Limoncocha National Biological Reserve, Tena

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This Nature reserve is located 229 miles from Quito, Ecuador. The reserve includes over 13,000 acres (53 km²) of land in the Shushufindi Canton, Sucumbíos Province.FaunaThere is a large concentration of Fauna in and around the reserve. The over 347 species of bird that live in the reserve make Birdwatching very popular attraction. Limoncocha also holds a large amount of tortoises and a diverse population of fish.FloraThe park is a largely water environment so a large portion of the Flora in the Nature reserve is either aquatic or semi-aquatic in nature. As with much of Ecuador towering trees provide homes for hundreds of types of animals. The microscopic algae in the water gives it a lemongreen color.Attractions and OtherMuch of the reserve is a lagoon style landscape that was formed by the ancient course of the Napo River. A small community of Quichua also live in the Reserve.
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  • Laguna Limoncocha offers a great spectrum of birds, monkeys, caymans, insects, libellulas, ... on a very small concentrated area. A must visit for every Nature Lover and ornithologist! We took a Taxi ...  more »
  • Unfortunately we could one stay one night, but it was a great night of caiman spotting and wildlife walks. Will definitely be going back.  more »
  • This is a national park and we had a guide take us around the lake in a boat-beautiful location, lots of birds and helpful guide made it a great day.  more »
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  • Pure nature
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  • A day tour. Wonderful natural scene
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  • An intact book full of biodiversity, to the Habitat natural preserved with the help of dampers the protected area communities, who are working with the eco responsible tourism and sontenible.
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  • is something grndioso
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  • It is excellent and very well to enjoy
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