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Bosque de San Juan de Aragón - BirdForum Opus

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Mexico, Mexico City


A large urban park with extensive wetland areas. Good for migrant waterfowl including American White Pelican. Lightly wooded areas attract migrant warblers.


Notable Species

Highlights are northern winter migrants especially waterfowl: Blue-winged Teal, Cinnamon Teal, American Avocet, Spotted Sandpiper, American White Pelican (50+ present), Marsh Wren etc. The following are present year-round: Black-necked Stilt, Killdeer, Song Sparrow.

Other Wildlife

Large population of Mexican Grey Squirrel. These can be all black or even largely white.

Access and Facilities

Easily accessed from Metro station Bosque de Aragón. Alternatively, get off at Deportivo Oceanía and walk up Avenida 508 to enter at approx. 19.45560° N, 99.07891° W. This area is more wooded and good for migrant warblers. Trees along the Avenida may hold Loggerhead Shrike etc.

External Links

See ebird hotspot for up-to-date sightings info: