El perol


TThe "El Perol" trail is a 1.864 miles route, located at the ejido "Tziscao", inside the Lagunas de Montebello National Park. Along the route you will be able to immerse yourself inside a wonderful Humid Pine-Oak Forest, where orchids, bromeliads, ferns and mosses adorn the trunks of the trees; among which dozens of species of migratory birds and resident birds typical of Chiapas mountains fly around and feed. The tour includes a ride on a handcrafted raft in the "Cinco Lagos" lagoon.

Birds that can be watched: Dactylortyx thoracicus / Dactylortyx thoracicus, Band-tailed Pigeon / Patagioenas fasciata, Green Violetear or Mexican Green Violetear / Colibri Thalassinus Hummingbird, Magnificent Hummingbird / Eugenes fulgens, Amethyst-throated Hummingbird / Lampornis amethystinus, Garnet-throated Hummingbird / Lamprolaima rhami, Sparkling-tailed Hummingbird / Tilmatura dupontii, Broad-tailed Hummingbird / Selasphorus platycercus, Wine-throated Hummingbird / Selasphorus ellioti, White-eared Hummingbird / Basilinna leucotis, Azure-crowned Hummingbird / Saucerottia cyanocephala, American Coot / Fulica americana, Guatemalan Screech-owl / Megascops guatemalae, Mountain Trogon / Trogon mexicanus, Blue-throated Momoto / Aspatha gularis, Emerald Toucanet / Aulacorhynchus prasinus, Acorn Woodpecker / Melanerpes formicivorus, Pale-billed Woodpecker / Campephilus guatemalensis, Yellowhammer / Colaptes auratus, Scaled Antpitta / Grallaria guatimalensis, Strong-billed Woodcreeper / Xiphocolaptes promeropirhynchus, Northern Tufted Flycatcher / Northern Tufted Flycatche, Unicolored Jay / Aphelocoma unicolor, Rufous-browed Wren / Troglodytes rufociliatus, Tropical Rattle, Band-backed Wren / Campylorhynchus zonatus, Blue-and-white Mockingbird / Melanotis hypoleucus, Blue-bird or Eastern Bluebird / Sialia Sialis, Brown-backed Solitaire / Myadestes occidentalis, Orange-billed Nightingale-Thrush / Catharus aurantiirostris, Rufous-collared Robin / Turdus rufitorques, Ocotero or Olive Warbler / Peucedramus taeniatus, Black-headed Siskin or Jonny Bee / Spinus notatus, Giant Wren / Campylorhynchus chiapensis, Spot-breasted Oriole / Icterus pectoralis, Common Water Thrush or Northern Waterthrush / Parkesia noveboracensis, Black-and-white Warbler / Mniotilta varia, Golden Warbler or Mangrove Warbler / Setophaga petechia (erithacorides group).

Location: P.N. Lagos de Montebello, La Trinitaria, Chiapas.

Contact details:
Eliver Gomez Pérez
Certified Tourist Guide
Telephone: 963 266 4992
Email: emeritoocampo3@gmail.com