The traditional approach focused on beach, sand and sun has been essential in the popularity of this destination as well as the Colonial City of Santo Domingo, founded in 1498, home of the first cathedral, university, hospital and customs building of America. The Colonial City of Santo Domingo was declared by UNESCO as World Heritage Site in 1990.
The breathtaking landscapes and diverse microclimates are the home of 33 endemic and fascinating bird species, meaning by endemic that this particular birds can only be seen in its natural state in this island. In the images accompanying this story you may find three endemic birds, one of them is the Ridgway's hawk, the most endangered species in the island with an approximate population of 300, soon I will present very interesting material about this particular bird.
Having all this wonderful natural resources involve an equal responsibility for all Dominican citizens and their authorities in order to preserve and protect nature at all costs and at all times.