16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Monteverde Cloud Forest

The Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve is a Costa Rican reserve located along the Cordillera de Tilarán within the Puntarenasand Alajuela provinces. The Reserve consists of over 26,000 acres of cloud forest. The Reserve consists of 6 ecological zones, 90% of which are virgin forest. An extremely high biodiversity, consisting of over 2,500 plant species, 100 species of mammals, 400 bird species, 120 reptilian and amphibian species, and thousands of insects.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 03.2018
Date Uploaded: 08.2018
Photo Location: Monteverde, Costa Rica
Camera: Canon EOS 6D Mark II
Copyright: © Haoying Chen