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Isla Guayabo Biological Reserve

Isla Guayabo, Costa Rica

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The Guayabo Islands Biological Reserve is a Nature Reserve of Costa Rica, part of the Tempisque Conservation Area, which encompasses the four islands including Guayabo and los Pájaros in the Gulf of Nicoya. It is the location for many nesting sites for brown pelicans as well as various other species of birds.

Los Pájaros lies 500 meters off the coast of the gulf basin, and has a very hot and dry climate. The plant species that grow on the islet are deciduous and semi-deciduous, such as the wild guava and fig trees.

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    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guayabo_Islands_Biological_Reserve

    The Guayabo Islands Biological Reserve is a Nature Reserve of Costa Rica, part of the Tempisque Conservation Area, which encompasses the four islands including Guayabo and los Pájaros in the Gulf of Nicoya. It is the location for many nesting sites for brown pelicans as well as various other species of birds.

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  • WDPA ID161
  • NameIsla Guayabo
  • Original NameIsla Guayabo
  • Country / TerritoryCRI
  • Sub locationMarine
  • IUCN CategoryIaWhat is this?
  • English DesignationBiological Reserve
  • Designation TypeNational
  • StatusDesignated
  • Status Year1973
  • Reported Area km20.06268
  • Marinetrue
  • Reported Marine Area km20.06
  • No TakeNot Reported
  • No Take Area km20.0
  • Governance TypeNot Reported
  • International CriteriaNot Applicable
  • Management AuthorityNot Reported
  • Management Plan URLNot Reported

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