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Blue Lagoon a National Monument

Olivia ‘Babsy’ Grange, Minister of Youth, Sport and Culture, has signed a Preservation Notice regarding the Blue Lagoon in Portland. Miss Grange made a submission to Cabinet and received approval. The Notice, which was signed by the (more…)
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Fi Wi Sinting 2010 Information

Fi Wi Sinting the largest African History Month event in Jamaica will be celebrating its 20th anniversary on Sunday February 14, 2010 from 10A.M - 8 P.M. The venue, Somerset Falls in Hope Bay, Portland, world known for its lush vegetation (more…)
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Featured Photo – Black-throated Blue Warbler

A Black-throated Blue Warbler foraging in Portland Black-throated Blue Warblers (scientific name Dendroica caerulescens) are small songbirds of the New World warbler family who migrate to Jamaica and other parts of the Caribbean during winter in the Northern Hemisphere. These birds forage actively in low vegetation, catching insects like spiders, caterpillar and flies as well as feeding on berries, seeds and fruits. From the end of August to early May the Black-throated Blue Warbler and other migratory birds can be found in the heavily wooded areas in Jamaica especially the Cockpit country, the Blue Mountains and other forested areas.