× The Zoo is open! Entry passes are required for all guests, including infants. All visitors ages 2 and older are required to wear a mask in all indoor spaces at the Zoo, regardless of their vaccination status. Fully vaccinated visitors do not need to wear a mask in outdoor areas.
Share this page:

Unión de Cooperativas Héroes y Mártires de Miraflor (UCA Miraflor)

This illustration shows a Bird Friendly coffee grower tending to a tree in his coffee forest

Unión de Cooperativas Héroes y Mártires de Miraflor (UCA Miraflor) is located in the biodiversity-rich and mountainous region of Estelí, Nicaragua. The area was declared a Natural Reserve in 1994 and UCA Miraflor were the first to integrate the Nicaraguan community ecotourism model. They are dedicated to the socioeconomic development of their members, who are made up of 12 grassroot cooperatives and over 400 small producers across 36 communities within the protected area. UCA Miraflor focuses on sustainable agricultural production and the protection of the environment. 

Featured bird on the finca: Olive-sided Flycatcher

Feathered fact: Overwinters in Central and South America and has a distinctive, whistled song that sounds like, "quick, three beers!” Listed as “Near Threatened” by IUCN.