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Rio Lagartos

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 +[[Image:Caribbean_Flamingos_by_njlarsen.jpg|thumb|550px|right|Flamingos are often seen from the harbor or even from the hotel in Rio Lagartos<br />Photo by {{user|njlarsen|njlarsen}}<br />Rio Lagartos, Yucatan, [[Mexico]], May 2012]]
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==Overview== ==Overview==
Rio Lagartos is a fishing/tourism village on the north coast of the Yucatan Peninsula, Yucatan, [[Mexico]]. A large area around the village is the Ria Lagartos Biosphere Reserve, including the bay in front of the village and some lagunes reached by sailing up through the system of canals. Partial access to some of the same area is obtained along the Las Coloradas road which leads to a salt production site with several large evaporation ponds and to the very small village of Las Coloradas. Rio Lagartos is a fishing/tourism village on the north coast of the Yucatan Peninsula, Yucatan, [[Mexico]]. A large area around the village is the Ria Lagartos Biosphere Reserve, including the bay in front of the village and some lagunes reached by sailing up through the system of canals. Partial access to some of the same area is obtained along the Las Coloradas road which leads to a salt production site with several large evaporation ponds and to the very small village of Las Coloradas.
-This area is known as an easy place to see the Caribbean/[[American Flamingo]] and several localized specialties such as [[Yucatan Wren]] and [[Mexican Sheartail]]+This area is known as an easy place to see the Caribbean/[[American Flamingo]] and several localized specialties such as [[Yucatan Wren]] and [[Mexican Sheartail]]. The [[Jabiru]] is sometimes seen in the area but cannot be counted on.
==Birds== ==Birds==
===Notable Species=== ===Notable Species===
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===Access and Facilities=== ===Access and Facilities===
-''To do''+Hotels are available in the villages of Rio Lagartos and San Filipe (a few Km west of Rio Lagartos). Access to the general area happens by the road leading to Rio Lagartos from the south from Valledolid and Tizimin.
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 +There are several options for going out into the bay and up into the lagoons with a small boat, including a cooperative. Dry land birds are best accessed along the road from Rio Lagartos to Las Coloradas.
===Contact Details=== ===Contact Details===

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Flamingos are often seen from the harbor or even from the hotel in Rio LagartosPhoto by njlarsenRio Lagartos, Yucatan, Mexico, May 2012
Flamingos are often seen from the harbor or even from the hotel in Rio Lagartos
Photo by njlarsen
Rio Lagartos, Yucatan, Mexico, May 2012

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Overview

Rio Lagartos is a fishing/tourism village on the north coast of the Yucatan Peninsula, Yucatan, Mexico. A large area around the village is the Ria Lagartos Biosphere Reserve, including the bay in front of the village and some lagunes reached by sailing up through the system of canals. Partial access to some of the same area is obtained along the Las Coloradas road which leads to a salt production site with several large evaporation ponds and to the very small village of Las Coloradas.

This area is known as an easy place to see the Caribbean/American Flamingo and several localized specialties such as Yucatan Wren and Mexican Sheartail. The Jabiru is sometimes seen in the area but cannot be counted on.

Birds

Notable Species

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Access and Facilities

Hotels are available in the villages of Rio Lagartos and San Filipe (a few Km west of Rio Lagartos). Access to the general area happens by the road leading to Rio Lagartos from the south from Valledolid and Tizimin.

There are several options for going out into the bay and up into the lagoons with a small boat, including a cooperative. Dry land birds are best accessed along the road from Rio Lagartos to Las Coloradas.

Contact Details

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