National Parks
Caño Island Biological Reserve
Conservation area Osa
Location & Size Pacific Ocean, 15 Km off the coast from Corcovado National Park. The Reserve has: 200 Ha. (Terrestrial) and 2,700 Ha. (Maritime).
Fauna Birds: cattle egret, common black hawk, osprey, brown bobby, Northern phalarope. Mammals: Four-eyed opossum, paca. Reptiles: Boa constrictor, brown tree frog, transparent tree frog, lizards. Marine fauna: Starfish, sea urchins, lobster, giant conch. Five coral platforms are found offshore.
Flora Evergreen forest with species such as: locust, wild fig, cocoa, rubber tree, cow tree.
Description The Cano Island Biological Reserve protects forested and beach areas on an island off the Osa Peninsula, Pacific Coast of Costa Rica. Scuba diving is popular around this island. It is covered in evergreen rainforest, and a pre-columbian cemetery is of archaeological interest.
Importance It is archeologically most significant, because it was used as a pre - Columbian cemetery. The area's most important attraction is its marine resources. The ecosystems forested by the reefs provide the organic platforms for the maintenance of a great diversity of marine organisms, such as reef - dwelling fish, mollusks crustaceans and echinoderms among others.

List of National Parks, click on the Park to see the info below

1.  Bolaños Island National Wildlife Refuge
2.  Santa Rosa National Park
3.  Guanacaste National Park
4.  Rincón de la Vieja National Park
5.  Las Baulas National Marine Park
6.  Lomas Barbudal Biological Reserve
7.  Palo Verde National Park
8.  Barra Honda National Park
9.  Ostional National Wildlife Refuge
10.  Cabo Blanco Strict Nature Reserve
11.  Curú National Wildlife Refuge
12.  Guayabo, Negritos and Los Pájaros Islands Biologic
13.  Caño Island Biological Reserve
14.  Arenal National Park
15.  Juan Castro Blanco National Park
16.  Poás Volcano National Park
17.  Braulio Carrillo National Park
18.  Barra del Colorado National Wildlife Refuge
19.  Tortuguero National Park
20.  Irazu Volcano National Park
22.  Tapantí National Wildlife Refuge
23.  Carara Biological Reserve
24.  Manuel Antonio National Park
25.  Ballena National Marine Park
26-27.  Chirripó National Park and La Amistad Intl
28.  Hitoy Cerere Biological Reserve
29.  Cahuita National Park
30.  Gandoca-Manzanillo National Wildlife Refuge
31.  Golfito National Wildlife Refuge
32.  Corcovado National Park
33.  Caño Island Biological Reserve
34.  Peñas Blancas National Wildlife Refuge
35.  Ricardo Jimenez Oreamuno Recreation Area
36.  Coco Island National Park
37.  Monteverde Cloud Forest
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