Biodiversity - Neotropical Racer

  • Name: Neotropical Racer

  • Scientific name: Mastigodryas melanolomus

  • Category: Reptiles and Amphibians

  • Family: Colubridae

This species is terrestrial and arboreal, and diurnal.  At night it normally sleeps a few meters off the ground on vegetation.  It is very fast and agile, and captures small fast moving lizards.  Tends to bite as a defensive response.  In San Gerardo it can be seen in the borders of forest and fields.




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Overnight hotel package  - Chirripo Costa Rica

Overnight hotel package - Chirripo Costa Rica

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TOUR #8 : CLOUD FOREST

The cloud forests of Costa Rica have a unique nature that we can learn about.
 

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Rufous-browed PeppershrikeA thick composure; noticablly wide head, outstanding, wide, rufous colored superciliary...
  • Name: Rufous-browed Peppershrike

  • Scientific name: Cyclarhis gujanensis

  • Family: Vireonidae

  • Region: San Gerardo

 

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Coronado, San Josè, CR Estupenda informaciòn. La verdad me llena de orgullo haber sido residente durante algunos años de esa zona. Mis respectos y admiraciòn para Uds. y todos los empeñosos habitantes de esa maravilla de la naturaleza.
 
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