Birds

In Costa Rica there are over 850 species of birds. Serving as an intercontinental bridge, one can find a great variety of native, endemic and migratory species, from both North and South America. In San Gerardo de Rivas, the terrain presents a grand spectrum of relief and elevations. Our proximity to Chirripó National Park and the wide variety of landscapes provide excellent habitat for the more than 237 species of birds identified, a number that increases each year.

See Bird List 2012

 


Black Vulture

Black Vulture

Family: Cathartidae

This species is distributed across most of America, and is very common throughout Costa Rica ...

Turkey Vulture

Turkey Vulture

Family: Cathartidae

Circles the area flying at low or medium height...

Silver-throated Tanager

Silver-throated Tanager

Family: Thraupidae

Frequents the mid and upper leves of humid forests...

Red - legged Honeycreeper

Red - legged Honeycreeper

Family: Thraupidae

Spends most of the year living in small flocks that move widely between tree tops in forests and partially cleared areas...

Cherries´s Tanager

Family: Thraupidae

This is the most common species of Tanager in the area; it is important to point out that there are two species, one on the Carribbean and one on the Pacific, where the males are the same and the females have different characteristics...
 

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One night in San Gerardo and Three nights in chirripo
 

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Did you know that the majority of aerosol products contain CFC (Cloroflorocarbons); a chemical that produces a grave threat to the ozone cap, causing accelerated global warming and a disequalibrium in natural cycles.

Be responsible and do not use these aerosol products.

 

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Chirripó National Park

This is an extraordinary attraction not only within the country, but in all of Central America
 

Biodiversity

Roadside HawkThese are solitary raptors and can frequently be seen on exposed perches...
  • Name: Roadside Hawk

  • Scientific name: Buteo magnirostris

  • Family: Accipridae

  • Region: San Gerardo

 

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Erika De Marco

Alajuela Sencillamente espectacular, un lugar en el que han cuidado de cada detalle, en un ambiente muy verde y acogedor. Fui con mi hijo de 3 años y mi esposo, quedé fascinada con el lugar, ya quiero volver.
 
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