Location: Patulul Municipality, Suchitepéquez. Km 164.2.
Telephones: (502) 5919-8882 / (502) 2478-4606 Fax: (502)2478-4901
Contacto: Andrew Burge
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Websie: www.tarrales.com


Description: Los Tarrales is a Private Natural Reserve with an extension of 782 has  of forest conservation. The reserve has activities such as birdwatching, organic coffee, and ecotorusim. Other  activities and crops  are ornamental flowers and plants.  The reserve is located in the neotropical region or in the biome of subtropical humid forest. It's an area that is considered  as a zona de recarga hidrica which allows the local communities to  gather water.  Soil is from volcanic origina which   makes the place very wealthy in a particular way.  The natural vegetation  is one of the most wealthy ones  regarding floristic composition. Tarrales is a potential site for birdatching activities and  birdwatching tourosm. It has been reporter near 411  bird species . The reserve  is also place of several  regional endemic species  that are threatened globally, such as the Horned guan, Highland guan, and the Azure-rumped Tanager which make Tarrales an important location for birdwatching experiences.

Tarrales Reserve belongs to the Private Natural Reserve segment.

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A small country in Central America, Guatemala, stands out at a worldwide level for its extraordinaire biological diversity and its wide variety of beautiful landscapes. In only 108,000 km2 there are over 700 bird species. In a few weeks, a birdwatcher may identify more than 300 species in a fabulous trip that goes from the humid cloud forests to desert-like lands, visiting at the same time its incredible archaeological and cultural legacy. Guatemala has a high diversity of regional endemics that belong to 4 main regions of endemism.



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