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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Tours

TOUR #8 : CLOUD FOREST

TOUR #8 : CLOUD FOREST

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

Tours

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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Hotel El Pelicano en las faldas del cerro Chirripó

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Information

Chirripó National Park

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

Biodiversity

Flame-colored TanagerNo other species of Tanager has the markings with a striped back and barred wings...
  • Name: Flame-colored Tanager

  • Scientific name: Piranga bidentata

  • Family: Thraupidae

  • Region: San Gerardo

 

Comments

Jorge

Coronado Es un pedaso del paraiso en nuestro pais, gracias a Omar y familia por la atencion, el tour por los jardines y el Queso Artesanal son espectaculares. Espero volver pronto....
 
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