Puerto Morelos, The Jewel of the Riviera Maya, is located just 15 minutes from the International Airport of Cancun, Quintana Roo. Recently, an area of ​​1,193 hectares of Puerto Morelos Mangroves was declared a Flora and Fauna Protection Area (APFF). “Puerto Morelos Mangroves” is an ecosystem that stands out for the great diversity of birds that inhabit this attractive destination, since which houses 57% of the bird diversity at the state level and 27% of the biodiversity reported for the state of Quintana Roo.

       The mangroves of Puerto Morelos are of very high environmental value because they provide relevant ecosystem services such as flood control, protection against hurricanes, are a source of nutrients for neighboring ecosystems such as seagrasses and coral reefs, and capture of greenhouse gases. , carbon dioxide storage, as well as habitat and refuge for different species.

      Additionally, they are home to 1,294 native species of flora and fauna, of which 96 are included in some risk category and 59 are endemic, as shown in the following table:

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Fuente: https://www.conanp.gob.mx/pdf/separata/EPJ-APFF-ManglaresPuertoMorelos.pdf

         Currently, there are more than 10,000 species of birds on the planet, while in the state of Quintana Roo 483 species have been reported and represents 50% of the species in the country. In the APFF Mangroves of Puerto Morelos, 277 taxa (genera, species or subspecies) of native birds are currently recorded, of which 181 are residents, 70 species are winter migrants, five are summer migrants and 21 are transient. This is equivalent to 57% of the taxa distributed throughout the state.

        The presence of seven species of birds considered endemic to the Yucatan Peninsula stands out, such as: Yucatecan piranga, orange-backed calandria, black meowbird, Yucatecan flycatcher, Yucatecan woodpecker, Yucatecan parrot and huil road-capper. In addition, the presence of 47 species of birds in some risk category is reported, 29 are in the category subject to special protection, such as the savanna vulture, cinnamon tinamous and the collared toucan among others; as well as twelve species in the threatened category such as the stilt hawk, white-crowned dove, canoe-billed toucan, yellow-cheeked parrot, Yucatecan parrot, among others; and six classified as endangered: reddish heron, mallard, jabiru stork, royal flycatcher, king vulture and elegant eagle. As well as the presence of three invasive exotic species: common pigeon, collared pigeon and cattle heron.

        The Mangroves of Puerto Morelos today are a paradise for birds, since its waters are rich in nutrients and serve as food for zooplankton, which constitutes the food base for hundreds of fish that in turn are the main food for many birds.

      In this striking destination you can enjoy a quiet birdwatching walk, accompanied by an expert local guide who will take you along jungle trails that connect with the mangroves that are full of life. The conservation and protection of the ecosystems of Puerto Morelos are and will be of high intrinsic value, since they are fundamental for the existence of human beings.

       Historically, Puerto Morelos has distinguished itself as a destination for rest and adventure, which allows an encounter with nature. For many investors, it is considered a privileged place to invest due to its high exclusivity and relaxing atmosphere.

       Investing in real estate in the Riviera Maya is a consolidated option for investors because it has business models that offer high profitability thanks to the tourism sector. It is currently the destination with the highest tourist demand in Mexico, with sustained growth in the hotel and real estate sector. The Riviera Maya is more than just a beach: It is a destination where you can live great experiences surrounded by nature.

         Invest in “Wyndham Grand Mayakaan Residences”, a highly profitable real estate development due to its business model. Living off your income is possible with Mayakaan, Call and find out about your future investment.

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