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Guayabo Islands Biological Reserve





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The Guayabo Islands Biological Reserve protects migratory bird species on the Guayabo Island in the Gulf of Nicoya, Costa Rica.

Park Facilities and Hours
There are no public facilities at this biological reserve.

See also Negritos Islands, Pajaros Island , San Lucas Island Costa Rica

Brown Pelicans Costa Rica

Area   15 acres

Location
  Gulf of Nicoya

Date of Creation   27 December 1982

Gulf of Nicoya

Guayabo Island is the largest of four known nesting sites in Costa Rica for brown pelicans. The island also affords breeding for boobies and frigate birds and accommodates peregrine falcons in winter. The boat from Puntarenas to Paquera passes close by the cliff-bound rocky islet and you can watch the crowds of circling birds.



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