Northwest Panay Peninsula Natural Park
|Northwest Panay Peninsula Natural Park|
|Next city:||Malay ,|
|Founding:||April 18, 2002|
The Northwest Panay Peninsula Natural Park is located on the island of Panay , in the provinces of Aklan and Antique to the Philippines . It was established on April 18, 2002 with the entry into force of Decree 186 on an area of 120.09 km² in the area of the municipalities of Nabas , Malay , Buruanga , Libertad and Pandan .
The nature park is about 60 km northwest of Kalibo , on the Buruanga peninsula. The vegetation is determined by an evergreen rainforest on an area of approx. 50 km². The topography is determined by the northern foothills of the Central Panay Mountains .
The nature park is home to a wide range of flora and fauna of the Western Visayas , such as the Prince Alfred deer ( Rusa alfredi or Cervus alfredi ) and the Visayas pustular pig ( Sus cebifrons ). Among the avifauna , observations of the Negros dagger-pigeon ( Gallicolumba keayi ), Tariktonic hornbill ( Penelopides panini ) and the panay hornbill or coral-billed hornbill ( Aceros waldeni ) are known.
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