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SOCORRO RIVERA & LIST 
MEXICO

CHIHUAHUA (Compass)

Lat:00o00´S/00o00´W ha topography msl 
Protected/registered status 
Best Time for visit (7th October, 2004)

 

Birding Site Guide

This is a breeding site for the endangered Thick-billed Parrot. It is close to the town of Madera which is 5hrs by bus from Chihuahua city. Madera only has a few hotels. The cheapest one seemed to be closed and the cheapest place we could then find was N$270. A bus leaves Madera for Huaracan at 06.00 and passes Ejido Socorro Rivera. From the turn off it is another couple of km up into the village which is just a group of poor houses. You get dropped off in the dark so bring a torch and warm clothes. I followed the track through the village and carried on towards the hills. This is an old logging trail. I failed to see the parrots and they may have already flown s. 30 species including 9 lifers. 


Species seen


Other Fauna 
A total of -- species of mammals. 

There are -- recorded species of amphibians and reptiles. 

Flora 

Author: Charles Hesse 

 

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