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Lake near Caunao River

Cienfuegos  >  Cuba

This small lake has lots of surface vegetation and is just on the way to Laguna de Guanaroca.

Added* by Paul Poletajew
Most recent update 4 March 2022

Description

Although you have to stand on the bridge or next to the road, still it is worth a look and even a closer look. Especially in the morning hours, you can find Northern Jacana, Fulvous Whistling-Duck, Osprey, terns, ducks, whistling-ducks, etc.

Details

Access

Just stop on the road from Cienfuegos to Playa Rancho Luna. After the bridge over the river you have a good view on most parts of the lake.

Terrain and Habitat

Forest , Wetland , Plain , Lake , River

Conditions

Flat , Swampy , High water possible

Circular trail

No

Is a telescope useful?

Yes

Good birding season

Winter , Spring

Best time to visit

Winter , Spring , Spring migration

Route

Paved road

Difficulty walking trail

Easy

Accessible by

Foot , Car , Bicycle

Birdwatching hide / platform

No

Extra info

The handrail on the bridge is in very bad condition so be careful when you walk on it. Also cars and trucks tend to honk when you are standing next to the road, so dont get jump-scared and fall off the bridge.

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