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Mata Redonda Lagoon National Wildlife Refuge

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22.764, 7/1/94 Santa Cruz / Nicoya 440 ha no

Tempisque Conservation Area, Guanacaste

This is a seasonal palustrine wetland of the fresh-mixosaline type and constitutes feeding and breeding habitat for over 60 species of resident and migratory water birds, mainly black-bellied tree duck (Dendrocygna autumnalis), roseate spoonbill(Ajaia ajaja), blue-winged teal (Anas discors), limpkin (Aramus guarauna), wood stark (Mycteria Americana) and jabiru (Jabiru mycteria). It is possible to reach it in a four-wheel drive vehicle from the town of Rosario located 6 km from Puerto Humo, on the banks of the Tempisque.




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Mata Redonda Lagoon National Wildlife Refuge, GuanacasteMata Redonda Lagoon National Wildlife Refuge, Guanacaste
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