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


Ognorhynchus icterotis

Loro Orejiamarillo
ProAves Reserve
Loro Orejiamarillo
ProAves Reserve
Ognorhynchus Icterotis

Date created: May 6, 2006

Temperature: Between 39 and 75 °F

Ecosystem: humid montane forest

Weather: Tropical wet and dry

Altitudinal range: Between 1.900 – 2.600 AMSL

Key species: Ognorhynchus icterotis y Coeligena orina

Key species

The most important birds for conservation are the Yellow-eared Parrot (Ognorhynchus icterotis) and the Sun Hummingbird (Coeligena urine), 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 Garden area (Passiflora jardinensis).

Ognorhynchus Icterotis

It is located on Window Path, one hour from the urban area of the municipality of Jardín, Antioquia, on the road that connects this municipality with Riosucio, Caldas. It has an area of 188 hectares and has altitudes ranging from 1,900 to 2,600 AMSL. It is classified by the Alliance for Zero Extinction as an AZE site (See map).