Duffus Mountain


Country/territory: Jamaica

IBA Criteria met: -
For more information about IBA criteria please click here

Area: 1,498 ha

Protection status:


Site description
The Duffus Mountain site is synonymous with the Kellits-Camperdown forest reserve. It is situated in the parishes of St. Catherine and St. Ann. It contains just over 3700 acres of land, which is seemingly has mixed habitat usage, and human disturbance.

Key biodiversity
The site provides habitat for several species both endemics, residents and migrants (summer). Most species (endemics, residents and migrants), were well represented by the numbers observed. Endemic species observed included the Arrow-headed Warbler, White-eyed Thrush, Jamaican Crow, Stripe-headed Tanager and Red-billed Streamertail. Residents observed included Bananaquit, White-crowned Pigeon, Stolid Flycatcher and Mangrove Cuckoo. Summer residents observed were Black-whiskered Vireo and Grey Kingbird.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Duffus Mountain. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 18/06/2019.