Reptiles and Amphibians

The amphibians of Costa Rica include nearly 140 species; this order, known as Anural includes 8 families; some species are in danger of extinction. There is a diverse group of reptiles that exceeds 230 identified species of which 137 are snakes.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Central American Coralsnake

Central American Coralsnake

Family: Elapidae

A small to moderate sized snake with a known maximum total length of 1.1 m.

Neotropical Racer

Neotropical Racer

Family: Colubridae

A medium sized snake. Has large eyes and round pupils.

Masked tree frog

Masked tree frog

Family: Hylidae

Attractive species of tree frog with nocturnal habits...

Common basilisk

Common basilisk

Family: Corytophanidae

Found in both wet and dry forests. This species is oviparous.
 

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TOUR # 3: TWO NIGHTS IN CHIRRIPO

TOUR # 3: TWO NIGHTS IN CHIRRIPO

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Chirripó Bird watching Package

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Community ActivitiesIn the area bordering Chirripó National Park there are 4 communities that celebrate and conserve local traditions...
 

Biodiversity

Tufted FlycatcherSmall, has a outstanding crest, brilliant ocre belly; is very commonly seen on the main trail in Chirripó National Park...
  • Name: Tufted Flycatcher

  • Scientific name: Mitrephanes phaeocercus

  • Family: Tyrannidae

  • Region: San Gerardo

 

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