Christopher Parsons Reserve
Some images of, or taken from, the Christopher Parsons Reserve, an expansion of the Tapichalaca Reserve created as a memorial to the director of “Life on Earth”.
Panorama of the Christopher Parsons Reserve, as seen looking to the west from just above the lodge on Tapichalaca. Photo by Nigel Simpson. (click on picture for larger image)
The summit of Cerro Tapichalaca, seen from the southern and lowest part of the Christopher Parsons Reserve. Photo by Nigel Simpson.(click on picture for larger image)
Fernandezia orchid, one of the hundreds of species of cloud-forest orchids present in the Tapichalaca reserve and the Christopher Parsons Forest. Photo by Niels Krabbe.
White-capped Tanager. A flock of these beautiful mountain Tanagers was present in the Christopher Parsons Forest during a visit there in October 2004. Photo by Francisco Sornoza.
White-breasted Parakeet. This globally threatened species of parrot is an occasional visitor to the lowest section of the Christopher Parsons Forest. Photo by Jamie Stewart.
For information on this reserve, see the main Tapichalaca Reserve page .