Area: 294 hectares
Average Temperature: 50 °F
Ecosystem: Andean, High Andean and Paramo forest
Weather: high cloudiness
Altitudinal range: Between 2,750 to 3,600 AMSL
Key species: Hapalopsittaca fuertesi, Ognorhynchus icterotis, Leptosittaca branickii, Bolborhynchus ferrugineifrons, Osornophryne percrassa, Tremarctos ornatus and Tapirus pinchaque
The Reserve is the habitat of 5 threatened parrot species, including 3 endemic to Colombia: the Yellow-eared Parrot (Ognorhynchus Icterotis) (CR), Blue-crowned Parrot (Hapalopsittaca fuertesi) (CR) and the Frentirrufo Parakeet (Bolborhynchus ferrugineifrons) (VU); We also preserve the Paramuno Parakeet (Leptosittaca branickii) (VU), and the Montañera Parakeet (Hapalopsittaca amazonina) (VU). Additionally, we find populations of large mammals such as the spectacled bear, the mountain tapir and the deer.
The Reserve comprises a large sample of high Andean and cloud forest.