|White-winged Tanager Piranga leucoptera ©Steve Blain http://www.steveblain.co.uk|
Number of bird species: 704
National Bird: Turquoise-browed Motmot Eumomota superciliosa
A Guide to the Birds of Panama with Costa Rica, Nicaragua and HondurasRobert S. Ridgely, John A. Gwynne Jr Paperback - 550 pages (31 August, 1992) Princeton University Press
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Esta página está dedicada a divulgar todas las actividades que se llevan a cabo sobre aves en Nicaragua. Está destinada para facilitar el intercambio de información entre los amantes de las aves...
Domitila Private Wildlife ReserveWebsite
The reserve has more than 125 species of tropical birds, reptiles, butterflies, and insects. A portion of the reserve borders the southwest shore of Lake Cocibolca (Lake of Nicaragua), drawing numerous migratory neotropical birds...
Indio-Maiz Biological ReserveWebsite
The Indio-Maiz Biological Reserve, named after the Indio and Maiz rivers, has an area of 2500 Km2. The Reserve is the refuge for wild species such as turtles, primates, jaguars, birds, reptiles and fish...
National Parks & Protected AreasWebsite
Nicaragua possesses a system of Protected Areas that shelters a wide range of ecosystems that includes thousands of flora and fauna species. There are about 12,000 vegetable classified species beside another 5,000 not classified yet. Furthermore there are more than 1,400 classified animal species. This is a real biological treasure...
Cloud forest located 87 miles (145 km) from Managua, near the city of Matagalpa (in Nahuatl: confusing town); at more than 4,000 feet (1,455 mt) above sea level. Originally a coffee farm called Hammonia from its German settlers, the farm evolved into a protected forest. Many birds live in these woods, including the Quetzal and the more modest Trogons Elegance...
Wetlands of International ImportanceWebsite
Nicaragua presently has 8 sites designated as a Wetland of International Importance, with a surface area of 405,691 hectares...
2000 [May] - Tom HarrisonReport
I stayed at the Hotel Camino Real near the Managua airport. It`s quite a nice hotel with a lovely pool, spa facilities, great service, good food and rather spacious grounds. In fact, on the hotel grounds over the next few days, I saw: Rufous-naped Wren, Great-tailed Grackle, Ruddy Ground-Dove, Clay-colored Robin, Black-cowled Oriole, White-winged Dove, Tropical Pewee, Boat-billed Flycatcher, Turquoise-browed Motmot, Red-billed Pigeon, Hoffmann`s Woodpecker, Melodious Blackbird, Dusky-capped Flycatcher, Blue Grosbeak, Social Flycatcher, Tropical Kingbird, Blue-gray Tanager, Groove-billed Ani, Spot-breasted Oriole, Bronzed Cowbird, Scaly-breasted Hummingbird, and Streaked Flycatcher.
Local birders willing to show visiting birders around their area...
Rico ToursTour Operator
...The tropical country is home to 73 nature reserves, which cover more than 21,000 square km. Nicaragua has the largest expanse of uncut rain forest north of the Amazon Basin...
South American FiestaTour Operator
Mixing culture and nature...
Tours NicaraguaTour Operator
Break away from the crowd and consider our peaceful land of sun and volcanoes, lakes and islands, rivers, forests and seas...
Bahia Majagual Eco-lodgeAccommodation
Here, nestled in tropical vegetation, with no phones or televisions Bahia Majagual Eco-lodge offers the ultimate in isolated relaxation...
Domitila Private Wildlife ReserveAccommodation
We are located in the heart of the Mesoamerican Biological Corridor, one of the richest biological areas in Nicaragua and the reserve is a refuge for threatened and endangered species of the dry tropical forest. It features a complete representation of flora and fauna for this type of forest. Domitila is a paradise for researchers and nature lovers with 65 species of mammals including howler monkeys and wild cats. The reserve has more than 125 species of tropical birds...
Finca Esperanza VerdeAccommodation
Finca Esperanza Verde (Green Hope Farm) is a cool, green and tranquil paradise located in the lush mountains of central Nicaragua...
Montecristo Riverside LodgeAccommodation
Montecristo is a riverside lodge in the tropical rainforest, within the Private Montecristo Wildland Reserve…
Nicaragua Guesthouse - ManaguaAccommodation
Stay at our family owned and run Guest House in an elegant suburb of Managua, amid a picturesque tree-lined setting just 10 minutes away from the international airport and bus terminals! Managua, our capital city, has a vibrant nightlife!
Rio Indio LodgeAccommodation
Just minutes away from the Costa Rican and Southern Nicaraguan border this lost paradise is located in the Rio Maiz National Park a vast area filled with history, virgin jungles and wildlife...
Willkommen to the Black Forest of....Nicaragua. At the Barvarian-style gatehouse the guard lifts the red and white stripped bar permitting entrance into the unique world of Selva Negra. Here at more than 3,000 feet you will have to pinch yourself to believe that you are still in Nicaragua.
Birding in Miraflor Nature PreserveWebsite
...It is difficult to find words to describe the experience at Miraflor, mostly because there is not much with which to compare it. Perhaps this is what Costa Rica's Monteverde was like 40 years ago...
Birds Of The Solentiname IslandsWebsite
These birds are both on protected and non protected islands and areas. The Solentiname Islands are in Lake Nicaragua and very close to Costa Rica...
Checklist - Birds of NicaraguaChecklist
Nicaragua is widely regarded as the most 'under-birded' country in Central America. With more than 700 recorded species and large areas of virtually unexplored habitat, it offers huge potential for new discoveries. Given the paucity of published information in English on birding in Central America's largest country, NicaBirds is designed to bridge that gap with information on noteworthy species and useful bird-finding information. We are indebted to the creators of the excellent Panamanian website, Xenornis.com, from which the inspiration for NicaBirds was drawn...
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