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Our Jamaica, Hispaniola & Puerto Rico tour has now been divided into two parts. The Jamaica trip starts in earnest at Marshall's Pen where in the gardens one will see more than half of the Jamaican endemics (Mark Van Beirs).
Red-billed Streamertail, Jamaica
Red-billed Streamertails are common. Here an unassuming female (Mark Van Beirs).
The Orangequit - here a male - is a Jamaican endemic that is easily seen on the feeders (Mark Van Beirs).
The nominate race of Bananaquit (Mark Van Beirs).
Black-throated Blue Warbler, Jamaica
A cute male Black-throated Blue Warbler (Mark Van Beirs).
This adorable male Merlin posed so very well for us. This dashing falcon winters in fair numbers in the Caribbean (Mark Van Beirs).
The Cockpit Country is an extensive area of limestone hills offering a refuge for the two endemic Amazona parrots of Jamaica (Mark Van Beirs).
Bahama Mockingbird, Jamaica
The Bahama Mockingbird only occurs in the extreme south of Jamaica and also on Cuba and in the Bahamas (Mark Van Beirs)
Jamaican Lizard Cuckoo, Jamaica
The Jamaican Lizard Cuckoo is an attractively-patterned Jamaican endemic (Mark Van Beirs).
Our group along the Ecclesdown track in eastern Jamaica (Mark Van Beirs).