Reserves

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Published: 2008-09-10

WILD BIRDS PROTECTION (Reserves) Subordinate Legislation
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CHAPTER 249

WILD BIRDS PROTECTION

RESERVES

(SECTION 4)
The places mentioned below have been declared to be
reserves for the protection of wild birds.

Instrument Name Description, etc.
G.N. 16/1951 Big Derby Island.
Little Derby Island.
Guana Cay.
Goat Cay.
Betsy Cay.

G.N. 130/1954. High Cay. 5 miles south of Fresh Creek —
opposite the north mouth of
Young Sound, Andros.

Grassy Creek Cays: Six
Cays including North Rock
and 2 small rocks.

About 8 miles eastward of the
southeastern end of Andros Is-
land.

Cays in the vicinity of
Washerwoman’s Cut-about
25 cays and rocks including
Dolly Cay, Sister Rocks and
Pigeon Cay.

About 12 miles southeastward of
the southeastern end of Andros.

Goat Cay. North of the eastern end of Little
San Salvador.

Big Galliot Cay. Southwest of the southeastern end
of Wiltshire’s Cay, Exuma
Range.

The Channel Cays: 2 Cays
known as



Channel Cay Northwest of Stocking Island and
4¼ miles northwest of George
Town, Exuma.

and
Flay Cay. ¼ mile west of Channel Cay.

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Instrument Name Description, etc.
G.N. 133/1954. Waterloo ALL THAT tract of land con-

taining 200 acres, more or less,
which is a portion of a larger tract
of land known as “Waterloo” and
which is situated on the northern
side of West Bay Street at a point
about 13 miles westward of the
City of Nassau and about 4,900
feet westward of the junction of
the Windsor Field Road with
West Bay Street, which said tract
is bounded as follows —

On the south — by that portion of
West Bay Street-1,700 feet long,
more or less-which commences
from a point about 4,900 feet
westward of the junction of the
Windsor Field Road with West
Bay Street and extends thence in a
westwardly direction for 1,700 feet
to the junction of West Bay Street
with the road to Lightbourne
Creek.

On the west — partly by that
portion of the said road to Light-
bourne Creek which commences
from West Bay Street and extends
in a northwestwardly direction to
a point 1,330 feet (approximately)
distant from West Bay Street and
thence partly by a line bearing
north 52 degrees 45 minutes west
for a distance of 400 feet to the
High Water Mark or the northern
coast of New Providence Island.

On the east — by a line which
commences from the above-men-
tioned point on West Bay Street
which is 4,900 feet westward of its
junction with the Windsor Field
Road and extends thence north 16
degrees 55 minutes west for a
distance of 2,056 feet to a point on
the southern bank of the channel
of Lightbourne Creek.

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Instrument Name Description, etc.
On the north — partly by the High

Water Mark on that portion of
the northern coast of New Provi-
dence Island which extends from
the mouth of Lightbourne Creek
westwardly to the northern extre-
mity of the western boundary
described above, and partly by
that portion of the southern bank
of the channel of Lightbourne
Creek which extends from its
mouth to a northeastwardly di-
rection to the northern extremity
of the above described eastern
boundary.

G.N. 149/1955. Mammy Rhoda Cay. Southern section of Berry Islands.
Wood Cay and Water Cay. Schooner Cay group off the coast

of Southern Eleuthera.
G.N. 23/1956 Pigeon Cay. Northern side of Settlement of

Forbes Hill, Exuma.
G.N. 260/1956 The Island of
G.N. 167/1961 Paradise Island
G.N. 120/1958 Cistern Cay Between Hawksbill Cay and Wide

opening in Exuma Cays.
G.N. 246/1958 Lake Cunningham All that body of water known as

Lake Cunningham and situate in
the Western District of the Island
of New Providence.

G.N. 156/1961 Bottle Cay and Cedar Cay. Latitude 24°57’ north, longitude
76°25’ west, in the group of cays
known as Schooner Cays. 4§ miles
north-west of Powells’ Point,
Eleuthera Island.

Little Island or Little San
Salvador.

Latitude 24°35’ north, longitude
75°56’ west, 11½ miles southwest of
the northern end of Cat Island.

G.N. 247/1962 A rock in the Exuma Cays. About 50 yards off the north-
eastern shore of Hog Cay at a
point about 1,000 yards westward
of the eastern end of the said Hog
Cay in the southeastern section of
the Exuma Cays.

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Instrument Name Description, etc.
G.N. 81/1965 Big Green Cay Latitude 24°02’12” north and

Longitude 77°10’30” west, 61
miles south of New Providence.

Adelaide Creek Adelaide, New Providence.
S.I. 7/1966 Harvey Cay Harvey Cay together with the

small Cay situated in the bight
thereof the whole being situated at
lat. 24°09’ North and long. 76°29’
West, about 85 miles south-east of
Nassau and about 24 miles
southwest of Staniard (otherwise
Stanyard or Staniel) Cay in the
Exuma Group of Cays.

S.I. 36/1968. The Exuma Cays Land-and-
Sea
Park —
Horn Cay
Snuff Cay
Little Wax Cay (also known
as Pigeon Cay)

That group of cays in the Exuma
Range of Cays bounded to the
North by Wax Cay Cut and to the
South by Conch Cut and having
the following geographical co-or-
dinates:

Shroud Cay (also known as
Hungry Hall Cay)



Hawksbill Cay (also known
as Shroud Cay)
Cistern Cay

Latitude 24°36’09” N
Longitude 76°43’40” W

Waderick Wells Latitude 24°18’52” N
Hall Pond Longitude 76°26’02” W
O’Briens Cay
Bell Island Latitude 24°13’48” N
Little Bell, and unnamed cays

and rocks between
Longitude 76°33’26” W

Horn and rocky Dundas Latitude 24°31’35” N
Cays. Longitude 76°50’35” W
Peterson Cay The Cay lying in the Northwest

Providence Channel approxi-
mately three thousand (3,000) feet
south of Boggy Point on the
Southern Shore of the Island of
Grand Bahama.

Golf Course
Race Course
Prospect Water Works
Prospect Hospital
Lake Cunningham
Red Sound
Twin lakes

That area of land on the Island of
New Providence bounded on the
North by West Bay Street, to the
East by Prospect Road, to the
South by John F. Kennedy Drive
(Interfield Road) and to the West
by Blake Road.

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Instrument Name Description, etc.
Westward Villas
Skyline Heights
Delaport
The Caves
Lake View, and unnamed areas

adjoining the above specified
places within to area of land
described in
the second column.



Goulding Cay The Cay situate about one mile
north westwardly off Clifton Point
at the Western End of New
Providence and located at lat.
25°01’.3 North and long. 77°34’.1
West.

Joulter Cays ALL THOSE Cays Islets or
Rocks known as the Joulter Cays
situate approximately eleven (11)
miles Northwestwardly of Mor-
gan’s Bluff on North Andros
Island-and located at latitude
25°17’45” North (approx.) and
longitude 78°07’15” West (ap-
prox.)

Finley Cay ALL THAT Cay or Islet known as
Finley Cay situate approxi-
mately twenty (20) miles South-
wardly of the Current Settlement
on the island of North Eleuthera-
and located at latitude 25°07’30”
North (approx.) and longitude
76°44’45” West (approx.)
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