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Mirador Loma el Mogote

Artemisa  >  Cuba

The walk leads into the Reserva de la Biosfera Sierra del Rosario, in the east of Soroa. The path splits after about 500m, to the mirador or to the river.

Added* by Paul Poletajew
Most recent update 1 March 2022

Description

Mirador Loma el Mogote is located in a very beautiful forest. You can see all native Cuban pigeons and doves and quail-doves (except Plain pigeon) in one day.

Details

Access

The path starts on the eastern end of the bridge directly at the road in the middle of Soroa. The entrance fee is 50 CUP per person. The walk is open 24hours and you may also pay on return.

Terrain and Habitat

Forest , Mountain , Valley

Conditions

Mountainous

Circular trail

No

Is a telescope useful?

No

Good birding season

Winter , Spring

Best time to visit

Winter , Spring

Route

Wide path , Narrow trail

Difficulty walking trail

Average walk

Accessible by

Foot

Birdwatching hide / platform

No

Extra info

At the peak of Loma el Mogote you have a really nice view and can even see the south coast of Cuba. The path to the river is really beautiful hike through the natural forest of Cuba.

View other birding spots in the area that are published on Birdingplaces

Map

Top 5 birds

Blue-headed Quail-Dove
1. Blue-headed Quail-Dove
(Starnoenas cyanocephala)
Gray-fronted Quail-Dove
2. Gray-fronted Quail-Dove
(Geotrygon caniceps)
White-crowned Pigeon
3. White-crowned Pigeon
(Patagioenas leucocephala)
Scaly-naped Pigeon
4. Scaly-naped Pigeon
(Patagioenas squamosa)
Cuban Solitaire
5. Cuban Solitaire
(Myadestes elisabeth)

Other birds you can see here

Ruddy Quail-Dove
Ruddy Quail-Dove
(Geotrygon montana)
Key West Quail-Dove
Key West Quail-Dove
(Geotrygon chrysia)
White-winged Dove
White-winged Dove
(Zenaida asiatica)
Cuban Emerald
Cuban Emerald
(Chlorostilbon ricordii)
Cuban Green Woodpecker
Cuban Green Woodpecker
(Xiphidiopicus percussus)
Cuban Oriole
Cuban Oriole
(Icterus melanopsis)

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