The Gorgeous Scarlet Macaw
When thinking of the quintessential parrot, one most likely thinks of this distinctive bird first.
They have beautiful plumage, those who have heard them know they have one of the loudest calls around, and they are, unfortunately, and endangered species.
There are multiple breeding programs being undertaken by concerned Costa Ricans who would hate to see this magnificent bird lost to extiction, and one of these programs, ASOPROLAPA, happens to be located right next to Los Delfines, the development the Villa is located within.
They are being bred, then released when having found a breeding partner themselves, the mate they will stay with all their lives. Through the tireless work of the volunteers, the sight and sounds of these ambassadors of Costa Rica flying about the Nicoya Peninsula are now much less rare than they were only a short time ago.
And these aren't the only places...
Also keep in mind that the fine establishments that have been highlighted here are far from the only places working as hard as they can to keep the Pacific coast of Costa Rica a lush haven of flora and fauna.
There are tons of Reserves and Refuges in our area that all deserve your patronage and support. Come check them out!