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Updated August 15, 2008.
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EXPLORING EL YUNQUE

F L O R A  &  F A U N A
BIRDS

ENDEMIC & NATIVE BIRDS


MIGRATORY SPECIES


RARE BIRDS
TREES & PLANTS

  1. Ausubo (Manikara bidentata)
  2. Fern trees (Cyathea urbureu and C. aquilina)
  3. Palo Colorado (Cyrilla racemiflora)
  4. Tabonuco (Dacroydes excelsa)
  5. Sierra Palm (Prestoea montana)

To learn more about these trees, click
here and here.
Puerto RIcan Boa
River crab
Walking Stick
Coquí
Walking Stick
Many people say that there are no animals in the Forest because they
don´t see many of them during daylight.  This is why we do the night
hike.  It is your opportunity to see part of the wildlife of the Forest after
the big buses are gone.  We have included a movie where a male coquí
is calling a female.
Tree snail
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EL YUNQUE NATIONAL FOREST
with a private Certified Interpretive Tour Guide
· Birding Trips since 1992 ·
"A great pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do." Walter Gagehot
Photo by Hilda Morales .
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Celebrating twelve years in the East region!
First explorers in PR

Agustín Stahl,
considered the
What makes El Yunque so special?

Located in la Sierra de Luquillo and with approximately
29,000 acres of land, El Yunque National Forest is one of
the most important places in Puerto Rico due to its
biological diversity.

  • Endemic Birds
  • Approximately 35 species of migratory birds
  • Habitat of several endangered species, plus
  • Over 240 species of native trees (88 are rare and
    23 endemic to the Forest)
  • 50 species of native orchids, including world´s
    smallest orchid
  • Over 150 species of ferns
  • 127 species of terrestrial vertebrate
  • 14 different lizard species
  • Over 1,200 insects
  • 10 aquatic invertebrates
  • 7 species of fish
  • 9 species of freshwater shrimp
  • 1  freshwater crab
BIRDS

ENDANGERED SPECIES

TREES

PLANTS

ORCHIDS

VERTEBRATES

REPTILES

LIZARDS

INSECTS

AQUATIC INVERTEBRATES

FISHES

FRESHWATER SHRIMPS

FRESHWATER CRAB
ENDANGERED SPECIES
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updating this section with
new pictures.  Sorry for
any inconveniences.
Puerto RIcan Boa
River crab
Tree snail
Walking Stick
Walking Stick
Photographic and
video material on this
website is protected by
Law.  If you wish to
use one of our photos,
please contact us
.
Coquí
Culebrón de Puerto Rico
Puerto Rican Boa
Epicrates inornatus
El Portal Visitors Center
Insects
Lizards

  • 127 species oppf terrestrial vertebrate
  • 14 different lizard species
  • Over 1,200 insects
Snails
Buruquena
Freshwater Crab
Epibolocera sinuatifrons
Palito Viviente
Walking Stick
Lamponius portoricensis
Lagartijo Verde
Emerald Anole
Anolis evermanni
Coquí Común
Common Coquí
Eleutherodactylus coqui
Coquí Churrí
Red-eyed Coquí
Eleutherodactylus antillensis