Hannah Madden and Lisa Sorenson begin the long hike into the crater of The Quill. Statia, Lesser Antilles, by Steve Shunk.

Old wooden signs point the way. They may not be as old as they look, but here, on the windward side of the Caribbean, tropical storms take their tolls—on signs, buildings, cars, and anything else that sits out in the rain. These signs to the trailhead simply say “Quill” in elegant cursive scrolled with weathered black… Read more »

Anguilla

West End Pond, Anguilla

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St. Eustatius

Red-billed Tropicbird Statia

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Steve Shunk, our associate editor, is headed to the Caribbean in a few days. Birding may not be the first thing people think of when planning a trip to the Caribbean, but Steve thinks these tropical islands give many reasons to change that perception. Steve will be attending the 20th International Meeting of BirdsCaribbean, which is… Read more »

Brown Noddy, Antigua, by Ted Eubanks

There are reportedly 365 beaches in Antigua, one for each day of the year. Each is seductive, each will tempt you. But head to the offshore islands and tropical forests to find the best birds.

Barbuda is home to the ONLY Antiguan endemic, the Barbuda Warbler, which is found in thorn-scrub forest in the interior of the island.

Magnificent Frigatebird with chick, Antigua, by Ted Eubanks

Stunning images of the birds of Antigua and Barbuda, captured by conservationist and ecotourism specialist Ted Eubanks.