The Monte Ceniza Nature Reserve is located within the San Quintín Bay in Baja California. The reserve area contains important ecosystems of coastal dunes and coastal scrubs, it has extension of 1984 acres, forming a peninsula that supports and characterizes the dynamics of the bay.
In 2017, the Monte Ceniza Nature Reserve was certified as a Natural Protected Area, in the category of Area Voluntarily Destined for Conservation.
FLORA AND FAUNA
Monte Ceniza has a large number of species of migratory birds, mammals, reptiles and amphibians representative of coastal dunes and coastal scrubs.
Among the most common and cataloged species in the NOM-059-SEMARNAT-2010 we can find:
- Baja California Whiptail (Aspidoscelis labialis) (PROTECTED).
- Baja California Rattlesnake (Crotalus enyo) (THREATENED).
- Black Brant (Branta bernicla nigricans) (THREATENED).
- Brown Pelicans (Pelecanus occidentalis) (THREATENED).
- Least Tern (Sterna antillarum) (PROTECTED).
- Golden Eagle (Aquila chrysaetos) (THREATENED).
- Elegant Tern (Sterna elegans) (PROTECTED).
HOW TO GET THERE?
Arrive to the Monte Ceniza Nature Reserve using Google Maps.