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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  • We visited the sanctuary which has some very run down huts and houses, but we walked over to the boat area and the boatman took us across a shallow lake to see a huge number of flamingos. It was a fun...  more »
  • Even despite the hot weather we had a very nice time on the trip to “Santuario de fauna y flora los flamencos”. Having arrived to the place we found a local guide that for 20000 COP per person took us...  more »
  • We did a day trip with our rented car from Tayrona to see the Flamengos. I highly recommend this 1.5h trip to Camarones. If you love nature and animals this is a hidden gem of the beaten path. We arri...  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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