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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  • September 8, 2017
    We went for the day and everyone was so friendly. The boat ride was great and we saw a lot of flamingos when we got there. Lunch on the beach at the end was very relaxing and delicious as well!  more »
  • August 30, 2017
    A website compelled, to see the flamingos walking distance, a unique tour of a laguna salada, see several species of native and migrant wildlife. You need to know on that date to travel but still in non-migratory time had hundreds of flamingos.
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  • August 14, 2017
    Beautiful place where sail in boat towards the sanctuary of flamingos, no waste, there are hundreds of flamingos, a spectacular
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  • December 4, 2016
    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.
  • January 13, 2017
    Wonderful and magic place
  • May 20, 2016
    beautiful view, lovely animals
  • April 26, 2017
    Amazing!!!!
  • May 9, 2017
    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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