Birds, Conservation and Adventure
in Cuba since 1996


Ever dreamt of birding Cuba?

We are Caribbean Conservation Trust

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.

What distinguishes CCT?

  • 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

Why bird with us?

  • Deep local connections for 20+ years
  • Conservation promotion
  • Experience with Cuba
  • Participate in long-term conservation effort
  • Excellent birding without sacrificing comfort

Latest News

Introducing Craves’s Giant Barn Owl

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

Cuba’s Blue-headed Quail-Dove is unlike any other New World dove

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

Birding Cuba by David Bredehoft

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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353 West Todd Street
Hamden, CT 06518

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