Jamaica: Premier Birding Guides 

Arturo Kirkconnell

Arturo is widely recognized for his expertise in Caribbean birding. He has been guiding in Cuba for over twenty years, leading over two hundred birding tours. He is recognized by many birders as the leading authority on Cuban birds. He is the co-author of two books, including A Field Guide to the Birds of Cuba and A Birdwatchers’ Guide to Cuba, Jamaica, Hispaniola, Puerto Rico and the Caymans


Arturo truly loves birding and ornithology, and this is his passion. Clients praise Arturo for his field skills, and they also indicate that his customer service is excellent.


Ann Haynes-Sutton

Dr. Haynes-Sutton has been studying birds, ecology and conservation in Jamaica for more than thirty years. She lives in Jamaica at her own research and eco-tourism hub, Marshall’s Pen. She is the lead author of "A Photographic Guide to the Birds of Jamaica" published by the Princeton University Press.


She continues to carry out her own research on Jamaican birds and seabirds, and she consults as a conservation ecologist on protected areas, ecological assessments, conservation education and ecotourism.


More details about Cuba trips:

Contact in the USA: Charles:

Forms and payments should be mailed to:

Charles Thornton-Kolbe (in Denver, Colorado)

Toll Free: (from USA or Canada): 


Telephone: 720-320-1974

Email: charles@pibird.com


2443 South University

Suit 199

Denver, CO 80210


Partnership For International Birding


PO Box 219

Olyphant, PA 18447

Contact in the UK: Jennifer De Souza:

Jennifer De Souza (in Suffolk, England) 

Telephone: +44 755 214 2976


The Roost, Leiston Road




IP17 3NS