MASON RIVER PROTECTED AREA CLARENDON, JAMAICA. Natural History Division, Institute of Jamaica. Location of Mason River Protected Area. 18 0 11’.724N 77 0 15’.754W. A Section of the Mason River Protected Area. Wetland Features. Some of the trails in the Upland Scrub Savanna.
Natural History Division, Institute of Jamaica
Road bordering the Mason River Protected Area
Historically, focus has been on botanical research.
Over 400 species of plants, including endemic, rare, introduced and invasive species have been reported.
Venus Flytrap Dionaea muscipula (introduced species)
Lindsaeaportoricensis (rare species)
Lisianthiusexsertus (endemic species)
However, there are several opportunities for faunal research. Inventories needed for insects, the most diverse group, as well as snails, frogs, lizards, birds, bats and mongoose.
Bush Lizard (Anolis sp.)
Sparrow Hawk (Falco sparverius)
Connecticut Warbler (male and female)
Greater community support and public education & outreach
Scenes from the Bird Project Open Day