ........................................................... 2(2):6 Coco Rojo Eudocimus ruber Cuba ............................................................ 8(1):3; 9(3):8 Coereba flaveola Breeding season ................................................ 10( 3):113 Cuba .................................................................... 10(1):16 Vocal behavior ...................................................... 6(1):10 Coffee .........................................................................8(3):13 Colaptes fernandinae Reproducti on ......................................................... 6(1):12 Colibri delphinae Status in Tobago ..................................................... 4(3):2 Colinus virginianus “ cubanensis ” Origin ...................................................................... 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 Behavior ................................................................ 5(3):11 Captive behavior ................................................... 5(3):11 Captive management .............................................. 3(3):9 Development ........................................................... 2(3):4 Experimental releases ................................. 6(1):6; 8(1):5 Hematology and serum chemistry ............ 4(3):4; 5(3):11 Management ................................................. 2(1):23(3):9 Releases in Puerto Rico .................. 6(1):6; 7(1):9; 8(1):5 Status ....................................................................... 4(2):6 Taxonomy ............................................................... 4(3):8 Columba leucocephala Age and diet ................................................ 3(3):5; 8(1):5 Development and behavior ..................................... 4(3):6 Dispersal ................................................................. 4(3):5 Distribution and pr edation ...................................... 3(3):9 Feeding behavior .................................................... 7(1):4 Isla de la Juventud .................................................. 7(3):5 Movements ............................................................. 3(3):9 Population estimate ........................................ 5(3) :10, 12 Predation ................................................................. 3(3):9 Seed disperse rs ....................................................... 3(3):6 Status in Cuba ....................................................... 5(3):12 Columbid ......................................................... 2( 3):5; 4(2):3 Columbid Working Group .......................................... 4(1):5 1992 meeting repo rt ................................................ 5(1):6 Columbids Estimates of density and abundance ...................... 4(3):7 Puerto Rico ............................................................. 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 Jamaica ............................................................... 10(1):24 Community composition 2(3):7; 4(2):8; 6(3):6; 10(1):26; 10(3):115 Competition Nest ..................................................................... 10(2):70 Composición/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 República Dominicana ............................... 2(3):7; 7(1):9 Comunidad de Ciconiiformes Ecología .................................................................. 6(3):3 Comunidades de Aves del Archipielago Cuba ...................................................................... 6(1):11 Conducta ......................... 4(2):7 ; 4(3):6; 10(2) :62; 10(3):97 Conservación/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 Bahama Parrot ...................................................... 6(1):11 Cuba .......................................... 4(3):10; 5(3):10; 6(1):10 Dominican Republic/ República Dominicana ........ 8(3):8 Jamaica ........................... 5(3):11; 6(1):11; 8(3):9; 9(1):6 Molecular 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 Virgin Islands ......................................................... 6(2):2 Corvus palmarum Taxonomy ............................................................. 5( 3):15 Cotorra Cubana Amazona leucocephala ..................... 7(3):8 Censo .................................................................. 10(1):24 Conservación .............................. 4(2):8; 4(3):10; 6(1):10 Cria en cautiverio y esta do de poblacione s ............ 6(1):9 Diferenciación se xual ............................................. 7(3):8 Habitat .................................................................... 6(3):9 Manejo .................................................................... 6(3):9 Nidificación ............................................................ 6(3):9 Reproduci ón ....................................................... 5(1):3, 4 Cotorra de Hispaniola Amazona ventralis Conducta ................................................................. 6(1):8 Conservación ........................................................ 8(3):12 Desarrollo morfologico .......................................... 6(1):8

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EL PITIRRE — Ten-Year Index, 1988–1997 6. Nidificación ............................................................ 9(1):5 Reprodución ............................................................ 9(1):5 Reproductivo y desa rrollo ...................................... 6(1):8 Cotorra de Santa Lucia Amazona versicolor Comportamiento en cautiverio ............................... 6(3):9 Conservación .............................................. 6(3):9; 7(3):8 Cotorra Puertorriqueña Amazona vittata Proyecto de recuperación ............. 7(1):7; 7(3):4; 9(3):29 Crotophaga ani Alimentación ........................................................... 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 com ponent ................................... 4( 2):11 Breeding bird atlas ........................ 6(3):2; 8(2):6; 9(3):30 Brewster’s Warbler ................................................. 8(3):2 Conservation ......................................................... 9(3):19 Dinamica de la comunidad de aves/Dynamics of an avian community .............................................................. 6(3):4 Estudio Ecologo-Pais ajistico .................................. 6(3):4 Exotic species ..................................................... 10(2):55 Field guide .......................................................... 10(1):26 Migration ................................................................ 5(3):5 Principal areas of importance for birds/Principales áreas 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 ” Origin ...................................................................... 3(3):9 Cuban Bullfinch Melopyrrha nigra Population dynami cs ............................................... 4(2):7 Cuban field guide .................................................... 10(1):26 Cuban Gnatcatcher Polioptila lembeyei Diet ...................................................................... 10(2):68 Cuban Grassquit Tiaris canora Population dynami cs ............................................... 4(2):7 Cuban Green Woodpecker Xiphidiopicus percussus 6(3):7, 8 Cuban Kite Chondrohierax wilsonii Status ................................................................... 10(1):25 Cuban Parrot Amazona leucocephala ......................... 7(3):8 Breeding .................................................. 5(1):3, 4; 6(3):9 Captive breeding and popul ation status ................. 6(1):9 Conservation ............................... 4(2):8; 4(3):10; 6(1):10 Habitat management ............................................... 6(3):9 Nesting habita t ........................................................ 6(3):9 Population censu s ............................................... 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 Management ........................................................... 6(3):9 Nesting habita t ........................................................ 6(3):9 Sexual differences ................................................... 7(3):8 Cuban Parrot Amazona leucocephala palmarum Conservation ............................... 4(2):8; 4(3):10; 6(1):10 Habitat management ............................................... 6(3):9 Population ........................................................... 10( 1):24 Cuban Pygmy-Owl Glaucidium siju Reproduction ......................................................... 3( 3):10 Cuban Society of Zoology ........................................ 4(2):11 Cuban Tody Todus multicolor .................................... 8(1):4 Diet ...................................................................... 10(2):68 Nesting in cav e ................................................... 10(1):12 Culebra Island ............................................................. 3(3):6 Cyclarhis gujanensis Song variation ......................................................... 9(1):5 Cytogenetics ................................................................ 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 Dominican Republic ............................................. 10(1):2 Ecology ................................................................. 9(3):30 Habitat and home range ...................................... 10(1):33 Predation of artific ial nests ................................... 8(3):11 Status and ecology .................................. 9(3):30; 10(1):2 Dendrocygna bicolor Foraging and habitat use .................................... 10(1):31 Dendroica angelae Discovery ................................................................ 4(1):2 Dendroica petechia Genetic variation .................................................... 7(1):4 Densidad/ Density ....................................................... 2(3):7 Desarrollo morfologico ............................................... 4(3):6 Development ................................................... 2(3):4; 6(1):8 Dickcissel Spiza Americana ...................................... 8(3):12 Diet .............. 3(3):5; 4(3):6; 7(1):4; 8(1):5; 9(3):6; 10(2):68 Diferenciación sexual .................................................. 7(3):8 Dinamica poblaciona l ................................................. 6(3):4 Directory of Funding Sources in the Neotropics .... 10(1):41 Directory of Reference Collections and Specialists in Caribbean Biodivers ity ........................................... 7(2):5 Dispersa l ...................................................................... 7(1):4 Distribución/ Distributi on ........................... 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 Dominica ................................................................. 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 accidenta l birds ................................... 10(2):58 Dulus dominicus .......................................................... 2(3):7 Breeding .................................................. 3(3):7; 10(1):14 Natal plumage ......................................................... 7(3):4 Nest ......................................................... 9(3):7; 10(1):14 Taxonomic stat us ........................................ 2(3):7; 7(3):4 Dumetella carolinensis Puerto Rico ............................................................. 4(3):3 E Eastern Bluebird Sialia sialis Conservation in Bermuda ....................................... 7(3):8 Eastern Meadowlark Sturnella magna Natural history ........................................................ 4(2):9 Eastern Phoebes Sayornis phoebe Bahama Islands ....................................................... 9(2):4 Eastern Wood-Pewee, Contopus virens Virgin Islands ......................................................... 6(2):2 Ecología ......................................... 2(3):6; 7(3):6; 7(3):8, 10 Ecologia Integrada en Defensa de la Naturaleza, Meeting ... 1(3):2 Ecología reproduc tive ..................................... 2(3):6; 6(3):8 Ecología trófi ca ................................. 4(2):7; 10(3):114, 115 Ecología Tropical, Primero Taller Sobre .................. 4(2):11 Ecology ..................................................... 7(3):6; 7(3):8, 10 Lesser Antillean Bullfinch Loxigilla noctis ........... 4(3):5

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EL PITIRRE — Ten-Year Index, 1988–1997 7. White-tailed Sabrewing Campylopterus ensipennis .......... .................................................................. 8(3):9; 10(1):27 Ecosistemas urbanos ................................................. 9(3):29 Ecotourism ................................................ 9(3):26; 10(2):82 Ectoparasite ................................................................. 3(3):9 Education Committee .................................................. 1(4):2 Egretta garzetta Barbados ................................................................. 6(1):3 Elanoides forficatus forficatus Cuba ........................................................................ 8(3):4 Eleuthera .................................................................. 10(2):60 Elfin Woods Warbler Dendroica angelae Discovery ................................................................ 4(1):2 Empidonax Flycatchers Bahama Islands ....................................................... 9(2):4 Enseñanza de las Ciencias Biologicas en la Educación Superior I Taller Iberolatinoamericano ................ 4(2):11 Environmental education ............................................ 17, 22 Bahama Islands ....................................... 6(1):9; 10(1):37 Dominican Repub lic ......................................... 10(3):109 Jamaica ................................................................... 6(1):6 Environmental education and research Trinidad ............................................................... 10(1):17 Especies exoticas Cuba .................................................................... 10(2):55 Dominican Republic ..................................... 10(2):56, 57 Hispaniola ............................................................... 9(3):5 Jamaica ................................................................... 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 partiti oning .......................................... 10( 1):18 Eudocimus ruber Cuba ............................................................ 8(1):3; 9(3):8 Eulampis jugularis Copulati on ............................................................... 9(1):3 Euneornis campestris Nesting ................................................................ 10(1):30 Populations ........................................... 8(3): 11; 10(1):33 Eurasian Collared-Dove Streptopelia decaocto Cuba ............................................................ 3(4):2; 9(1):4 French Antille s ....................................................... 9( 3):2 Lesser Antilles ........................................................ 8(3):3 Nevis ....................................................................... 9(3):4 European Starling Sturnus vulgaris Competion with Jamaican Woodpecker ............. 10( 2):70 Jamaica ............................................................... 10(2):70 Evolutionary relati onships .................................... 10( 3):107 Exotic habitat .................................................. 3(3):8; 8(3):9 Exotic species Cuba .................................................................... 10(2):55 Dominican Republic ..................................... 10(2):56, 57 Hispaniola ............................................................... 9(3):5 Jamaica ....................................................... 2( 3):6; 4(3):6 Puerto Rico ....................................... 9(1):3; 10(2):54, 71 Exploitation/ Explotación ............................... 4(2):7; 6(3):6 Extinction ........................................................ 7( 1):3; 7(3):6 In West Indies ......................................................... 7(1):3 Exuma ........................................................................ 5(3):16 F Failecio Blanco Charadrius alexandrinus Cuba – breeding ...................................................... 6(3):3 Falco sparverius Jamaica ............................................................... 10(1):11 Predation of Yellow-shoulde red Blackbird ............ 8(2):2 Falcón Común Falco sparverius Depredación de Mari quitas .................................... 8(2):2 Falconiformes, banding recoveries in Cuba ............. 4(2):10 Feeding behavior ............................................. 2(2):7; 7(1):4 Ferminia cervarai ..................................................... 4(2):10 New locality and ecology ....................................... 6(3):8 Fernandina’s Flicker Colaptes fernandinae Reproduction ........................................................ 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 Ecología .................................................. 6(3):5; 10(1):22 Florida ................................. 3(3):5, 9; 4(3):5; 7(1):4; 7(3):8 Flycatcher Guild Resource partiti oning ............................................. 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 Montserrat ............................................................... 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 Antilles ............................................................ 9(3):2 Fulvous Whistling-Duck Dendrocygna bicolor Foraging and habitat use .................................... 10(1):31 Fundación Vida Silvestre Celebra Festival de las Aves ........ 8(1):11 Future of the Society of Caribbean Ornithology ...... 9(1):13 G Game birds Hunting statis tics .................................................... 7(3):9 Gavilán Cola de Tijera Elanoides forficatus forficatus Cuba ........................................................................ 8(3):4 Genetic variation Yellow Warblers Dendroica petechia .................... 7(1):4 Genetics ..................................................................... 8(3):12 Geotrygon chrysia Status and variation ................................................ 7(3):8 Geotrygon in Cuba ...................................................... 4(2):5 Glaucidium siju ......................................................... 3(3):10 Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus Digestive tract mo rphology .............................. 10( 3):115 Resource partiti oning ......................................... 10( 1):18 Goffin’s Cockatoo Cacatua goffini Puerto Rico ......................................................... 10(2):54 Golondrina de Cuevas Hirundo fulva Cuba .......................................... 6(3):8; 7(3):11; 10(3):95 Predation of eggs ................................................ 10(3):95 Gorrion de Cabeza Carmelita Spizella passerina Cuba ........................................................................ 9(2):2 Gorrión Inglés Passer domesticus Expansion geográfica – Puerto Rico ...................... 8(3):9 Gray Catbird Dumetella carolinensis Puerto Rico ............................................................. 4(3):3 Gray Kingbird Tyrannus dominicensis Behavior .............................................................. 10(3):97 Great Crested Flycatcher Myiarchus crinitus Cuba ........................................................................ 9(2):2 Great Inagua ............................................................ 10(1):26 Greater Antillean Nightjar Caprimulgus cubanensis . 7(1):5 Greater Antillean Pewee Contopus caribaeus Taxonomy ............................................................... 4(3):7 Greater Flamingo Phoenicopterus ruber

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EL PITIRRE — Ten-Year Index, 1988–1997 8. Ecology ................................................... 6(3):5; 10(1):22 Grenada Bananaquit Coereba flaveola ........................... 10( 3):113 Migrant and native birds ......................... 7(3):10; 8(3):10 Grenada Dove Leptotila wellsi .................................. 7(3):10 Group foraging dynami cs ............................................ 2(3):6 Growth ............................................................. 3(3):9; 4(3):8 Of birds in predator-f ree islands ............................. 6(1):4 Grulla Grus canadensis nesiotes Cuba ........................................................................ 8(1):3 Population censu s ............................................... 10(1):24 Grupo Ecologista Tingl a r.......................................... 7(3):13 Grupo Jaragua, Inc. ..................................................... 2(2):5 Grus canadensis nesiotes Cuba ........................................................................ 8(1):3 Population censu s ............................................... 10(1):24 Guacamayo Azul y Amarillo Ara ararauna Puerto Rico ............................................................. 9(1):3 Guadeloupe .................................. 8(2):2 ; 8(3):12; 10(3):111 Checklis t ............................................................... 8(3):15 Liste des ois eaux ................................................... 8(3):15 Guadeloupe Woodpecker Melanerpes herminieri Gene flow .............................................................. 8(3):12 Hurricanes and ec ology .................................... 10(3):111 Guanahacabibes ............................................... 5(3):4 ; 6(3):6 Guánica ........................................................................ 5(3):3 Long-term studi es ................................................... 5(3):3 Guaraguao de Bosque Buteo platypterus Habitat loss ............................................................. 9(1):6 Population decline in Pu erto Rico .......................... 6(1):6 Guatemala .................................................................... 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 haliaetus carolinensis Anidando en C uba .............................................. 10(2):64 Gymnoglaux lawrencii .............................................. 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 Belize .................................................................... 8(3):11 Habitat fragmentation ............................... 5(3):3 ; 10(3):107 Habitat segrega tion ...................................................... 4(2):4 Habitat use By landbird migrants in St. Croix .......................... 7(1):3 Puerto Rico ........................................................... 8(3):12 Trinidad ................................................................. 8(3):10 White-cheeked Pintail in Bahamas ....................... 6(1):12 Hairy Woodpecker Picoides villosus Bahama Islands ..................................................... 5(3):12 Haiti ........................................................................... 4(3):10 Heavy Metal ................................................................ 3(3):6 Helmitheros vermivorus .......................................... 10(1):27 Hematology ................................................... 4(3):4; 5(3):11 Hirundo fulva 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 Brewster’s Warbler ................................................. 9(1):2 Conservation, zoo cont ributions ....................... 10( 3):107 Olive-throated Parakeet Aratinga nana .................. 9(3):5 Hispaniolan Parakeet Aratinga chloroptera Conservación ........................................................ 8(3):12 Hispaniolan Parrot Amazona ventralis Behavior .................................................................. 6(1):8 Breeding .................................................................. 9(1):5 Conservation ......................................................... 8(3):12 Development ........................................................... 6(1):8 DNA ........................................................................ 4(3):3 Reproduction and developm ent .................. 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 Spindalis zena ................................... 5(3):14 Humacao Wildlife Re fuge .................................... 10(3):110 Human Handling ......................................................... 2(2):6 Human interactions with seabirds ......................... 10( 3):113 Humedales Cuba ............................................ 6(3):3 ; 7(3):6; 10(2):77 Hummingbirds Martinique .............................................................. 7(3):7 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 seab irds ....................... 10(1):15, 30; 10(3):105 Effect on thrasher breeding .................................. 5(3):13 Guadeloupe Woodpecker Melanerpes herminieri ............ 10(3):111 Hurricane Gilbert Effect on Jamaican birds ........................................ 2(3):6 Hurricane Hugo ........................................................... 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 Hispaniola ........................................................... 10(2):59 I Icterus dominicensis Bahama Islands ................................................... 10(1):36 Icterus graduacauda Puerto Rico ............................................................. 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" Weech ........................................ 5(3):19 James Bond (1900–198 9) ....................................... 2(1):2 Oscar T. "Bud" Owre ..............................................3(3):3 Rogelio García......................................................... 5(2):2 Instituto de Ecología y Sistemática ............................. 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 Jamaica ................................................................... 2(3):6 Martinique .............................................................. 7(3):7 Inventario/ Inventory Jamaica ................................................................... 9(1):6 Isla de la Juventud ........................... 6(3):7; 7(3):5; 10(1):24 Isla Providencia Vireo ....................................................................... 4(2):3 Isla San Andrés ........................................................... 4(2):3 Vireo ....................................................................... 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 Bermuda ................................................................ 7(3):12 Cayman Islands ...................... 9(1):8 ; 9(3):17; 10(3):120 Cuba ...................................................... 9(3):19; 10(1):39 Dominica .............................................................. 9(3):20 Dominican Repub lic ......................................... 10(3):126

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EL PITIRRE — Ten-Year Index, 1988–1997 9. Jamaica ............................................... 9( 3):21; 10(3):117 Saba ................................................................... 10(3):119 St. Lucia .................................................. 8(3):14; 9(3):24 Triniad and Tobago ............................ 9(3) :23; 10(3):118 Island Representatives Letter to ................................................................... 6(2):4 Ivory-billed Woodpecker Campephilus principalis Cuba ........................................................................ 4(3):6 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 communitie s ............................................... 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 cha nge ...................................... 7(1):6; 10(3):107 Ornithological problems ....................................... 7(3):10 Parrots and conservation ........................... 6(1):11; 8(3):9 Raptor migration ..................................................... 7(1):7 Jamaican Woodpecker Melanerpes radiolatus Competition with Europ ean Starling .................. 10( 2):70 Jocuma Mastichodendrum foetidissimum In diet of Cuban pigeons ......................................... 8(1):5 John Crow Mountains National Pa rk .. 8(3):10; 10(1):24, 31 Bird populations survey ........................ 8(3): 10; 10(1):31 Habitat fragment ation ....................................... 10(3):107 Juí de Puerto Rico Myiarchus antillarum Ecología 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 W ildlife Refuge ............. 3(3):2 Laguna Limón ............................................................. 2(3):7 Laguna Redonda .......................................................... 2(3):7 Larus ridibundus Bahama Islands ................................................... 10(2):60 Eleuthera ............................................................. 10(2):60 St. Lucia .................................................................. 5(2):4 Least Tern Sterna antillarum Jamaica ................................................................... 6(1):4 Status in Puerto Rico .............................................. 3(3):8 Legislation ................................................................. 9(3):16 Leptotila wellsi .......................................................... 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 swainsonii Cuba ........................................................................ 5(3):3 List of researchers and their ac tivities in the Caribbean 1(4):2 Little Egret Egretta garzetta Barbados ................................................................. 6(1):3 Lonchura cucullata Morphological varia tion ......................................... 4(3):7 Lonchura malacca Cuba ........................................................................ 5(1):2 Long Isla nd ............................................................. 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 Status .................................................................. 10(2):72 M Macaw conservati on ................................................... 3(3):4 Madám Saga Ploceus cucullatus .............................. 4(3):10 Habitos alimenta rios................................................ 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 Manual de campo .................................................... 10(1):44 Manual para Metodologias de Investigación y Tesis . 1(3):4 March, William T. Collections in Ja maica .......................................... 5(3):15 Margarops fuscatus Ectoparasites ........................................................... 3(3):9 Hurricane effects on re production ........................ 5( 3):13 Netherlands Antilles ( Margarops fuscatus bonariensis ) .. 10(3):103 Range .................................................................. 10(1):20 Maria Islands Rese rve ................................................. 1(2):2 Mariquita Agelaius xanthomus ................................... 4(3):9 Depredación ............................................................ 8(2):2 Martinique ............................................................... 4(1):7, 8 Avifaune sédentaire ................................................ 7(3):7 Checklis t ................................................... 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 herminieri Gene flow ............................................................. 8(3):12 Hurricanes and ec ology .................................... 10(3):111 Melanerpes radiolatus Competition with European Starling .................. 10(2):70 Melanerpes superciliaris ............................................ 6(3):7 Reproducción/Reproduction ................... 5(3) :12; 6(1):12 México ......................................................................... 4(2):9 Miches ......................................................................... 2(3):7 Microcomputers .......................................................... 3(1):6 Microhabitat ................................................................ 6(3):3 Migración/ Migration .......................... 5(3):5; 7(1):7; 7(3):9 Cuba ............................................................ 5(3):5; 7(3):9 Migrant ................................................ 3(3):6 ; 4(1):5; 5(3):2 Migrant warblers ......................................................... 9(2):7 Migratory birds ............................................... 5(3):2; 9(2):7 Cuba ........................................................................ 4(1):5 Mil Cumbres ............................................................. 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 Bahama Islands ....................................... 7(3):4; 10(1):21 Brood parasite of Puerto Rican Vireo .................... 4(3):9 Hosts in Cuba ......................................................... 8(3):3 Jamaica and Cayman Islands .................................. 3(3):6 Management ..................................................... 10( 3):110 Movements and ha bitat .......................................... 3(3):8 North Andros Island ............................................... 7(3):4

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EL PITIRRE — Ten-Year Index, 1988–1997 10. Yellow-shouldered Blackbird as host ........ 3(3):8; 4(2):4 Monitoreo/ Monitoring ............................................... 7(1):7 República Dominicana ............................... 6(3):5; 7(1):8 Montserrat Forestry and Wildlife Legislation ........................... 2(1):3 Hurrcane effects on birds ........................................ 7(3):5 Morant 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 Vireos .................................................................. 10(1):35 Mortality .................................................................... 7(3):11 Movement ...................................................................... 5, 19 Museo de Ciencias Naturales “Felipe Poey” .............. 25, 27 Museum collection in Cuba ........................................ 4(2):5 Myiarchus antillarum Breeding biology and growth ................................. 4(3):8 Reproductive ecol ogy ............................................. 2(3):6 Myiarchus crinitus Cuba ........................................................................ 9(2):2 N Nashville Warbler Vermivora ruficapilla Behavior .............................................................. 10(2):62 Cuba .................................................................... 10(2):62 Natal plumage ............................................................. 7(3):4 Negrito Melopyrrha nigra Dinamica poblaci onal ............................................. 4(2):7 NEOORN ................................................................ 10(1):40 Neotropical migrant birds ........................................... 5(3):6 BLM strategy .......................................................... 4(3):5 Cayman 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 Nesting ...................................................................... 4(3):10 Netherlands Antilles Pearly-eyed Thrasher Margarops fuscatus bonariensis .... 10(3):103 Nevis ............................................................................ 9(3):4 New Books A birder’s West Indies. An island-by-island tour, by Roland H. Wauer .................................................. 9(3):34 Contributions to West Indian herpetology — a tribute to Albert Schwartz, ed. by Robert Powell and Robert W. Henderson ............................................................. 9(3):34 Latin American research libra ries in natural history: a survey .................................................................... 8(3):15 Manual de campo para determinar las aves del Gran Parque Nacional “Sierra Maestra” y de los territorios aledaños .............................................................. 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 Nidificaci ón ................................................................. 3(3):7 Cuba ........................................ 6(3):7; 10(2):53; 10(2):69 Nido ......................................................................... 10(2):69 Reina Mora Spindalis 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 Nutrition ...................................................................... 4(3):6 Nyctanassa violacea Nesting on Palmchat nest ................................... 10(1):14 O Oiseaux de Guadeloupe et de Martinique Checklist 8(3):15 Olive-throated Parakeet Aratinga nana Dominican Republic ..................................... 10(2):56, 57 Hispaniola ............................................................... 9(3):5 Orange-crowned Warbler Vermivora celata Cuba .................................................................... 10(3):95 Orangequit Euneornis campestris ............................... 23, 29 Nesting ................................................................ 10(1):30 Populations ........................................... 8(3): 11; 10(1):33 Oriente Warbler Teretistris fornsi Diet ..................................................................... 10(2):68 Reproduction ...................................................... 10( 2):69 Osprey Pandion haliaetus Nesting in Quinta na Roo ........................................ 7(1):6 Osprey Pandion haliaetus carolinensis Breeding in Cuba ................................................ 10(2):64 Otus nudipes Populations ........................................................... 5( 3):14 P Palm Crow Corvus palmarum Taxonomy ............................................................. 5( 3):16 Palmas barrigonas Colpothrinax wrightii Uso de las cavid ades ............................................... 6(3):7 Palmchat Dulus dominicus Breeding .................................................. 3(3):7; 10(1):14 Natal plumage ......................................................... 7(3):4 Nest ......................................................... 9(3):7; 10(1):14 Taxonomic stat us ........................................ 2(3):7; 7(3):4 Yellow-crowned Night-Heron interaction ......... 10(1):14 Paloma Coronita Columba leucocephala Desarrollo y conduc tual ......................................... 4(3):6 Paloma Sabanera Columba inornata Cautivos ............................ 2(3):4; 4(3):4; 3(3):9; 5(3):11 Conducta ............................................................... 5( 3):11 Liberación experimental ................. 6(1):6; 7(1):9; 8(1):5 Manejo .................................................................... 3(3):9 Status ...................................................................... 4(2):6 Taxonomi a .............................................................. 4(3):8 Pandion haliaetus Anidació en Quintana Roo ..................................... 7(1):6 Pandion haliaetus carolinensis Breeding in Cuba ................................................ 10(2):64 Parasitism .............................................................. 10(3):112 Pardirallus maculatus Jamaica ................................................................... 7(3):2 Parque Nacional del Este ............................................ 7(1):8 Parque Nacional de Lo s Haitises ................................ 2(3):7 Parque Zoológico Nacional ........................................ 6(3):9 Cuba — inventory of birds ..................................... 4(2):5 Parrot Specialist Group, Cur itiba, 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 — Puer to Rico ........................... 8(3):9 Pearly-eyed Thrasher Margarops fuscatus ................. 2(2):6 Ectoparasite s ........................................................... 3(3):9

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EL PITIRRE — Ten-Year Index, 1988–1997 11. Hurricane effects on re production ........................ 5( 3):13 Netherlands Antilles ( Margarops fuscatus bonariensis ) .............................................................................10( 3):103 Range .................................................................. 10(1):20 Pechero Teretistris fornsi Alimentación ....................................................... 10(2):68 Reprodución ........................................................ 10( 2):69 Pelagic birds Dominica ............................................................. 10(2):60 Pelecanus occidentalis carolinensis Breeding in Cuba ................................................ 10(1):17 Pelícano Norteamericano Pelecanus occidentalis carolinensis Cría en Cuba ....................................................... 10(1):17 Peligro de Extinción Cuba ........................................................................ 7(3):6 Puerto Rico ............................................................. 9(1):6 Peninsula de Hicacos .................................................. 4(2):6 Perico de Hispaniola Aratinga chloroptera Conservación ........................................................ 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 Tobago .................................................................... 4(2):2 Phenology .................................................... 7(3):9; 10(1):38 Philomachus pugnax Antigua-Barbuda .................................................... 7(2):3 Philornis agustifrons ................................................... 3(3):9 Phoenicopterus ruber Cuba ........................................................ 6(3):5; 10(1):22 Pic De Guadeloupe Melanerpes herminieri Gene flow .............................................................. 8(3):12 Hurricanes and ec ology .................................... 10(3):111 Picoides villosus Bahama Islands ..................................................... 5(3):12 Pinar del Río ................................................................ 6(3):6 Piping Plover Charadrius melodus Census ..................................................................... 3(1):7 Cuba ...................................... 8(3):2; 10(1) :13; 10(3):114 Pitons, St. Luci a .................................................... 10(3):102 Plain Pigeon Columba inornata Captive behavior ................................................... 5(3):11 Development ........................................................... 2(3):4 Experimental releases ................................. 6(1):6; 8(1):5 Hematology and serum chemistry ............ 4(3):4; 5(3):11 Management ........................................................... 3(3):9 Recovery ................................................................. 2(1):2 Releases in Puerto Ri co .............................. 6(1):6; 7(1):9 Status ....................................................................... 4(2):6 Taxonomy ............................................................... 4(3):8 Plegadis falcinellus Digestive tract mor phology .............................. 10( 3):115 Resource partiti oning .......................................... 10( 1):18 Ploceus cucullatus Diet .......................................................................... 2(3):7 Nesting habits ....................................................... 4(3):10 Población ....................................................... 4(2):7; 5(3):14 Point Counts Jamaica ............................................................... 10(1):31 Southeastern United States ..................................... 8(3):8 Polioptila lembeyei Diet ...................................................................... 10(2):68 Pomarine Jaeger Stercorarius pomarinus Guatemala ............................................................... 6(1):2 Population .................................................... 7(1):8 ; 10(1):33 Population census Cuban Parrot and Sandh ill Crane ....................... 10(1):24 Puerto Rican Scre ech-Owl ................................... 5(3):14 Population change ................................................... 10( 1):23 Belize .................................................................... 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 Rico ............................................................. 7(3):7 Population status ......................................................... 6(1):9 Predation ............................... 3(3):9; 8(3):11; 10( 3):95, 112 Predator-free Isla nds ................................................... 6(1):4 President’s Commentary ........................... 9(1):17; 10(2):82 Primates Impacts on bird ha bitats ......................................... 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 meeti ng – 1991 ...................................... 4( 3):10 Psittacine Works hop ................................................... 5(1):6 Psittacines Capture techniques ................................................. 6(1):8 Pterodroma hasitata Cuba ........................................................................ 6(1):4 Hurricane effect s ................................................ 10(1):15 Puerto Rican Flycatcher Myiarchus antillarum Breeding biology and growth ................................. 4(3):8 Reproductive ecol ogy ............................................. 2(3):6 Puerto Rican Nightjar Caprimulgus noctitherus Habitat .................................................................. 8(3):12 Interactions with mongoose ................................. 3( 3):10 Puerto Rican Parrot Amazona vittata Captive management .............................................. 7(1):7 Captive propagation ............................................... 2(3):5 DNA ........................................................................ 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 environm ental tool .............................. 7(1):3 Recovery ................................................... 7(3):4; 9(3):29 Río Abajo avia ry .................................................... 3(3):4 Puerto Rican Screech-Owl Otus nudipes Population ............................................................. 5( 3):14 Puerto Rican Vireo Vireo latimeri Host of Shiny Co wbird ........................................... 4(3):9 Introduced predators a nd 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 Game species .......................................................... 2(3):5 Hawk population dec lines ...................................... 6(1):6 Records of bi rds ...................................................... 7(1):2 Registros de av es .................................................... 7(1):2 White-cheeked Pintail Anas bahamensis ......... 10(3):104 Purple-throated Carib Eulampis jugularis Copulation .............................................................. 9(1):3 Q Quintana Roo .............................................................. 7(1):6 Anidació de Pandion y Bubo ................................. 7(1):6 Colonias de an idación ............................................ 7(1):6 Quiscalus in Cuba ....................................................... 4(2):4 Quiscalus lugubris

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EL PITIRRE — Ten-Year Index, 1988–1997 12. 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 Recapture s ................................................................... 2(2):7 Recovery/ Recuperadas 2(1):2 ; 4(2):10; 4(3):9; 9(3):29; 10(1):34 Recurvirostra americana Cuba ........................................................................ 9(2):3 Red-footed Boobies Sula sula Breeding at White Cay ......................................... 8(3):13 Red-necked Phalarope Phalaropus lobatus Dominican Republic ............................................... 9(3):6 Puerto Rico ............................................................. 5(1):3 Red-tailed Amazon Amazona brasiliensis Conservation ....................................................... 6(1):7, 8 Reina Mora Spindalis zena Nidos y huevos ..................................................... 5(3):14 Relative Abundan ce .................................................... 4( 2):3 Reprodución/ 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 Bahama Parrot ...................................................... 6(1):11 Reproductive ecology ......... 2(3):6 ; 5(1):3; 6(3) :8; 10(2):69 República 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 Conservación/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 accidenta l birds .................................... 10(2):58 Research project s ........................................................ 2(2):5 Reserva de la Biosfera “C uchillas del To a” ............... 5(2):2 Reserva de la Biosfera Baconao ..... 6(3):6; 10(2):52, 53, 69 Breeding/ Nidificación ........................... 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 Partitioni ng .............................................. 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 Hispaniola ........................................................... 10(2):59 Rocklands Wildlife Sa nctuary .................................... 3(1):6 Roosevelt Roads Naval Station ................................... 2(2):4 Roost ............................................................................ 2(2):8 Roseate Tern Sterna dougallii .................................... 3(3):5 Breeding biology .................................................... 4(3):8 Ruff Philomachus pugnax Antigua-Barbuda .................................................... 7(2):3 Rufous-browed Peppershrike Cyclarhis gujanensis Song variati on ......................................................... 9(1):5 Rynchops niger Cuba .........................................................................4(2):5 S Sabana Archipelago Bird distribution, divers ity, and abundan ce .......... 9(3):9; 10(1):22 Sabana-Camagüey Archipelago ...... 4(2):9; 9(3):9; 10(1):22 Sabanero Sturnella magna Ciclo de vida ........................................................... 4(2):9 Saffron Finch Sicalis flaveola Cuba .................................................................... 10(2):55 Salt River Bay ............................................................. 1(1):2 San Salvador ............................................................... 9(1):7 Sancti Spíritus ......................................................... 6(3):3, 6 Sandhill Crane Grus canadensis nesiotes Cuba ........................................................................ 8(1):3 Population ............................................... 8(1):3 ; 10(1):24 Santiago de Cuba ........................................................ 6(3):3 Sayornis phoebe Bahama Islands ....................................................... 9(2):4 Scarlet Ibis Eudocimus ruber Cuba ............................................................ 8(1):3; 9(3):8 Seabirds ....................................................................... 2(2):6 Aruba ...................................................... 7(3):13; 8(3):14 Bermuda .............................................................. 10(1):36 Cay Sal Bank ...................................................... 10(1):32 Cuba ........................................................................ 3(3):7 Cyclones and sex ................................................ 10(1):30 Exuma Land and Sea Park, Bahamas ................... 5(3):16 Human interacti ons ........................................... 10(3):113 Hurricanes and repr oduction ............................ 10( 3):105 Nesting in southern Cuba ....................................... 3(3):7 Seasonal abundances ................................................... 3(3):6 Seasonal diet ............................................................... 3(3):5 Second Symposium on Z oology ................................. 3(2):2 Seed dispersi on ........................................................... 3(3):6 Serum chemistry ......................................................... 4(3):4 Setophaga ruticilla Breeding in Cuba .................................................... 9(3):5 Jamaica ................................................................... 4(2):4 Sexual differences ....................................................... 7(3):8 Sexual habitat segreg ation .......................................... 4(2):4 Sharp-shinned Hawk Accipiter striatus Population decline in Pu erto Rico .......................... 6(1):6 Shiny Cowbird Molothrus bonariensis Bahama Islands ................................................... 10(1):21 Brood parasite of Puerto Rican Vireo .................... 4(3):9 Cuba ........................................................................ 8(3):3 Florida ......................................................................2(2):7 Hosts in Cuba ......................................................... 8(3):3 Jamaica and Cayman Islands .................................. 3(3):6 Management ..................................................... 10( 3):110 Movements and ha bitat .......................................... 3(3):8 North Andros Island ............................................... 7(3):4 Yellow-shouldered Blackbird as host ........ 3(3):8; 4(2):4 Shorebirds ................................................................... 3(3):6 Short-eared Owl Asio flammeus Greater Antilles — re view ..................................... 8(3):8 Sialia sialis Conservation in Bermuda ....................................... 7(3):8 Sicalis flaveola Cuba .................................................................... 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 Ac t ..................................................................... 2(2):4 Simposio de Zoologia ................................................. 4(2):4 Simposio de Zoologia, III ......................................... 7(3):12 Sinsontillo Polioptila lembeyei Alimentación ...................................................... 10(2):68 Sister Forest s ............................................................... 5(3):4 Sitta pusilla Status ...................................................................... 7(1):5 Smooth-billed Ani Crotophaga ani Diet ......................................................................... 9(3):6

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EL PITIRRE — Ten-Year Index, 1988–1997 13. 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 — Ja maica 1990 .......................... 3(3):2 Annual meeting — Puerto Ri co 1992 ........ 5(1):5; 5(2):5 Annual meeting — St. Croix 1987 ......................... 1(3):2 Annual meeting — St. Luci a 1991 ............. 4(1):8; 4(3):4 Annual meeting — Trin idad 1995 ........................ 8( 3):17 Constitution Ammend ments ............................... 10(1):40 Keynote address — Bahama Islands 1996 ........... 9(3):12 New name ............................................................... 1(4):2 Problems and recommendations ............................. 8(1):8 Proposed ammendment to constitution .............. 10( 1):40 Proposed constitution change s ............. 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 fl ats ............................................... 9(3):28 Caño Tiburones ..................................................... 9(3):27 Conservation of White-cheeked Pintail ................ 9(3):25 Death of R. T. Peterson ........................................ 9(3):29 Especies exóti cas .................................................. 9(3):27 Tourism ................................................................. 9(3):26 Software .................................................................. 10(2):52 Sooty Tern Sterna fuscata Morant Cays ............................................................ 2(2):7 Spindalis zena Evolutionary relationshi p ................. 10(1):29; 10(3):107 Nest and eggs ........................................................ 5(3):14 Taxonomic status .................................................. 4( 2):11 Spiza Americana ........................................................ 8(3):12 Spizella passerina Cuba ........................................................................ 9(2):2 Spotted Rail Pardirallus maculatus Jamaica ................................................................... 7(3):2 St. Andrew’s Island ......................................... 4(2):3; 7(1):9 St. Andrew Vireo Vireo caribaeus Vocal behavior ........................................................ 7(1):9 St. Croix .......................................................... 1(1):2; 7(1):3 St. Kitts .................................................................... 10(2):72 St. Kitts Bullfinch Loxigilla portoricensis grandis Status ................................................................... 10(2):72 St. Lucia 1(2; [Supplement]):7; 2(1; [Supplement]):7; 6(3):9; 7(3):3; 10(3):102 Common Black-heade d Gull .................................. 5(2):4 St. Lucia Parrot Amazona versicolor Behavior in cap tivity .............................................. 6(3):9 Conservation ............................................... 6(3):9; 7(3):8 Starnoenas ................................................................... 4(2):5 Status ......................................................................... 5, 8, 16 Brown Nuthatch Sitta pusilla ................................. 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 Vireos ................................................................ 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 Guatemala ............................................................... 6(1):2 Sterna antillarum Nest sites in Ja maica ............................................... 6(1):4 Status in Puerto Rico .............................................. 3(3):8 Sterna dougallii Breeding biology .................................................... 4(3):8 Streptopelia decaocto Cuba ............................................................ 3(4):2; 9(1):4 French Antille s ....................................................... 9( 3):2 Lesser Antilles ........................................................ 8(3):3 Nevis ....................................................................... 9(3):4 Stripe-headed Tanager Spindalis zena Evolutionary relationshi p ................. 10(1):29; 10(3):107 Nest and eggs ........................................................ 5(3):14 Taxonomic status .................................................. 4( 2):11 Structure of s ubniche .................................. 4(2):7, 8; 6(3):3 Sturnella magna Natural history ........................................................ 4(2):9 Sturnus vulgaris Jamaica ............................................................... 10(2):70 Stygian Owl Asio stygius siguapa Ecology in Cuba ................................................... 7(3):10 Subnicho structur al ..................................... 4(2):7 , 8; 6(3):3 Sula sula Breeding at White Cay ......................................... 8(3):13 Supertramp .................................................................. 2(2):6 Survey ............................................. 4(2):10; 8(3):10; 9(1):6 Point count s ............................................ 8(3):8 ; 10(1):31 Survival ....................................................................... 3(3):9 Swainson’s Warbler Limnothlypis swainsonii Cuba ........................................................................ 5(3):3 Swallow-tailed Kite Elanoides forficatus forficatus Cuba ........................................................................ 8(3):4 Symposium on Forests of Puer to Rico, Second ......... 3(1):6 Symposium on the Natural History of the Bahamas, 5th ....... 6(2):4 T Tachycineta cyaneoviridis ........................................ 9(1):18 Breeding and natural history .............................. 10(1):19 Tachymarptis melba Guadeloupe ............................................................. 8(2):2 St. Lucia .................................................................. 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 Teretistris fornsi ...................................................... 10(2):69 Diet ..................................................................... 10(2):68 Reproduction ...................................................... 10( 2):69 Terns ............................................................................ 2(2):6 Thick-billed Vireo Vireo crassirostris Conservation ..................................................... 10( 3):112 Inter-island variation .......................................... 10(1):35 Tiaris canora Population dynami cs .............................................. 4(2):7 Tiaris olivacea Population dynami cs .............................................. 4(2):7 Tobago ........................................................... 4(2):2; 8(3):10 Brown Violet-ear Colibri delphinae ...................... 4(3):2 Tobago Striped Owl Rhinoptynx clamator oberi ... 7(1):7 White-winged Sabrewing Campylopterus ensipennis ...... 8(3):9; 10(1):27 Tobago Striped Owl Rhinoptynx clamator oberi ....... 7(1):7 Todus multicolor ......................................................... 8(1):4 Diet ..................................................................... 10(2):68 Nesting in cav e ................................................... 10(1):12 Torcaza Cabeciblanca Columba leucocephala Poblaciones en la Isla de la Juventud ....... 5(3):12; 7(3):5 Tórtola Streptopelia decaocto Cuba ............................................................ 3(4):2; 9(1):4 Tourism ..................................................... 9(3):26, 10(2):82 Tourterelle a Queue Carree Zenaida aurita Phenologie de la re production ................................ 7(3):9 Training bird watching guides Dominican Republic ........................................... 10(1):34

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EL PITIRRE — Ten-Year Index, 1988–1997 14. Tringa glareola Barbados ................................................................. 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 Conservation ........................................................... 3(3):2 Tyrannus dominicensis Behavior .............................................................. 10(3):97 Tyto alba Trophic activity and cons ervation .................... 10( 3):116 U U. S. D. A. Forest Service Neotropical migratory birds ................................... 4(3):5 U. S. Navy ................................................................... 2(2):4 Urban ecosystem ....................................................... 9(3):29 V Variabilidad/ Variability Nidos y huevos/eggs and nest .............................. 5(3):14 Variación morfologica ................................ 7(3):8; 10(1):35 Venezuela ...................................................... 7( 3):7; 8(3):11 Vermivora celata Cuba .................................................................... 10(3):95 Vermivora ruficapilla Behavior in Cuba ................................................ 10(2):62 Vermivora virginiae Bahama Islands ....................................................... 7(2):2 Vieques Islands ........................................................... 9(1):7 Village Weaver Ploceus cucullatus Diet .......................................................................... 2(3):7 Nesting habits ....................................................... 4(3):10 Vireo Islas San Andrés and Providencia .......................... 4(2):3 Phylogenetic relati onships ................................ 10(3):103 Status ..................................................................10(3) :103 Vireo altiloquus Song differentiation and me me flow ...................... 7(3):6 Vireo caribaeus ........................................................... 7(1):9 Vireo crassirostris Conservation ..................................................... 10( 3):112 Inter-island variation .......................................... 10(1):35 Vireo latimeri Host of Shiny Cowbird ......................... 4(3):9; 10(3):112 Introduced predators a nd parasites ................... 10( 3):112 Virgin Islands .............................................................. 8(2):4 Field guide .............................................................. 1(3):3 Virginia’s Warbler Vermivora virginiae Bahama Islands ....................................................... 7(2):2 Vocal Behavior Bananaquit Coereba flaveola ............................... 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 caribaeus .......................... 7(1):9 W Warble fly .................................................................... 3(3):9 Waterbirds Cuba ........................................................................ 7(3):6 Jamaica ................................................................... 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 Dominican Republic ............................................. 10(1):2 Ecology ................................................................. 9(3):30 Habitat and home range ...................................... 10(1):33 Predation of artific ial 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 supeciliaris .... 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 mort ality ....................................... 7(1):4 Recoveries .............................................................. 7(1):4 Resource partiti oning ......................................... 10( 1):18 White Stork Ciconia ciconia Antigua ................................................................... 7(1):2 White-breasted Thrasher Rhamphocinclus brachyurus Status .................................................................... 5(3):13 White-cheeked Pintail Anas bahamensis Abundance and habita t use ................................... 6(1):12 Ecology and conservation .................................... 9(3):30 Population dynami cs ........................................ 10(3):104 White-chinned Thrush Turdus aurantius Life history ............................................................. 3(3):6 White-crowned Pigeon Columba leucocephala Age and diet ................................................ 3(3):5; 8(1):5 Development and behavior ..................................... 4(3):6 Dispersal ................................................................. 4(3):5 Feeding behavior .................................................... 7(1):4 Movements ............................................................. 3(3):9 Population estima te .............................................. 5(3):10 Population status in Cuba ..................................... 5(3):12 Populations in the Isla de la Juventud .................... 7(3):5 Predation and dist ribution ...................................... 3(3):9 Seed disperse rs ....................................................... 3(3):6 White-crowned Sparrow Zonotrichia leucophrys gambelli Cuba .................................................................... 10(2):63 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 provisioni ng ................................................... 2(3):5 Radio-tracking ........................................................ 2(3):5 Status .................................................................. 10(3):98 Wild bird bills ........................................................... 4( 3):13 Wild Bird Conservation Act of 1992 .......................... 7(2):5 Wildlife management program ................................. 9(2):13 Wildlife Management Techniques Manual Version Española .................................................... 1(3):4 Wildlife policy and legi slation .................................. 9(3):16 Wilson’s Phalarope Phalaropus tricolor Tobago .................................................................... 4(2):2 Winter Distribution ......................................... 5(3):2; 7(1):5 Winter Habitat Belize ...................................................................... 5(3):3 Wood Sandpiper Tringa glareola Barbados ................................................................. 6(1):3 Wood Thrush Hylocichla mustelina Hispaniola ........................................................... 10(2):59 Workshop .................................................................. 8( 1):10 Experimental de estudios de aves migratorias ....... 4(1):5 Macaw manageme nt ............................................... 3(3):4 Wildlife biology microcomputers .......................... 3(1):6 Wildlife policy and le gislation ............................. 9(3):16

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EL PITIRRE — Ten-Year Index, 1988–1997 15. Worm-eating Warbler Helmitheros vermivorus ..... 10(1):27 X Xiphidiopicus percussus .......................................... 6(3):7, 8 Y Yaguasa Criolla Dendrocygna arborea Status y ecología ................................................... 9(3):30 Yaguaza Antillana Dendrocygna arborea República Domini cana ......................................... 10(1):2 Yellow Warblers Dendroica petechia Genetic variation ..................................................... 7(1):4 Yellow-billed Parrot Amazona collaria ................ 10( 3):106 Conservation ............................................. 6(1):11; 8(3):9 Yellow-crowned Night-Heron Nyctanassa violacea Nesting on Palmchat nest ................................... 10(1):14 Yellow-faced Grassquit Tiaris olivacea Population dynami cs ............................................... 4(2):7 Yellow-shouldered Blackbird Agelaius xanthomus Host of Shiny Cowbir d ............................... 3(3):8; 4(2):4 Predation ................................................................. 8(2):2 Recovery project ................... 4(3):9 ; 10(1):34; 10(3):110 Use of exotic ha bitat ............................................... 3(3):8 Youth Educating Youth .............................................. 6(1):6 Z Zapata Wren Ferminia cerverai Breeding ................................................................ 4(2):10 New locality and ecology ....................................... 6(3):8 Zenaida aurita .............................................................. 7(3):9 Banding studies .................................................... 5(3):12 Zenaida Dove Zenaida aurita ..................................... 7(3):9 Banding studies .................................................... 5(3):12 Breeding phenology ............................................... 7(3):9 Zonotrichia leucophrys gambelli Cuba .................................................................... 10(2):63 Zoodom Contribution to conservation ............................ 10(3):107

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EL PITIRRE — Ten-Year Index, 1988–1997 16. EL PITIRRE 10-year Index 1988–1997 –Author– A Abreu, Eduardo See Llanes y Abreu Acosta-Cruz, Martín Acosta Cruz, Martín y L. Mugica. Influencia del microhabitat en la estructura de la comunidad de ciconiiformes que habita los arrocera del Jibaro en la provincia de Sancti Spíritus, Cuba.......................... 6(3):3 Acosta Cruz, Martín, Lourdes Mugica Valdés y Armando Albo. Resultados preliminares sobre el status y algunos aspectos ecológicos de la Yaguasa Criolla ( Dendrocygna arborea ) en Cuba. ............ 9(3):30 Acosta, M., Lourdes Mugica y Giselle Alvarez. Ecología trófica de las principales especies de aves que afectan el cultivo del camaron blanco en Tunas de Zaza.................................................................... 4(2):7 Acosta, M., Lourdes Mugica, C. Juárez y Elvia Jiménez. Consideraciones ecologicas sobre la comunidad de aves carroñeras de Cuba y México..4(2):9 Acosta, Martín, Lourdes Mugica, C. Mancina, and X. Ruíz. Resource partitioning between Glossy Ibis and White Ibis in a rice field system in south-central Cuba.................................................................... 10(1):18 Acosta Cruz, Martín y Orlando Torres Fundora.Captura de un Coco Rojo ( Eudocimus ruber ; Aves: Threskiornithidae) al norte de Ciego de Ávila, Cuba. 9(3):8 See Blanco et al. ; Dennis et al. ; González et al. ; Mugica y Acosta; Mugica et al. Acosta Rodríguez, E. A. See Hernández et al. Adderley, E. See Ferguson et al. Agulera, Rafaela Agulera, Rafaela, Daysi Rodríguez y Bárbara Sánchez. Composición sistematica de la collección de aves (pieles) del Instituto de Ecología y Sistemática ..... 4(2):5 Alayón García, Giraldo Alayón García, Giraldo. Observaciones conductuales en algunas aves de la Reserva de la Biosfera “Cuchillas del Toa” (Guantánamo-Holguín, Cuba) ................ 5(2):2 Alayón, Giraldo, and Orlando H. Garrido. Current status of the Ivory-billed Woodpecker ( Campephilus principalis ) in Cuba ............................................. 4(2):11 Albo, Armando. See Acosta et al. Albomoz, M. See Rojas-Suárez et al. Alfonso, A. See Soto et al. Allen, Paul E. Allen, Paul E. Breeding biol ogy and natural history of the Bahama Swallo w .......................................... 10(1):19 Allen, Paul E., and S. M. Hitchcox. Impact of forest management options on cavity-nesting birds in the Bahamas ............................................................. 10(1):20 Alleng, C. A. See Alleng and Alleng Alleng, Gerard P. Alleng, Gerard. Bird conser vation 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. Tr inidad and Tobago. 10(3):118 Almand, J. David Almand, J. Dave. BLM strategy for neotropical migratory birds ........................................................ 4(3):5 Almonte, Jesús M. Almonte, Jesús M. y Brígido Hierro. Estudios preliminares sobre la nidificacion de la Cotorra de la Hispaniola, Amazona ventralis , en el Parque Nacional Jaragua, República Dominicana .............. 9(1):5 Alvarez, Giselle. See Acosta et al. Alvarez, M. See González et al. Ambrón, Rolando Ambrón, 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 Barré et al. ; Garrigues et al. Anthony, Donald Anthony, Donald. Report on the meeting of the Association for Parrot Conservation, Guadalajara, Mexico, 7–11 June 1994. .......................................4(3 ):13 Anthony, Donald. [Island Representative Report] Projects in St. Lu cia .............................................. 8(3):14 Anthony, Donald. St. Lucia. ...................................... 9(3):24 Anthony, Donald. The avifauna of the Pitons in St. Lucia. ................................................................ 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 supertramp species? ................................................ 2(2):6 Arendt, Wayne J. Impact of Hurricane Hugo on Pearlyeyed Thrasher reproduction in the Luquillo Rain Forest, Puerto Ri co ............................................... 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 Ar chipelago . .............. 10( 1):20 Arendt, Wayne J. History and subspeciation of the Pearly-eyed Thrasher, emphasizing Margarops fuscatus bonariensis in the Netherlands Antilles. 10(3):103 See Faaborg and Arendt Armensol, M. T. See Wotzkow y Armensol Arnizaut, Ana B. Arnizaut, Ana B. An Introduction to avian medicine and emergency care with emphasis on the genus Amazona . ................................................................ 6(1):9. Arnizaut, A. B. Determination of hematology and serum chemistry values for captive Puerto Rican Plain Pigeons ( Columba inornata wetmorei ). ........ 4(3):4 Arnizaut, 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 Dávila et al. ; Torres-Báez et al. Arredondo Antúnez, Carlos Arredondo Antúnez, Carlos. Las rapaces extintas de Cuba y su importancia ecológica durante el cuaternario. ....................................................... 10( 3):116

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EL PITIRRE — Ten-Year Index, 1988–1997 17. Arredondo Antúnez, Carlos. Consideraciones sobre la actividad trófica de Tyto alba furcata y la necesidad de su conservaci ón. .......................................... 10(3):116 Arredondo Antúnez, C., V. López Rodríguez, Isis Arce Alvarez y M. Pérez Bejerano. Actividad y explotación del subnicho estructural de una comunidad de aves en la Reserva de la Biosfera Sierra el Rosari o. .................................................... 4(2):7 Arredondo, Carlos, R. Vitalio López, I. Arce y M. Pérez. Composición, densidad y explotación del subnicho estructural de una comunidad de aves en la Sierra del Rosario, Pinar del Río, Cuba. ................ 6(3):6 Arredondo, Carlos, Vitalio López y C. Bravo. Aves de la Sierra del Ro sario. .............................................. 6(3):3 Arredondo, Oscar. See Suárez 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 Melián and Ayarde; Melián 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, Bahamas. .....................................................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 pastur es by resident and migratory landbirds in Pu erto 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 Keys. .......................................................... 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-isla nd 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 We st 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 Andrés and Providencia, Colombia, West In dies. .......................................... 4(2):3 Barlow, Jon C., and Mark K. Peck. Vocal behavior of the St. Andrew Vireo ( Vireo caribaeus ). ............... 7(1):9 See Walker and Barlow Barré, Nicolas Barré, Nicolas, Philippe Feldmann, Georges Tayalay, Patrice Roc, Maurice Anselme, and P. William Smith. Status of the Eurasian Collared-Dove ( Streptopelia decaocto ) in the French Antilles. .......9(3):2 Barry, N. See Ferguson et al. Basili, Gianfranco. See Temple and Basili. Batile Viera, Alicia. See González 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 bairdii ) in Puerto Rico. .......... 5(1):3 Belton, William Belton, William. Copulatory stance of the Purplethroated Carib, Eulampis jugularis . ........................ 9(1):3 Bermingham, Eldredge. See Ricklefs and Bermingham Bernard, M. V. See Hayes et al. Berovides Alvarez, Vicente Berovides, Vicente y Xiomara Gálvez. Caracterizacion ecologica de la avifauna cubana en peligro de extincion. ................................................................. 7(3):6 Berovides-Alvarez, Vicente, and Xiomara GálvezAguilera. 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 GálvezAguilera. Ecological studies of the Greater Flamingo ( Phoenicopterus ruber ) in the Sabana-Camagüey Archipelago. ....................................................... 10(1):22 Berovides, Vicente, Alfredo Gutíerrez y A. Llanes. Dimensiones de las cavidades de nidificación y su selección preferencial por la Cotorra Cubana ( Amazona leucocephala ). ....................................... 6(3):9 Berovides Alvarez, Vicente, Alejandro Llanes Sosa, and Rosendo Martínez Montero. Reproductive ecology of the Cuban Parrot ( Amazona leucocephala ) in Los Indios, Isla de la Juventud. II.—Population dyna mics. ....................................... 5(1):4 See Gálvez y Berovides; Gálvez et al. ; Gutiérrez 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,” Ciénag a de Zapata, Cuba. 6(3):4 Blanco, Pedro. Estudio de los humedales de mayor importancia para las aves acuaticas en la provincia de Matanzas, Cuba. ................................................. 7(3):6 Blanco Rodriguez, Pedro. Prim er registro del Frailecillo Silvador Charadrius melodus (Aves: Charadriidae) en Cuba. .................................................................. 8(3):2 Blanco, Pedro, Martín Acosta, Lourdes Mujíca y Denis Dennis. Nuevo registro de Avoceta Recurvirostra americana (Aves: Charadriiformes) en Cuba. ........ 9(2):3 Blanco, P. y H. González, Nuevos registros de Rynchopus niger Linneo, 1758 (Aves: Laridae) en Cuba. ....................................................................... 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. Rondón, J. Fialio y L. D. Melián. Anillamiento de aves en una localidad de la Ciénaga 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 Blanco R., Pedro y Eneider Pérez M. Otros nuevos

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EL PITIRRE — Ten-Year Index, 1988–1997 18. registros del Frailecillo Silbador Charadrius melodus en la provincia de La Habana, Cuba. ................. 10(1):13 Blanco Rodriguez, Pedro, Bárbara Sánchez y A. Hernández. Areas de importancia para la reproducción de especies marinas coloniales (Charadriiformes) en Cuba. ............................. 10(3):114 Blanco Rodriguez, Pedro. Areas de importancia regional para las aves del orden Charadriiformes en Cuba. ................................................................ 10(3):114 Blanco Rodriguez, Pedro. Areas de invierno del Frailecillo Silbador en Cuba. ........................... 10(3):114 See Godinez and Blanco; González et al. ; Sánchez et al. Bon Saint Côme, Marcel Bon Saint Côme, Marcel. The hummingbirds of Martinique. ............................................................. 7(3):7 Bon Saint Côme, Marcel. Bi rd 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-ch eeked Pintail in Puerto Rico. ................................................................. 10(3):104 Bonilla, G., M. Vásques 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 María T. Bosque. Growth rates of birds from predator-free islands. ....................... 6(1):4 Bosque, María T. See Bosque and Bosque. Bowles, Bob. See Hernández Muñoz 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 Is land Representatives. ... 6(2):4 Bradley, Patricia E. Cayman Islands report. ............ 9(3):17 Bradley, Patricia E. Is land Report: Report from the Cayman 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, Iván Brito Fuentes, Iván. Nidificación de aves en formaciones vegetales del área protegida “Cubanacan,” Villa Clar a, 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 Youth. ................................................... 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 ha ndling. ............................. 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 Antilles. ....................................................... 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, MBE. 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 Guatemala. .............................................................. 6(1):2 C Cabrera, A. See Soto et al. Camacho, J. See Ventosa-Febles et al. Caño Corcuera, Carlos Caño, Carlos. Parametros ecologicos de una comunidad ornitica en el Parque Nacional del Este, República Dominicana. ............................................................ 7(1):9 Caño Corcuera, Carlos, and Domingo Sirí. Indices de densidad de las comunidades de aves en el Parque Nacional de Los Haitises, República Dominicana. 2(3):7 Caño Corcuera, Carlos and Domingo Sirí. Algunos aspectos sobre la composición estructural de una comunidad ornitica en el Parque Nacional de Los Haitises, República Domi nicana. ............................ 2( 3):7 Carey, Eric Carey, Eric. The Bahamas Biodiversity Data Management Project. ......................................... 10(1):23 Carlo, Tomás A. Carlo, Tomás 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-Suárez 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 Arnizaut 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 Pérez-Rivera y Claudio Clements, Krista . See Dunning et al. Club de Observadores de Aves Annabelle Dod Club de Observadores de Aves Annabelle Dod. Primer

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EL PITIRRE — Ten-Year Index, 1988–1997 19. reporte para Phalaropus lobatus en la República Dominicana. ................................................................ 9(3):6 Collazo, Jaime A. See Torres and Collazo Colón Negrón, Marilyn Colón Negrón, Marilyn. Posible impacto de las especies exoticas en Puerto Rico y medidas adoptadas por el Departamento de Recursos Naturales y Ambientales para minimiar el mismo. ......................................... 10(2):71 Compañy, Roman. See Garrido et al. Concepción Hernández, Yanette Concepción Hernández, Yanette y Rafael Tadeo Perez. Registro de aves de la Sierra de Cubitas, Camagüey, Cuba. ....................................................................... 10(3);93 Conde, Beatriz Conde, Beatriz. L’avifaune sédentaire de la Martinique: un programme pédagogique in formatisé. .............. 7(3):7 Conte Ayala, Elena del Conte Ayala, Elena Del y Antonio J. GonzálezFernández. Uso de nidos artificales por Guacamaya Bandera y Loro Real en la Reserva Privada de Flora y Fauna Mataclara, El Baul, Estado Cojedes, Venezuela. .............................................................. 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 Jamai ca. .................................................... 6(1):5 Cruz, Alexander. Interference competition between Jamaican Woodpeckers and European Starlings for nest cavities in Jama ica. ..................................... 10(2):70 Cruz, Alexander, T. K. Nakamura, and W. Post. Breeding biology and ecology of the Lesser Antillean Bullfinch . ................................................ 4(3):5 Cruz, Alexander, Tammie K. Nakamura, William Post, and James W. Wiley. Th e 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. O. Cubillas, S. O., J. L. Polo , J. P. Soy y P. Martínez. Inventario de la herpetofa una y ornitofauna silvestres del Parque Zoologico Nacional. ............................. 4(2):5 See Soy y Cubillas Cubillas, Santos. See Cruz et al. D Dávila, Edgardo R. Dávila, Edgardo R., Ana Arnizaút, Carlos Ruíz y Raúl A. Pérez-Rivera. Valores hematologicos de tres especies de Columbif ormes. ................................ 5(3):11 Davis, Herlitz Davis, Herlitz, and Susan Koenig. Amazona parrots in Jamaica. ............................................................ 10(3):106 Davis, Suzanne Davis, Suzanne. Jamaic a report. ............................... 9(3):21 Davis, Suzanne. and Peter Vogel. Bird communities in a fragmented buffer zone of the Blue and John Crow Mountains National Park. .................................. 10( 1):24 Davis, Suzanne. Relationship between habitat fragmentation and bird communities in the buffer zone of the Blue and J ohn Crow Mountains National Park (BJCMNP) . .............................................. 10( 3):107 Davis, Suzanne. Island repor t. 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 preliminary 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 popul ation. .................................. 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 & Blackbur n Ltd. ................................. 8(2):5 Degia, Chandra A. [Review of] The Birds of the Turks and Caicos Islands: the offici al 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 August 1995. ......................................................... 8(3) :17 Degia, Chandra, and Garfield Brown. Jamaica dry forest conservation: an inve ntory 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 Hawk. ..................................................................... 6(1):6. Delannoy, Carlos A. y Adrianne Tossas. El Guaraguao de Bosque y la construcción de la PR#10: conflicto de uso por terrenos forestales entre la Aut.de Carreteras y una especie en pelig ro de extinción. .. 9(1):6 Delannoy, Carlos A., and Adri anne 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 practicas de manejo en un criadero de Cotorras ( Amazona leucocephala leucocephala ) en la Ciénaga de Zapata. ................................................................ 6(3):9 Delgado, Freddy. See Pérez et al. Denis, Dennis Dennis, Denis, Martín Acosta y Lourdes Mugica. Relación entre la morfología del sistema digestivo con la dieta en el Coco Prieto Plegadis falcinellus . 10(3):115 See Blanco et al. ; Mugica et al. Derrios, E. See Bonilla et al. Dewey, Joanne Dewey, Joanne. Bird ba nding on Andros Island, Bahamas. ................................................................. 2(2):2 Díaz, Roberto Díaz, Roberto, and R. F. Ramos. Effects of vegetation structure on the feeding behavior of warblers (Aves: Parulidae) in Puerto Rico. ........................................2(2):7 Díaz-Soltero, Hilda Díaz-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 Montandón, Tammy G. Dominguez Montandón, Tammy G., and Domingo Sirí Nuñez. Estudio preliminar de la avifauna en las Lagunas Limón y Redonda, Miches, República Dominicana. ............................................................ 2(3):7

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EL PITIRRE — Ten-Year Index, 1988–1997 20. Douglas, Leo Douglas, Leo. Black-capped Petrels flee into Canada before Hurricane Fran. ....................................... 10(1):15 Dowell, 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 Dominica. ............................................................. 9(3):20 E Echevarria, Marcos. See Blanco et al. Enríquez-Rocha, Paula L . Enríquez-Rocha, Paula L. y J. Luis Rangel-Salazar. Sitios de anidación de Pandion y Bubo en Sian Kaían, Quintana Roo. ............................................. 7(1):6 See Rangel-Salazar and Enríquez-Rocha Estrada, Alberto. See Lammertink y Estrada F Faaborg, John Faaborg, John, and Wayne J. Arendt. Long-term studies of the birds of Guánica, Puerto Rico. .................... 5(3):3 Faanes, Craig. See Lee et al. Falcón, A. See Ventosa-Febles et al. Fallon, 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 Cla ude Pavis. Alpine Swift ( Tachymarptis melba ) observed in Guadeloupe, Lesser Antilles: a fourth record for the Western Hemisphere. ............................................................8(2):2 See Barré 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 Bahamas. ............................................................ 10(1):24 Fiallo, Jorge. See Blanco et al. ; Delgado y Fiallo; Soto et al. Fillman, D. See Sánchez et al. ; González 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. Moveme nts 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 Barb ados. ......................................... 6(1):3 Fuller, M. R. See Schaffner et al. G Galán-Kercadó, Daniel J. See Ruiz-Lebrón et al. Gálvez Aguilera, Xiomara Gálvez, Xiomara y V. Berovides. Dinamica poblacional de Negrito ( Melopyrrha nigra ) y los tomeguines ( Tiaris canora y T. olivacea ) en el area protegida “Mil Cumbres” — resultados preliminares. ........... 4(2):7 Gálvez, Xiomara y V. Berovides. Diferenciacion sexual en la Cotorra Cubana ( Amazona leucocephala leucocephala ). ......................................................... 4(3):8 Gálvez-Aguilera, Xiomara, and Vicente BerovidesAlverez. The status of the Cuban Kite ( Chondrohierax wilsonii ) in eastern Cuba. ....... 10(1):25 Gálvez Aguilera, Xiomara, V. Berovides Alvarez, A. Llanes Sosa y R. Martínez Montero. Resultados preliminares del proyecto nacional para la conservación de la Cotorra Cubana ( Amazona leucocephala leucocephala ). .................................. 4(2):8 Gálvez-Aguilera, Xiomara, V. Berovides, A. Llánes, R. Martínez y O. Pimentel. Resultados preliminares del proyecto nacional para la conservation de la Cotorra Cubana ( Amazona leucocephala leucocephala ). ..6(1):10 Gálvez Aguilera, Xiomara, Vicente Berovides Alvarez, Alejandro Llánes Sosa y Rosendo Martínez Montero. Resultados preliminares del proyecto nacional para la conservación de la Cotorra Cubana ( Amazona leucocephala leucocephala ). ................................ 6(1):10 Gálvez-Aguilera, Xiomara, Vi cente Berovides-Alverez, José 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 Gálvez A., Xiomara, F. E. Quiala Góngoro, M. Ortega Aquilera y Vicente Berovides A. Effectos de la siembra y manipulación de cavidades para anidar, sobre la producción de pichones en la Cotorra Cubana ( Amazona leucocephala ) del área protegida Los Indios, Isla de la Juventud. .............................. 6(3):9 See Berovides and Gálvez; Quiala et al. Gape, Lynn Gape, Lynn. What’s rare in the Bahamas? ............. 10(1):25 García Fernández, Patricia. See Mancina and García García Romero, María Elena García Romero, María E. Datos Sobre la reproduccion de Melanerpes s. supeciliaris y Colaptes fernandinae (Aves: Picidae) en la Ciénaga de Zapata. ............. 6(1):12 García, María Elena. Notas sobre la alimentacion de Crotophaga ani (Aves: Cuculidae) en un pastizal de La Habana, Cuba. .................................................... 9(3):6 García Romero, M.E. y Laredo González. clasificacion numerica de algunas comunidades de aves del Archipielago Cubano. ........................................... 6(1):11 García Romero, Maria Elena. Alimentación de Bubulcus ibis ibis (Aves: Ardeidae) en un pastizal de la provincia de La Ha bana, Cuba. .................... 10( 3):116 See González et al. ; Sánchez et al. García Sarmiento, Nidia García Sarmiento, Nidia. A bundancia y diversidad de la comunidad de aves en la Reserva de la Biosfera de Baconao. .................................................................. 6(3):6 García Saramiento, Nidia y Manuel Rojas Tito. Software para el estudio de la Clase Aves en la “Reserva de la Biosfera Baconao,” Santiago de

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EL PITIRRE — Ten-Year Index, 1988–1997 21. Cuba, Cuba. ........................................................ 10(2):52 García Saramiento, Nidia y Manuel Rojas Tito. Notas acerca de la nidificación de las aves en la “Reserva de la Biosfera Baconao” de la Provincia Santiago de Cuba, Cuba. ........................................................ 10(2):53 García Sarmiento, Nidia y Manuel Rojas Tito. Alimentación de Todus multicolor (Cartacuba), Polioptila lembeyei (Sinsontillo) y Teretistris fornsi (Pechero) en el matorral xeromorfo costero de la Reserva de la Biosfera Baconao” de Santiago de Cuba, Cuba. ........................................................ 10(2):68 García Sarmiento, Nidia y Manuel Rojas Tito. Proceso reproductivo en Teretistris fornsi (Aves: Parulidae) en la “Reserva de la Bios fera Baconao,” Santiago de Cuba, Cuba. ........................................................ 10(2):69 García, Ricardo García, Ricardo. Sister Forests—opportunities for increased cooperation in the conservation of neotropical migrant birds. ...................................... 5(3):4 Garnett, T. O. See Hayes et al. Garrido, Orlando H. Garrido, Orlando H. The status of the Key West QuailDove (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 Shorteared Owl Asio flammeus complex in the Greater Antilles. ...................................................................8( 3):8 Garrido, Orlando H. General aspects of conservation in Cuba. .................................................................... 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 Tórtolas Streptopelia decaocto (Aves: Columbidae) en Cuba. 3(4):2 Garrido, Orlando H., and Arturo Kirkconnell. The Bahamian avian component of the northern coast of Cuba. .................................................................... 4(2):11 Garrido, Orlando H. y Arturo Kirkconnell. La tórtola ( Streptopelia decaocto ) anidando en C uba. ........... 9(1):4 Garrido, Orlando, Arturo Kirkconnell, and Roman Compañy. 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 Jamaica. ...................................... 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 monotypic 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 transformación de habitats en Cuba: su importancia en el incremento de la avifauna. ........ 3(3):7 See Alayón and Garrido; Kirkconnell y Garrido; Kirkconnell et al. ; Lee et al. ; Perera et al. ; Morales y Garrido; Reynard et al. ; Suárez y Garrido; Wallace et al. Garrigues, Raymond Garrigues, Raymond. Analyse statistiqué de chasse dans les Antilles Fran çaise. .................................... 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 ) determinee a l’aide des analyses de tableaux de chasse. ................................................................ 4(3):9 Gnam, Rosemarie S. Gnam, Rosemarie S. In memory of Jacqueline “Jill” Weech. ................................................................... 5(3):19 Gnam, Rosemarie S., Ian Lothian, and Albert Burchsted Population estimates for the Bahama Parrot ( Amazona leucocephala bahamensis ) on Abaco Island, Bahamas. ..................................................... 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 nut rition of the Bahama Parrot (Am azona 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-Milán 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 Whitecrowned Pigeon (Columba leucocephala) in Cuba: 1979–1987. ............................................................ 5( 3):12 Godinez, Esteban. New records of birds banded in Havana, 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 City. ......................................................................... 8(1):4 Godinez, Esteban, Jorge de la Cruz, Juan P. Soy y Santos Cubillas. Transito de Bombycilla cedrorum (Aves: Bombycillidae) en localidades de la Ciudad de La Habana. ......................................................... 5(1):2 Godínez, E., J. L. González y L. González. Sistema informativo automatizado de aves migratorias en vuelo detectadas por radar. ................................... 4(2):10 Godínez, E. y R. Martínez. 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 Ambrón y Godinez; González et al. Gómez, R. See Sánchez et al. González Sánchez, L. González Sánchez, L., María Elena Garcías Romero y Alicia Batile Viera. Variación morfologica del genero Quiscalus (Aves: Icteridae) en Cuba. ......... 4(2):4 See Santana et al. González Alonso, Hiram Gonzalez Alonso, Hiram. Taller experimental de estudios de aves migratorias en Cuba. .................... 4(1):5 Gonzalez Alonso, Hiram. Field studies of migratory birds in Cuba. .......................................................... 4(1):5 González, Hiram. Reunion de los miembros de la Sociedad Ornitologia del Caribe en Cuba, Deciembre 1996. ................................................................... 10( 1):39 Gonzalez Alonso, H. Gremios troficos de las comunidades de aves residentes y migratorias en diferentes localidades de Cuba. ....................... 10(3):114 González, H., M. Alvarez, J. Hernández y P. Blanco. Composición, abundancia y subnicho estructural de las comunidades de aves en diferentes habitats de la

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EL PITIRRE — Ten-Year Index, 1988–1997 22. Sierra del Rosario, Pinar del Río, Cuba. ................ 4(2):8 González, Hiram, Pedro Blanco, Francisco Morera y Delia Hernandez. Registro de una población de Grullas ( Grus canadensis nesiotes ) en la provincia de Sanctí Spiritu s. .................................................. 8(1):3 González, Hirám, María E. García Romero y Esteban Godinéz. Estado de la s poblaciones cubanas de Cotorra ( Amazona leucocephala ) y cria en cautiverio. ............................................................... 6(1):9 González, H. , E. Godínez y P. Blanco. Caracteristicas ecologicas de la comunidad de aves en la Peninsula de Hicacos, Matanzas, durante la migración otoñal. 4(2):6 González, Hiram, Esteban Godinez, P. Blanco y A. Pérez. Evaluación ornitolotica de las comunidades de aves en dos localidades de la Reserva de la Biosfera Guanahacabibes en la migr ación otoñal. ............... 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 winter. ................................................................. 10(1):26 González, 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 ár ea protegida Mil Cumbres, P. del Rio, Cuba. .................................................. 4(3):10 González, Hiram, M. McNicholl, G. Wallace, D. Rodríguez, B. Sánchez, M. Acosta, D. Fillman, P. Blanco, E. Godínez y A. Llanes. Evaluación de las comunidades de aves en seis habitats boscosos de la Ciénaga de Zapata, Cuba. ...................................... 6(3):5 See Blanco y González; Perera et al. ; Sánchez et al. ; Santana et al. González, J. L. See Godinez et al. González, Laredo. See García y González; García y González; Godínez et al. González-Fernández, Antonio J. See Conte Ayala y González-Fernández González-Martínez, Janis González-Martínez, Janis. Impacts of primate populations on avian habitats in southwestern Puerto Rico. ...................................................................... 5(3):8. See Schaffner et al. Gray, Matthew J. See Vilella and Gray Gricks, Nathan P. Gricks, Nathan P. Additi onal records for AntiguaBarbuda. ............................................................... 4( 3):12 Gricks, Nathan P. Vagrant White Stork Ciconia ciconia (Aves: Ciconiidae) found in Antigua: a first record for the West Indies. ................................................ 7(1):2 Gricks, Nathan P. Firs t record of the Ruff ( Philomachus pugnax ) for Antigua-Bar buda. ............................... 7(2):3 Guerrero, Simón Guerrero, Simón. Algunos aspectos de la nidificación de la Cigua Palmera Dulus dominicus. .................. 3(3):7 Guerrero, Simón. Conductas reproductivas y desarrollo morfologico en cautiverio de la Cotorra de la Hispaniola ( Amazona ventralis ). ............................ 6(1):8 Guerrero, Simón. Enseñanza de la conservación a traves de las plantas y las aves silvestres. .............. 8(3):8 Guerrero, Simón. Importancia de los ecosistemas urbanos en la conservacion de la avifauna insular. 9(3):29 Guerrero, Simón. Desarrollo morfologico y conductual en la Paloma Coronita ( Columba leucocephala ) en cautiverio. ............................................................... 4(3):6 Guerrero, Simón. Reporte de nidos inusuales de Cigua Palmera Dulus dominicus (Aves: Dulidae). ....... 10(1):14 Guerrero, Simón. Rey Congo Nyctanassa violacea (Aves: Ardeidae) nidificando sobre un nido de Dulus dominicus . .......................................................... 10(1):14 Guerrero, Simón. Informe sobre la conservación de la avifauna en la República Dominicana. .............. 10(2):73 Guerrero, Simón. Contributions of the National Zoological Park to avian conser vation in Hispaniola. 10(3):107 Guerrero, Simón. Island report. Actividades de conservación de la avifauna en la República Dominicana en 1997. ....................................... 10( 3):126 Gurley, H. S. See Hayes et al. Gutiérrez, Alfredo Gutiérrez, Alfredo y Vicente Berovides. Avitur, software para la optima observación 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 th e southeast. .................... 8(3):8 Hamel, Paul B., and Francisco J. Vilella. Observing mixed species foraging fl ocks of resident and migratory birds in Caribbean habitats. ................... 9(2):7 Hamel, Paul B., and Francisco J. Vilella. Observaciones sobre bandadas mixtas de aves residentes 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 Wormeating 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. O. 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 report. ...................................................................... 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 Whitetailed Sabrewings ( Campylopterus ensipennis ) on Tobago, West 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, Trin idad.......................................... 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, Jamaica. ................................................................... 2(2):7 Haynes-Sutton, Ann M. Report from the Columbid Working Group. .......................................................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 Haynes-Sutton, Ann M. Human interactions with

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EL PITIRRE — Ten-Year Index, 1988–1997 23. seabirds in the Ca ribbean. ................................ 10( 3):113 [Haynes-]Sutton, Ann, and Robert Sutton. Populations of orangequits in a mid-level limestone woodland, Jamaica, 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. Hernández, Arturo. See Sánchez et al. Hernández de Armas, Jesús. See Llanes y Hernández Hernández Muñoz, Abel Hernández Muñoz, Abel y Bob Bowles. Primera observación de Coereba flaveola (Linneo) (Aves: Coerebidae) para el Macizo Montañoso Guamuhaya, Cuba. .................................................................. 10(1):16 Hernández Muñoz, A., C. E. Moya López y E. A. Acosta Rodríguez. Ornitocenosis asociada a los Setos Vivos de Neiva, Cuba central. ..................... 4(2):9 See Blanco et al. Hernandez, Delia. See González et al. Hernández, J. See González et al. Hess, Gene K. Hess, Gene K. Olive-throated Parakeet ( Aratinga nana ) in the Dominican Re public. ............................... 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 West Indies. .................................. 5(3):7 I Isaacs, Maurice C. L. Isaacs, Maurice C. L. Conservation Issues in the Bahamas. ................................................................ 5(3):9 J Jackson, Jerome A. Jackson, Jerome A. Habitat c onditions in the vicinity of Ivory-billed Woodpecker sightings in eastern Cuba. 3(3):7. Jackson, Jerome A. The Hairy Woodpecker in the Bahamas. .............................................................. 5(3):12 Jackson, Jerome A. The hi story of the Ivory-billed Woodpecker in C uba. ............................................. 4(3):6 Jackson, Jerome A. SCO Annual Meeting Keynote Address: Interactions and interdependence on a fragile fringe: birds and man in a changing Caribbean. ............................................................ 9(3):12 James, Adolphus. See Murphy et al. Jiménez Vázquez, Osvaldo Jiménez Vázquez, Osvaldo. Seis nuevos registros de aves fosiles en Cuba. .......................................... 10(2):49 Jiménez Vázquez, Osvaldo. La Biaya o Bambiaya de los indocubanos. ................................................ 10(3):96 Jiménez, Elvia. See Acosta et al. Jiménez, Liza V. Jiménez, Liza V. Datos preliminares de la expansión geográfica del Gorrión Inglés, 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 species. .................................................................. 4(3):10 Johnson, Aria. Birds Of M ount Hartman. ................. 8(3):10 Jones, Margaret A. J. Jones, Margaret A. J. The Conservation Data Centre— Jamaica. ..................................................................5(3):11 Joseph, V. L. See Hayes et al. Juárez, 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. O. Keith, J. O., 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 Woodpeck er. .............................................. 5( 3):12 Kirkconnell, Arturo y Orlando Garrido. Lonchura malacca (Aves: Estrildidae), nueva especie para la avifauna cubana. ..................................................... 5(1):2 Kirkconnell, Arturo y Orla ndo H. Garrido. La Candelita Setophaga ruticilla (Aves: Parulidae) nidificando en Cuba. ........................................................................9(3):5 Kirkconnell, Arturo y Orlando H. Garrido. El Guincho norteamericano Pandion haliaetus carolinensis (Aves: Pandioninae) anida ndo en Cuba. ........... 10(2):64 Kirkconnell, Arturo, A. Llanes, and O. H. Garrido. First report of the Orange-crowned Warbler ( Vermivora celata celata ) in Cuba. ....................................... 10(3):95 Kirkconnell, Arturo, A. Llanes y R. Quiñones. Datos preliminares sobre la ecología reproductiva de la Golondrina de Cuevas ( Hirundo fulva ) 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 ( Asio stygius siguapa ) in Cuba. ...................................... 4(3):10 See Garrido et al. ; Garrido and Kirkconnell; Posada y Kirkconnell; Sánchez 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 dominicus . .................................... 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 Yellowbilled Parrot in Jama ica. .......................................... 8(3):9 See Davis and Koenig Krebs, E. See Worrel et al. L

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EL PITIRRE — Ten-Year Index, 1988–1997 24. Lammertink, Martjan Lammertink, Martjan y Alberto Estrada. Reporte sobre la busqueda del Carpintero Real ( Campephilus principalis ) en Cuba, Febrero–Marzo 1993. ......... 6(3):8 Lara, T. See Vázquez, R. E. Latta, Steven C. Latta, Steven C. First report of “Brewster’s Warbler" in Hispaniola. ............................................................. 9(1):2 Latta, Steven. Two new species of birds from Hispaniola: Wood Thrush and Black-legged Kittiwake. ........................................................... 10(2):59 Latta, Steven C., Francisco M. Rivas, and Nicolás López. 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 parent hood. ....................................... 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 aseasonal records of kingbirds in the Bahama Islands. ........................... 9(2):4 Lee, D. S., N. Viña, O. Garrido, R.W. Dickerman, and J.C. Haney. Reassessment of Black-capped Petrel in Cuba. ...................................................................... 6(1):4 See Viña et al. Lee, Gloria C. Lee, Gloria C. Puerto Rico’s Le ast 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 maculatus in Jamaica. ............................................ 7(3):2 Levy, Catherine. Exotics in Jamaica — past and present. ................................................................... 4(3):6 Levy, Catherine. Nesting of Euneornis campestris , the Orangequit. ......................................................... 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 Maracas Valley, Trin idad. .................................... 8(3):10 Lindsay, Kevel C. Lindsay, Kevel. Changes in the bird species list for Antigua-Barbuda. ................................................. 4( 3):11 Lindsay, Kevel C. Environmental conservation priorities in Antigua a nd Barbuda . ......................... 5(3):9 Lindsay, Kevel. The Biodiversity Monitoring Project for Antigua. ............................................................ 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, Ciénaga de Zapata, Matanzas. ...................................................6(3):4 Llanes Sosa, Alejandro y Jesús Hernández de Armas. Nuevo hospedero de Molothrus bonariensis (Familia Embericidae) para Cuba. ......................................... 8(3):3 Llanes Sosa, Alejandro, Rosendo Martínez 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. ; Gálvez et al. ; González et al. ; Kirkconnell et al. ; Mancina y Llanes; Sánchez et al. Lodge, D. Jean. See Wunderle et al. López Rodríguez, V. See Arredondo et al. López, Nicolás López, Nicolás. A CD-ROM guide to the resident birds of the Dominican Re public. ............................. 10(3):108 See Rivas y López; Latta et al. López, Vitalio. See Arredondo et al. Lorenzo, R. See Vásquez et al. ; Ventosa-Febles et al. Lothian, Ian. See Gnam et al. M Mancina, Carlos A. Mancina, Carlos A. y Patricia García Fernández. 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 depredación de huevos de Hirundo fulva (Passeriformes: Hirundinidae) por Epicrates angulifer (Serpentes: Boidae). ........................... 10(3):95 See Acosta et al. Martínez García, A. See García y García Martínez García, O. Martínez García, O. y A. Martínez García. Primer reporte de nidificación y observaciones de Ferminia cerverai (Aves: Troglodytidae) para Cuba. .......... 4(2):10 Martínez Mercedes, Cristóbal Martínez M. , Cristóbal. Avifauna de la Loma Remigio, con enfasis en las especies migratorias. ................. 5(3):5 Martínez Mercedes, Cristóbal. Establecimiento de un sistema de monitoreo de aves en el Lago Enriquillo. 6(3):5 Martínez Mercedes, Cristóbal. Establecimiento de un sistema de monitoreo de aves en el Lago Enriquillo. 7(1):8 Martínez Montero, Rosendo. See Berovides et al. ; Gálvez et al. ; Llanes et al. Martínez, P. See Cubillas et al. ; Mugica et al. Martínez, R. See Gálvez et al. ; Godínez y Martínez 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 González 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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EL PITIRRE — Ten-Year Index, 1988–1997 25. See González et al. Meffe, Gary. See Dunning et al. Melián Hernández, Luis O. Melián Hernández, L. O. y Margarita Ayarde Aguilar. Estudio de humedales. ornitofauna de la presa protesta de Baragua. ............................................... 4(2):6 Melián Hernández, L. O., Margarita Ayarde Aguilar y J. A. Planas Fajardo. Estudio de humedales. Ornitofauna de ambientes acuaticos de la costa sur oriental. ................................................................... 4(2):9 Melián Hernández, Luis O., M. Ayarde y José Planas. Evaluación mensural de la comunidad de aves del humedal San Miguel de Parada , Santiago de Cuba. 6(3):3 Melián, 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 Gavilán Cola de Tijera Elanoides forficatus forficatus (Linneo, 1758) en Cuba. ....... 8(3):4 Mir, Celeste Mir, Celeste. Evidencias citogeneticas en torno al status taxonomico de la Cigua Palmera, Dulus dominicus (Passeriformes: Du lidae). ....................................... 2(3):7 Miranda, Leopoldo Mirando, Leopoldo. Depredación de Mariquitas por un Falcón Común. ........................................................8(2):2 See Pérez-Rivera and Miranda Mitchell, S. See Ferguson et al. Morales Leal, Jesús. See Morales y Morales Morales Leal, José A. Morales Leal, José y Jesús Morales Leal. Aspectos ecologicos de las poblaciones de Flamenco ( Phoenicopterus ruber ) en Cuba. ........................... 6(3):5 Morales Leal, José y Orlando H. Garrido. Aves y reptiles de Cayo Sabinal, Archiépago de SabanaCamagüey, Cuba. ................................................... 9(3):9 Morales, José A. y Orlando H. Garrido. Pelícano norteamericano Pelecanus occidentalis carolinensis (Aves: Pelecanidae) cría también en Cuba. ....... 10(1):17 Morales Ríos, Juan J. See Ruíz-Lebrón and Morales.; Ruiz et al. Moreno Bonilla, A. Moreno Bonilla, A. Aves anilladas en Norteamerica capturadas en C uba. ............................................... 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 G onzález, P. Blanco y D. Sánchez. Evaluación de la avifauna de dos localidades del area protegida Jobo Rosado, Sancti Spíritus, Cuba . ........................................................ 6(3):6 See Blanco et al. ; González et al. Morgan, Anne C. E. Morgan, Anne C. E. Assessing the effects of habitat changes on the waterbird populations of Hellshire, St. Catherine, Jama ica. ........................................... 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 López, C. E. See Hernández et al. Mugica Valdés, Lourdes Mugica, Lourdes y M. Acosta. Ciclo de vida del Sabanero ( Sturnella magna ) (Aves: Icteridae) en el Jardín Botánico N acional. ....................................... 4(2):9 Mugica-Valdés, Lourdes, Martín Acosta-Cruz, and R. Ydenberg. Foraging and habitat use by the Fulvous Whistling-Duck ( Dendrocygna bicolor ). .......... 10(1):31 Mugica, Lourdes, Martín Acosta, Dennis Denis y Pedro L. Martinez. Estructura de la comunidad de aves en la arrocera de sur del Jíbaro, Sancti Spíritus. .. 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 baseline data on birds in the Blue and John Crow Mountain National Pa rk. .................................... 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 ( Colibri delphinae ). ................................................ 4(3):2 Murphy, William L. Sec ond record of Baird’s Sandpiper ( Calidris bairdii ) 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 Ed ition.—Richard ffrench. 1991. Ithaca, New York, Comstock Publishing Associates. .............................................................. 5(1):4 N Nakamura, Tammie K. See Cruz et al. Nathai-Gyan, Nadra Nathai-Gyan, Nadra. Wildlif e conservation in Trinidad And Tobago. ......................................................... 8(3):10 Navarro Pacheco, Nils Navarro Pacheco, Nils, Juan Llamacho Olmos y Carlos M. Peña Rodríguez. Listado preliminar de la avifauna de Sierra de Nipe, Ma yarí, Holguín, Cuba. 10(2):65 See Sánchez 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 We st Indies. ................................ 7(1):3 Nosel, José Nosel, José. Parc Naturel Regiona l de la Martinique. 4(3):11 O Obrecht III, H. H. See Schaffner et al. Ortega Aquilera, M. See Gálvez et al. Ortega Piti, M. See Quiala et al. Ortiz, Anastacio. See Ruiz et al. Ottenwalder, José A.

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EL PITIRRE — Ten-Year Index, 1988–1997 26. Ottenwalder, José A. Situación actual y conservación de la Yaguaza Antillana ( Dendrocygna arborea ) en la República Domi nicana. .....................................10(1):2 Oviedo, Ramon Oviedo, Ramon. Valoración botanico-ecologica en estaciones de estudios ornitológicos en la Ciénaga de Zapata, Mantazas, C uba. ........................................ 6(3):7 See Godinez and Oviedo; González et al. ; Sánchez et al. P Pagán, Michelle. See Pardieck et al. Pantin, Marguerite L. See Lewis et al. Pardieck, Keith L. Pardieck, Keith L., J. Michael Meyers, and Michelle Pagán. Populations of Puer to Rican Screech-Owls in two habitat types. ................................................. 5(3):14 Parkes, Kenneth C. Parkes, Kenneth C. The origin of the Cuban Bobwhite Colinus virginianus “ cubanensis ” (Gray). ............. 3(3):9 Parkes, Kenneth C. The discovery of the Elfin Woods Warbler — 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 Carneg ie Museum of Natural History. ................................................................... 8(3):5 Parrish, Jeffrey D. Parrish, Jeffrey D., and Thomas W. Sherry. Sexual habitat segregation in American Redstarts wintering in Jamaica. .............................................................. 4(2):4 Pashley, David N. Pashley, David N. Models for regional involvement in Partners in Fl ight. ................................................... 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. Peña Rodríguez, Carlos M. See Navarro et al. ; Sánchez et al. Pennycuick, C. J. See Schaffner et al. Perera-Puga, Antonio Perera-Puga, Antonio. Conservación de la ornitofauna en el sistema nacional de áreas protegidas en Cuba. 5(3):10 Perera, Antonio, O. Garrido e Hiram González. Principales áreas de Cuba de importancia para las aves. ........................................................................ 6(3):3 Pérez Bejerano, M. See Arredondo et al. Pérez M., Eneider. See Blanco y Pérez Pérez, A. See González et al. Pérez, Alina Pérez, Alina, Roberto Varela y Freddy Delgado. Variación preliminar de la ornitocenosis de un bosque semideciduo de la Peninsula de Guanahacabibes, C uba. .......................................... 6(3):6 Pérez, M. See Arredondo et al. Pérez-Rivera, Raúl A. Pérez-Rivera, Raúl A. Variabilidad en los nidos y huevos de la Reina Mora. ..................................... 5(3):14 Pérez-Rivera, Raúl A. El Guacamayo Azul y Amarillo ( Ara ararauna ) exótico residente de Puerto Rico. 9(1):3 Pérez-Rivera, Raúl A. y Pedro J. Claudio. Sobre el status de la Cacatúa de Goffin ( Cacatua goffini ) en Puerto Rico. ........................................................ 10(2):54 Pérez-Rivera, Raúl A., and Leopoldo Miranda. Corroboración de algunos registros de aves para Puerto Rico. .............................................................7(1):2 Pérez-Rivera, R. A. y C. R. Ruiz-Lebrón. Situación actual de la población de Palomas Sabaneras ( Columba inornata wetmorei ) en Cidra, Puerto Rico. .................................................................................. 4(2):6 Pérez-Rivera, Raúl A. y Manuel Soto Singala. Tercer registro de Dumetella carolinensis en Puerto Rico. 4(3):3 See Dávila et al. ; Ruiz-Lebrón et al. ; Saurí et al. Peris, Salvador J. Peris, Salvador J. Proyecto Atla s Ornitologico de Cuba.6(3):2 See Sánchez et al. Pimentel, O. See Gálvez et al. ; Gálvez et al. Planas Fajardo, José A. See Melián Hernández 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 historia natural del Carpintero Verde ( Xiphidiopicus percussus ). ...................................... 6(3):8 Post, William. See Cruz et al. Q Quiala Górgona, Fidel E. Quiala Górgona, Fidel E., M. Ortega Piti, X. Gálvez A. y Vicente Berovides A. Trama ecologica del uso de las cavidades de palmas barrigonas ( Colpothrinax wrightii ) por las aves del área protegida, Los Indios, Isla de la Juventud. I. Pajaros carpinteros.. ............ 6(3):7 See Gálvez et al. Quiñones, 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 West Indies. .................................................. 10(1):32 Raffaele, Herbert A. Values of the Convention on Wetlands of International Importance. ............ 10( 3):108 See Rivera-Milán et al. Raml, T. See Finch and Raml Ramos, Nidia I. Ramos, Nidia I., Oscar J. Vázquez, and Joseph M. Wunderle, Jr. Bananaquit vocal behavior in a high density populati on. ................................................ 6(1):10 Ramos, R. F. See Díaz and Ramos Rams, A. See Rodríguez et al. Rangel-Salazar, J. Luis Rangel-Salazar, J. Luis y Paula L. Enríquez-Rocha. Colonias de anidación de aves costeras en Sian Kaían, Quintana Roo. .............................................. 7(1):6 See Enríquez-Rocha y Rangel-Salazar Reudet, D. See Garrigues et al. Reyes, Ernesto. See Sánchez et al. Reynard, George B. Reynard, G. B. Vocalization differences in the Lesser Antillean Pewee. ................................................... 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., a nd 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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EL PITIRRE — Ten-Year Index, 1988–1997 27. Rivas, Francisco M. Rivas, Francisco M. Resumen de aves consideradas como raras o accidentales para la República Dominicana. ....................................................... 10(2):58 Rivas, Francisco. In memoriam: Annabelle (“Tudy”) Dod. .................................................................... 10(2):81 Rivas, Francisco M. y Nicolás López. Black Tern (Chlidoneas niger) en la Bahía de Calderas, Bani, República Dominicana ....................................... 10(2):58 See Latta et al. Riven, D . See Hunte and Riven Rivera, José . See Gálvez et al. Rivera, Marelisa T. Rivera, Marelisa T. Impact of Philornis agustifrons on growth, and survival of Pearly-eyed Thrasher ( Margarops fuscatus ) nestlings in Mayagüez, Puerto Rico. ....................................................................... 3(3):9 Rivera-Milán, Frank F. Rivera-Milán, Frank F. Pre liminary assessment of the impact of Hurricane Hugo to columbid populations in Puerto Rico and offshore satellite islands. ........ 2(3):2 Rivera Milán, Frank F. Studies of resident columbid game species in Puer to Rico. ................................. 2(3):5 Rivera Milán, Frank F. Re quest for information from the Society’s Subcommittee on Columbid Game and Non-game Species. ................................................. 2(3):2 Rivera-Milán, 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 Puer to Rico: a comparison of density and relative abundan ce estimates. ............. 4(3):7 Rivera-Milan, Frank F. Chairmanís report of the 1992 meeting of the Columbid Wo rking Group. . ........... 5(1):6 Rivera-Milán, Frank F. Banding studies of Zenaida Doves in Puerto Ri co. .......................................... 5(3):12 Rivera-Milán, 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, Martinique, August 1994. .................................... 8( 1):10 Rivera-Milán, 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-Milán, 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 America. ................................................................. 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 Belize. ..................................................................... 2(3):4 See Dawson et al. Roc, Patrice . See Barré et al. Rockwell, Robert F . See Gnam and Rockwell Rodígues, Yaroddy Rodígues, Yaroddy y Alverico Rabelo. Avifauna de la costa sur de Ciego de Ávila, “Santa Bárbara”— Jagueyal, Municipio Venezuela, Cuba. ............. 10(2):50 Rodriguez, A. See Rojas-Suárez et al. Rodríguez, Daysi Rodríguez, Daysi y Bárbara Sánchez. Abundancia y distribución de las palo mas terrestres cubanas (Generos: Geotrygon y Starnoenas. ....................... 4(2):5 Rodríguez, Daysi y Bárbara Sánchez. Avifauna de la region oriental de Cuba durante la migración otoñal. 5(3):5 Rodríguez, Daysi, Bárbara, Sánchez, A. Torres y A. Rams. Ornitocenosis de un matorral xeromorfo subcostero en Gibara, Cuba. ................................... 4(2):6 See Agulera et al. ; González et al. ; Sánchez et al. Rodríguez, L. See Soto et al. Rojas Tito, Manuel. See García y Rojas Rojas-Suárez, F. Rojas-Suárez, F., M. Albomoz, D. Carnilo, A. Rodriguez, and V. Sanz Provita. Biology and conservation of psittacids in Venezuela islands. .. 8(3):11 Rondón, Ana J. See Blanco et al. Ruiz Lebrón, Carlos R. Ruiz Lebrón, Carlos R. Morphological development on captive Puerto Rican Plain Pigeon ( Columba inornata wetmorei ). ................................................ 2(3):4 Ruiz, Carlos. Soluciones a problemas encontrados en el manejo de la población cautiva de Palomas Sabaneras. ............................................................... 3(3):9 Ruiz Lebrón, Carlos R. Puerto Rican Plain Pigeon ( Columba inornata wetmorei ): is it monomorphic? 4(3):8 Ruiz-Lebrón, Carlos R., Daniel J. Galán-Kercadó y Raúl A. Pérez-Rivera. Segunda liberación experimental de Palomas Sabaneras en Cidra, Puerto Rico. ........................................................................ 8(1):5 Ruíz-Lebrón, Carlos R., and Juan J. Morales Ríos. First release of Puerto Rican Plain Pigeon Columba iornanta wetmorei ................................................... 6(1):6 Ruiz, Carlos R., Juan J. Morales, and Anastacio Ortiz. The release program for the Puerto Rican Plain Pigeon. ..................................................................... 7(1):9 See Dávila et al .; Pérez-Rivera y Ruiz-Lebrón; Saurí et al . Ruíz, X. See Acosta et al. Russell, Christopher C. Russell, Christopher C. Conservation of Biological diversity in the natural pine forests of the Bahama Islands. .................................................................... 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. Sánchez Oria, Bárbara Sánchez, Bárbara, Arturo Kirkconnell y Daysi Rodríguez. Inventario y anillamiento de aves en Cayo Paredon Grande, Cama güey, Cuba. .............. 4(2):9 Sánchez, Bárbara, Ramona Oviedo, Nils Navarro, Arturo Hernández, Carlos Peña y Ernesto Reyes. Composición y abundancia de la avifauna en dos formaciones vegetales de la Altiplanicie de Nipe Holguín, Cuba . ................................................. 10( 3):115 Sánchez Oria, Bárbara, S. Peris, A. Llanes, D. Rodríguez, Hiram Gonzalez, Pedro Blanco y M. E. García. Utilización de la información bibliográfica y registros de colecciones para el atlas de las aves nidificantes de Cuba. ............................................. 9(3):30 Sánchez, Bárbara, D. Rodríguez, G. Wallace, D. Fillman, D. Zuñiga y R. Gómez. Ornitofauna en tres habitats terrestres de Cayo Coco, durante el periodo de residencia invernal de 1993. .............................. 6( 3):5 See Agulera et al. ; Blanco et al. ; González et al. ; Rodríguez et al. ; Rodríguez y Sánchez

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EL PITIRRE — Ten-Year Index, 1988–1997 28. Sánchez, Raul. See Soto et al. Santana Castellón, Eduardo Santana Castellón, E., H. González Alonso y L. González Sánchez. Analysis de los registros de Falconiformes anilladas en Norteamerica y recuperadas en Cuba. ........................................... 4(2):10 Santos, Cubillas Santos, Cubillas y Jorge L. Polo. Interacción de la avifauna silvestre con los animales exoticos del Parque Zoológico Nacional. ................................... 6(3):9 Sanz Provita, V. See Rojas-Suárez et al. Sauer, John S. See Dawson et al. Saurí, Diana Saurí, Diana, Raúl Pérez-Rivera y Carlos Ruíz. Desgloce de los patrones de cortejo y copulación 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 Fl orida Bay. ........................ 3(3):9 See Bancroft et al. ; Strong et al. Schaffner, Fred Charles Schaffner, Fred Charles. Wh en will the U. S. Navy bring itself into full compliance with the Sikes Act at Roosevelt Roads, Puer to Rico? .............................. 2(2):4 Schaffner, Fred C. Regul ation 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. Radiotracking of White-tailed Tropicbirds over the Caribbean 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 Sirí Nuñez, Domingo Sirí, Domingo N. Estudio preliminar en dos comunidades de aves en la Loma Nalga de Maco. 6(1):5 Sirí, Domingo. Preliminary study of birds observed at Loma Barbacoa, Peravia Province, Bani, Dominican Republic. ............................................................ 10(1):32 See Caño and Sirí; Dominguez and Sirí Sladen, Fred W. Sladen, Fred W. First record of Eastern Wood-Pewee, Contopus virens (Aves, Tyrannidae), in the Virgin Islands. .................................................................... 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 Eurasi an Collared-Dove reaches the Lesser Antilles. ................................................. 8(3):3 Smith, P. William. An unknown parakeet on Hispaniola. ............................................................. 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 America. ................................................................. 7(2):2 Smith, P. William, and S A. Smith. The case of the Bahamas’ disappearing endemic oriole (a James Bond mystery). ................................................... 10( 1):36 See Barré 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 WhistlingDuck Conservatio n. ......................................... 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 Ramírez, Enrique Soto Ramírez, Enrique, J. Fiallo, A. Urquiola y A. Alfonso. Nueva localidad de Ferminia cervarai (Aves: Troglodytidae) en la Ciénaga de Zapata, Cuba. Aspectos de su etologia. ................................. (3):8 Soto, Enrique, Raul Sánchez, A. Alfonso, L. Rodríguez y A. Cabrera. Estudio ecologo-paisajistico de las salinas, Ciénaga de Zapata, sobre la base de la ornitofauna. ............................................................... (3):4 Soto Singala, Manuel . See Pérez-Rivera y Soto Soy, Juan P. Soy, Juan P. Estudio del co mportamiento en cautiverio de la Cotorra de Santa Lucia ( Amazona versicolor ) como apoyo a un programa para su conservación. .... 3):9 Soy, J. P. y S. O. Cubilla s. Conducta e asociación de varias especies 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, Bahamas. ................................................ 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 Whitecrowned 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 Florid a Bay. .......................................... 5(3):10 See Bancroft et al. ; Sawicki et al. Suárez Duque, William Suárez Duque, William. Nuevo record del Gorrion de Cabeza Carmelita ( Spizella passerina ) y nuevo reporte de fecha para el Bobito de Cresta ( Myiarchus crinitus ) para Cuba. ................................................. 9(2):2 Suárez Duque, William. Segundo record y algunos aspectos conductuales de la Bijirita de Nashville Vermivora ruficapilla (Aves:Emberizidae) en Cuba. 10(2):62 Suárez Duque, William y Orlando H. Garrido. Zonotricia leucophrys gambelli (Aves: Emberizidae), nuevo record para Cuba. .................................... 10(2):63 Suárez, William y Oscar Arredondo. Nuevas adiciones a la paleornitologi a cubana. ..............................10(3) :100 Sutton, Ann H. See Ann Haynes-Sutton

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EL PITIRRE — Ten-Year Index, 1988–1997 29. 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 Concepción Hernández y Tadeo Perez Tayalay, Georges. See Barré et al. ; Garrigues et al. Temple, Stanley A. Temple, Stanley A., and Gianfranco Basili. The Dickcissell: a neotropic migran t in trouble. ......... 8(3):12 Terouanne, E. See Garrigues et al. Torres Báez, Pablo Torres Báez, Pablo. Some aspects of the breeding biology and growth patterns of the Puerto Rican Flycatcher ( Myiarchus antillarum ) at Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico............................................................. 4(3):8 Torres-Báez, Pablo. Logros r ecientes en el proyecto de recuperacion de la Cotorra Puertorriqueña ( Amazona vittata ). ................................................................. 9(3):29 Torres-Báez, 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 aspectos de la ecología reproductiva del Juí de Puerto Rico ( Myiarchus antillarum ) en el Refugio Nacional de Vida Silvestre de Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico. ....................................................................... 2(3):6 Torres Fundora, Orlando . See Acosta y Torres Torres, A. See Rodríguez 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 Pérez et al. Vargas Mora, Tomás A. Vargas Mora, Tomás A. Hab itos alimentarios de la Madám Sagá ( Ploceus cucullatus ) en zona agricola cercana a Santo Domingo, República Dominicana. 2(3):7 Vásques, M. See Bonilla et al. Vásquez, Eduardo Vásquez, Eduardo. Training bird watching guides in the scientific reserve at La guna Cabral. ................... 10( 1):34 Vásquez, E., K. Wallace, a nd R. Lorenzo. Preparation and production of educati on materials for avian conservation in the Domini can Republic. ........ 10(3):109 Vásquez, R. E. Vásquez, R. E., T. Lara y R. Lorenzo. Estrategia educativa con la participación comunitaria para la protección de la Cotorra y el Perico en República Dominicana (Proyecto Cotorra Libre). ................ 8(3):12 Vázquez, Oscar J. See Ramos et al. Vélez-Valentín, Jafet Vélez Valentín, Jafet, and Francisco J. Vilella. The Puerto Rican Parrot: its potential as an environmental tool. .................................................7(1):3 Vélez-Valentín, 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 ( Agelaius xanthomus ) recovery project. 4(3):9 Ventosa-Febles, Eduardo A. Yellow-shouldered Blackbird (Agelaius xanthomus) recovery project in the southwest of Puer to Rico. .............................10(1):34 Ventosa-Febles, E. A., R. López, J. Camacho y A. Falcón. 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 ( Agelaius xanthomus ) in Puerto Rico . ................................................. 10( 3):110 Vilella, Francisco J. Vilella, Francisco J. Second Symposium on Forests of Puerto Rico, University of Puerto Rico – Ponce, 2–3 November 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 Ni ghtjar. .................................... 3(3):10 Vilella, Francisco J. Post-hurricane management and conservation strategies for the wild Puerto Rican Parrot population: an ove rview. .............................. 4(3):9 Vilella, Francisco J. Report of the Psittacine Working Group. ................................................................... 5(3) :16 Vilella, Francisco J. Africanized honeybees in the Greater Antilles .. ..................................................... 8(1):7 Vilella, Francisco J. Habitat use and nest habitat structure of the Puerto Rican Nightjar. ................. 8(3):12 Vilella, Francisco J., and Ma tthew J. Gray. Restoration and habitat management at the Humacao Wildlife Refuge. Phase I: Habitat assessments and wetland management plan . ............................................ 10(3):110 See Arnizaut et al. ; Carlos and Vilella; Hamel and Vilella; Torres-Báez et al; Vélez and Vilella. Villard, Pascal Villard, Pascal. Flux genitique entre populations et fidelite des couples pour une especie endemique et insulaire, le Pic de Guadeloupe. .......................... 8(3) :12 Villard, Pascal. Are hurrican es a key factor for the ecology of the Guadeloupe Woodpecker? ....... 10(3):111 See Feldmann et al. Viña, N. Viña, Nicasio, Martha Walsh-McGehee, and David S. Lee. Current status of White-tailed Tropicbirds (Phaethon lepturus) nesti ng in Cuba. ................. 10( 3):98 See Lee et al. Vitalio López, 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 interisland variation in the Thic k-billed Vireo. ........ 10(1):35 Walker, Mariene. The Thick-billed Vireo: a conservation perspective for a We st Indies endemic. 10(3):112 Wallace, G. Wallace, George, Orlando H. Garrido, and Arturo Kirkconnell. Notes on the Swainson’s Warbler ( Limnothlypis swainsonii ) in Cuba. ........................ 5(3):3 See Sánchez et al. ; González et al. Wallace, K. See Vázquez et al. Walsh-McGehee, Martha. Walsh-McGehee, Martha. Island re port. Saba report. 10(3):119 See Viña et al.

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EL PITIRRE — Ten-Year Index, 1988–1997 30. Ward, Nathalie F. R. See Keith and Ward. Wardle, Carolyn Wardle, Carolyn. [Isla nd Representative Report] Projects in the Baha mas. ...................................... 8(3):14 Wardle, Carolyn. Research and ornithological activities in the Bahama s. .....................................................9(3):22 Wardle, Carolyn. Island report. Status of ornithological research in the Ba hamas. .................................. 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 memoriam: George A. Seaman, 1904– 1997. ................................................................. 10( 3):133 Wechsler, Douglas. See Kirkconnell et al. Wetherbee, David Kenneth Wetherbee, David Kenneth. The absence of a natal plumage in the Hispaniolan Palm Chat, Dulus dominicus (Dulinae, Passeriformes). ..................... 7(3):4 Weyer, D. D. See Robbins et al. White, Anthony W. White, Anthony W. Resident bird s of New Providence. 10(1):36 White, Anthony W. Black-headed Gull ( Larus ridibundus ) seen and photographed at Governor’s Harbour, Eleuthera, Ba hamas. ........................... 10(2):60 White, A. W., B. Hallet, a nd 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 Ja maica and its birdlife. 3(1):2 Wiley, James W. Selected bibliography of Jamaican bird topics. .............................................................. 3(1):4 Wiley, Jim, Oscar T. “B ud” Owre 1917–1990. ......... 3(3):3 Wiley, James W. [Review of] Oiseaux des Petites Antilles/Birds of the West Indies.—Édouard BenitoEspinal. 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’écoute des oiseaux de Guadeloupe et de Martinique.—Patricia Hautcastel and Max Guérin, under the direction of Édouard Benito-Espinal. Pointe-a-Pit re, Guadeloupe. ......... 4(1):7 Wiley, James W. [Review of] A l’écoute des oiseaux de Guadeloupe et de Martinique.—Patricia Hautcastel, Max Guérin, and Eric Igabille, under the direction of Édouard Benito-Espinal. 1987. Produced by RMP Biological Ltd. and Canatron Electronics, Ontario. 4(1):8 Wiley, James W. Simposio de Zoologia, La Habana, Cuba. ...................................................................... 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 Pa vis, 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-Jac ques 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 Jorgé E. Saliva. United States Department of the Interior, U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Boquerón, 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. Wiley ............................................................... 9(3):31 Wiley, James W. [Review of] Aves de la isla de Cuba, by Juan Lembeye. 1850. Edición facsímil. Presentación de Manuel Fraga Iribarne. Introducción de Francisco Díaz-Fierros Viqueira. Madrid: Xunta de Galicia. 1995. ................................................... 9(3) :32 Wiley, James W., and Alexander Cruz. Endangered passerine hosts of the Shin y Cowbird in the Greater Antilles — a case study of the Yellow-shouldered Blackbird. ................................................................ 4(2):4 See Gálvez 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] Bermuda. ............................................................... 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 Gúanica Forest, Puerto Rico. .................... 4(3):9 Woodworth, Bethany L. Implications of introduced predators and parasites for the Puerto Rican Vireo in Guánica 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– 1991. ...................................................................... 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 lugubris . .................................................................. 2(3):6 Wotzkow, Carlos Wotzkow, Carlos. Aspectos reproductivos de Glaucidium y Gymnoglaux (Aves, Strigidae) en la Ciénaga de Zapata. ................................................ 3(3):10 Wotzkow, Carlos. In memoriam. Rogelio García 1926– 1992. ........................................................................ 5(2):2 Wotzkow, C. y M. T. Armensol. Censos aereos del Aura Tiñosa, Cathartes aura aura (Aves: Cathartidae): consideracione s sobre su actividad y conducta de vuelo en dependencia del biotopo sobrevolado. .......................................................... 4(2):10 Wotzkow, Carlos, and Brigitte Straub. The Charles-

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EL PITIRRE — Ten-Year Index, 1988–1997 31. Eugéne 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. Preand post-hurricane fruiting phenologies: potential implications for Puerto Rican Parr ots. ......................................... 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, West I ndies. ...................................... 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 R obert 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 Ja maica. ................................... 2(3):6 See Ramos et al. X Y Ydenberg, R. See Mugica et al. Yip Hoi, Trevor. See Murphy et al. Z Zuñiga, D. See Sánchez et al

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EL PITIRRE — Ten-Year Index, 1988–1997 32. EL PITIRRE Volumes 1–10 1988–1997 Editor – James W. Wiley Associate Editors — Barbara Keesee, Garfield “Jimmy” Brown, Cha ndra Degia, and Lianne Hibbert 1988 VOLUME 1, NUMBER 1 ST. CROIX’S SALT RIVER BAY THREATENED BY DEVELOPMENT ............................................................................................................... 2 MEETINGS OF INTEREST ............................................................................................................................... ............................................... 2 TRAINING PROGRAMS AND COURSES ............................................................................................................................... ........................... 3 OPPORTUNITIES ............................................................................................................................... ............................................................ 4 REQUESTS FOR ASSISTANCE ............................................................................................................................... ......................................... 4 RECENT PUBLICATIONS AVAILABLE ............................................................................................................................... ............................ 4 VOLUME 1, NUMBER 2 NEW FIELD GUIDE PLANNED FOR WEST INDIES ............................................................................................................................... .......... 2 ST. LUCIA’S MARIA ISLANDS RESERVE ............................................................................................................................... ....................... 2 MEETINGS OF INTEREST ............................................................................................................................... ............................................... 2 TRAINING PROGRAMS AND COURSES ............................................................................................................................... ........................... 4 OPPORTUNITIES ............................................................................................................................... ............................................................ 4 PUBLICATIONS AVAILABLE ............................................................................................................................... .......................................... 5 NEWS ............................................................................................................................... ............................................................................ 6 NOTICES ............................................................................................................................... ........................................................................ 6 ACKNOWLEDGMENTS .............................................................................................................................. .................................................... 6 SUPPLEMENT to VOLUME 1, NUMBER 2 SAINT LUCIA. Paul Butler ............................................................................................................................... ............................................ 7 VOLUME 1, NUMBER 3 FIRST MEETING OF THE SOCIETY OF CARIBBEAN ORNITHOLOGY .............................................................................................................. 2 REPORT ON THE MEETING ON “ECOLOGIA INTEGRADA EN DEFENSA 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 TWO NEW JOURNALS ............................................................................................................................... .................................................... 3 ANNOUNCEMENTS VERSION ESPA–OLA DE WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT TECHNIQUES MANUAL .......................................................................................... 4 MANUAL PARA METODOLOGIAS DE INVESTIGACION Y TESIS ........................................................................................................... 4 BOLETIN DE FLORA, FAUNA Y ÁREAS SILVESTRES ........................................................................................................................... 4 NEW PUBLICATION ON CARIBBEAN BIODIVERSITY AND CONSERVATION ........................................................................................ 4 MEETINGS OF INTEREST ............................................................................................................................... ............................................... 5 TRAINING PROGRAMS AND COURSES ............................................................................................................................... ........................... 6 OPPORTUNITIES ............................................................................................................................... ............................................................ 6 RECENT LITERATURE ............................................................................................................................... ................................................... 6 SCHEDULE OF PUBLICATION OF EL PITIRRE ............................................................................................................................... ................. 7 VOLUME 1, NUMBER 4 SOCIETY ADOPTS NEW NAME ............................................................................................................................... ...................................... 2 1989 MEETING OF THE SOCIETY OF CARIBBEAN ORNITHOLOGY ............................................................................................................... 2 REPORT OF THE EDUCATION COMMITTEE ............................................................................................................................... .................... 2 SOCIETY TO PREPARE ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY OF WEST INDIAN ORNITHOLOGY ............................................................................. 2 SOCIETY COMPILING LIST OF RESEARCHERS AND THEIR ACTIVITIES IN THE CARIBBEAN ........................................................................ 2 SECOND MEETING OF THE PARROT SPECIALIST GROUP, CURITIBA, BRAZIL ............................................................................................. 3 REQUEST FOR ASSISTANCE ............................................................................................................................... ........................................... 3 FUNDING SOURCE ............................................................................................................................... ......................................................... 3 MEETINGS OF INTEREST ............................................................................................................................... ............................................... 3 OPPORTUNITIES ............................................................................................................................... ............................................................ 4 ACKNOWLEDGMENTS FOR FUNDING OF 1988 SOCIETY MEETING ............................................................................................................. 5

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EL PITIRRE — Ten-Year Index, 1988–1997 33. 1989 VOLUME 2, NUMBER 1 JAMES BOND (1900–1989) ............................................................................................................................... ........................................... 2 ANNABELLE STOCKTON DE DOD RETIRES ............................................................................................................................... ................... 2 THIRD ANNUAL MEETING OF SOCIETY TO BE HELD IN SANTO DOMINGO ................................................................................................. 2 OPTIMISM GROWS FOR RECOVERY OF PUERTO RICAN PLAIN PIGEON ...................................................................................................... 2 GENETICS AND BIRD CONSERVATION. Kelly Brock ............................................................................................................................... .... 3 DRAFT FORESTRY AND WILDLIFE LEGISLATION FOR MONTSERRAT AND ANTIGUA ................................................................................. 3 REQUESTS FOR ASSISTANCE ............................................................................................................................... ......................................... 3 ANNOUNCEMENTS ............................................................................................................................... ........................................................ 4 PUBLICATIONS AVAILABLE ............................................................................................................................... .......................................... 4 NEW BIRD JOURNAL ............................................................................................................................... ..................................................... 4 NEWS OF CARIBBEAN ORNITHOLOGISTS ............................................................................................................................... ..................... 4 MEETINGS OF INTEREST ............................................................................................................................... ............................................... 4 OPPORTUNITIES ............................................................................................................................... ............................................................ 6 Supplement to VOLUME 2, NUMBER 1 SAINT LUCIA ............................................................................................................................... ................................................................. 7 VOLUME 2, NUMBER 2 MEETING OF THE SOCIETY FOR CARIBBEAN ORNITHOLOGY ...................................................................................................................... 2 HURRICANE HUGO ............................................................................................................................... ........................................................ 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 RICO? Fred Charles Schaffner ............................................................................................................................... .............................. 4 GRUPO JARAGUA, INC. ............................................................................................................................. ................................................... 5 CURRENT RESEARCH PROJECTS. Joseph M. Wunderle, Jr. ........................................................................................................................ 5 REQUESTS FOR INFORMATION ON SEABIRDS ............................................................................................................................... ............... 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 Robert Hole, 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. Roberto Díaz and R. F. Ramos ............................................................................................................................... .................... 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, JAMAICA. Ann Haynes-Sutton ........... 7 FORAGING BEHAVIOUR IN CATTLE EGRETS: IS GRAZER ASSOCIATION BENEFICIAL? W. Hunte and D. Riven .............................. 7 ROOST USE BY CATTLE EGRETS ( BUBULCUS IBIS) IN BARBADOS. E. Drebs and W. Hunte ............................................................. 8 ANNOUNCEMENTS ............................................................................................................................... ........................................................ 8 NEWS FROM THE CARIBBEAN DOMINICA ............................................................................................................................... .......................................................... 10 BAHAMA ISLANDS ............................................................................................................................... ............................................. 11 ST. LUCIA ............................................................................................................................... .......................................................... 11 MEETINGS OF INTEREST ............................................................................................................................... ............................................. 11 VOLUME 2, NUMBER 3 PRELIMINARY ASSESSMENT OF THE IMPACT OF HURRICANE HUGO TO COLUMBID POPULATIONS IN PUERTO RICO AND OFFSHORE SATELLITE ISLANDS. Frank F. Rivera Milán ............................................................................................................................... ........ 2 REQUEST FOR INFORMATION FROM THE SOCIETY’S SUBCOMMITTEE ON COLUMBID GAME AND NON-GAME SPECIES. Frank F. Rivera Milán ............................................................................................................................... .......................................................... 2 SURVEY REFLECTS WORLDWIDE CONCERN FOR THE ENVIRONMENT ....................................................................................................... 3 BOOK REVIEW — AY-AY: AN ISLAND ALMANAC, BY GEORGE A. SEAMAN. Ro Wauer .......................................................................... 3 NEW BOOK ON WEST INDIAN BIOGEOGRAPHY ............................................................................................................................... ............ 4 ABSTRACTS OF SELECTED PAPERS PRESENTED AT THE THIRD ANNUAL MEETING OF THE SOCIETY OF CARIBBEAN ORNITHOLOGY, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC, AUGUST 1989 (CONCLUDED FROM EL PITIRRE VOL. 2 [2]) USE OF AGRICULTURAL HABITAT BY AVIAN MIGRANTS IN PUERTO RICO, JAMAICA, AND BELIZE. C. S. Robbins, B. A. Dowell, R. L. Sutton, A. H. Sutton, and D. D. Weyer ..................................................................................................................... 4 MORPHOLOGICAL DEVELOPMENT ON CAPTIVE PUERTO RICAN PLAIN PIGEON ( COLUMBA INORNATA WETMOREI). Carlos R. Ruiz ............................................................................................................................... .................................................................. 4 STUDIES OF RESIDENT COLUMBID GAME SPECIES IN PUERTO RICO. Frank F. Rivera Milán ............................................................. 5 REGULATION OF FOOD PROVISIONING PATTERNS OF WHITE-TAILED TROPICBIRDS. Fred C. Schaffner ............................................ 5 RADIO-TRACKING OF WHITE-TAILED TROPICBIRDS OVER THE CARIBBEAN SEA. F. C. Schaffner, 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 ( AMAZONA VITTATA). Teri Sorenson ............................................................................................................................... .......................................................... 5 ALGUNOS ASPECTOS DE LA ECOLOGÍA REPRODUCTIVA DEL JUÍ DE PUERTO RICO ( MYIARCHUS ANTILLARUM) EN EL REFUGIO

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EL PITIRRE — Ten-Year Index, 1988–1997 34. 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 and A. Haynes-Sutton ...................................................... 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. Waide, and D. Jean Lodge ............................................................................................................................... .............................. 6 GROUP FORAGING DYNAMICS IN THE BLACKBIRD QUISCALUS LUGUBRIS. A. Worrel, J. A. Horrocks, and E. Krebs ......................... 6 EVIDENCIAS CITOGENETICAS EN TORNO AL STATUS TAXONOMICO DE LA CIGUA PALMERA, DULUS DOMINICUS (PASSERIFORMES: DULIDAE). Celeste Mir ............................................................................................................................... ...... 7 INDICES DE DENSIDAD DE LAS COMUNIDADES DE AVES EN EL PARQUE NACIONAL DE LOS HAITISES, REPÚBLICA DOMINICANA. Carlos Ca–o Corcuera and Domingo Sirí ............................................................................................................. 7 HABITOS ALIMENTARIOS DE LA MADÁM SAGÁ ( PLOCEUS CUCULLATUS) EN ZONA AGRICOLA CERCANA A SANTO DOMINGO, REPÚBLICA DOMINICANA. Tomás A. Vargas Mora ............................................................................................................................... ........... 7 ALGUNOS ASPECTOS SOBRE LA COMPOSICI"N ESTRUCTURAL DE UNA COMUNIDAD ORNITICA EN EL PARQUE NACIONAL DE LOS HAITISES, REPÚBLICA DOMINICANA. Carlos Ca–o Corcuera and Domingo Sirí .......................................................................................... 7 ESTUDIO PRELIMINAR DE LA AVIFAUNA EN LAS LAGUNAS LIM"N Y REDONDA, MICHES, REPÚBLICA DOMINICANA. Tammy G. Dominguez Montandón and Domingo Sirí Nu–ez ............................................................................................................................... .............. 7 ANNOUNCEMENTS ............................................................................................................................... ........................................................ 8 OPPORTUNITIES ............................................................................................................................... ............................................................ 8 OPPORTUNITY WANTED ............................................................................................................................... ............................................... 9 GRANTS AND AWARDS ............................................................................................................................... ................................................. 9 NEWS OF SOCIETY MEMBERS ............................................................................................................................... ....................................... 9 MEETINGS OF INTEREST .............................................................................................................................. ................................................ 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 ROCKLANDS WILDLIFE SANCTUARY ............................................................................................................................... ........................... 6 SECOND SYMPOSIUM ON FORESTS OF PUERTO RICO, UNIVERSITY OF PUERTO RICO – PONCE, 2–3 NOVEMBER 1989. Francisco J. Vilella ............................................................................................................................... .................................................................... 6 WORKSHOP ON WILDLIFE BIOLOGY MICROCOMPUTERS ........................................................................................................................... 6 TUDY DOD NOW LIVING IN CALIFORNIA ............................................................................................................................... ..................... 6 NEWS OF SOCIETY MEMBERS ............................................................................................................................... ....................................... 7 INTERNATIONAL PIPING PLOVER CENSUS ............................................................................................................................... .................... 7 ASSISTANCE REQUESTED IN PREPARATION OF NEW FIELD GUIDE. Herb Raffaele ................................................................................... 7 MEETINGS OF INTEREST .............................................................................................................................. ................................................ 7 VOLUME 3, NUMBER 2 SECOND SYMPOSIUM ON ZOOLOGY SCHEDULED FOR HAVANA, CUBA, 1991 ........................................................................................... 2 MANOMET BIRD OBSERVATORY’S FIELD BIOLOGY TRAINING PROGRAMS ............................................................................................... 2 PHOTOGRAPHS OF WEST INDIAN BIRDS NEEDED ............................................................................................................................... ........ 4 BOOKS FOR NATURE ............................................................................................................................... ..................................................... 4 NORTH AMERICAN BREEDING BIRD SURVEY ............................................................................................................................... .............. 4 SPECIAL IOC SESSION FOR BIRD COLLECTION MANAGERS ....................................................................................................................... 4 INTRA-NEOTROPICAL MIGRANT SURVEY ............................................................................................................................... .................... 4 OPPORTUNITY ............................................................................................................................... ............................................................... 4 MEETINGS OF INTEREST ............................................................................................................................... ............................................... 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. Patricia Bradley .............................. 2 LAGUNA CARTAGENA NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE RESTORATION, DEVELOPMENT AND MANAGEMENT PLAN. Hilda DíazSoltero ............................................................................................................................... .................................................................... 2 OSCAR T. “BUD” OWRE 1917–1990. Jim Wiley .............................................................................................................................. ........... 3 NEWS OF THE RÍO ABAJO AVIARY FOR THE PUERTO RICAN PARROT ........................................................................................................ 4 JOB OPPORTUNITY ............................................................................................................................... ........................................................ 4 MACAW CONSERVATION AND MANAGEMENT WORKSHOP ........................................................................................................................ 4 REQUEST FOR INFORMATION ON CARIBBEAN POPULATIONS OF ROSEATE TERNS .................................................................................... 5 LARUS COMPETITION IN CARIBBEAN ............................................................................................................................... ........................... 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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EL PITIRRE — Ten-Year Index, 1988–1997 35. THE ROLE OF MOLECULAR GENETICS IN THE CONSERVATION OF CARIBBEAN AMAZON PARROTS. Kelly Brock and Bradley N. White ............................................................................................................................... ........................................................ 5 HEAVY METAL LEVELS IN CULEBRA TERNS. Joanna Burger and Michael 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 AURANTIUS. 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 and Alfonso Silva Lee ................................................................... 7 TRES EJEMPOS DE TRANSFORMACI"N DE HABITATS EN CUBA: SU IMPORTANCIA EN EL INCREMENTO DE LA AVIFAUNA. Orlando H. Garrido and Carlos Wotzkow ............................................................................................................................... ... 7 ALGUNOS ASPECTOS DE LA NIDIFICACI"N DE LA CIGUA PALMERA DULUS DOMINICUS. Simon Guerrero ..................................... 7 HABITAT CONDITIONS IN THE VICINITY OF IVORY-BILLED WOODPECKER SIGHTINGS IN EASTERN CUBA. Jerome A. Jackson ............................................................................................................................... ....................................................................... 7 ASPECTOS ECOLOGICOS DE LAS BIJIRITAS MIGRATORIAS (AVES: PASSERIFORMES) EN CUBA. Arturo Kirkconnell and Rosa M. Posada ............................................................................................................................... ..................................................... 7 PUERTO RICO’S LEAST TERN STATUS SURVEY. Gloria 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, and E. 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, and E. Barry Moser ................................ 8 THE ORIGIN OF THE CUBAN BOBWHITE COLINUS VIRGINIANUS “CUBANENSIS” (GRAY). Kenneth C. Parkes .................................. 9 IMPACT OF PHILORNIS AGUSTIFRONS ON GROWTH, DEVELOPMENT, AND SURVIVAL OF PEARLY-EYED THRASHER NESTLINGS IN MAYAGÜEZ, PUERTO RICO. Marelisa T. Rivera .................................................................................................................... 9 SOLUCIONES A PROBLEMAS ENCONTRADOS EN EL MANEJO DE LA POBLACI"N CAUTIVA DE PALOMAS SABANERAS. Carlos Ruiz ............................................................................................................................... ............................................................... 9 EFFECTS OF PREDATION ON WHITE-CROWNED PIGEON DISTRIBUTION IN FLORIDA BAY. Richard J. Sawicki, Allan M. Strong, and G. Thomas Bancroft ............................................................................................................................... ................. 9 MOVEMENT PATTERNS OF BREEDING WHITE-CROWNED PIGEONS IN SOUTHERN FLORIDA. Allan M. Strong, Richard J. Sawicki, and G. Thomas Bancroft ............................................................................................................................... ................ 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 ASPECTOS REPRODUCTIVOS DE GLAUCIDIUM Y GYMNOGLAUX (AVES, STRIGIDAE) EN LA CIÉNAGA DE ZAPATA. Carlos Wotzkow ............................................................................................................................... ...................................................... 10 THE EFFECT OF HURRICAN HUGO ON BIRD POPULATIONS IN A PUERTO RICAN RAINFOREST. Joseph M. Wunderle ................... 10 MEETINGS OF INTEREST ............................................................................................................................... ............................................. 10 INTERNATIONAL PIPING PLOVER CENSUS .............................................................................................................................. .................. 12 VOLUME 3, NUMBER 4 LA T"RTOLAS STREPTOPELIA DECAOCTO (AVES: COLUMBIDAE) EN CUBA. Orlando H. Garrido y Arturo Kirkconnell ......................... 2 REDUCED MEMBERSHIP RATES TO THE AMERICAN ORNITHOLOGISTS’ UNION ........................................................................................ 2 REQUESTS FOR ASSISTANCE ............................................................................................................................... ......................................... 2 NEW BOOKS AVAILABLE ............................................................................................................................... .............................................. 3 ANNOUNCEMENTS ............................................................................................................................... ........................................................ 3 OPPORTUNITIES ............................................................................................................................... ............................................................ 3 POSITION WANTED ............................................................................................................................... ....................................................... 4 MEETINGS OF INTEREST ............................................................................................................................... ............................................... 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 CARIBBEAN BASIN. William L. Murphy ............................................................................................................................... ................ 3 TALLER EXPERIMENTAL DE ESTUDIOS DE AVES MIGRATORIAS EN CUBA. Hiram Gonzalez Alonso ....................................................... 5 FIELD STUDIES OF MIGRATORY BIRDS IN CUBA. Hiram Gonzalez Alonso ................................................................................................ 5 REPORT FROM THE COLUMBID WORKING GROUP. Ann M. Haynes-Sutton ............................................................................................... 5 NEW BIRD PUBLICATIONS FROM THE FRENCH WEST INDIES ..................................................................................................................... 6 REVIEWS OISEAUX DES PETITES ANTILLES/BIRDS OF THE WEST INDIES.—ÉDOUARD BENITO-ESPINAL. 1990. SAINT-BARTHELEMY, GUADELOUPE, FRENCH WEST INDIES, FAUNE & FLORE DES TROPIQUES, LES EDITIONS DU LATANIER. James W. Wiley ...... 6 A L’ÉCOUTE DES OISEAUX DE GUADELOUPE ET DE MARTINIQUE.—PATRICIA HAUTCASTEL AND MAX GUÉRIN, UNDER THE DIRECTION OF ÉDOUARD BENITO-ESPINAL. POINTE-A-PITRE, GUADELOUPE. James W. Wiley ............................................... 7 A L’ÉCOUTE DES OISEAUX DE GUADELOUPE ET DE MARTINIQUE.—PATRICIA HAUTCASTEL, MAX GUERIN, AND ERIC IGABILLE, UNDER THE DIRECTION OF ÉDOUARD BENITO-ESPINAL. 1987. PRODUCED BY RMP BIOLOGICAL LTD. AND

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EL PITIRRE — Ten-Year Index, 1988–1997 36. CANATRON ELECTRONICS, ONTARIO. James W. Wiley .............................................................................................................. 8 1991 MEETING OF THE SOCIETY OF CARIBBEAN ORNITHOLOGY IN ST. LUCIA ......................................................................................... 8 ANNOUNCEMENTS ............................................................................................................................... ........................................................ 9 REQUESTS FOR ASSISTANCE ............................................................................................................................... ......................................... 9 NEWS OF SOCIETY MEMBERS ............................................................................................................................... ....................................... 9 MEETINGS OF INTEREST ............................................................................................................................... ............................................... 9 VOLUME 4, NUMBER 2 FIRST RECORD OF WILSON’S PHALAROPE, PHALAROPUS TRICOLOR, FOR TOBAGO. William L. Murphy, Trevor Yip Hoi, and Adolphus James .............................................................................................................................. ...................................................... 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 ANDRÉS AND PROVIDENCIA, COLOMBIA, WEST INDIES. Jon C. Barlow and Mark K. Peck ............................................................................................................................... ................................................... 3 DISTRIBUTION AND RELATIVE ABUNDANCE PATTERNS OF COLUMBIDS IN PUERTO RICO. Frank F. Rivera-Milán .......................... 3 SEXUAL HABITAT SEGREGATION IN AMERICAN REDSTARTS WINTERING IN JAMAICA. Jeffrey D. Parrish and Thomas W. Sherry .............................................................................................................................. ................................................................ 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. Wiley ................................................................................................................ 4 VARIACI"N MORFOLOGICA DEL GENERO QUISCALUS (AVES: ICTERIDAE) EN CUBA. L. González Sánchez, María Elena Garcías Romero y A licia Batile Viera ............................................................................................................................... ............. 4 NUEVOS REGISTROS DE RYNCHOPUS NIGER LINNEO, 1758 (AVES: LARIDAE) EN CUBA. P. Blanco y H. González ........................... 5 COMPOSICI"N SISTEMATICA DE LA COLLECCION DE AVES (PIELES) DEL INSTITUTO DE ECOLOGÍA Y SISTEMÁTICA. Rafaela Agulera, Daysi Rodríguez y Bárbara Sánchez ............................................................................................................................... 5 INVENTARIO DE LA HERPETOFAUNA Y ORNITOFAUNA SILVESTRES DEL PARQUE ZOOLOGICO NACIONAL. S. O. Cubillas, J. L. Polo, J. P. Soy y P. Martínez .............................................................................................................................. ............................ 5 ABUNDANCIA Y DISTRIBUCI"N DE LAS PALOMAS TERRESTRES CUBANAS (GENEROS: GEOTRYGON Y STARNOENAS). Daysi Rodríguez y Bárbara Sánchez ............................................................................................................................... ........................ 5 SITUACI"N ACTUAL DE LA POBLACI"N DE PALOMAS SABANERAS ( COLUMBA INORNATA WETMOREI) EN CIDRA, PUERTO RICO. ............................................................................................................................... ............... R. A. Pérez-Rivera y C. R. Ruiz-Lebrón 6 ORNITOCENOSIS DE UN MATORRAL XEROMORFO SUBCOSTERO EN GIBARA, CUBA. Daysi Rodríguez, Bárbara Sánchez, A. Torres y A. Rams .............................................................................................................................. .............................................. 6 CARACTERISTICAS ECOLOGICAS DE LA COMUNIDAD DE AVES EN LA PENINSULA DE HICACOS, MATANZAS, DURANTE LA MIGRACI"N OTOÑAL. H. González, E. Godínez y P. Blanco ....................................................................................................... 6 ESTUDIO DE HUMEDALES. ORNITOFAUNA DE LA PRESA PROTESTA DE BARAGUA. L. O. Melián Hernández y Margarita Ayarde Aguilar .............................................................................................................................. .................................................. 6 CONDUCTA DE ASOCIACI"N DE VARIAS ESPECIES DE AVES COMO FACTOR DE SUPERVIVENCIA. J. P. Soy y S. O. Cubillas ............ 7 DINAMICA POBLACIONAL DE NEGRITO ( MELOPYRRHA NIGRA) Y LOS TOMEGUINES ( TIARIS CANORA Y T. OLIVACEA) EN EL ÁREA PROTEGIDA “MIL CUMBRES” — RESULTADOS PRELIMINARES. Xiomara Gálvez y V. Berovides ................................................ 7 ECOLOGÍA TR"FICA DE LAS PRINCIPALES ESPECIES DE AVES QUE AFECTAN EL CULTIVO DEL CAMARON BLANCO EN TUNAS DE ZAZA. M. Acosta, Lourdes Mugica y Giselle Alvarez ............................................................................................................... 7 ACTIVIDAD Y EXPLOTACI"N DEL SUBNICHO ESTRUCTURAL DE UNA COMUNIDAD DE AVES EN LA RESERVA DE LA BIOSFERA SIERRA EL ROSARIO. C. Arredondo Antúnez, V., López Rodríguez, Isis Arce Alvarez y M. Pérez Bejerano ............................... 7 ANILLAMIENTO DE AVES EN UNA LOCALIDAD DE LA CIÉNAGA DE ZAPATA, CUBA. P. Blaco, A. Llanes, Ana J. Rondón, J. Fialio y L. D. Melián ............................................................................................................................... ...................................... 7 AVES ANILLADAS EN NORTEAMERICA CAPTURADAS EN CUBA. A. Moreno Bonilla .......................................................................... 8 AVES MIGRATORIAS EN VUELO DETECTADAS POR RADAR SOBRE LA HABANA. E. Godínez y R. Martínez ...................................... 8 COMPOSICI"N, ABUNDANCIA Y SUBNICHO ESTRUCTURAL DE LAS COMUNIDADES DE AVES EN DIFERENTES HABITATS DE LA SIERRA DEL ROSARIO, PINAR DEL RÍO, CUBA. H. González, M. Alvarez, J. Hernández y P. Blanco .......................................... 8 RESULTADOS PRELIMINARES DEL PROYECTO NACIONAL PARA LA CONSERVACI"N DE LA COTORRA CUBANA ( AMAZONA LEUCOCEPHALA LEUCOCEPHALA). Xiomara Gálvez Aguilera, V. Berovides Alvarez, A. Llanes Sosa y R. Martínez Montero ............................................................................................................................... ........................................................................... 8 ESTUDIO DE HUMEDALES. ORNITOFAUNA DE AMBIENTES ACUATICOS DE LA COSTA SUR ORIENTAL. L. O. Melián Hernández, Margarita Ayarde Aguilar y J. A. Planas Fajardo ........................................................................................................................ 9 CICLO DE VIDA DEL SABANERO ( STURNELLA MAGNA) (AVES: ICTERIDAE) EN EL JARDÍN BOTÁNICO NACIONAL Lourdes Mugica y M. Acosta .............................................................................................................................. .......................................... 9 CONSIDERACIONES ECOLOGICAS SOBRE LA COMUNIDAD DE AVES CARRO–ERAS DE CUBA Y MÉXICO. M. Acosta, Lourdes Mugica, C. Juárez y Elvia Jiménez .............................................................................................................................. .................. 9 ORNITOCENOSIS ASOCIADA A LOS SETOS VIVOS DE NEIVA, CUBA CENTRAL. A. Hernández Mu–oz, C. E. Moya López y E. A. Acosta Rodríguez .............................................................................................................................. ..................................... 9 INVENTARIO Y ANILLAMIENTO DE AVES EN CAYO PAREDON GRANDE, CAMAGÜEY, CUBA. Bárbara Sánchez, Arturo Kirkconnell y Daysi Rodríguez .............................................................................................................................. ......................... 9 ANALYSIS DE LOS REGISTROS DE FALCONIFORMES ANILLADAS EN NORTEAMERICA Y RECUPERADAS EN CUBA. E. Santana Castellón, H. González Alonso y L. González Sánchez ............................................................................................................... 10 SISTEMA INFORMATIVO AUTOMATIZADO DE AVES MIGRATORIAS EN VUELO DETECTADAS POR RADAR. E. Godínez, J. L. González y L. González .............................................................................................................................. .................................. 10 PRIMER REPORTE DE NIDIFICACI"N Y OBSERVACIONES DE FERMINIA CERVERAI (AVES: TROGLODYTIDAE) PARA CUBA. O. Martínez García y A. Martínez García .............................................................................................................................. .......... 10 CENSOS AEREOS DEL AURA TIÑOSA, CATHARTES AURA AURA (AVES: CATHARTIDAE): CONSIDERACIONES SOBRE SU

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EL PITIRRE — Ten-Year Index, 1988–1997 37. ACTIVIDAD Y CONDUCTA DE VUELO EN DEPENDENCIA DEL BIOTOPO SOBREVOLADO. C. Wotzkow y M. T. Armensol ........... 10 ABSTRACTS OF CURRENT AVIAN RESEARCH IN CUBA THE BAHAMIAN AVIAN COMPONENT OF THE NORTHERN COAST OF CUBA. Orlando H. Garrido and Ar turo Kirc onnell .............. 11 CURRENT STATUS OF THE IVORY-BILLED WOODPECKER ( CAMPEPHILUS PRINCIPALIS) IN CUBA. Giraldo Alayón and Orlando H. Garrido .............................................................................................................................. ...................................................... 11 THE TAXONOMIC STATUS OF THE STRIPE-HEADED TANAGER, SPINDALIS ZENA (AVES: THRAUPIDAE), IN THE West Indies. Orlando H. Garrido, George B. Reynard, Arturo Kirkconnell, and Robert Sutton .................................................................... 11 LA ENSE–ANZA DE LAS CIENCIAS BIOLOGICAS EN LA EDUCACI"N SUPERIOR I TALLER IBEROLATINOAMERICANO DEL 27 DE ENERO AL 2 DE FEBRERO DE 1992, UNIVERSIDAD DE LA HABANA, FACULTAD DE BIOLOGÍA ........................................................ 11 CUBAN SOCIETY OF ZOOLOGY ............................................................................................................................... ................................... 12 PRIMERO TALLER SOBRE ECOLOGÍA TROPICAL ............................................................................................................................... ........ 12 POSITION WANTED ............................................................................................................................... ..................................................... 13 MEETINGS OF INTEREST .............................................................................................................................. .............................................. 13 VOLUME 4, NUMBER 3 TOBAGO HUMMINGBIRDS: STATUS OF THE WHITE-TAILED SABREWING ( CAMPYLOPTERUS ENSIPENNIS) AND FIRST RECORD OF BROWN VIOLET-EAR ( COLIBRI DELPHINAE). William L. Murphy ........................................................................................................ 2 TERCER REGISTRO DE DUMETELLA CAROLINENSIS EN PUERTO RICO. Raúl A. Pérez-Rivera y Manuel Soto Singala ............................... 3 A COMPARISON OF DNA FINGERPRINTS FROM HISPANIOLAN AND PUERTO RICAN PARROTS. M. Kelly Brock ...................................... 3 SOCIETY’S 1991 ANNUAL MEETING HELD IN ST. LUCIA ........................................................................................................................... 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 ( COLUMBA INORNATA WETMOREI). A. B. Arnizaut .......................................................................................................................... 4 IMMEDIATE POST-FLEDGING DISPERSAL OF WHITE-CROWNED PIGEONS FROM FLORIDA BAY. G. Thomas Bancroft, A. M. Strong, and R. J. Sawicki ............................................................................................................................... ............................... 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 and T. Raml ............................................................................................................................... ..................................................... 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. Simon Guerrero ............................................................................................................................... .............................................. 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. Moreno .............................................................................................................................. ............................................................. 7 THE TAXONOMIC POSITION OF THE GREATER ANTILLEAN PEWEE ( CONTOPUS CARIBAEUS). George B. Reynard, Orlando H. Garrido, and Robert L. Sutton ............................................................................................................................... ....................... 7 STANDARIZED CALL AND SIGHT COUNTS OF COLUMBIDS IN PUERTO RICO: A COMPARISON OF DENSITY AND RELATIVE ABUNDANCE ESTIMATES. Frank F. Rivera-Milan ........................................................................................................................ 7 “PARTNERS IN FLIGHT — AVES DE LAS AMERICAS,” THE NEOTROPICAL MIGRATORY BIRD CONSERVATION PROGRAM. Peter W. Stangel ............................................................................................................................... ....................................................... 7 PUERTO RICAN PLAIN PIGEON ( COLUMBA INORNATA WETMOREI): IS IT MONOMORPHIC? Carlos R. Ruiz Lebrón ............................. 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 Báez ................................................................................................ 8 THE YELLOW-SHOULDERED BLACKBIRD ( AGELAIUS XANTHOMUS) RECOVERY PROJECT. Eduardo A. Ventosa Febles .................... 9 POST-HURRICANE MANAGEMENT AND CONSERVATION STRATEGIES FOR THE WILD PUERTO RICAN PARROT POPULATION: AN OVERVIEW. Francisco J. Vilella .............................................................................................................................. ................ 9 IMPACT OF SHINY COWBIRD PARASITISM ON THE REPRODUCTIVE SUCCESS OF THE PUERTO RICAN VIREO IN GÚANICA FOREST, PUERTO RICO. B. L. Woodworth ............................................................................................................................... ...... 9 THE EFFECT OF HURRICANE HUGO ON BIRD POPULATIONS IN A PUERTO RICAN RAIN FOREST: THE FIRST YEAR AND A HALF. Joseph M. Wunderle .............................................................................................................................. ........................................ 9 RESULTADOS PRELIMINARES DEL PROYECTO NACIONAL PARA LA CONSERVACI"N DE LA COTORRA CUBANA ( AMAZONA LEUCOCEPHALA). Xiomara Gálvez Aguilera, Vicente Berovides Al varez, Alejandro Llánes Sosa y Rosendo Martínez Montero .............................................................................................................................. .......................................................... 10 NESTING HABITS OF THE VILLAGE WEAVER ( PLOCEUS CUCULLATUS) IN HAITI. J. O. Keith and M. Rimpel .................................. 10 SUMMARY OF THE 1991 PSITTACINE WORKING GROUP MEETING, ST. LUCIA ....................................................................................... 10 NOTICE ............................................................................................................................... ........................................................................ 11 OPPORTUNITIES ............................................................................................................................... .......................................................... 11 MEETINGS OF INTEREST ............................................................................................................................... ............................................. 11 INFORMATION ON WILD BIRD BILLS BEING CONSIDERED IN THE UNITED STATES ................................................................................. 13 1992 VOLUME 5, NUMBER 1 TRANSITO DE BOMBYCILLA CEDRORUM (AVES: BOMBYCILLIDAE) EN LOCALIDADES DE LA CIUDAD DE LA HABANA. Esteban

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EL PITIRRE — Ten-Year Index, 1988–1997 38. Godinez, Jorge de la Cruz, Juan P. Soi y Santos Cubillas .................................................................................................................. 2 LONCHURA MALACCA (AVES: ESTRILDIDAE), NUEVA ESPECIE PARA LA AVIFAUNA CUBANA. Arturo Kirkconnell y Orlando Garrido .............................................................................................................................. ................................................................... 2 OBSERVATIONS OF THE RED-NECKED PHALAROPE ( PHALAROPUS LOBATUS) AND BAIRD’S SANDPIPER ( CALIDRIS BAIRDII) IN PUERTO RICO. Alfredo J. Begazo ............................................................................................................................... .......................... 3 ABSTRACTS OF CURRENT RESEARCH IN CUBA REPRODUCTIVE ECOLOGY OF THE CUBAN PARROT ( AMAZONA LEUCOCEPHALA) IN LOS INDIOS, ISLA DE LA JUVENTUD. I.— NEST SELECTION. Alejandro Llanes Sosa, Rosendo Martínez M ontero, and Vicente Berovides Alvarez ............................... 3 REPRODUCTIVE ECOLOGY OF THE CUBAN PARROT ( AMAZONA LEUCOCEPHALA) IN LOS INDIOS, ISLA DE LA JUVENTUD. II.—POPULATION DYNAMICS. Vicente Berovides Alvarez Alejandro Llanes Sosa, and Rose ndo Martínez Montero ............. 4 BOOK REVIEW A GUIDE TO THE BIRDS OF TRINIDAD & TOBAGO, 2ND EDITION.—RICHARD FFRENCH. 1991. ITHACA, NEW YORK, COMSTOCK PUBLISHING ASSOCIATES. William L. Murphy ......................................................................................................... 4 1992 MEETING OF THE SOCIETY OF CARIBBEAN ORNITHOLOGY ............................................................................................................... 5 PSITTACINE WORKSHOP ............................................................................................................................... ............................................... 6 CHAIRMAN’S REPORT OF THE 1992 MEETING OF THE COLUMBID WORKING GROUP. Frank F. Rivera-Milán ........................................ 6 DRAFT OF THE SOCIETY’S CONSTITUTION TO BE SENT TO MEMBERS ........................................................................................................ 7 ALLAN KEITH STEPS DOWN AS SOCIETY’S TREASURER ............................................................................................................................ 7 NEWS OF MEMBERS ............................................................................................................................... ...................................................... 7 VOLUNTEERS NEEDED ............................................................................................................................... .................................................. 7 REQUEST FOR ASSISTANCE ............................................................................................................................... ........................................... 7 MEETINGS OF INTEREST ............................................................................................................................... ............................................... 8 VOLUME 5, NUMBER 2 IN MEMORIAM. ROGELIO GARCÍA 1926–1992. Carlos Wotzkow ............................................................................................................... 2 OBSERVACIONES CONDUCTUALES EN ALGUNAS AVES DE LA RESERVA DE LA BIOSFERA “CUCHILLAS DEL TOA” (GUANTÁNAMO–HOLGUÍN, CUBA. Giraldo Alayón García ................................................................................................................ 2 SECOND WINTER SIGHTING OF THE COMMON BLACK-HEADED GULL ( LARUS RIDIBUNDUS) IN ST. LUCIA, LESSER ANTILLES. Wayne Burke ............................................................................................................................... .......................................................... 4 CURSO ANUAL: COMUNIDADES DE AVES RESIDENTES Y MIGRATORIAS, TECNICAS PARA SU DETECCI"N Y EVALUACI"N. 1 AL 15 DE MARZO Y/O 1 AL 15 DE OCTUBRE ............................................................................................................................... .................... 4 INSTITUTO DE ECOLOGÍA Y SISTEMÁTICA ............................................................................................................................... ................... 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 SOCIETY’S JOURNAL PUBLISHED ............................................................................................................................... ................................. 5 NEW PUBLICATIONS ............................................................................................................................... ..................................................... 6 MEETINGS OF INTEREST ............................................................................................................................... ............................................... 6 PROCEDURES FOR ELECTION OF 1993–1994 SOCIETY OFFICERS ............................................................................................................... 7 BOARD MEMBERS 1992–94 (REPRESENTATIVES OF TERRITORIES) ........................................................................................................... 7 BOARD MEMBERS 1992–94 (INVITED) ............................................................................................................................. .......................... 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. Askins .............................................................................................................................. ............................................................. 2 WINTER DISTRIBUTION AND FUTURE PROSPECTS FOR NEOTROPICAL TERRESTRIAL MIGRANTS IN THE CARIBBEAN. Joseph M. Wunderle, Jr., and Robert B. Waide .............................................................................................................................. ........ 2 LONG-TERM STUDIES OF THE BIRDS OF GUÁNICA, 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 ArturoKirkconnell .............................................................................................................................. ........................................ 3 WINTER HABITAT OCCURRENCE PATTERNS OF TEMPERATE MIGRANT BIRDS IN BELIZE. Deanna K. Dawson, Chandler S. Robbins, and John S. Sauer .............................................................................................................................. ......................... 3 BANDER TRAINING IN CUBA AND OTHER CANADIAN CONTRIBUTIONS TO CONSERVATION IN THE CARIBBEAN BASIN. Martin K. McNicholl ............................................................................................................................... ................................... 4 SISTER FORESTS—OPPORTUNITIES FOR INCREASED COOPERATION IN THE CONSERVATION OF NEOTROPICAL MIGRANT BIRDS. Ricardo García ............................................................................................................................... ............................... 4 EVALUACI"N ORNITOLOTICA DE LAS COMUNIDADES DE AVES EN DOS LOCALIDADES DE LA RESERVA DE LA BIOSFERA GUANAHACABIBES EN LA MIGRACI"N OTO–AL. Hiram González, Esteban Godinez, P. Blanco y A. Pérez .......................... 4 AVIFAUNA DE LA REGION ORIENTAL DE CUBA DURANTE LA MIGRACI"N OTO–AL. Daysi Rodríguez y Bárbara Sánchez .......... 5 AVIFAUNA DE LA LOMA REMIGIO, CON ENFASIS EN LAS ESPECIES MIGRATORIAS. Cristóbal Mar tínez M. .................................. 5 ECOLOGY OF MIXED SPECIES FLOCKS IN CORDILLERA FORESTS OF PUERTO RICO: PARTICIPATION OF NEOTROPICAL LAND BIRD MIGRANTS. Tomás 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. Beaumont C. McClure and Terry Rich .............................................................................................................................. ........ 7 A PROPOSED PRIORITY SYSTEM FOR NEOTROPICAL MIGRANT BIRDS: IMPLICATIONS FOR ALL LANDBIRDS IN THE WEST INDIES. William C. Hunter ............................................................................................................................... ........................... 7 MODELS FOR REGIONAL INVOLVEMENT IN PARTNERS IN FLIGHT. David N. Pashley .................................................................... 7 FOREST FRAGMENTATION AND MINIMUM AREA REQUIREMENTS FOR BREEDING FOREST BIRDS IN THE UPPER FLORIDA

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EL PITIRRE — Ten-Year Index, 1988–1997 39. KEYS. G. T. Bancroft, A. M. Strong, and M. E. Carrington ...................................................................................................... 8 IMPACTS OF PRIMATE POPULATIONS ON AVIAN HABITATS IN SOUTHWESTERN PUERTO RICO. Janis González-Martínez ........... 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. Bancroft .............................................................................................................................. .................................................. 10 CONSERVACI"N DE LA ORNITOFAUNA EN EL SISTEMA NACIONAL DE ÁREAS PROTEGIDAS EN CUBA. Antonio Perera-Puga .... 10 THE CONSERVATION DATA CENTRE—JAMAICA. Margaret A. J. Jones ........................................................................................ 11 VALORES HEMATOLOGICOS DE TRES ESPECIES DE COLUMBIFORMES. Edgardo R. Dávila, Ana Arnizaút, Carlos Ruíz y Raúl A. Pérez-Rivera .............................................................................................................................. .................................. 11 DESGLOCE DE LOS PATRONES DE CORTEJO Y COPULACI"N DE INDIVIDUOS CAUTIVOS DE PALOMA SABANERA. Diana Saurí, Raúl Pérez-Rivera y Carlos Ruíz .............................................................................................................................. .... 11 BANDING STUDIES OF ZENAIDA DOVES IN PUERTO RICO. Frank F. Rivera-Milán ....................................................................... 12 POPULATION STATUS OF THE WHITE-CROWNED PIGEON ( COLUMBA LEUCOCEPHALA) IN CUBA: 1979–1987. Esteban Godinez ............................................................................................................................... ...................................................... 12 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 RICO. Wayne J. Arendt .............................................................................................................................. ............................... 13 VARIABILIDAD EN LOS NIDOS Y HUEVOS DE LA REINA MORA. Raúl A. Pérez-Rivera ................................................................. 14 POPULATIONS OF PUERTO RICAN SCREECH-OWLS IN TWO HABITAT TYPES. Keith L. Pardieck, J. Michael Meyers, and Michelle Pagán .............................................................................................................................. .......................................... 14 BIRDS COLLECTED IN JAMAICA BY WILLIAM T. MARCH, 1861–1866. Richard C. Banks and Robert Ho le, Jr. .......................... 15 IS THE PALM CROW ( CORVUS PALMARUM) A MONOTYPIC SPECIES? Orlando H. Garrido, George B. Reynard and Arturo Kirkconnell .............................................................................................................................. ................................................. 15 SEABIRDS NESTING IN EXUMA LAND AND SEA PARK, BAHAMAS. David S. Lee and Mary K. Clarck ........................................ 16 PROGRESS ON THE SOCIETY’S 1993 MEETING IN CUBA ........................................................................................................................... 16 REPORT OF THE PSITTACINE WORKING GROUP. Francisco J. Vilella ...................................................................................................... 16 NOTICES ............................................................................................................................... ...................................................................... 17 OPPORTUNITIES ............................................................................................................................... .......................................................... 17 MEETINGS OF INTEREST ............................................................................................................................... ............................................. 18 IN MEMORY OF JACQUELINE “JILL” WEECH. 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 GUATEMALA. Ronald Byrom ................................................................................................................... 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, O. 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 María T. Bosque .......................................... 4 RESOURCE PARTITIONING AMONG A FLYCATCHER GUILD IN JAMAICA. Alex Cruz ......................................................................... 5 ESTUDIO PRELIMINAR EN DOS COMUNIDADES DE AVES EN LA LOMA NALGA DE MACO. Domingo N. Sirí ................................... 5 YOUTH EDUCATING YOUTH. Garfield A. 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. Ruíz-Lebrón and Juan J. Morales Ríos ............................................................................................................................... ................................................... 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. Scherer Neto ............................................................................................................................... ................................................... 7 CONDUCTAS REPRODUCTIVAS Y DESARROLLO MORFOLOGICO EN CAUTIVERIO DE LA COTORRA DE LA HISPANIOLA ( AMAZONA 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 Milanelo ............................................................................................................................... .......................................................... 8 PROMOTING PROTECTION THROUGH PRIDE. Monique Clarke ........................................................................................................... 9 AN INTRODUCTION TO AVIAN MEDICINE AND EMERGENCY CARE WITH EMPHASIS ON THE GENUS AMAZONA. Ana B. Arnizaut ............................................................................................................................... ........................................................... 9 ESTADO DE LAS POBLACIONES CUBANAS DE COTORRA ( AMAZONA LEUCOCEPHALA) Y CRIA EN CAUTIVERIO. Hirám González, María E. García Romero y Esteban Godinéz .............................................................................................................. 9 RESULTADOS PRELIMINARES DEL PROYECTO NACIONAL PARA LA CONSERVATION DE LA COTORRA CUBANA ( AMAZONA LEUCOCEPHALA LEUCOCEPHALA). Xiomara Gálvez-Aguilera, V. Berovides, A. Llánes, R. Martínez y O. Pimentel ................. 10 BANANAQUIT VOCAL BEHAVIOR IN A HIGH DENSITY POPULATION. Nidia I. Ramos, Oscar J. Vázquez, and Joseph M.

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EL PITIRRE — Ten-Year Index, 1988–1997 40. Wunderle, Jr. ............................................................................................................................... ................................................ 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 Robert F. Rockwell ............................................................................................................................... ....................................... 11 CLASIFICACION NUMERICA DE ALGUNAS COMUNIDADES DE AVES DEL ARCHIPIELAGO CUBANO. M.E. García Romero y Laredo González ............................................................................................................................... ........................................... 11 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, and L. Ruttan .............................. 12 DATOS SOBRE LA REPRODUCCION DE MELANERPES S. SUPECILIARIS Y COLAPTES FERNANDINAE (AVES: PICIDAE) EN LA CIENAGA DE ZAPATA. María E. García Romero ........................................................................................................................ 12 INTERNATIONAL MIGRATORY BIRD DAY ............................................................................................................................... .................. 13 ORNITHOLOGY JOURNALS AVAILABLE ............................................................................................................................... ...................... 13 NOTICES ............................................................................................................................... ...................................................................... 13 MEETINGS OF INTEREST ............................................................................................................................... ............................................. 13 SOCIETY OFFICERS FOR 1993–1994 ..................................................................................................................... ..................................... 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 GIR"N, CUBA ............................................................................................. 3 LETTER TO ISLAND REPRESENTATIVES. Patricia Bradley .......................................................................................................................... 4 THE 5TH SYMPOSIUM ON THE NATURAL HISTORY OF THE BAHAMAS ....................................................................................................... 4 MEETINGS OF INTEREST ............................................................................................................................... ............................................... 4 VOLUME 6, NUMBER 3 REPORT ON THE ANNUAL MEETING OF THE SOCIETY OF CARIBBEAN ORNITHOLOGY IN CUBA ............................................................... 2 SOCIETY’S 1994 MEETING TO BE HELD IN MARTINIQUE ............................................................................................................................ 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 PRINCIPALES ÁREAS DE CUBA DE IMPORTANCIA PARA LAS AVES. ANTONIO PERERA, O. GARRIDO E HIRAM GONZÁLEZ ................ 3 AVES DE LA SIERRA DEL ROSARIO. Carlos Arredondo, Vitalio López y C. Bravo ........................................................................... 3 INFLUENCIA DEL MICROHABITAT EN LA ESTRUCTURA DE LA COMUNIDAD DE CICONIIFORMES QUE HABITA LOS ARROCERA DEL JIBARO EN LA PROVINCIA DE SANTI SPÍRITUS, CUBA. Martín Acosta Cruz y L. Mugica ................................................. 3 EVALUACI"N MENSURAL DE LA COMUNIDAD DE AVES DEL HUMEDAL SAN MIGUEL DE PARADA, SANTIAGO DE CUBA. Luis O. Melián Hernández, M. Ayarde y José Planas ..................................................................................................................... 3 EL FRAILECIO BLANCO CHARADRIUS ALEXANDRINUS (AVES: CHARADRIIDAE) ANIDANDO EN CUBA. REDESCUBRIMIENTO. Orlando H. Garrido .............................................................................................................................. .................................... 3 ESTUDIO ECOLOGO-PAISAJISTICO DE LAS SALINAS, CIÉNAGA DE ZAPATA, SOBRE LA BASE DE LA ORNITOFAUNA. Enrique Soto, Raul Sánchez, A. Alfonso, L. Rodríguez y A. Cabrera .................................................................................................... 4 CENSOS DE AVES ACUATICAS EN EL REFUGIO DE FAUNA “LAS SALINAS,” CIÉNAGA DE ZAPATA, CUBA. Pedro Blanco ............. 4 DINAMICA DE LA COMUNIDAD DE AVES EN EL REFUGIO DE FAUNA LAS SALINAS, CIÉNAGA DE ZAPATA, MATANZAS. Alejandro Llanes Sosa ............................................................................................................................... ............................... 4 ASPECTOS ECOLOGICOS DE LAS POBLACIONES DE FLAMENCO ( PHOENICOPTERUS RUBER) EN CUBA. José y Jesús Morales Leal ............................................................................................................................... ............................................................. 5 ESTABLECIMIENTO DE UN SISTEMA DE MONITOREO DE AVES EN EL LAGO ENRIQUILLO. Cristóbal Martínez Mercedes .............. 5 EVALUACI"N DE LAS COMUNIDADES DE AVES EN SEIS HABITATS BOSCOSOS DE LA CIÉNAGA DE ZAPATA, CUBA. Hiram González, M. McNicholl, G. Wallace, D. Rodríguez, B. Sánchez, M. Acosta, D. Fillman, P. Blanco, E. Godínez y A. Llanes ............................................................................................................................... ......................................................... 5 ORNITOFAUNA EN TRES HABITATS TERRESTRES DE CAYO COCO, DURANTE EL PERIODO DE RESIDENCIA INVERNAL DE 1993. Bárbara Sánchez, D. Rodríguez, G. Wallace, D. Fillman, D. Zu–iga y R. Gómez ....................................................... 5 VARIACI"N PRELIMINAR DE LA ORNITOCENOSIS DE UN BOSQUE SEMIDECIDUO DE LA PENINSULA DE GUANAHACABIBES, CUBA. Alina Pérez, Roberto Varela y Freddy Delgado ........................................................................................................... 6 EVALUACI"N DE LA AVIFAUNA DE DOS LOCALIDADES DEL AREA PROTEGIDA JOBO ROSADO, SANTI SPÍRITUS, CUBA. Francisco Morera, Hiram González, P. Blanco y D. Sánchez ................................................................................................. 6 ABUNDANCIA Y DIVERSIDAD DE LA COMUNIDAD DE AVES EN LA RESERVA DE LA BIOSFERA DE BACONAO. Nidia García Sarmiento ............................................................................................................................... ................................................... 6 COMPOSICI"N, DENSIDAD Y EXPLOTACI"N DEL SUBNICHO ESTRUCTURAL DE UNA COMUNIDAD DE AVES EN LA SIERRA DEL ROSARIO, PINAR DEL RÍO, CUBA. Carlos Arredondo, R. Vitalio López, I. Arce y M. Pérez ............................................ 6 VALORACI"N BOTANICO-ECOLOGICA EN ESTACIONES DE ESTUDIOS ORNITOL"GICOS EN LA CIÉNAGA DE ZAPATA, MANTAZAS, CUBA. Ramon Oviedo .............................................................................................................................. ............ 7 NIDIFICACI"N DE AVES EN FORMACIONES VEGETALES DEL ÁREA PROTEGIDA “CUBANACAN,” VILLA CLARA, CUBA. Iván Brito Fuentes .............................................................................................................................. ............................................... 7

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EL PITIRRE — Ten-Year Index, 1988–1997 41. AVITUR, SOFTWARE PARA LA OPTIMA OBSERVACI"N DE AVES. Alfredo Gutiérrez y Vicente Berovides ....................................... 7 TRAMA ECOLOGICA DEL USO DE LAS CAVIDADES DE PALMAS BARRIGONAS ( COLPOTHRINAX WRIGHTII) POR LAS AVES DEL ÁREA PROTEGIDA, LOS INDIOS, ISLA DE LA JUVENTUD. I. PAJAROS CARPINTEROS. Fidel E. Quiala Górgona, M. Ortega Piti, X. Gálvez A. y Vicente Berovides A . ..................................................................................................................... 7 REPORTE SOBRE LA BUSQUEDA DEL CARPINTERO REAL ( CAMPEPHILUS PRINCIPALIS) EN CUBA, FEBRERO–MARZO 1993. Martjan Lammertink y Alberto Estrada .............................................................................................................................. ..... 8 ASPECTOS SOBRE LA HISTORIA NATURAL DEL CARPINTERO VERDE ( XIPHIDIOPICUS PERCUSSUS). Rosa M. Posada y Arturo Kirkconnell ............................................................................................................................... ................................................. 8 DATOS PRELIMINARES SOBRE LA ECOLOGÍA REPRODUCTIVA DE LA GOLONDRINA DE CUEVAS ( HIRUNDO FULVA) EN CUBA. Arturo Kirkconnell, A. Llanes y R. Quiñones ........................................................................................................................... 8 NUEVA LOCALIDAD DE FERMINIA CERVARAI (AVES: TROGLODYTIDAE) EN LA CIÉNAGA DE ZAPATA, CUBA. ASPECTOS DE SU ETOLOGIA. Enrique Soto Ramírez, J. Fiallo, A. Urquiola y A. Alfonso ............................................................................. 8 INTERACCI"N DE LA AVIFAUNA SILVESTRE CON LOS ANIMALES EXOTICOS DEL PARQUE ZOOL"GICO NACIONAL. Cubillas Santos y Jorge L. Polo .............................................................................................................................. ................................ 9 EFFECTOS DE LA SIEMBRA Y MANIPULACI"N DE CAVIDADES PARA ANIDAR, SOBRE LA PRODUCCI"N DE PICHONES EN LA COTORRA CUBANA ( AMAZONA LEUCOCEPHALA) DEL ÁREA PROTEGIDA LOS INDIOS, ISLA DE LA JUVENTUD. Xiomara Gálvez A., F. E. Quiala Góngoro, M. Ortega Aquilera y Vicente Berovides A. ...................................................................... 9 DIMENSIONES DE LAS CAVIDADES DE NIDIFICACI"N Y SU SELECCI"N PREFERENCIAL POR LA COTORRA CUBANA ( AMAZONA LEUCOCEPHALA). Vicente Berovides, Alfredo Gutíerrez y A. Llanes ....................................................................................... 9 EXPERIENCIAS PRACTICAS DE MANEJO EN UN CRIADERO DE COTORRAS ( AMAZONA LEUCOCEPHALA LEUCOCEPHALA) EN LA CIÉNAGA DE ZAPATA. Angel Delgado Gavino y Jorge Fiallo ................................................................................................. 9 ESTUDIO DEL COMPORTAMIENTO EN CAUTIVERIO DE LA COTORRA DE SANTA LUCIA ( AMAZONA VERSICOLOR), COMO APOYO A UN PROGRAMA PARA SU CONSERVACI"N. Juan P. Soy ............................................................................................ 9 IN MEMORIA. ABELARDO MORENO (1913–19 92) ................................................................................................................... ........ 10 ANNOUNCEMENT OF MEETING ............................................................................................................................... ................................... 11 ANNOUNCEMENT OF A NEW JOURNAL— BAHAMAS JOURNAL OF SCIENCE ............................................................................................... 12 JOIN THE WORLD’S BIGGEST BIRDWATCH ............................................................................................................................... ................. 12 REQUEST FOR ASSISTANCE ............................................................................................................................... ......................................... 12 NOTICE ............................................................................................................................... ........................................................................ 12 PERSONAL EXCHANGE ............................................................................................................................... ................................................ 13 OPPORTUNITY ............................................................................................................................... ............................................................. 13 MEETINGS OF INTEREST ............................................................................................................................... ............................................. 13 PASSING OF GABRIEL CHARLES ............................................................................................................................... ................................. 13 1994 VOLUME 7, NUMBER 1 VAGRANT WHITE STORK CICONIA CICONIA (AVES: CICONIIDAE) FOUND IN ANTIGUA: A FIRST RECORD FOR THE WEST INDIES. Nathan P. Gricks ............................................................................................................................... ................................................. 2 CORROBORACI"N DE ALGUNOS REGISTROS DE AVES PARA PUERTO RICO. Raúl A. Pérez-Rivera and Leopoldo Mi randa . .................. 2 ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS 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 Vélez Valentín 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 HATCHING PATTERN. Reed Bowman ............................................................................................................................... ......... 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 YELLOW WARBLERS. Nedra K. Klein .................................................................................................................. 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. Russell ............................................................................................................................... ........................................................ 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 COLONIAS DE ANIDACI"N DE AVES COSTERAS EN SIAN KAÍAN, QUINTANA ROO. J. Luis Rangel-Salazar y Paula L. Enríquez-Rocha .............................................................................................................................. ........................................... 6 SITIOS DE ANIDACI"N DE PANDION Y BUBO EN SIAN KAÍAN, QUINTANA ROO. Paula L. Enríquez-Rocha y J. Luis RangelSalazar ............................................................................................................................... ........................................................ 6 ASSESSING THE EFFECTS OF HABITAT CHANGES ON THE WATERBIRD POPULATIONS OF HELLSHIRE, ST. CATHERINE, JAMAICA. A nne C. E. Morgan ............................................................................................................................... ................... 6 RAPTOR MIGRATION IN THE CARIBBEAN: THE JAMAICAN PERSPECTIVE. Marcia Mundle and Catherine Levy ............................. 7

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EL PITIRRE — Ten-Year Index, 1988–1997 42. THE BIODIVERSITY MONITORING PROJECT FOR ANTIGUA. Kevel Lindsay ....................................................................................... 7 RECENT PROGRESS IN THE MANAGEMENT OF THE CAPTIVE PUERTO RICAN PARROT POPULATION. Pablo Torres-Báez, Ana B. Arnizaut, and Francisco J. Vilella .............................................................................................................................. ......... 7 THE TOBAGO STRIPED OWL ( RHINOPTYNX CLAMATOR OBERI): WHAT DO WE KNOW? Howard Nelson ........................................... 7 SOME IMPLICATIONS OF SMALL POPULATION SIZE FOR MANAGEMENT OF WATERBIRDS IN JAMAICA. Peter R. Bacon and Anne C. E. Morgan .............................................................................................................................. ..................................... 8 THE IMPACT OF THE LANDSCAPE ON AVIAN COLONIZATION OF ISOLATED PATCHES OF HABITAT. John Dunning, Rene Borgella, Krista Clements, and Gary Meffe ............................................................................................................................. 8 COLLECTING INFORMATION FOR AN ISLAND DATABASE OF BIRD RECORDS OR WHO IS THE FINAL AUTHORITY? Catherine Levy ............................................................................................................................... ............................................................ 8 ESTABLECIMIENTO DE UN SISTEMA DE MONITOREO DE AVES EN EL LAGO ENRIQUILLO. Cristóbal Martínez Mercedes .............. 8 VOCAL BEHAVIOR OF THE ST. ANDREW VIREO ( VIREO CARIBAEUS). Jon C. Barlow and Mark K. Peck ......................................... 9 PARAMETROS ECOLOGICOS DE UNA COMUNIDAD ORNITICA EN EL PARQUE NACIONAL DEL ESTE, REPÚBLICA DOMINICANA Carlos Cano ............................................................................................................................... ............................................... 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 UNIECO ‘93 .................................................................................................................... ......................................................................... 10 ASSOCIATION FOR PARROT CONSERVATION ............................................................................................................................... .............. 11 REQUESTS FOR INFORMATION ............................................................................................................................... .................................... 12 CARIBBEAN ENVIRONMENTAL INFORMATION CENTER ............................................................................................................................ 12 MEETINGS OF INTEREST ............................................................................................................................... ............................................. 12 NEW PUBLICATION ............................................................................................................................... ..................................................... 13 ANNOUNCEMENTS ............................................................................................................................... ...................................................... 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 ( PHILOMACHUS PUGNAX) FOR ANTIGUA-BARBUDA. Nathan P. Gricks ....................................................... 3 NEW RECORDS OF BIRDS BANDED IN HAVANA, CUBA. Esteban Godinez ................................................................................................. 4 NOTICE OF RECENT PUBLICATIONS ............................................................................................................................... .............................. 4 SOCIETY RECEIVES GRANT FROM RARE CENTER ............................................................................................................................... ...... 5 NEW MEMBERS ELECTED TO SCO BOARD ............................................................................................................................... .................. 5 DIRECTORY OF REFERENCE COLLECTIONS AND SPECIALISTS IN CARIBBEAN BIODIVERSITY ................................................................... 5 WILD BIRD CONSERVATION ACT OF 1992. SUMMARY OF EFFECTS. ......................................................................................................... 5 OPPORTUNITIES ............................................................................................................................... ............................................................ 6 MEETINGS 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 HEMISPHERE. Wayne Burke ............................................................................................................................... ................................. 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 Kenneth Wetherbee ............................................................................................................................... .............................................. 4 PUERTO RICAN PARROTS DID IT AGAIN IN 1994: ONCE AGAIN THEY HAVE SHOWN THEIR ABILITY TO RECOVER. Jafet VélezValentín ............................................................................................................................... ................................................................ 4 ABSTRACTS OF SELECTED PAPERS PRESENTED AT THE ANNUAL MEETING OF THE SOCIETY OF CARIBBEAN ORNITHOLOGY, MARTINIQUE, FRENCH WEST INDIES............................................................................................................................... ................... 5 PROYECTO EVALUATIVO DE LAS POBLACIONES DE TORCAZA CABECIBLANCA ( COLUMBA LEUCOCEPHALA) EN LA ISLA DE LA JUVENTUD, CUBA. Rolando Ambrón y Es teban Godi nez............................................................................................... ...... 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, and F. J. Vilella .................................................................. 6 INTER–ISLAND SONG DIFFERENTIATION AND MEME FLOW IN WEST INDIAN BLACK-WHISKERED VIREOS ( VIREO ALTILOQUUS SSP.). Jon C. Barlow .............................................................................................................................. ............... 6 CARACTERIZACION ECOLOGICA DE LA AVIFAUNA CUBANA EN PELIGRO DE EXTINCION. Vicente Berovides y Xiomara Gálvez .............................................................................................................................. .......................................................... 6 ESTUDIO DE LOS HUMEDALES DE MAYOR IMPORTANCIA PARA LAS AVES ACUATICAS EN LA PROVINCIA DE MATANZAS, CUBA. Pedro Blanco................................................................................................................... ............................................... 6 DISTRIBUCION Y ESTIMADO POBLACIONAL ACTUAL DE CUATRO AVES ACUATICAS NATIVAS EN PUERTO RICO. G. Bonilla, M. Vásques y E. Derrios ............................................................................................................................... ............................ 7 THE HUMMINGBIRDS OF MARTINIQUE. Marcel Bon Saint Côme ..................................................................................................... 7 BIRD SPECIES INTRODUCED TO MARTINIQUE IN THE PAST 40 YEARS. Marcel Bon Saint Côme ..................................................... 7

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EL PITIRRE — Ten-Year Index, 1988–1997 43. L ’AVIFAUNE SÉDENTAIRE DE LA MARTINIQUE: UN PROGRAMME PÉDAGOGIQUE INFORMATISÉ. Beatriz Conde ........................... 7 USO DE NIDOS ARTIFICALES POR GUACAMAYA BANDERA Y LORO REAL EN LA RESERVA PRIVADA DE FLORA Y FAUNA MATACLARA, EL BAUL, ESTADO COJEDES, VENEZUELA. Elena Del Conte Ayala y Antonio J. González-Fernández ......... 7 THE CONSERVATION AND ECOLOGY OF THE ST. LUCIA PARROT: A PRELIMINARY REPORT. J.W. Dawson, D. Anthony, and N. Snyder .............................................................................................................................. ..................................................... 8 CONSERVING BERMUDA’S ENDANGERED EASTERN BLUEBIRD POPULATION. Steven De Silva ....................................................... 8 DIFERENCIACION SEXUAL EN LA COTORRA CUBANA ( AMAZONA LEUCOCEPHALA LEUCOCEPHALA). Xiomara Gálvez y V. Berovides .............................................................................................................................. ..................................................... 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 STATISTIQUÉ DE CHASSE DANS LES ANTILLES FRANÇAISE. Raymond Garrigues ........................................................... 9 LA PHENOLOGIE DE LA REPRODUCTION CHEZ LE TOURTERELLE A QUEUE CARREE ( ZENAIDA A. AURITA) DETERMINEE A L’AIDE DES ANALYSES DE TABLEAUX DE CHASSE. R. Garrigues, E. Terouanne, D. Reudet, M. Anseline, and G. Taylay ............................................................................................................................... ......................................................... 9 ESTUDIO 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 ÁREA PROTEGIDA MIL CUMBRES, P. DEL RIO, CUBA. Hiram González, A. Llanes, M. McNicholl, E. Godinez, P. Blanco, J. McCracken, y R. Oviedo .......... 10 UPDATE ON MIGRANT AND NATIVE BIRD SPECIES OF GRENADA, WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO THE GRENADA DOVE ( LEPTOTILA WELLSI), AN ENDANGERED SPECIES. Aria Johnson ............................................................................................. 10 ECOLOGICAL NOTES ON THE STYGIAN OWL ( ASIO STYGIUS SIGUAPA) IN CUBA. Arturo Kirkconnell, Douglas Wechsler, and Christine Bush ............................................................................................................................... .......................................... 10 PROBLEMS IN JAMAICAN ORNITHOLOGY. Catherine Levy .............................................................................................................. 10 CHANGES IN THE BIRD SPECIES LIST FOR ANTIGUA-BARBUDA. Kevel Lindsay ............................................................................. 11 ESTUDIO DE LA GOLONDRINA DE CUEVAS ( HIRUNDO FULVA) EN AGRAMONTE, PROVINCIA DE MATANZAS, CUBA. Alejandro Llanes y Eduardo Abreu ............................................................................................................................... ......... 11 AN OVERVIEW OF THE POSSIBLE MORTALITY FACTORS FOR POPULATIONS OF NEARCTIC MIGRATORY SONG BIRDS DUE TO DEFORESTATION IN THE NEOTROPICS. Marcia Mundle ......................................................................................................... 11 PARC NATUREL REGIONAL DE LA MARTINIQUE. José 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 SIMPOSIO DE ZOOLOGIA............................................................................................................................... ......................................... 12 REPORT ON THE MEETING OF THE ASSOCIATION FOR PARROT CONSERVATION, GUADALAJARA, MEXICO, 7–11 JUNE 1994. Donald Anthony ............................................................................................................................... ...................................................... 13 CREATION OF A NATIONAL PARK IN THE BAHAMA ISLANDS.................................................................................................................... 13 ARUBA SEABIRDS THREATENED............................................................................................................................... .................................. 13 FUNDS FOR CONSERVATION PROJECTS............................................................................................................................... ........................ 13 GRUPO ECOLOGISTA TINGLAR............................................................................................................................... .................................... 13 LATIN AMERICAN LIBRARY ENHANCEMENT PROJECTS............................................................................................................................ 14 REQUEST FOR ASSISTANCE............................................................................................................................... .......................................... 14 1995 SCO MEETING IN TRINIDAD............................................................................................................................... ............................... 14 MEETINGS OF INTEREST............................................................................................................................... .............................................. 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 POBLACI"N DE GRULLAS ( GRUS CANADENSIS NESIOTES) EN LA PROVINCIA DE SANCTÍ SPIRITUS. Hiram González, Pedro Blanco, Francis co Morera y Delia Hernandez ......................................................................................................... 3 NUEVO REGISTRO DE COCO ROJO EUDOCIMUS RUBER (AVES: TRESKIORNITIDAE) PARA CUBA. Pedro Blanco, Francisco Morera y Marcos Echevarria ............................................................................................................................... .............................................. 3 A CUBAN TODY (TODIDAE: TODUS MULTICOLOR) CAPTURED NEAR HAVANA CITY. Esteban Godinez and Pedro Blanco R. ................. 4 FRUITS OF JOCUMA ( MASTICHODENDRUM FOETIDISSIMUM) AS FOOD ITEM OF PIGEONS AT ZAPATA SWAMP, CUBA. E. Godinez and R. Oviedo ............................................................................................................................... ......................................................... 5 SEGUNDA LIBERACI"N EXPERIMENTAL DE PALOMAS SABANERAS EN CIDRA, PUERTO RICO. Carlos R. Ruiz-Lebrón, Daniel J. Galán-Kercadó y Raúl A. Pérez-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-Milán, Rosemarie Gnam, and Herbert A. Raffaele .............................................................................. 8 INTEGRATING MONITORING OF RESIDENT AND MIGRATORY BIRDS IN LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN: A WORKSHOP

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EL PITIRRE — Ten-Year Index, 1988–1997 44. HELD BY THE SOCIETY OF CARIBBEAN ORNITHOLOGY (SCO) IN TROIS ISLETS, MARTINIQUE, AUGUST 1994. Frank F. Rivera-Milán ............................................................................................................................... .......................................................... 10 FUNDACION VIDA SILVESTRE CELEBRA FESTIVAL DE LAS AVES............................................................................................................. 11 CORRECTION............................................................................................................................... ................................................................ 11 REQUESTS FOR INFORMATION............................................................................................................................... ..................................... 11 NEWS OF MEMBERS............................................................................................................................... ..................................................... 11 RESOLUTION FROM THE 1994 WORKSHOP IN COSTA RICA....................................................................................................................... 12 MEETINGS OF INTEREST............................................................................................................................... .............................................. 14 ELECTION OF SOCIETY OFFICERS............................................................................................................................... ................................ 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 DEPREDACI"N DE MARIQUITAS POR UN FALC"N COMÚN. Leopoldo Mi rando.......................................................................................... 2 1995 MEETING OF THE SCO............................................................................................................................ ............................................. 3 CALL FOR ABSTRACTS............................................................................................................................... .................................................. 2 BOOK REVIEWS............................................................................................................................... ............................................................. 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. Wiley ............................................................................................... 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 Degi a ........................................... 5 BREEDING BIRD ATLAS OF CUBA AND ADJACENT ISLANDS....................................................................................................................... 6 ANNOUNCEMENTS............................................................................................................................... ......................................................... 6 REQUEST FOR ASSISTANCE............................................................................................................................... ........................................... 7 NEWS OF MEMBERS............................................................................................................................... ....................................................... 7 NEW PUBLICATIONS AVAILABLE............................................................................................................................... .................................. 7 MEETINGS OF INTEREST............................................................................................................................... ................................................ 7 VOLUME 8, NUMBER 3 PRIMER REGISTROL DE LA BIJIRITA DE LA RAZA BREWSTER (AVES: PARULIDAE) EN CUBA. Pedro Blanco Rodriguez, Alejandro Llanes Sosa y Ron Ridout ............................................................................................................................... ....................................... 2 PRIMER REGISTRO DEL FRAILECILLO SILVADOR CHARADRIUS MELODUS (AVES: CHARADRIIDAE) EN CUBA. Pedro Blanco Rodriguez .............................................................................................................................. ................................................................. 2 THE EURASIAN COLLARED-DOVE REACHES THE LESSER ANTILLES. P. William Smith ........................................................................... 3 NUEVO HOSPEDERO DE MOLOTHRUS BONARIENSIS (FAMILIA EMBERICIDAE) PARA CUBA. Alejandro Llanes Sosa y Jesús Hernández de Armas .............................................................................................................................. ............................................... 3 EL GAVILÁN COLA DE TIJERA ELANOIDES FORFICATUS FORFICATUS (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. Herbert A. Raffaele ............................. 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. Garrido ....................................................................................................................... ..................................................................... 8 ENSE–ANZA DE LA CONSERVACI"N A TRAVES DE LAS PLANTAS Y LAS AVES SILVESTRES. Simón Guerrero ................................ 8 A LAND MANAGER’S GUIDE TO POINT COUNTS OF BIRDS IN THE SOUTHEAST. Paul B. Hamel, Winston Paul Smith, Daniel J. Twedt, James R. Woehr, Eddie Morris, R obert B. Hamilton, and Robert J. Coope r ................................................. .................... 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. O. Garnett, M. V. Bernard, B. Y. Wong, H. S. Gurley, V. L. Jose ph, and M. F. Hayes ............................................... ....................... 9 A COMPARISON OF BIRD POPULATIONS IN EXOTIC CARIBBEAN PINE AND NATIVE MONTANE FOREST AT MOUNT SAINT BENEDICT, TRINIDAD. Floyd E. Hayes, Ishmael A. Samad, and Dale R. Ha rdy ........................................................................... . 9 DATOS PRELIMINARES DE LA EXPANSI"N GEOGRÁFICA DEL GORRI"N INGLÉS, PASSER DOMESTICUS, EN EL OESTE DE PUERTO RICO. Liza V. Jiménez ............................................................................................................... ......................................... 9 CONSERVATION OF THE BLACK-BILLED PARROT AND YELLOW-BILLED PARROT IN JAMAICA. Susan Koenig, Chandra Degia, and Garfield Brow n ............................................................................................................ ............................................................. 9 BIRDS OF MOUNT HARTMAN. Aria J ohnson .................................................................................................................. .................... 10 HABITAT USE OF SELECTED SPECIES OF BIRDS AT MARACAS VALLEY, TRINIDAD. Trevor D. Lewis, Marguerite L. Pantin, and Floyd E. Haye 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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EL PITIRRE — Ten-Year Index, 1988–1997 45. PREDICTING POPULATION CHANGES FROM HABITAT CHANGE IN BELIZE. C. S. Robbins, B. A. Dowell, J. Fallon, and J. Hepinstall .................................................................................................................... ................................................................... 11 BIOLOGY AND CONSERVATION OF PSITTACIDS IN VENEZUELAN ISLANDS. F. Rojas-Suárez, M. Albomoz, D. Carnilo, A. Rodriguez, and V. Sanz Pr ovita ................................................................................................ ..................................................... 11 PREDATION OF ARTIFICIAL NESTS OF WEST INDIAN WHISTLING-DUCKS ON LONG ISLAND, BAHAMAS. Nancy Staus .................. 11 POPULATIONS OF ORANGEQUITS IN A MID-LEVEL LIMESTONE WOODLAND, JAMAICA, 1991–1994. Ann Sutton and Robert Sutton ........................................................................................................................ ..................................................................... 11 THE DICKCISSELL: A NEOTROPIC MIGRANT IN TROUBLE. Stanley A Temple and Gi anfranco Ba sili .............................................. 12 ESTRATEGIA EDUCATIVA CON LA PARTICIPACI"N COMUNITARIA PARA LA PROTECCI"N DE LA COTORRA Y EL PERICO EN REPÚBLICA DOMINICANA (PROYECTO COTORRA LIBRE). R. E. Vásquez, T. Lara, y R. Lorenzo ................................................ 12 HABITAT USE AND NEST HABITAT STRUCTURE OF THE PUERTO RICAN NIGHTJAR. Francisco J. Vilella ...................................... 12 FLUX GENITIQUE ENTRE POPULATIONS ET FIDELITE DES COUPLES POUR UNE ESPECIE ENDEMIQUE ET INSULAIRE, LE PIC DE GUADELOUPE. Pascal V illard ................................................................................................................ .................................. 12 RED-FOOTED BOOBIES NEST AT WHITE CAY, SAN SALVADOR. A. W. White, B. Halle t, and M. Ba inton ........................................ 13 CONTRIBUTION OF THE SHADE OVERSTORY TO AVIAN ABUNDANCE AND DIVERSITY IN DOMINICAN COFFEE PLANTATIONS. Joseph M. Wunderle, Jr., and Steven C. Latta .............................................................................................................................. 13 REPORTS FROM REGIONAL REPRESENTATIVES ............................................................................................................................... .......... 14 PROJECTS IN THE BAHAMAS. Carolyn Wardle .............................................................................................................................. . 14 PROJECTS IN ST. LUCIA. Donald Anthony ............................................................................................................................... ....... 14 THE LARID SEABIRDS BREEDING POPULATIONS OF THE SAN NICOLAS BAY CAYS, ARUBA. Roeland E. de Kort ....................... 15 RESULTS OF 1995 ELECTION OF SOCIETY OFFICERS ............................................................................................................................... . 15 1996 MEETING SITE ............................................................................................................................... .................................................... 15 ANNOUNCEMENTS ............................................................................................................................... ...................................................... 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 REQUESTS FOR ASSISTANCE ............................................................................................................................... ....................................... 16 REPORT: THE SOCIETY OF CARIBBEAN ORNITHOLOGY ANNUAL MEETING, TRINIDAD, 28 JULY TO 2 AUGUST 1995. Chandra Degia . ............................................................................................................................. ..................................................................... 17 CARIBBEAN POSTERS AVAILABLE ............................................................................................................................... ............................. 17 CALL FOR NOMINATIONS FOR U. S. REPRESENTATIVE ............................................................................................................................ 18 1996 VOLUME 9, NUMBER 1 FIRST REPORT OF “BREWSTER’S WARBLER” IN HISPANIOLA. Steven C. Latta .......................................................................................... 2 COPULATORY STANCE OF THE PURPLE-THROATED CARIB, EULAMPIS JUGULARIS. William Belton ........................................................... 3 EL GUACAMAYO AZUL Y AMARILLO ( ARA ARARAUNA) EX"TICO RESIDENTE DE PUERTO RICO. Raúl A. Pérez-Rivera ........................... 3 LA T"RTOLA ( 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 ESTUDIOS PRELIMINARES SOBRE LA NIDIFICACION DE LA COTORRA DE LA HISPANIOLA, AMAZONA VENTRALIS, EN EL PARQUE NACIONAL JARAGUA, REPÚBLICA DOMINICANA. Jesús M. Almonte y Brígido 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 CONSTRUCCI"N DE LA PR#10: CONFLICTO DE USO POR TERRENOS FORESTALES ENTRE LA AUT.DE CARRETERAS Y UNA ESPECIE EN PELIGRO DE EXTINCI"N. Carlos A. Delannoy y Adrianne Tossas ................................ 6 NESTING SITE HABITAT DESCRIPTION AND SPACE REQUIREMENTS OF THE PUERTO RICAN BROAD-WINGED HAWK. Carlos A. Delannoy and Adrianne 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 Garfield Brown .................................................. 6 LISTE DES OISEAUX DE GUADELOUPE, MARTINIQUE ET DE LEURS DEPENDANCES. Philippe Feldmann, Arnaud Le Dru, Pierre-Joseph Bulens, Claudie Pavis, and Pascal Villard .............................................................................................................. 6 RARE CENTER PROVIDES GRANT TO SCO............................................................................................................................ ....................... 7 BOOK REVIEWS............................................................................................................................... ............................................................. 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 JORGÉ E. SALI VA. UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, U. S. FISH AND WILDLIFE SERVICE, BOQUER"N, 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 NEW PUBLICATIONS............................................................................................................................... ...................................................... 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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EL PITIRRE — Ten-Year Index, 1988–1997 46. RESOLUTIONS FROM THE 1995 ANNUAL MEETING............................................................................................................................... .... 10 ANNOUNCEMENTS............................................................................................................................... ....................................................... 11 MEETINGS OF INTEREST............................................................................................................................... .............................................. 11 REQUEST FOR INFORMATION............................................................................................................................... ....................................... 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-Milán, Rosemarie Gnam, and Herbert A. Raffaele ................................. 13 PRESIDENT’S COMMENTARY. Joe Wunderle ............................................................................................................................... ............. 17 ACKNOWLEDGMENT ............................................................................................................................... ................................................... 18 BAHAMA SWALLOW CONSERVATION PROGRAM............................................................................................................................... ........ 18 SCO ANNUAL MEETING, 2–7 AUGUST 1996, NASSAU, BAHAMA ISLANDS ............................................................................................ 18 ADVERTISEMENTS ............................................................................................................................... ...................................................... 19 VOLUME 9, NUMBER 2 OBSERVATIONS OF AN AUDUBON’S [BLACK-HEADED] ORIOLE ICTERUS GRADUACAUDA IN PUERTO RICO, THE FIRST RECORD FOR THE CARIBBEAN. Lucy Bunkley-Williams and Ernest H. Williams, Jr. ............................................................................................ 2 NUEVO RECORD DEL GORRION DE CABEZA CARMELITA ( SPIZELLA PASSERINA) Y NUEVO REPORTE DE FECHA PARA EL BOBITO DE CRESTA ( MYIARCHUS CRINITUS) PARA CUBA. William Suárez Duque ............................................................................................... 2 NUEVO REGISTRO DE AVOCETA RECURVIROSTRA AMERICANA (AVES: CHARADRIIFORMES) EN CUBA. Pedro Blanco, Martín Acosta, Lourdes Mujíca y Denis Dennis ............................................................................................................................... .............. 3 WINTERING EASTERN PHOEBES ( SAYORNIS PHOEBE), EMPIDONAX FLYCATCHERS AND ASEASONAL RECORDS OF KINGBIRDS IN THE BAHAMA ISLANDS. David S. Lee, Craig Faanes, and J. Christopher Haney ............................................................................ 4 OBSERVING MIXED SPECIES FORAGING FLOCKS OF RESIDENT AND MIGRATORY BIRDS IN CARIBBEAN HABitats. Paul B. Hamel and Francisco J. Vilella .............................................................................................................................. ....................................... 7 OBSERVACIONES SOBRE BANDADAS MIXTAS DE AVES RESIDENTES Y MIGRATORIAS FORRAJEANDO EN AMBIENTES BOSCOSOS DE LAS ANTIlles. Paul B. Hamel and Francisco J. Vilella ................................................................................................................ 9 THE CHARLES-EUGÉNE 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 ORNITHOLOGY ANNUAL MEETING ................................................................................................................... 14 ANNOUNCEMENTS ............................................................................................................................... ...................................................... 14 MEETINGS OF INTEREST............................................................................................................................... .............................................. 15 PUBLICATIONS AVAILABLE .............................................................................................................................. ......................................... 15 VOLUME 9, NUMBER 3 STATUS OF THE EURASIAN COLLARED-DOVE ( STREPTOPELIA DECAOCTO) IN THE FRENCH ANTILLES. Nicolas Barré, Philippe Feldmann, Georges Tayalay, Patrice Roc, Maurice Anselme, and P. William Smith ...................................................................... 2 THE EURASIAN COLLARED-DOVE ON NEVIS. Julian Francis .................................................................................................................... 4 LA CANDELITA SETOPHAGA RUTICILLA (AVES: PARULIDAE) NIDIFICANDO EN CUBA. Arturo Kirkconnell y Orlando H. Garrido ......... 5 AN UNKNOWN PARAKEET ON HISPANIOLA. P. William Smith ................................................................................................................... 5 PRIMER REPORTE PARA PHALAROPUS LOBATUS EN LA REPÚBLICA DOMINICANA. Club de Observadores de Aves Annabelle Dod ........ 6 NOTAS SOBRE LA ALIMENTACION DE CROTOPHAGA ANI (AVES: CUCULIDAE) EN UN PASTIZAL DE LA HABANA, CUBA María Elena García ............................................................................................................................... ....................................................... 6 AN UNUSUAL NESTING RECORD OF THE PALMCHAT DULUS DOMINICUS. Guy M. Kirwan, Robert S. R. Williams, and Chris G. Bradshaw ............................................................................................................................... ............................................................. 7 HOUSE SPARROWS ON NORTH ANDROS ISLAND, BAHAMAS. Michael E. Baltz ........................................................................................ 8 CAPTURA DE UN COCO ROJO ( EUDOCIMUS RUBER; AVES: THRESKIORNITHIDAE) AL NORTE DE CIEGO DE AVILA, CUBA. Martín Acosta Cruz y Orlando Torres Fundora ............................................................................................................................... ............. 8 AVES Y REPTILES DE CAYO SABINAL, ARCHIÉPAGO DE SABANA-CAMAGÜEY, CUBA. José Morales Leal y Orlando H. Garrido ......... 9 SCO ANNUAL MEETING KEYNOTE ADDRESS: INTERACTIONS AND INTERDEPENDENCE ON A FRAGILE FRINGE: BIRDS AND MAN IN A CHANGING CARIBBEAN. Jerome A. Jackson ............................................................................................................................ 12 WORKSHOP FINDINGS AND RECOMMENDATIONS: WORKSHOP ON THE DRAFTING AND APPLICATION OF CARIBBEAN WILDLIFE POLICY AND LEGISLATION ............................................................................................................................... ................................ 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 Durrand ............................................................................................................................... ......................................................... 20 JAMAICA REPORT. Suzanne Davis ............................................................................................................................... .................... 21 RESEARCH AND ORNITHOLOGICAL ACTIVITIES IN THE BAHAMAS. Carolyn Wardle ..................................................................... 22 BIRD CONSERVATION ACTIVITIES IN TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO: 1995–1996. Gerard Alleng ......................................................... 23 ST. LUCIA. Donald Anthony ............................................................................................................................... .............................. 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 NATURE TOURISM IN THE CARIBBEAN ............................................................................................................................... ............. 26 APPRECIATION TO THE ORNITHOLOGY GROUP OF THE BAHAMAS NATIONAL TRUST AND THE MEMBERS OF THE LOCAL COMMITTEE ............................................................................................................................... .................................................... 26 CAÑO TIBURONES ............................................................................................................................... .............................................. 27 ESPECIES EX"TIAS ............................................................................................................................... ............................................. 27 CABO ROJO 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 CONSERVACION DE LA AVIFAUNA INSULAR. Simón Guerrero ................ 29 LOGROS RECIENTES EN EL PROYECTO DE RECUPERACION DE LA COTORRA PUERTORRIQUE–A ( AMAZONA VITTATA). Pablo Torres-Báez ............................................................................................................................... .............................................. 29 UTILIZACI"N DE LA INFORMACI"N BIBLIOGRÁFICA Y REGISTROS DE COLECCIONES PARA EL ATLAS DE LAS AVES NIDIFICANTES DE CUBA. Bárbara Sánchez Oria, S. Peris, A. Llanes, D. Rodríguez, Hiram Gonzalez, Pedro Blanco y M. E. García ............................................................................................................................... .............................................. 30 RESULTADOS PRELIMINARES SOBRE EL STATUS Y ALGUNOS ASPECTOS ECOL"GICOS DE LA YAGUASA CRIOLLA ( DENDROCYGNA ARBOREA) EN CUBA. Martín Acosta Cruz, Lourdes Mugica Valdés y Armando Albo ................................. 30 ECOLOGY AND CONSERVATION OF A SEDENTARY TROPICAL DUCK IN THE BAHAMAS: THE WHITE-CHEEKED PINTAIL ( ANAS BAHAMENSIS BAHAMENSIS). 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 VOL. 776. James W. Wiley ............................................................................................................................... ....................... 31 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. EDICI"N FACSÍMIL. PRESENTACI"N DE MANUEL FRAGA IRIBARNE. INTRODUCCI"N DE FRANCISCO DÍAZ-FIERROS VIQUEIRA. MADRID: XUNTA DE GALICIA. 1995. James W. Wiley ............. 32 NOTICES ............................................................................................................................... ...................................................................... 32 SCO ELECTIONS ............................................................................................................................... ......................................................... 32 1997 ANNUAL MEETING OF THE SCO ........................................................................................................................... ........................... 32 SCO T-SHIRTS ............................................................................................................................... ............................................................ 32 CARIBBEAN HONOR 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. Henderson ........................................................................................................... ............................................... 34 MEETINGS OF INTEREST ............................................................................................................................... ............................................. 35 SCO BOARD MEMBERS ELECTED 1996 .......................................................................................................................... .......................... 36 1997 VOLUME 10, NUMBER 1 SITUACI"N ACTUAL Y CONSERVACI"N DE LA YAGUAZA ANTILLANA ( DENDROCYGNA ARBOREA) EN LA REPÚBLICA DOMINICANA. José A. Ottenwalder ............................................................................................................................... ............................................ 2 THE AMERICAN KESTREL FALCO SPARVERIUS (AVES: FALCONIDAE) IN JAMAICA. Orlando H. Garrido, Arturo Kirkconnell, Audrey Downer, Ann Haynes Sutton, and Robert Sutton ................................................................................................................ 11 DOS CASOS DE ANIDAMIENTO DE LA CARTACUBA TODUS MULTICOLOR (AVES: TODIDAE) EN UNA CUEVA. Carlos A. Mancina y Patricia García Fernández .............................................................................................................................. ................................ 12 OTROS NUEVOS REGISTROS DEL FRAILECILLO SILBADOR CHARADRIUS MELODUS EN LA PROVINCIA DE LA HABANA, CUBA. Pedro Blanco R. y Eneider Pérez M. .................................................................................................. ........................................................ 13 REPORTE DE NIDOS INUSUALES DE CIGUA PALMERA DULUS DOMINICUS (AVES: DULIDAE). Simón Guerrero. ..................................... 14 REY CONGO NYCTANASSA VIOLACEA (AVES: ARDEIDAE) NIDIFICANDO SOBRE UN NIDO DE DULUS DOMINICUS. Simón Guerrero ......... 14 BLACK-CAPPED PETRELS FLEE INTO CANADA BEFORE HURRICANE FRAN. Leo Dougl as ....................................................................... 15 PRIMERA OBSERVACI"N DE COEREBA FLAVEOLA (LINNEO) (AVES: COEREBIDAE) PARA EL MACIZO MONTA–OSO GUAMUHAYA, CUBA. Abel Hernández Mu–oz y Bob Bowles .............................................................................................................................. ... 16 PELÍCANO NORTEAMERICANO PELECANUS OCCIDENTALIS CAROLINENSIS (AVES: PELECANIDAE) CRÍA TAMBIÉN EN CUBA. José A. Morales y Orlando H. Garrido .............................................................................................................................. ............. 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. Martín Acosta, Lourdes Mugica, C. Mancina, and X. Ruíz .................................................................................................... 18

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EL PITIRRE — Ten-Year Index, 1988–1997 48. 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 ARCHIPELAGO. Wayne Arendt .......................................................................................................................... 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 and R. S. Feliciano .............................................................................................................................. ..................................... 21 DISTRIBUTION, DIVERSITY, AND ABUNDANCE OF THE TERRESTRIAL AVIFAUNA IN THE SABANA ARCHIPELAGO NORTH OF VILLA CLARA, CUBA. Vicente Berovides-Alvarez and Xiomara Gálvez-Aguilera ................................................................. 22 ECOLOGICAL STUDIES OF THE GREATER FLAMINGO ( PHOENICOPTERUS RUBER) IN THE SABANA-CAMAGÜEY ARCHIPELAGO. Vicente Berovides-Alvarez and Xiomara Gálvez-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. Suzanne Davis and Peter Vogel .............................................................................................................................. ................. 24 NATIVE AND MIGRATORY BIRDS OF THE BAHAMAS. C. Ferguson, E. Kemp, J. Dilate, S. McKenzie, E. Wildgoose, N. Barry, S. Mitchell, K. Wilson, and E. Adderley ............................................................................................................................... ... 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 Gálvez-Aguilera, Vicente BerovidesAlverez, José Rivera, and James W. Wiley .............................................................................................................................. 24 THE STATUS OF THE CUBAN KITE ( CHONDROHIERAX WILSONII) IN EASTERN CUBA. Xiomara Gálvez-Aguilera and Vicente Berovides-Alverez .............................................................................................................................. ...................................... 25 WHAT’S RARE IN THE BAHAMAS? Lynn Gape .............................................................................................................................. .... 25 THE CUBAN FIELD GUIDE PROJECT. Orlando Garrido, Arturo Kirkconnell, and Roman Compañy ................................................ 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 WINTER. Hiram Gonzalez, Alejandro Llanes, and Pedro Blanco ........................................................................................... 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. Bu llard, D. R. Hardy, D-A. D. Wilson, D. J. Wilson, V. L. Joseph, and D. K. St. Louis .............................................................................................................................. .................... 27 UPDATE ON THE STATUS OF THE THREATENED WHITE-TAILED SABREWINGS ( CAMPYLOPTERUS ENSIPENNIS ON TOBAGO, WEST INDIES. F. E. Hayes, 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 ARBOREA). Ann M. Haynes-Sutton .............................................................................................................................. .............. 28 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-Valdés, Martín Acosta-Cruz, and R. Ydenberg .............................................................................................................................. ....... 31 USING POINT COUNTS TO ESTABLISH BASE-LINE DATA ON BIRDS IN THE BLUE AND JOHN CROW MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK. Marcia Mundle .............................................................................................................................. ................................ 31 UPDATE ON THE GUIDE TO THE BIRDS OF THE WEST INDIES. Herbert A. Raffaele ........................................................................... 32 PRELIMINARY STUDY OF BIRDS OBSERVED AT LOMA BARBACOA, PERAVIA PROVINCE, BANI, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC. Domingo Sirí .............................................................................................................................. .............................................. 32 SEABIRDS OF THE CAY SAL BANK. Alexander Sprunt, IV ................................................................................................................ 32 HABITAT SELECTION AND HOME RANGE OF RADIO-MARKED WEST INDIAN WHISTLING-DUCKS ON LONG ISLAND, BAHAMAS. Nancy Staus .............................................................................................................................. ................................................ 33 POPULATIONS OF ORANGEQUITS IN A MID-LEVEL LIMESTONE WOODLAND, JAMAICA, 1991–1995. Ann M. Haynes-Sutton and Robert Sutton .............................................................................................................................. ....................................... 33 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. Eduardo A. Ventosa-Febles .............................................................................................................................. ....................... 34 IMPORTANT BIRD AREAS FOR THE AMERICAS. David C. Wage ........................................................................................................ 35 A STUDY OF INTER-ISLAND VARIATION IN THE THICK-BILLED VIREO. Mariene R. Walker and J. C. Barlow ................................ 35 RESIDENT BIRDS OF NEW PROVIDENCE. Anthony W. White ............................................................................................................. 36 THE CASE OF THE BAHAMAS’ DISAPPEARING ENDEMIC ORIOLE (A JAMES BOND MYSTERY). P. William William and S A. Smith .............................................................................................................................. ........................................................... 36 THE PRE-COLONIAL AND CURRENT STATUS OF BERMUDA’S SEABIRD POPULATION. David B. Wingate ......................................... 36 ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION EFFORTS IN THE NORTHERN BAHAMAS: PROBLEMS AND ADVANCES. Gail L. Woon ..................... 37 PREAND POST-HURRICANE FRUITING PHENOLOGIES: POTENTIAL IMPLICATIONS FOR PUERTO RICAN PARROTS. Joseph M. Wunderle, Jr. .............................................................................................................................. .............................................. 38 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 González .................. 39

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PROPOSED AMMENDMENT TO SCO CONSTITUTION ............................................................................................................................... ... 40 WILD TREASURES OF THE CARIBBEAN ............................................................................................................................... ....................... 40 NEOORN —ELECTRONIC BULLETIN BOARD FOR DISSEMINATION OF INFORMATION ON NEOTROPICAL BIRDS. ..................................... 40 CARIBBEAN POSTERS AVAILABLE ............................................................................................................................... .............................. 40 MEETINGS OF INTEREST ............................................................................................................................... .............................................. 41 SOCIETY OF CARIBBEAN ORNITHOLOGY T-SHIRTS AVAILABLE ............................................................................................................... 41 DIRECTORY OF FUNDING SOURCES IN THE NEOTROPICS .......................................................................................................................... 41 REQUEST FOR ASSISTANCE .............................................................................................................................. .......................................... 42 1997 SCO ELECTIONS .............................................................................................................................. ................................................. 42 FORTHCOMING MEETINGS IN CUBA ............................................................................................................................... ............................ 42 ANNUAL DUES NOTICE .............................................................................................................................. ................................................ 42 SOCIETY’S WORKING GROUP RECEIVES FUNDING ............................................................................................................................... .... 42 MANUAL DE CAMPO PARA DETERMINAR LAS AVES DEL GRAN PARQUE NACIONAL “SIERRA MAESTRA” Y DE LOS TERRITORIOS ALEDAÑOS .............................................................................................................................. ............................................................ 44 CONTACT WITH SCO SECRETARY ............................................................................................................................... .............................. 44 CONSERVATION TRAINING CONSORTIUM ............................................................................................................................... .................. 45 VOLUME 10, NUMBER 2 SEIS NUEVOS REGISTROS DE AVES FOSILES EN CUBA. Osvaldo Jiménez Vázquez ................................................................................... 49 AVIFAUNA DE LA COSTA SUR DE CIEGO DE ÁVILA, “SANTA BÁRBARA”—JAGUEYAL, MUNICIPIO VENEZUELA, CUBA. Yaroddy Rodíguez y Alverico Rabelo ............................................................................................................................... .............................. 50 SOFTWARE PARA EL ESTUDIO DE LA CLASE AVES EN LA “RESERVA DE LA BIOSFERA BACONAO,” SANTIAGO DE CUBA, CUBA. Nidia García Saramiento y Manuel Rojas Tito ............................................................................................................................... 52 NOTAS ACERCA DE LA NIDIFICACI"N DE LAS AVES EN LA “RESERVA DE LA BIOSFERA BACONAO” DE LA PROVINCIA SANTIAGO DE CUBA, CUBA. Nidia García Saramiento y Manuel Rojas Tito .................................................................................................. 53 SOBRE EL STATUS DE LA CACATÚA DE GOFFIN ( CACATUA GOFFINI) EN PUERTO RICO. Raúl A. Pérez-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 ( ARATINGA NANA) IN THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC. Steven C. Latta, Francisco M. Rivas, and Nicolás López ............................................................................................................................... ........... 56 OLIVE-THROATED PARAKEET ( ARATINGA NANA) IN THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC. Gene K. Hess ............................................................. 57 RESUMEN DE AVES CONSIDERADAS COMO RARAS O ACCIDENTALES PARA LA REPÚBLICA DOMINICANA. Francisco M. Rivas ............ 58 BLACK TERN ( CHLIDONEAS NIGER) EN LA BAHÍA DE CALDERAS, BANI, REPÚBLICA DOMINICANA. Francisco M. Rivas y Nicolás López ............................................................................................................................... ................................................................. 58 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 Nathalie F. R. Ward ............................................................................... 60 SEGUNDO RECORD Y ALGUNOS ASPECTOS CONDUCTUALES DE LA BIJIRITA DE NASHVILLE VERMIVORA RUFICAPILLA (AVES:EMBERIZIDAE) EN CUBA. William Suárez Duque ................................................................................................................ 62 ZONOTRICIA LEUCOPHRYS GAMBELLI (AVES: EMBERIZIDAE), NUEVO RECORD PARA CUBA. William Suárez Duque y Orlando H. Garrido .............................................................................................................................. ............................................................... 63 EL GUINCHO NORTEAMERICANO PANDION HALIAETUS CAROLINENSIS (AVES: PANDIONINAE) ANIDANDO EN CUBA. Arturo Kirkconnell y Orlando H. Garrido ............................................................................................................................... ................... 64 LISTADO PRELIMINAR DE LA AVIFAUNA DE SIERRA DE NIPE, MAYARÍ, HOLGUÍN, CUBA. Nils Navarro Pacheco, Juan Llamacho Olmos y Carlos M. Pe–a Rodríguez ............................................................................................................................... ................. 65 ALIMENTACI"N DE TODUS MULTICOLOR (CARTACUBA), POLIOPTILA LEMBEYEI (SINSONTILLO) Y TERETISTRIS FORNSI (PECHERO) EN EL MATORRAL XEROMORFO COSTERO DE LA RESERVA DE LA BIOSFERA BACONAO” DE SANTIAGO DE CUBA, CUBA. Nidia García Sarmiento y Manuel Rojas Tito ............................................................................................................................... .. 68 PROCESO REPRODUCTIVO EN TERETISTRIS FORNSI (AVES: PARULIDAE) EN LA “RESERVA DE LA BIOSFERA BACONAO,” SANTIAG DE CUBA, CUBA. Nidia García Sarmiento y Manuel Rojas Tito ..................................................................................................... 69 INTERFERENCE COMPETITION BETWEEN JAMAICAN WOODPECKERS AND EUROPEAN STARLINGS FOR NEST CAVITIES IN JAMAICA. Alexander Cruz ............................................................................................................................... ................................................. 70 POSIBLE IMPACTO DE LAS ESPECIES EXOTICAS EN PUERTO RICO Y MEDIDAS ADOPTADAS POR EL DEPARTAMENTO DE RECURSOS NATURALES Y AMBIENTALES PARA MINIMIAR EL MISMO. Marilyn Colón Negrón ........................................................................ 71 DOES THE ST. KITTS BULLFINCH STILL EXIST? Kevel Lindsay ................................................................................................................ 72 INFORME SOBRE LA CONSERVACI"N DE LA AVIFAUNA EN LA REPÚBLICA DOMINICANA. Simon Guerrero ............................................ 73 BOND’S 1956 CHECK-LIST OF THE BIRDS OF THE WEST INDIES; REISSUE/REVISION .............................................................................. 73 MEETING ANNOUNCEMENTS IV SIMPOSIO DE ZOOLOGÍA ............................................................................................................................... ................................... 74 CONFERENCIA CIENTIFICA “50 ANIVERSARIO DE LA UNIVERSIDAD DE ORIENTE” ............................................................................ 75 III SIMPOSIO INTERNATIONAL HUMEDALES ‘97 ........................................................................................................................... ....... 77 TERCER SIMPOSIO DE ECOLOGÍA — UNIECO ‘98 .................................................................................................................. ............ 79 ORNITHOLOGICAL RESEARCH IN THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC/INVESTIGACIONES ORNITOLOGICAS EN LA REPÚBLICA DOMINICANA ... 79 MEETINGS OF INTEREST ............................................................................................................................... .............................................. 80

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EL PITIRRE — Ten-Year Index, 1988–1997 50. DIRECTORY OF FUNDING SOURCES IN THE NEOTROPICS ........................................................................................................................... 80 IN MEMORIAM: ANNABELLE (“TUDY”) DOD. Francisco Rivas ............................................................................................................... 81 PRESIDENTS COMMENTARY: LOCAL INVOLVEMENT AS THE KEY TO SUSTAINABLE ECOTOURISM AND RESOURCES CONSERVATION IN THE CARIBBEAN. Joe Wunderle ............................................................................................................................... ........................ 82 RESULTS OF SCO ELECTION OF OFFICERS ............................................................................................................................... ................. 82 GUADELOUPE 1998 ........................................................................................................................... .......................................................... 82 VOLUME 10, NUMBER 3 MOLECULAR PHYLOGENETICS AND CONSERVATION OF CARIBBEAN BIRDS. Robert E. Ricklefs and Eldredge Bermingham. .............. 85 REGISTRO DE AVES DE LA SIERRA DE CUBITA, CAMAGÜEY, CUBA. Yanette Concepción Hernández y Rafael Tadeo Perez. .............. 93 FIRST REPORT OF THE ORANGE-CROWNED WARBLER ( VERMIVORA CELATA CELATA) IN CUBA. Arturo Kirkconnell, Alejandro Llanes, and Orlando Garrido. ............................................................................................................................... ............................... 95 INDICIOS DE DEPREDACI"N DE HUEVOS DE HIRUNDO FULVA (PASSERIFORMES: HIRUNDINIDAE) POR EPICRATES ANGULIFER (SERPENTES: BOIDAE). Carlos A. Mancina y Alejandro Llanes Sosa . ................................................................................................ 95 LA BIAYA O BAMBIAYA DE LOS INDOCUBANOS. Osvaldo Jiménez Vázquez . .......................................................................................... 96 AGGRESSIVE BEHAVIOR OF A GRAY KINGBIRD ( TYRANNUS DOMINICENSIS) TOWARD A BAT ( MOLOSSUS MOLOSSUS) IN LA HABANA, CUBA. Juan P. Soy . ............................................................................................................................. ................................. 97 CURRENT STATUS OF WHITE-TAILED TROPICBIRDS ( PHAETHON LEPTURUS) NESTING IN CUBA. Nicasio Vi–a, Martha WalshMcgehee, and David S. Lee. ............................................................................................................................... .................................. 98 NUEVAS ADICIONES A LA PALEORNITOLOGIA CUBANA. William Suárez y Oscar A rredondo. ............................................................ 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. Donald Anthony. .................................................................................................... 102 HISTORY AND SUBSPECIATION OF THE PEARLY-EYED THRASHER, EMPHASIZING MARGAROPS FUSCATUS BONARIENSIS IN THE NETHERLANDS ANTILLES. Wayne J. Arendt. .............................................................................................................................. 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 and F. 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 and R. D. Morris . .................................... 105 AMAZONA PARROTS IN JAMAICA. Herlitz Davis and Susan Koening. .............................................................................................. 106 RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN HABITAT FRAGMENTATION AND BIRD COMMUNITIES IN THE BUFFER ZONE OF THE BLUE AND JOHN CROW MOUNTAINS NATIONAL PARK (BJCMNP). Suzanne Davis. .................................................................................. 107 CONTRIBUTION OF THE NATIONAL ZOOLOGICAL PARK TO AVIAN CONSERVATION IN HISPANIOLA. Simón Guerreo. ................. 107 CONSERVATION IMPLICATIONS OF STUDIES OF EVOLUTIONARY RELATIONSHIPS AMONG SOME CARIBBEAN BIRDS. Nedra Klein. ............................................................................................................................... ............................................................. 107 A CD-ROM GUIDE TO THE RESIDENT BIRDS OF THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC. Nicolás López . ........................................................ 108 VALUES OF THE CONVENTION WETLANDS OF INTERNATIONAL IMPORTANCE. Herbert A. Raffaele. ............................................ 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. Vázquez, K. Wallace, and R. Lorenzo. ............................................................................................................................... .............................. 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 ( AGELAIUS XANTHOMUS) IN PUERTO RICO. E. A. Ventosa-Febles, R. López, J. Camacho y A. Falcón. ......................................................................................................... 110 RESTORATION AND HABITAT MANAGEMENT AT THE HUMACAO WILDLIFE REFUGE. PHASE I: HABITAT ASSESSMENTS AND WETLAND MANAGEMENT PLAN. Francisco J. Vilella and Matthew 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 GUÁNICA FOREST, PUERTO RICO. Bethany L. Woodworth. ............................................................................................................................... ...................... 112 THE TIMING OF THE BREEDING SEASON IN THE BANANAQUIT ( COEREBA FLAVEOLA) ON THE ISLAND OF GRENADA, WEST INDIES. J. M. Wunderle. ............................................................................................................................... ................................ 113 HUMAN INTERACTIONS WITH SEABIRDS IN THE CARIBBEAN. Ann M. Haynes-Sutton. ................................................................. 113 GREMIOS TROFICOS DE LAS COMUNIDADES DE AVES RESIDENTES Y MIGRATORIAS EN DIFERENTES LOCALIDADES DE CUBA. Hiram Gonzalez Alonso. ............................................................................................................................... ............................... 114 AREAS DE IMPORTANCIA PARA LA REPRODUCCI"N DE ESPECIES MARINAS COLONIALES (CHARADRIIFORMES) EN CUBA. Pedro Blanco Rodríguez, Bárbara Sánchez y A. Hernández. ............................................................................................................................ 11 4 AREAS DE IMPORTANCIA REGIONAL PARA LAS AVES DEL ORDEN CHARADRIIFORMES EN CUBA. Pedro Blanco Rodríguez . ...... 114 AREAS DE INVIERNO DEL FRAILECILLO SILBADOR EN CUBA. Pedro Blanco Rodríguez . ............................................................... 114 COMPOSICI"N Y ABUNDANCIA DE LA AVIFAUNA EN DOS FORMACIONES VEGETALES DE LA ALTIPLANICIE DE NIPE, HOLGUÍN, CUBA. Bárbara Sánchez, Ramona Oviedo, Nils Navarro, Arturo Hernández, Carlos Pe–a y Ernesto Reyes. ....... 115 ESTRUCTURA DE LA COMUNIDAD DE AVES EN LA ARROCERA DE SUR DEL JÍBARO, SANCTI SPÍRITUS. Lourdes Mugica, Martín Acosta, Dennis Denis y Pedro L. Martinez . .................................................................................................................... 115 RELACI"N ENTRE LA MORFOLOGÍA DEL SISTEMA DIGESTIVO CON LA DIETA EN EL COCO PRIETO PLEGADIS FALCINELLUS. Dennis Denis, Martín Acosta y Lourdes Mugica. ....................................................................................................................... 115 ALIMENTACI"N DE BUBULCUS IBIS IBIS (AVES: ARDEIDAE) EN UN PASTIZAL DE LA PROVINCIA DE LA HABANA, CUBA. Maria Elena García Romero. ............................................................................................................................... ....................... 116 LAS RAPACES EXTINTAS DE CUBA Y SU IMPORANCIA ECOL"GICA DURANTE EL CUATERNARIO. Carlos Arredondo Antónez . .. 116

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EL PITIRRE — Ten-Year Index, 1988–1997 51. CONSIDERACIONES SOBRE LA ACTIVIDAD TR"FICA DE TYTO ALBA FURCATA Y LA NECESIDAD DE SU CONSERVACI"N. Carlos Arredondo Antónez. .............................................................................................................................. ....................................... 116 SCO REPRESENTATIVE REPORTS JAMAICA. Suzanne Davis. .............................................................................................................................. ................................. 117 TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO. Gerard Alleng. .............................................................................................................................. ......... 118 SABA REPORT. Martha Walsh-McGehee . ............................................................................................................................. .......... 119 THE CAYMAN ISLANDS. Trevor Baxter. ............................................................................................................................... ........... 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 CONSERVACI"N DE LA AVIFAUNA EN LA REPÚBLICA DOMINICANA EN 1997. Simón Guerrero . .................... 126 NEWS OF MEMBERS ............................................................................................................................... .................................................. 127 REQUEST FOR ASSISTANCE ............................................................................................................................... ....................................... 127 POSITIONS AND OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE ............................................................................................................................... .......... 127 MEETINGS OF INTEREST ............................................................................................................................... ........................................... 127 JORNADA 30 ANIVERSARIO ............................................................................................................................... ...................................... 128 FOTOAVE ............................................................................................................................... .................................................................. 129 NEW PUBLICATION A TEACHER’S GUIDE TO THE BIRDS OF JAMAICA .............................................................................................................................. 131 TALLER CIENCIA, SOCIEDAD Y MEDIO AMBIENTE ............................................................................................................................... .. 132 IN MEMORIAM: GEORGE A. SEAMAN, 1904–1997. Ro Wauer . .............................................................................................................. 133