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Corazon del Bosque, Natural Reserve

Community Project, ¬†CORAZ?ìN DEL BOSQUE¬†

Is a Forest Reserve Cooperative. It is a part of a new wave of tourism known as “community tourism”, that the Association of Guadalupana initiated, which consists entirely of local residents of the village of El Novillero. The project is distinct because belongs to the community.

The associacion started this project in hope to protect the pine oak forest from deforestation and to provide the community with jobs and opportunities.  All the employees of Coraz??n del Bosque are from this community and they have sustainable forest management plan with the objective to maintain the forest and still use its products. There are also some reforestation projects.

Coraz??n del Bosque tries to work closely with the community, including the schools to promote a healthy and clean environment, not only for tourism, but for the coming generations of the community of El Novillero. The predominant trees of the forest are mostly conifers and oaks.

This Forest Reserve Cooperative offers different services to the tourists including rustic lodges, a restaurant, and a network of trails within the forest. These offer opportunities to observe northern Central American endemics bird species.


Bird Check List  Coraz??n del Bosque


  1. Black Vulture Coragyps atratus 
  2. Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura 


  1. Northern Bobwhite Colinus virginianus


  1. White-tipped Dove Leptotila verreauxi
  2. White-faced Quail-Dove Geotrygon albifacies 
  3. Band-tailed Pigeon Columba fasciata
  4. White-winged Dove Zenaida asiatica


  1. Lesser Roadrunner Geococcyx velox


  1. Pacific Parakeet Aratinga holochlora strenua


  1. Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus 
  2. Bearded Screech-Owl Otus barbarus


  1. Common Potoo Nyctibius griseus


  1. Whip-poor-will Caprimulgus vociferus 


  1. White-collared Swift Streptoprocne zonaris
  2. Chestnut-collared Swift Cypseloides rutilus


  1. White-eared Hummingbird Hylocharis leucotis
  2. Amethyst-throated Hummingbird Lampornis amethystinus
  3. Azure-crowned Hummingbird Amazilia cyanocephala


  1. Mountain Trogon Trogon mexicanus
  2. Collared Trogon Trogon collaris


  1. Blue-throated Motmot Aspatha gularis 


  1. Yellow-bellied Sapsucker Sphyrapicus varius
  2. Hairy Woodpecker Picoides villosus
  3. Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus 
  4. Acorn Woodpecker Melanerpes formicivorus


  1. Strong-billed Woodcreeper Xiphocolapates promeropirhynchus
  2. Spot-crowned Woodcreeper Lepidocolaptes affinis


  1. Tufted Flycatcher Mitrephanes phaeocercus 
  2. Greater Pewee Contopus pertinax 
  3. Tropical Pewee Contopus cinereus
  4. Hammond’s Flycatcher Empidonax hammondii
  5. Black Phoebe Sayornis nigricans
  6. Dusky-capped Flycatcher Myiarchus tuberculifer


  1. Blue-headed Vireo Vireo solitarius
  2. Hutton’s Vireo Vireo huttoni
  3. Warbling Vireo Vireo gilvus
  4. Chestnut-sided Shrike-Vireo Vireolanius melitophrys 
  5. White-eyed Vireo Vireo griseus


  1. Steller’s Jay Cyanocitta stelleri 
  2. Bushy-crested Jay Cyanocorax melanocyanea


  1. Black-capped Swallow Notiochelidon pileata 
  2. Northern Rough-winged Swallow Stelgidopteryx serripennis


  1. Bushtit Psaltriparus minimus 


  1. Band-backed Wren Campylorhynchus zonatus 
  2. Rufous-browed Wren Troglodytes rufociliatus 


  1. Brown-backed Solitaire Myadestes occidentalis 
  2. Ruddy-capped Nightingale-Thrush Catharus frantzii 
  3. Hermit Thrush Catharus guttatus 
  4. Orange-billed Nightingale Thrush Catharus aurantiirostris
  5. Rufous-collared Robin Turdus rufitorques
  6. Clay-colored Robin Turdus grayi 
  7. Eastern Bluebird Sialia sialis
  8. Wood Thrush Hylocichia mustelina


  1. Blue-and-white Mockingbird Melanotis hypoleucus 


  1. Gray Silky-Flycatcher Ptilogonys cinereus


  1. Crescent-chested Warbler Parula superciliosa 
  2. Townsend’s Warbler Dendroica townsendi 
  3. Hermit Warbler Dendroica occidentalis 
  4. Black-throated Green Warbler Dendroica virens
  5. Black-and-white Warbler Mniotilta varia 
  6. Wilson’s Warbler Wilsonia pusilla
  7. Red-faced Warbler Cardellina rubrifrons
  8. Pink-headed Warbler Ergaticus versicolor
  9. Painted Redstart Myioborus pictus
  10. Slate-throated Redstart Myioborus miniatus
  11. Golden-browed Warbler Basileuterus belli 
  12. Rufous-capped Warbler Basileuterus rufifrons
  13. Olive Warbler Peucedramus taeniatus
  14. American Redstart Setophaga ruticilla


  1. Hepatic Tanager Piranga flava
  2. Summer Tanager Piranga rubra
  3. Flame-colored Tanager Piranga bidentada


  1. Chestnut-capped Brush-Finch Buarremon brunneinucha 
  2. Rufous-collared Sparrow Zonotrichia capensis 
  3. Yellow-throated Brush-Finch Atlapetes gutturalis
  4. Rusty Sparrow Aimophila rufescens
  5. Yellow-eyed Junco Junco phaeonotus
  6. Red Crossbill Loxia curvirostra
  7. Hooded Grosbeak Coccothraustes abeillei


  1. Great-tailed Grackle Quiscalus mexicanus
  2. Baltimore Oriole Icterus galbula 

Compilaci??n de Cayaya Birding y Checklist de Coraz??n del Bosque.