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Costa Rica is for the BIRDS

Magnificent Frigate bird 44.0
Brown Pelican 43.0
Great Egret 40.0
Anhinga 34.0
Black Guan 25.0
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron 24.0
Chestnut-mandibled Toucan 22.0
Montezuma Oropendola 20.0
Grey-headed Chachalaca 20.0
Squirrel Cuckoo 18.0
Green-backed Heron 17.0
Collared Aracari 16.0
Roadside Hawk 15.0
Purple Gallinule 13.0
Short-billed Pigeon 12.0
Gove-billed Ana 12.0
Pale-vented Pigeon 12.0
Slaty-tailed Tougan 12.0
Strong-billed Woodcreeper 10.75
Northern Jacana 10.0
Clay-coloured Robin 9.25
Snowy Cotinga 9.0
Scarlet-rumped Cacique 9.0
boat-billed flycatcher 9.0
Great Kiskadee 9.0
Eastern Meadowlark 8.0
Golden-bellied Flycatcher 8.0
Fasciated Antshrike 7.0
Palm Tanager 6.25
Passerni Tanager 6.25
Scarlet-rumped Tanager 6.25
Blue Gray Tanager 6.0
Pied Puffbird 6.0
Golden-Hooded Tanager 5.0
Blue Dacnis 4.5
Variable Seedeater 4.0


Not only was the bird life plentiful but we were able to see, identify and photograph things like the 1. Blue Jeans and Strawberry Poison Dart Frogs, 2. Sand crabs, 3. Blue Murpho Butterflies 4. 3 toed sloths, 5. Four striped whiptail green snake, 6. Green Iguanas, 7. a Baby Giant Leatherback Sea Turtle, 8. Squirrel Monkeys and Howler Monkeys plus unusual plants like the 9. Shrimp plant and 10. Hot Lips. Perhaps too many to mention, you just have to go and see for yourself. (Such beauty, color, variety and not enough time to see and photograph it all - see pictures below)

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