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Good News! A Rare Caribbean Bird, Rediscovered July 28, 2015

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It’s not every day that we get good news on the conservation front in the Caribbean. But this is one of those happy occasions, coming out of the BirdsCaribbean 20th International Meeting in Kingston, Jamaica. Tomorrow will be the last day of the conference at the Knutsford Court Hotel.

So, please do share the good news, about a beautiful bird last seen on the island of Dominica in 1862!

Here is the joint press release dated July 28, 2015 from Environmental Protection in the Caribbean (EPIC) and BirdsCaribbean.

Adam C. Brown, Senior Biologist

Environmental Protection in the Caribbean (EPIC)

abrown@epicislands.org

http://www.epicislands.org

(US) 707-845-1171

July 28, 2015

EPIC finds one of the world’s most rare seabirds active on Dominica: Details released at the 20th International Meeting of BirdsCaribbean

July 28, 2015—Roseau, Dominica/Kingston, Jamaica—A team of scientists from EPIC and Dominica’s Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries have recorded – for the first…

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