Jamaican Blackbird Nesopsar nigerrimus


Bird, J.P., Martin, R., Akçakaya, H.R., Gilroy, J., Burfield, I.J., Garnett, S.G., Symes, A., Taylor, J., Şekercioğlu, Ç.H. and Butchart, S.H.M. 2020. Generation lengths of the world’s birds and their implications for extinction risk. Conservation Biology 34(5): 1252-1261.

Collar, N.J.; Butchart, S.H.M. 2013. Conservation breeding and avian diversity: chances and challenges. International Zoo Yearbook 48(1): 7-28.

Cruz, A. 1978. Adaptive evolution in the Jamaican Blackbird Nesopsar nigerrimus. Ornis Scandinavica 9: 130-137.

Davis, H. 2017. Forest disturbance has negative consequences for the persistence of Jamaica’s threatened and endangered bird species in Cockpit Country. Journal of Caribbean Ornithology 30(1): 57-68.

Downer, A.; Sutton, R. 1990. Birds of Jamaica: a photographic field guide. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, U.K.

IUCN. 2020. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2020-3. Available at: www.iucnredlist.org. (Accessed: 10 December 2020).

Raffaele, H.; Wiley, J.; Garrido, O.; Keith, A.; Raffaele, J. 1998. Birds of the West Indies. Christopher Helm, London.

Skutch, A. F. 1996. Orioles, blackbirds and their kin: a natural history. University of Arizona Press, Tucson.

Stattersfield, A.J., Crosby, M.J., Long, A.J. and Wege, D.C. 1998. Endemic bird areas of the world: priorities for bird conservation. BirdLife International, Cambridge, U.K.

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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Nesopsar nigerrimus. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/jamaican-blackbird-nesopsar-nigerrimus on 07/06/2023. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org on 07/06/2023.