Funding Opportunity—The David S. Lee Fund for the Conservation of Caribbean Birds

If you are an early career scientist or naturalist working in the Caribbean to protect Caribbean birds and their habitats, consider applying for a BirdsCaribbean David S. Lee conservation grant. The application deadline is Sunday, January 7, 2018. Scientists/naturalists working in the Caribbean, in conservation organizations or academic programs, may …

Crested Oropendola. Image credit: Alistair Rae

A birder’s guide to Trinidad

According to this article from Discover Trinidad and Tobago, it’s peak birding season in Trinidad right now: The island is blessed with nearly 500 recorded species — among the top 10 countries in the world for number of species per square mile. Peak birding season is November–May, but there’s lots …