XITUÊ ECOLOGICAL STATION
SÃO PAULO (near), (Compass)
00o00´S/00o00´W ha Atlantic forest, msl
Best Time for visit (time visited)
Birding Site Guide
This small protected area is located 270km sw of São Paulo in the Serra de Paranapiacaba. It is one of a string of joined protected areas (see accounts on BSG) and to it’s s it joins the much larger Intervales SP and to the ne is Carlos Botelho SP. On the sw is Turístico do Alto Ribeira SP. The total of these protected areas is a substantial 120,000ha of Atlantic forest.
Species See the South & East Brazil Forests Biome Endemics & Near Endemics list on BSG (under Neotropics) which covers the Atlantic forest specialties and some others sought after species of other forest types of this area.
A total of -- species of mammals.
There are -- recorded species of amphibians and reptiles.