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Eco-tourism development in north Andros, Bahamas

Wed, 27/10/2010
The Bahamas National Trust (BirdLife in the Bahamas) pursues community engagement to develop ecotourism enterprises and wildlife management in north-east Andros, Bahamas.

Bahamas National Trust examines seabirds major...

Fri, 24/09/2010
The Bahamas National Trust (BirdLife in the Bahamas) began surveys of seabirds colonies in the Western and SW Bahamas – Cay Sal Bank area to measure possible oil spill impact.

Bahama Oriole on the edge

Thu, 05/08/2010
The recently-recognised Bahama Oriole is one of the rarest birds in the Caribbean. It is now found only on the island of Andros where it faces a number of critical threats that suggest it is on the edge of extinction.

Chuck-will's Widow in the Bahamas

Wed, 21/07/2010
A large and healthy population of Chuck-will's Widow Caprimulgus carolinensis has been discovered on Andros, Abaco and Grand Bahama. The species has long been considered a rare to uncommon winter visitor to the Bahamas, but surveys in 2007 and 2009 have totally changed our understanding of this nightjar, highlighting the need for similar surveys (for a number of endemic and globally threatened nocturnal birds) throughout the Caribbean.

Endangered Bahama Swallow on "Neotropical...

Wed, 21/07/2010
An authoritative online life history for the Endangered Bahama Swallow Tachycineta cya