Crax alberti

El Mirador
Nature Reserve
El Mirador
Nature Reserve
Crax alberti
Tremarctos ornatus
Ateles hybridus

Date created: Between 2000 and 2002

Area: 2,035 hectares

Average Temperature: minimum 42 and maximum 53 °F

Weather: bimodal tetra-seasonal

Altitudinal range: Between 150 – 1,200 AMSL

Key species: Crax alberti, Ateles hybridus and Tremarctos ornatus

Key species

In this place, about 360 species of birds have been registered, of which 7 are endemic species, 8 are almost endemic and 8 are threatened; 43 species of non-flying mammals of which 18 are threatened, 24 species of flying mammals; 32 species of amphibians where there is 1 threatened species and 46 species of reptiles. Likewise, the following stand out: the Yellow-headed Parakeet (Gypopsitta pyrilia), Bonito Woodpecker (Melanerpes pulcher), Capiblanco Bull (Capito hypoleucus), Antioqueño Tyrannosaurus (Phylloscartes lanyoni), Ash Habia (Habia gutturalis), Turqueza Honeysuckle (Dacnis hartlaubi Magdalena), (Ateles hybridus), the Andean Bear (Tremarctos ornatus) and Magdalena Otter (Pteronura longicauda), among others.

Location and area

This protected area is located in the Serranía de las Quinchas, between the municipalities of Puerto Boyacá, Bolívar and Cimitarra, more precisely in the departments of Boyacá and Santander (See map).