Bird Watching in Jamaica

Jamaica has an abundance of endemic bird species, more so than any of the other Caribbean Islands. The island boasts more than 290 species of birds, ranging from migrant visitors to permanent species. Remarkably, 28 of the species of bird found on the island can be found nowhere else in the world.

In winter the…

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Hiking in Jamaica

Jamaica is an island with something on offer for everyone. If beaches and parties don't add up to your idea of the perfect vacation, then the numerous hiking and birding opportunities might. Jamaica has a number of great hiking areas including the Blue Mountains and Cockpit Country. Just go prepared for the heat: sunscreen,…

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