Baga Park Birdwatching Trail, Cayo Coco. Cuba
- Destination: Cayo Coco
- Open: Daily
- Address From: Baga Park, Cayo Coco. Ciego de Avila
Description Birdwatching Trails: Baga Park Birdwatching Trail, Cayo Coco. Cuba
El Bagá: Located in El Bagá Park in Cayo Coco. Bird-watching of both land and water species, visiting the different ecosystems present in the park with high levels of biodiversity among the birds, remarkable plants and beautiful scenery. The area is toured from Batey Campesino up to the Exhibition Center where visitors can see species such as the green woodpecker (Xyphydiopicus Percussus), the Jabao woodpecker (Melanerpes surpeciliaris), the chichinguaco (Quiscalus niger), sinsonte (mockingbird) (Mimus polyglottos), tomeguín de la tierra (Tiaris olivácea), etc. On the Bagá Route: cartacuba (Todus multicolor), pechero (Teretristis fornsi), Juan Chiví (Vireo gundlachii), barbiquejo (Geotrygon chrysia), zunzún (Chlorostylbon ricordii), torcaza cabeciblanca (Columba leucocephala) and from time to time, the Cabrerito de la Ciénaga (Torreornis inexpectata). In the La Roca bar area: the sinsontillo (Polioptila lembeyei), the Batista sparrow hawk (Buteogallus gundlachii), Señorita de Manglar (Seiurus noveboracensis) etc. In the beach and scrubland area on the sandy coast: the negrito (Melopyrrha nigra), cabrero (Spindalis zena), frailecillo semipalmeado (Charadrius semipalmatus), frailecillo silvador (Charadrius melodus), royal seagull (Sterna máxima), mangrove canary (Dendroica petechia) and in the inland lagoons: the pink flamingo (Phoenicopterus ruber), the white-breasted heron (Egretta Tricolor), garcilote (Ardea herodias), white heron (Árdea alba), blue heron (Egretta caerulea), etc.
Maximum Capacity: 12 persons
Time Length: 1 hour
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Baga Park Birdwatching Trail is located in Cayo Coco
Cuba, a tourist attraction par excellence, has expanded its offers beyond its limits by adding unexplored islets and keys for the enjoyment of vacationers.North of the Cuban eastern province of Ciego de Avila is one of the fastest-growing destinations in the Island's tourist sector, the Jardines del Rey (King's Gardens) archipelago.
According to legend, the exuberant nature of such islets as Cayo Coco, Cayo Guillermo and Paredon Grande led Conquistador Diego Velázquez to name that region in honor of Spanish King Fernando the Catholic.The region's tourist infrastructure has grown dynamically, and the sector's main target is to build more than 20,000 rooms, in addition to a modern airport, ports, nautical bases, natural parks and, of course, to implement ecotourism programs.Jardines del Rey's closeness to a 400-kilometer coral reef, considered the second largest in the world - after the one in Australia, gives a touch of class to the region's tourist offer, with a wide range of diving activities in warm and crystal-clear waters.