General infos
Bolanos Island Wildlife Refuge
Santa Rosa National Park
Lomas de Barbudal Biological Reserve
Palo Verde National Park
Barra Honda National Park
Penas Blancas National Wildlife Refuge
Guayabo, Negritos and Los Pajaros Biological Reserve
Ostional National Wildlife Refuge
Carara Biological Reserve
Curu National Wildlife Refuge
Cabo Blanco Natural Reserve
Manuel Antonio National Park
Cano Island Biological Reserve
Golfito National Wildlife Refuge
Corcovado National Park
Coco Island National Park
Rincon de la Vieja National Park
Poas Volcano National Park
Braulio Carillo National Park
Irazu Volcano National Park
Guayabo National Monument
Tapanti National Park
Chirripo National Park
Hitoy-Cerere Biological Reserve
Cano Negro National Reserve
Barra del Colorado National Wildlife Refuge
Tortuguero National Park
Cahuita National Park
Gandoca-Manzanillo National Wildlife Refuge
Guanacaste National Park
Arenal Volcano National Park
Ballena National Sea Park
Juan Castro Blanco National Park
Las Baulas National Park
Esquinas National Park
Cipanci National Wildlife Refuge
Santa Elena Cloud Forest Reserve
La Cangreja National Park
Diria National Park
Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve

Guayabo, Negritos and Los Pajaros Biological Reserve

Guayabo, Negritos and Los Pajaros Biological Reserve

(147 ha). It consists of four islands placed in Nicoya Bay. It`s a perfect nesting site for wading birds. It`s covered by deciduous forests (frangipanis, cedars, gumbo-limbo).

The biggest island Guayabo is rugged and prolongate. Served as a wintering site of falcons. There are also the biggest nesting site of brown pelicans in country. There is a tiny pebbly beach (a result of ancient landslide). Pajaros island is almost completely round and dome-shaped. The vegetation consists of low growing forests and patches of second growth grass. The predominant species are ibises, ducks and herons. Negritos islands are composed of of basalts and breccias. They are covered with semidecidous forests in which the predominant species are frangipani, spiny cedar and gumbo-limbo. There live brown pelicans.

2004; SLUPSK; Rafal Cezary Piechocinski