Dendroica chrysoparia


Wintering Habitat of the Golden-cheeked Warbler


The Golden-cheeked Warbler (Dendroica chrysoparia) is an endangered species which nests in central Texas and winters from southern Mexico to northern Nicaragua, in highland oak-associated habitats. FUNDECI/GAIA works with the Salvadoran organization, SalvaNATURA, in monitoring the population wintering in Nicaragua.


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Laguna de Apoyo Research Station

Scuba Diving in Lake Apoyo

This baby squirrel was raised after falling from a tree. Today she has her own family in the trees above Estación Biológica.


The environment of Laguna de Apoyo is natural and nearly unspoiled


The natural beauty of Laguna de Apoyo is unsurpassed in Central


The forest in side the crater in Laguna de Apoyo Nature Reserve contains dozens of reptile species.


Thanks to the efforts of FUNDECI/GAIA and the contributions of visitors to Estación Biológica, these children can attend the new, beautiful "Heroes y Mártires de Xiloá" school near the shore of Laguna de Xiloá in Chiltepe Peninsula Nature Reserve


Field identification of the reptiles of Laguna de Apoyo Nature Reserve

Many species of snakes are common in Laguna de Apoyo Nature Reserve

This tiny snake, Tantilla armillata, was the first to be found in Laguna de Apoyo Nature Reserve