Nahá Flora and Fauna Protection Area


The Nahá Flora and Fauna Protection Area is located in the northwestern portion of the Lacandon Jungle. It has an extension of 3,847.41 hectares, and its particular location, as well as its altitude (2952.76 feet above sea level), give it the particularity of being an Ecotone or transition zone of Tropical Rainforests, Temperate Pine-Oak Forests, and Montane Rain Forests or Cloud Forests. Moreover, Nahá has a system of lagoons of karstic origin that has been classified as RAMSAR Site: Wetlands of international importance for the conservation of biodiversity. At Nahá lives the Lacandon community, with its rich culture and history, focused on harmonious coexistence and use of nature.

Birds that can be wached: Slaty-breasted Tinamou / Crypturellus boucardi, Spotted Wood Quail / Odontophorus guttatus, Scaled Pigeon / Patagioenas speciosa, Blue Ground Dove / Claravis pretiosa, Pheasant Cuckoo / Dromococcyx phasianellus, Tawny-collared Nightjar / Antrostomus salvini, Black-crested Coquette / Lophornis helenae, Emerald-chinned Hummingbird / Abeillia abeillei, Red Rail or Ruddy Crake / Laterallus ruber, Black-and-white Hawk-Eagle / Spizaetus melanoleucus, CROW or Crested Owl / Lophostrix cristata, Spectacled Owl/Pulsatrix perspicillata, Tody Motmot / Hylomanes momotula, Chestnut-colored Woodpecker / Celeus castaneus, Brown-hooded Parrot / Pyrilia haematotis, Scaled Antpitta / Grallaria guatimalensis, Mayan Antthrush / Formicarius moniliger, Red-capped Manakin / Ceratopipra mentalis, Lovely Cotinga / Cotinga amabilis, Nightingale Wren or Northern Nightingale-Wren / Microcerculus philomela, Slate-colored Solitaire / Myadestes unicolor, Prevost’s Ground-Sparrow or White-faced Ground-Sparrow / Melozone biarcuata.

Contact details:
Miguel García Cruz
Certified guide
Telephone: 916 164 3094
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