Watching walks

Watching Hike of Gavilan Hispaniola

 

A critically endangered species, the Hawk of Hispaniola, whose scientific name is Buteo ridgwayi, also called Guaraguaito. It is a subfamily of the family Accipitridae, which includes medium and large birds of prey with broad wings. The species is threatened by extensive habitat destruction, counting only 200 copies, critically endangered according to the International Union for Conservation of Nature. Since 2006, the only known population resides within the National Park Haitises. This bird feeds on small mammals, birds, lizards and snakes. Nests in the crowns of tall trees, especially in the months of February and March.

Approximate Time: 4 Hrs.
Recommendations: Comfortable shoes, guide or primer observation, binoculars, camera, insect repellent and sunscreen.
Degree of difficulty: High
Departure time: 5:30 a.m.

 

Night Hike Owl Observer Ash: 

 

The face ash owl (Tyto glaucops) or Cinderella Barn Owl is an endemic species of nocturnal bird of prey of the island of Spanish. Its natural habitat is dry scrub and grassland with trees, but are also common in urban and rural areas. This owl is medium in size with a length of 26-35 inches. It is very similar to the common owl bell but is darker and can be distinguished by his face ashen. They feed mainly on small rodents and birds, but also hunt lizards and frogs. This species is threatened by habitat loss, as they are more dependent on forests than other species of owls in the family Tytonidea.

 

Approximate Time: 2 Hours.
Recommendations: Comfortable shoes, guide or primer observation, binoculars, camera, insect repellent and camera flashlight.
Degree of difficulty: Medium
Check Out: 8:30 PM