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VENEZUELA NATIONAL PARKS


Birding Site Guide

HENRI PITTIER, ARAGUA (n) 107,800ha 0-2435m, cloud forest, 500 species of birds 

SIERRA NEVADA, MÉRIDA (e) 190,000ha, 600-5007m, premontane and montane to glaciers and bare rock 

GUATOPO, MIRANDA and GUÁRICO (n) 92,640ha, 200-1450m, dry and moist tropical forest 

EL AVILA, DISTRITO FEDERAL 85,192ha, 120-2765m, humid premontane and montane forest 

YURUBÍ, YARACUY (c) 23,670ha, 500-1950m, premontane dry and moist forest, and montane humid forest 

CANAIMA, BOLÍVA (e) 3,000,000ha, 400-2700m, savannas, moist, humid and wet forest and tepuis 

YACAMBÚ, LARA (s) 14,580ha, 500-2300m, humid and wet premontane and montane forests 

CUEVA QUEBRADA DEL TORO, FALCÓN (se) 8500ha, 400-1100 tropical dry forest 

ARCHIPIÉLAGO LOS ROQUES, 225,153ha, 0-250m, barrier reefs and islands, mangroves, dry scrub 

MACARAO, MIRANDA (nw) 15,000ha, 1000-2200m, humid and wet montane forest 

MOCHIMA, ANZOÁTEGUI (ne) 94,935ha, 0-1150m, includes the coastal islands of CARACAS, CHIMANAS, LECHERÍA as far w as ISLA BORRACHAS in the GULFO DE SANTA FE barrier reefs, coastal, mangroves, xerophytic scrub, tropical dry and moist forest 

LAGUNA DE LA RESTINGA, ISLA MARGARITA (n) 10,700ha, 0-280m, lagoons, mangroves, xerophytic scrub 

MÉDANOS DE CORO, FALCÓN (n) 91,280ha, 0-20m, coastal sand dunes, xerophytic scrub 

LAGUNA DE TACARIGUA, MIRANDA 18,400ha, 0-10m, estuary, mangroves and beaches 

CERRO COPEY-JÓVITO VILLALBA, ISLA MARGARITA, 7,130ha, 100-1000m, xerophytic scrub, dry and moist premontane forest 

AGUARO-GUARIQUITO, GUÁRICO (sc) 169,000ha, 35-225m, sand dunes, llanos savannas, tropical dry gallery forest 

MORROCOY, FALCÓN (e) 32,090ha, 0-285m, shallow sea, mangroves, beaches, cays, xerophytic scrub, dry and tropical moist forest 

CUEVA DEL GUÁCHARO, MONAGAS (n) 45,500ha, 900-2324m, premontane, moist montane and humid tropical forests 

TEREPAIMA, LARA (s) 18,650ha, 300-1500m, xerophytic scrub, tropical dry and moist forest 

SERRANÍA DE NEBLINA, AMAZONAS (s) 1,360,000ha, 500-3045m, tropical humid forest, premontane and montane wet and elfin forest 

YAPACANA, AMAZONAS (c) 320,000ha, highest point 1345m, savannas and humid tropical forest some seasonally flooded, tepui mountains 

DUIDA-MARAHUACA, AMAZONAS (sc) 210,000ha, 250-2880m, palm swamps, savannas, tropical humid, montane humid and wet forest 

PENÍNSULA DE PARIA, SUCRE (ne) 37,500ha, 0-1370m, coastal mountains with xerophytic scrub through to cloud forest 

SIERRA DE PERIJÁ, ZULIA (w) 295,288ha, 300-3400m, podocarpus pine forest, cloud forest and paramo 

JAUA-SARISARIÑAMA, BOLÍVA (sw) 330,000ha, 1000-2400m, humid to pluvial premontane to montane forest, tepui mountains 

EL TAMÁ, TÁCHIRA (s) 139,000ha, 330-3350m, premontane, montane forests and paramo 

SAN ESTEBAN, CARABOBO (n) 44,050ha, 0-1830m, mangroves, xerophytic scrub, dry, moist and humid forest 

SIERRA DE SAN LUIS, FALCÓN (n) 20,000ha, 200-1500m, xerophytic scrub, tropical dry, moist forests and premontane humid forest 

CINARUCO-CAPANAPARO, APURE (se) 584,368ha, 30-200m, nomadic sand dunes, savanna, seasonally flooded savanna, lagoons and marshes, morichales, gallery and tropical dry forest 

GUARAMACAL, TRUJILLO (e) PORTUGUESA (w), 21,000ha, 1000-3200m, humid and wet montane forests, paramo 

DINIRA, borders of LARA, TRUJILLO, PORTUGUESA 42,000ha, 1800-3585m, humid montane forest, paramo 

CERRO SAROCHE, LARA (c) 32,294ha, 500-1300m, xerophytic scrub 

SIERRA DE LA CULATA, MÉRIDA (c) 200,400ha, 800-4750m humid montane forest and paramo 

PÁRAMOS BATALLÓN Y LA NEGRA, MÉRIDA (s) 65,000ha, 1800-3300m, wet montane forest and paramo 

CHORRO EL INDIO, TÁCHIRA (ne) 10,800ha, 1100-2600m, humid montane forest 

MARIUSA, DELTA AMACURO 265,000ha, 0-40m, mangroves, marshes and palm swamps 

PARIMA-TAPIRAPECÓ, AMAZONAS (se) (and BRAZIL) 3,500,000ha, 250-1800m, humid and lowland and montane forest 

TURUÉPANO, SUCRE (se) 72,000ha, 0-40m, river delta with mangroves, swamp forest and seasonally flooded forest 

CIÉNEGAS DEL CATATUMBO, ZULIA, 269,000ha, 0-60m, fresh and salt marsh, estuaries, humid forest 

EL GUACHE, 

RÍO VIEJO, 

TIRGUA, 

SANTOS LUZARDO, 

JUAN CRISÓSTOMO FALCÓN, 


Author: BSG

 

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