Ever dreamt of birding Cuba?
The Caribbean Conservation Trust (CCT) have been the leaders in providing legal bird conservation programs for U.S. citizens in Cuba since 1996.
CCT is the top choice from a licensing & programmatic perspective, and because of our distinct relationships & knowledge.
- Our long term relationships in Cuba
- The depth and experience of our Cuban team
- Our pioneering leadership in developing and equipping Cuban guides, naturalists, and field biologists
- Our continued leadership in creating and refining new birding itineraries
A new species has been added to the roster of birds that once lived in the West Indies. It’s an owl, and an impressive one, a relative of the Barn Owl alive today but much larger. Gone for thousands of years now, it is known only from fossils unearthed in Cuba. The discoverer, ornithologist and paleornithologist William Suárez, and Storrs L. Olson, curator emeritus in the Division of Birds of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History, described the new species recently in the prestigious journal Zootaxa.read more
Ubiquitous, approachable Rock Pigeon is the most familiar representative of the Columbidae family. One of the most beautiful is the endangered Blue-headed Quail-Dove, endemic to Cuba. It has long been considered unique, and is the only member of the genus Starnoenas, but new research suggests that it is far more unusual than previously believed.read more
Spring Migration Cuba Bird Survey – April 2016. Itinerary included Cuba’s Western Mountains, Zapata Peninsula, Northern Archipelago, Escambray Valley and Havana.read more
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