On July 2nd, Echo held an open house at Kunuku Dos Pos in Rincon. For those who aren’t familiar with this organization, Echo is a non-profit group with a mission to protect the Yellow-shouldered Amazon Parrot (Amazona Barbadensis) on Bonaire and in the Caribbean. We attended the open house to learn more about this wonderful organization and its mission here on the island.
One of Echo’s main projects is reforestation of the habitat of the Yellow-shouldered Amazon Parrot in Bonaire. By growing and planting indigenous trees at sites all around the island, Echo is helping to restore the unique habitats favored by this amazing bird. In addition to the extensive reforestation effort, Echo also conducts research (such as nest monitoring and roost counts) and rehabilitates injured and illegally captured parrots.
At Echo’s Kunuku Dos Pos, they also have an indigenous tree nursery, at which members of the public can purchase indigenous trees (which are favored by the Amazon Parrots) to plant on their own property.
Echo conducts public tours each Wednesday at 4:30. Please visit if you are interested in learning more about its important work.
Email – Info@echobonaire.org
Call – 701 1188