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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TOUR # 3: TWO NIGHTS IN CHIRRIPO

TOUR # 3: TWO NIGHTS IN CHIRRIPO

Visit Chirripo National Park...

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Overnight hotel package  - Chirripo Costa Rica

Overnight hotel package - Chirripo Costa Rica

One night of lodging in the "Mirador" or "Tirra" cabin...
 

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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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Collared TrogonMedium sized Trogon, prefers mountainous humid forests; a very beautiful bird...
  • Name: Collared Trogon

  • Scientific name: Trogon collaris

  • Family: Trogonidae

  • Region: San Gerardo

 

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