Birding Site Guide
AMBORÓ NATIONAL PARK SANTA CRUZ 180,000ha
BENI BIOLOGICAL STATION BENI 14 38’S 66 18’W 135,000ha humid forest, cerrado, pampas and aquatic habitats
ISIBORO SECURE NATIONAL PARK BENI, LA PAZ, COCHABAMBA 16 00’S 67 00’W 1,100,000ha? humid forest, cerrado
NOEL KEMPF MERCADO NATIONAL PARK SANTA CRUZ 14 30’S 60 39’W 914,000ha hilly, tropical evergreen forest, pampas, cerrado and seasonally flooded grasslands
AMBORÓ NATIONAL PARK SANTA CRUZ 17 44’S 63 39’W 180,000ha montane and lower montane forest, semi-humid scrub, arid montane scrub
For MADIDI The late Theodore Parker III was largely responsible for the creation of Madidi, stating that Bolivia had the opportunity to ‘create the world’s most biodiverse protected area’. He was right. Madidi holds the world record for the number of bird species (and probably other Classes) for the smallest area, with Manú a close second. For accounts of the protected areas of Bolivia mentioned here, please see Bolivia sites.