Category Archives: Saba NP Flagship Species

Tracking one of Saba’s rarest birds

Tracking one of Saba's rarest birds: wedrego

Lesser Antillean Whistling Frog

The Lesser Antillean Whistling Frog ( Eleutherodactylus johnstonei) is the most common frog within the eastern Caribbean. It is also known as Johnstone's Tree Frog, named

Red-billed Tropicbird

The Red-billed Tropicbird (Phaethon aethereus) spends most of its life flying over open ocean, plunge-diving for fish and squid and is rarely seen on land.

Mountain Mahogany

The Mountain Mahogany (Freziera undulata) can be found on Saba, where it mostly grows within the elfin forest on top of Mount Scenery.

Saban Anole

Saba is home to a very special species of lizard, the Saban Anole (Anolis sabanus). This very small anole is the island’s only true endemic species.
Black-eyed Susan vine on Saba. Photo credit Christian König: SHAPE/DCNA

Black-eyed Susan Vine

The Black-eyed Susan Vine (Thunbergia alata) is one of Saba’s most common plants and can be found all over the island, including the Saba Terrestrial Park.