Artificial nests for the quetzal


Central Volcanic Conservation Area. Braulio Carrillo National Park, Barva Volcano sector.

General information:

Ecology, biodiversity and water protection initiatives are some of our country’s features. Within this framework and in order to protect its fauna, Volcan Barva division developed an artificial nest project for the quetzals. 

The essential part of the project consisted of placing various artificial nests inside the farms and reforesting some areas with aguacatillo trees in order to attract quetzals with their preferred food.

Área de Conservación Cordillera Volcánica Central. Parque Nacional Braulio Carrillo, Sector Volcán Barva.