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SFF Otún Quimbaya (400 ha approx) is located on the western flank of the colombian Central Andes range, in the department of Risaralda, near Pereira city (16 kilometers aprox.). About 90% of the protected area corresponds to natural forests, in different stages of succession, and mature forests. To a lesser extent there are small wetlands and forest plantations. Its strategic location in the conservation corridor called the upper basin of the Otún river, allows the connectivity of the vegetation cover with national conservation figures, such as Los Nevados National Park, and regional nature such as the Ucumarí Natural Regional Park, the Campoalegre and Barbas Bremen Soil Conservation Districts and Civil Society Nature Reserves.
SSF Otún-Quimbaya is a great birding site, and probably the best place in Colombia for the endemic & threatened .....Read More
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