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The dry season on the Pacific slope is quickly coming to an end and that’s very welcome news because we could use the rain! This year’s dry season seemed to be especially bereft of agua as the sun hammered the fields into a brown landscape with relentless UV rays. Nevertheless, since the birds that live […]

Continue reading about Some Updates and Perspectives for Birding in Costa Rica, April 2013

admin on April 19th, 2013

Ok, so we come to the final segment of Pat and Susan’s Big Day, 2013 in Costa Rica. At the end of part dos, we finished up in the Caribbean lowlands and were about to move up in elevation for a different suite of birds. We departed the Caribbean lowlands and headed to the middle […]

Continue reading about Another Big Day in Costa Rica part tres

admin on April 11th, 2013

When the calendar reached Saturday morning, March 30th, it was time to saddle up, think about thousands of bird calls, and head on over the mountains to Tirimbina! That day being the day before Easter and one of Costa Rica’s major holiday weekends, we saw droves of vehicles at the Waterfall Gardens and a major […]

Continue reading about Another Big Day in Costa Rica Part Dos

admin on April 7th, 2013

Who says you can’t go extreme when it comes to birding? Those of us familiar with the ins and outs of our avian-focused hobby (or lifestyle) know that birdwatching is nothing like the old-fashioned stereotype of some clumsy,  eye-glass wearing person stumbling around the woods with binos around the neck, wide-brimmed hat on the head, […]

Continue reading about Another Big Day in Costa Rica Part Uno