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Orquideario de Soroa

Artemisa  >  Cuba

The Orquideario is a botanical garden in the middle of the Sierra de Rosario. A good place to see endemics and rare migrant warblers.

Added* by Paul Poletajew
Most recent update 1 March 2022

Description

The flowers of the manifold plants in the Orquideario attract insects and birds from all around. It is a beautiful botanical garden and it offers a very easy and comfortable way to see many endemics and rare migrant warblers.

Details

Access

The entrance to the Orquideario is on the western side of the main road leading through Soroa. It opens at 8am and the entrance is 20 CUP per person. The garden is easily to explore by feet and most areas are accessible by wheelchair too.

Terrain and Habitat

Forest , Mountain , Scattered trees and bushes , Valley , City/village

Conditions

Mountainous

Circular trail

Yes

Is a telescope useful?

Can be useful

Good birding season

All year round

Best time to visit

Winter , Spring

Route

Paved road , Wide path , Narrow trail

Difficulty walking trail

Easy

Accessible by

Foot , Wheelchair

Birdwatching hide / platform

No

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Map

Top 5 birds

Scaly-naped Pigeon
1. Scaly-naped Pigeon
(Patagioenas squamosa)
White-crowned Pigeon
2. White-crowned Pigeon
(Patagioenas leucocephala)
White-winged Dove
3. White-winged Dove
(Zenaida asiatica)
Cuban Oriole
4. Cuban Oriole
(Icterus melanopsis)
Cuban Emerald
5. Cuban Emerald
(Chlorostilbon ricordii)

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