Biodiversity and sustainability
Tip and Island Cooker
A marine paradise. Here they inhabit diverse species such as dolphins, penguins, sea lions, crabs and fish. In addition to possessing a fauna very extensive, has a high biological value and the landscape that extends over a coastline, virgin, where beautiful coves, such as la Caleta San José and the French make up the tip. In the extreme south of Punta Cooker there is a small island visible at a short distance of the shore, known as the Island Cooker. The most amazing thing of this island, is that it is inhabited by colonies of sea lions.
It is a rocky ledge attached to the shore by a sandy isthmus. It is a great biological reserve inhabited by species such as the cormorant guanay (Phalacrocorax bougainvillii), the seagull peruvian (Larus belcheri), the peruvian pelican (Pelecanus thagus), the gallinazo red head (Tagged aura), the peruvian booby (Sula variegata), dominican seagull (Larus dominicanus), among others. There are banks of marine invertebrates, with molluscs and crustaceans, as the lapa black (Although latimarginata), the lapa pink (Fisurella cumingi), the hairy crab (Cancer setosus), the chanque or tolina (Concholepas concholepas), the wafer (Acanthopleura echinata), the crab violet (Platixanthus'orbigny) and, finally, the echinoderms as the hedgehog black (Tetrapigus niger), sea star (Stichaster striatus) and sea sun (Heliaster helianthus). It is an important breeding colony of the wolf fine south american (Arctophoca australis), and other species such as the marine otter (Lontra felina), and the wolf chusco south american (Otaria flavescens).
Punta La Chira
As well as the Tip Penthouse, The Chira is a rocky ledge that juts out over the waters of the Pacific ocean. It is located 34 km northwest of the city of Camana. Of great ecological interest, since it represents a large biological reserve of numerous species of terrestrial and marine fauna.
Four hours from Arequipa, is the area of this National Reserve where you can find more than 3,700 seals fine, 72% of the total population of wolf marine fine in Peru. This area is the most southern in the peruvian coast of rest and aposentamiento of populations of guano birds, sea lions, Humboldt penguins, and also a rest area for 9 species of migratory birds in their mass displacement to the south.
NATIONAL RESERVE OF ISLANDS, ISLETS AND TIPS GUANO