Ranking fifth in biodiversity among the world’s islands, our 6 day Jamaica birding tour provides the perfect opportunity to encounter all 28 of the island’s endemic bird species plus other Caribbean specialties. This we will do by thoroughly exploring the island’s great variety of habitats, from the evergreen forests of the Blue Mountains to the ultramarine waters of the coast. Just a few of the highlight birds include Jamaican Owl, Jamaican Mango, Jamaican Becard, Jamaican Tody, Crested Quail-Dove and Red-billed Streamertail. Accommodations is very comfortable, we stay at one lodge for the whole tour which has good garden birding and superb Jamaican cuisine.

Top Birds

Ring-tailed Pigeon, Crested Quail-Dove, Yellow-billed & Black-billed Amazon, Chestnut-bellied & Jamaican Lizard Cuckoo, Jamaican Owl, Jamaican Mango, Red-billed and Black-billed Streamertail, Jamaican Tody, Jamaican Woodpecker, Jamaican Elaenia, Jamaican Pewee, Jamaican Becard, Jamaican & Blue Mountain Vireo, Jamaican Crow, Jamaican Euphonia, Jamaican Oriole, Jamaican Blackbird, Orangequit, Jamaican Spindalis

Habitats Covered

forests, woodlands, swamps, shoreline

Expected Climate

warm to hot and humid

Max Group Size

10 with 1 Rockjumper leader & local birding leader

Tour Pace & Walking

easy pace, undemanding walking

Accommodation

comfortable with varied cuisines

Ease of Birding

easy birding with some tough species

Number of Species Expected

110

Other Attractions

great scenery & beaches, friendly people, good food, laid back culture

Photographic Opportunities

very good

What our clients say about us

Adam Walleyn
GB & DB - Jamaica 2019

Our Rockjumper guide for all three tours, Adam Walleyn, was an excellent birder and attentive to all participants. We have travelled with Adam previously and continue to enjoy his expertise and passion for nature. Adam's leadership was a major factor in our booking the three tours.

Carlos Sanchez
RL & JB, Jamaica 2021

Carlos Sanchez is a great guide, an excellent birder who knows the area well. He is friendly and interesting, and we enjoyed our non-birding conversations with him. We would be very happy to travel with him again.

Lev Frid
KB, Jamaica 2023

Lev Frid is an excellent leader. With his keen ears and eyes, no bird on our Jamaica tour went undetected or unidentified, and with his judicious use of tapes and a laser pointer, the entire group got to see each bird, too. Lev is also able to answer almost any question.about any bird anywhere in the world, and is very enjoyable company. I plan to travel with him again.

Adam Walleyn
TE - Jamaica 2019

Our Rockjumper guide, Adam Walleyn, was excellent. A strong birder and patient man, he worked hard to make sure that all participants saw and photographed the birds well. Adam was able to engage positively with a diverse and intense group. I liked him very much.

Jamaica - Island Endemics II 2024

09 Dec 2024 - 14 Dec 2024 (6 days)

USD2,995 - Spaces Available

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Tour Leader: Alexander Alvarado

Tour price (Per person): GBP2,363 * EUR2,767 * AUD4,563 * USD2,995

Single Supplement: GBP371 * EUR434 * AUD716 * USD470

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Jamaica - Island Endemics I 2025

07 Jan 2025 - 12 Jan 2025 (6 days)

USD4,000 - Spaces Available

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Tour Leader: Alexander Alvarado

Pricing notes : *Prices are estimated and dates may change*

Tour price (Per person): GBP3,157 * EUR3,695 * AUD6,094 * USD4,000

Can be linked with: Puerto Rico - Forgotten Greater Antilles 2025

Jamaica - Island Endemics II 2025

26 Nov 2025 - 01 Dec 2025 (6 days)

USD4,000 - Spaces Available

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Tour Leader: Robert Wilcox

Pricing notes : *Prices are estimated and dates may change*

Tour price (Per person): GBP3,157 * EUR3,695 * AUD6,094 * USD4,000

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