D. Brandon Hay has served as research assistant to Ann Sutton since 1996. Together they are conducting research on migrant land birds in Jamaican mangrove forests. Brandon is also the Scientific Officer for the Caribbean Coastal Area Management Foundation, an organization dedicated to the protection and sustainable development of Jamaican natural resources, particularly in the Portland Bight area of Jamaica's south coast. He also serves as manager for several fish sanctuaries in the Portland Bight Protected Area. At the University of the West Indies (UWI), he earned a B.S. degree in zoology in 1995 and currently attends graduate school. Brandon enjoys scuba diving, boating, and radio-controlled model aircraft.