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Mata Redonda Lagoon National Wildlife Refuge

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22.764, 7/1/94 Santa Cruz / Nicoya 440 ha no

Tempisque Conservation Area, Guanacaste

This is a seasonal palustrine wetland of the fresh-mixosaline type and constitutes feeding and breeding habitat for over 60 species of resident and migratory water birds, mainly black-bellied tree duck (Dendrocygna autumnalis), roseate spoonbill(Ajaia ajaja), blue-winged teal (Anas discors), limpkin (Aramus guarauna), wood stark (Mycteria Americana) and jabiru (Jabiru mycteria). It is possible to reach it in a four-wheel drive vehicle from the town of Rosario located 6 km from Puerto Humo, on the banks of the Tempisque.


Mata Redonda Lagoon National Wildlife Refuge, GuanacasteMata Redonda Lagoon National Wildlife Refuge, Guanacaste
Mata Redonda Lagoon National Wildlife Refuge, GuanacasteMata Redonda Lagoon National Wildlife Refuge, Guanacaste