Bull Head

Country/territory: Jamaica

IBA criteria met: -
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Area: 220 ha

Site description (2002 baseline)
The site can be found in the northern end of the parish of Clarendon with Secondary forest, having fields and bamboo. Fairly small area of Forest reserve (219.74 ha). Access is to the area is through a main secondary road which passes through the middle of the area. Annual rainfall ranges from 1500mm - 2000mm. Nearby communities include Gattrymore and Brandon Hill.

Key biodiversity
The site is home to only a few of the endemic species and is characterised by those species which are tolerant to some forest disturbance and not dependent upon pristine forests. Species to be found include the Red - Billed Streamertail, and Yellow - shouldered Grassquit (endemics) and other species such as Greater Antillean Grackle (Resident) and Grey Kingbird (Summer migrant) are present

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Bull Head. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/bull-head-iba-jamaica on 05/12/2023.