The Caño Negro Wildlife Refuge and the Rio Frío are biological humid areas considered to be one of the richest in biological diversity in Costa Rica. Here you can find a great variety of resident and migratory birds plus three different species of monkeys, also iguanas, sloths, turtles and caymans.
This river is part of the Caño Negro Wildlife Refuge – a Ramsar site- here you will find one of the most diverse flora and fauna habitats in Costa Rica.
Some birds are residents in the area and it is possible to see hundreds of them especially during the dry season.
Some of them are Anhinga or Snake – bird, Roseate Spoonbill, it is possible to see little groups of this bird eating in the surroundings of the river.
Wood Storks, the Jabiru, the largest bird in Central America and very endangered.
Also the Olivaceous Cormorant, that makes its nest in the area, it is also the most popular bird in the Caño Negro area.
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