The Costa Rica birding season will be here soon. For some lucky folks, it’s already happening. Those fortunate birders have been enjoying the benefits of birding in Costa Rica with views of everything from shy Yellow-breasted Crakes to mega Bare-necked Umbrellabird and hawk-eagles. The usual magnificent mix of glittering hummingbirds and tanagers are also being seen along with
Resplendent Quetzal– a true world mega.
Would you like to start your year of birding with ten days full of fantastic birds in Costa Rica?
How about seeing Costa Rica hummingbirds like the Purple-throated Mountain-gem,
Violet Sabrewing and chances at more than 30 other species.
Scarlet and Great Green Macaws
along with several other parrots and parakeets including
the endangered Yellow-naped Parrot.
While birding rainforests entertained by the haunting whistled songs of tinamous, antbirds, and woodcreepers, there will be chances to see such stunning tropical birds as
Gartered Trogons and much more.
In cloud forest, Spangle-cheeked Tanagers await
along with cute Collared Redstarts
and Yellow-thighed Brushfinches.
Boat rides in bird rich wetlands can have crakes,
the unique Sungrebe,
and the near endemic Nicaraguan Grackle.
Tropical dry forest offers another fantastic suite of birds to watch including stunners like the Turquoise-browed Motmot
and Long-tailed Manakin.
On the tanager front, Costa Rica is blessed with beauties like the Crimson-collared Tanager,
Red-legged Honeycreeper and more.
Toucans? Oh, there will be toucans too…
Hundreds of birds are waiting including the beauties shown above. Many will be seen (maybe 400 of them) on a fantastic birding tour in CostaRica scheduled for 10 days in January and February, 2022. Carefully designed by local experts to maximize bird variety at key sites, lucky participants will visit such hotspots as the Sarapiqui rainforests,
high elevation cloud forest,
the incredible wetlands of Cano Negro,
the fantastic rainforests of Arenal,
and the Carara area.
If you are or know of a woman birder who would love to experience the fantastic birding of Costa Rica and be willing to share a room with another woman birder on this trip, send an email today to [email protected]
Fantastic tropical birding is waiting in Costa Rica, I hope to see you here!