Birding sites El Salvador

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Imposible National Park
Montecristo National Park
Montecristo National Park (2000 hectares, 4800 acres) contains the best examples of cloud forest and pine-oak forest in El Salvador.Further details and bird list....
Walter Thilo Deininger National Park
An easily reached park of about 730 hectares, located at the intersection of the Sierra del Balsamo foothills and the coastal plain, less than one hour by car from San Salvador. Birds include Gray-headed Kite, Gray Hawk, Laughing Falcon, Orange-fronted Parakeet, Lesser Ground-Cuckoo, Blue-throated Goldentail. More details.....
A fine birding area among extensive pine forests (some of the last remaining) along the Honduras border, with excellent lodging at the Hotel Perkin Lenca (the owners speak English). Although not officially protected, the natural area rivals El Imposible for being the most extensive natural area in El Salvador, except for the Jiquilisco Bay mangroves. The bird species list is probably around 200. Species reported in El Salvador only from this location include Plain Chachalaca, Common Nighthawk (during the breeding season), Mountain Trogon, and Chestnut-headed Oropendola (breeding on the hotel grounds). Further details.....
Cerro Verde
the most easily accessed cloud forest in El Salvador, although it is just a small patch. It may be the easiest place to observe Eye-ringed Flatbill, and other specialties include Emerald-chinned Hummingbird, Magnificent Hummingbird, Emerald Toucanet, Spot-crowned Woodcreeper, Yellowish Flycatcher, Rufous-browed Wren, Ruddy-capped Nightingale-Thrush, Rufous-collared Robin, Crescent-chested Warbler, Flame-colored Tanager, Yellow-throated Brush-Finch, and Rufous-collared Sparrow.more dertails.....

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