Fundación ProAves – por la conservación en el país de las aves
Date created: 2013
Area: 994 hectares
Average Temperature: 75 °F
Ecosystem: Tropical rainforests of the Pacific coast and tropical humid forests
Altitudinal range: Between 100 to 250 AMSL
Key species: Saguinus oedipus and Psarocolius cassini
Different species of threatened birds are conserved in the Nature Reserve, such as Psarocolius cassini (EN), Penelope ortoni (EN), Ara ambiguus (EN), Crax rubra (VU), among others. Likewise, the habitat of the species Saguinus Oedipus (CR) is conserved. In addition, within the conservation area-wide systems of streams contributing to the Pavarandó river that flows into Riosucio are protected.
The Nature Reserve is located in the municipality of Riosucio, in the department of Chocó. It has 994 hectares between 100 and 250 meters above sea level, of forests with transitional characteristics between the tropical rain forests (bp-T) of the Pacific coast and the humid tropical forests (bh-T) of the Urabá Antioqueño area.
Tropical rainforests of the Pacific Coast and tropical humid forests.