Lat:00o00´S/00o00´W ha topography msl 
Protected/registered status 
Best Time for visit (21st September, 2004)


Birding Site Guide

This park, also within Jalapa city is a little further from the centre. You can walk, although it would be better to take a bus or taxi. There are a couple of different entrances all worth exploring. This is a great place to bird in the morning. 21 species including 8 lifers. 

Species seen

  • Rock Dove Columba livia Introduced
  • Azure-crowned Hummingbird Agyrtria cyanocephala
  • Berylline Hummingbird Saucerottia beryllina
  • Golden-fronted Woodpecker Melanerpes aurifrons
  • Olive-sided Flycatcher Contopus cooperi
  • Great Kiskadee Pitangus sulphuratus
  • Band-backed Wren Campylorhynchus zonatus
  • Blue Mockingbird Melanotis caerulescens Endemic
  • Clay-colored Robin Turdus grayi
  • Blue-gray Gnatcatcher Polioptila caerulea
  • Blue-headed Vireo Vireo solitarius
  • Townsend's Warbler Dendroica townsendi
  • Wilson's Warbler Wilsonia pusilla
  • Summer Tanager Piranga rubra
  • Yellow-throated Euphonia Euphonia hirundinacea
  • White-naped Brush-Finch Atlapetes albinucha
  • Rusty Sparrow Aimophila rufescens
  • Black-headed Saltator Saltator atriceps
  • Great-tailed Grackle Quiscalus mexicanus
  • Baltimore Oriole Icterus galbula
  • House Sparrow Passer domesticus Introduced

Other Fauna 
A total of -- species of mammals. 

There are -- recorded species of amphibians and reptiles. 


Author: Charles Hesse