Santuario de fauna y flora los flamencos, Riohacha

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Los Flamencos Sanctuary has been a designated wildlife sanctuary since 1977. It is located in the Guajira Peninsula of Colombia's Caribbean Region. Its main attraction is the American flamingoes, and their nests that can reach 60cm high.The sanctuary is located between the fishing village of Camarones and the Tapias River, surrounded by estuaries and marshes including Manzanillo, Laguna Grande, Ciénaga del Navío Quebrado and Tocoromanes marshes.Many other shore and water birds can be found in the sanctuary such as roseate spoonbills, great egrets, laughing gulls and many others. The surrounding xerophytic scrub habitat is also home to many endemic birds such as buffy hummingbirds, white-whiskered spinetails, Tocuyo sparrows, and vermilion cardinals.
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  • It is a beautiful day, leaves one in a small sailing boat, there are many birds to observe. But... I recommend carry binoculars and ensure that your tour take them early because we brought us type 10 a.m. and we had NO luck we saw a flamingo.
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  • In spite of the lack of infrastructure this hidden place deserves a visit just to watch the flamingos very close in their natural environment.  more »
  • We had an extra day to spend in riohacha so decided to check out the flamingos. While it’s not the most exciting trip, it was an enjoyable way to spend a few hours. We got a taxi in town to take us an...  more »
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  • Great place to spot some flamingos. The best time to go is from end of November to January. Also there are nice beautiful beaches without a lot of tourists or people.
  • Wonderful and magic place
  • beautiful view, lovely animals
  • Amazing!!!!
  • Gorgeous. I was there in May and I could see a group of 400 flamingos and pelicans. Exciting not only the sight of animals but also the fisherman's fisherman stories that took me with his little boat in the lagoon. One tip, don't eat where they bring you with the bike because you don't good.
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