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28 April 2021 First known record of Kirtland's Warbler (Setophaga kirtlandii) observed and captured in Jamaica
Alicia R. Brunner, Nathan W. Cooper, Peter P. Marra
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A female Kirtland's Warbler (Setophaga kirtlandii) was observed and captured on 12 February 2019 at the Font Hill Nature Reserve (18°02′N, 77°57′W) on the south coast of Jamaica, hundreds of kilometers southwest of its typical nonbreeding range. This is the first report of a Kirtland's Warbler in Jamaica. The individual was resighted in the same area twice after the initial capture, spending at least 7 weeks at the study site, suggesting this bird may have been wintering in Jamaica. Overall, it is unclear if this represents the expanding range of a recently increasing Kirtland's Warbler population or simply an errant migration.

Alicia R. Brunner, Nathan W. Cooper, and Peter P. Marra "First known record of Kirtland's Warbler (Setophaga kirtlandii) observed and captured in Jamaica," The Wilson Journal of Ornithology 132(3), 746-749, (28 April 2021). https://doi.org/10.1676/19-137
Received: 19 November 2019; Accepted: 5 November 2020; Published: 28 April 2021
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