Fundación ProAves – por la conservación en el país de las aves

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ProAves Reserve

The Natural Reserve is located in an area of montane humid forest, 97% of which corresponds to natural forest areas and 3% to areas in the process of regeneration. It is endowed with two water sources originating from the headwaters of the protected area.

Date of Establishment:
may
2006

Ecosystem:

Montane humid forest

Temperature:

Between 4 and 24°C

CLIMAte:

Superhumid cold and Very superhumid cold

Altitudinal Range:

Between 1,900 – 2,600 meters above sea level

Key Species

Ognorhynchus icterotis y Coeligena orina

En esta área de conservación se han registrado cerca de:

LOCATION
HOW TO GET TO THE YELLOW-EARED PARROT PROAVES RESERVE?

It is located in the Ventanas village, an hour away from the urban center of the municipality of Jardín, Antioquia, on the road that connects this municipality with Riosucio, Caldas.

The most important bird species for conservation are the Yellow-eared Parrot (Ognorhynchus icterotis) and the Frontino Hummingbird (Coeligena orina), among others.

The wildlife is very rich and varied, with mammals such as the Spectacled Bear (Tremarctos ornatus) and deer.

Within the characteristic vegetation of the Reserve, there are populations of Wax Palm (Ceroxylon quindiuense) and a species of Passiflora endemic to the Jardín area (Passiflora jardinensis).

ACCOMMODATIONS
The Natural Reserve has a standard cabin with shared space for 15 people, offering basic accommodations.
AT THE YELLOW-EARED PARROT PROAVES RESERVE, YOU CAN ALSO:
Spot birds and wildlife
along the internal trails of the Reserve and enjoy its cloud forest.
Capture photographs
of the wildlife and flora.
Enjoy the view
of the municipality of Jardín and the Farallones de Citará from an incredible lookout point.
Have a picnic
at our facilities.
Learn more
about the wonderful orchids of this territory.
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We recommend a minimum stay of 2 to 3 nights to fully enjoy the activities and the variety of wildlife.

ALSO, YOU WILL HAVE ACCESS TO:

Remember:

Our reservation rates do not include extra services such as food or transportation; any of these will have an additional cost and must be requested in advance via WhatsApp: +57 323 434 34 87.

As part of our policies for the care and conservation of our species, we are not pet friendly. We invite you to leave your pets in a safe place.

PLEASE CONSIDER THE FOLLOWING RECOMMENDATIONS:

RESERVATION

Make your reservation with 24 hours in advance.
Reservations without prior appointment are not guaranteed and depend on current availability.

CHECK IN AND CHECK OUT

The Natural Reserve opens at 6:00 a.m. and closes at 8:00 p.m.
Room check-in time: From 3:00 p.m. and room check-out time: Maximum at 10:00 a.m.

CANCELLATION POLICY

No refunds or money returns will be made for any reason. The reservation is subject to change according to accommodation availability at the Natural Reserve.

Changes to the initial reservation must be requested at least 15 days in advance to the email: visit@conservation.co

FOOD

Inform us of any health issues, allergies, or dietary requirements.

At the Yellow-eared Parrot ProAves Reserve, we promote typical Colombian cuisine and can adapt it to your needs, so it is important that you inform us of your dietary restrictions in advance. Our menu excludes red meat as a way to reduce environmental impact.

NO COLLECTION

We ask you to respect the natural resources of the ProAves Reserve.

The collection of any biological material is not allowed.

TRANSPORTATION

It is necessary to travel in a 4×4 vehicle adapted for road conditions.

CLOTHING

Remember that the weather in Colombia is very changeable!
We recommend bringing suitable walking shoes, waterproof jacket, long-sleeved clothing, a sun hat, and sunscreen.

FLASHLIGHT

The Natural Reserve often experiences power outages, so bring a flashlight and enjoy connecting with nature without the distraction of modern technology.

MOSQUITOES

It is not necessary to get vaccinated against yellow fever.
However, we recommend using repellent as there may be mosquitoes when in contact with nature.

ALCOHOL PROHIBITED

Alcoholic beverages are prohibited from entering the Natural Reserve.

INTERNAL TRAILS

Follow the instructions of the staff of the Natural Reserve and stay on the established trails.

SUSTAINABILITY & CONSERVATION YELLOW-EARED PARROT