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admin on June 26th, 2012

I recently received a great email from a fellow birder by the name of Dorvat (if you are reading this, please email me again because I seem to have lost the last message!). He has been studying the field guides to prepare for his first trip to Costa Rica and after feeling a bit overwhelmed [...]

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admin on June 22nd, 2012

On the underbirded, super birdy route between San Ramon and La Fortuna, one of the many sites of interest is the Bosque Nuboso El Cocora Hummingbird and Butterfly Garden. It’s just a 20 minute ride from San Ramon to this sweet little site and even a short visit is well worth the $6 entrance fee. [...]

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admin on June 14th, 2012

Poas Volcano is one of the most visited tourist attractions in Costa Rica. Buses, cars, and even bicycles make the long, uphill trek to Poas National Park every day of the year, weekends being especially popular. Despite the lines of folks who undertake the Poas pilgrimage, very few are birders. They are there for the [...]

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Almost everywhere is what comes to mind after writing the title for this post. No matter which woods you walk, riparian forest you frequent, or mangrove boat tour you take, you have a fair chance of running into a becard species or two when watching birds in Costa Rica. The becard experience in Costa Rica [...]

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