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

 


Flame-colored Tanager

Flame-colored Tanager

Family: Thraupidae

No other species of Tanager has the markings with a striped back and barred wings...

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...

Palm Tanager

Palm Tanager

Family: Thraupidae

It is a medium size bird. It usually frequents semi-open areas including plantations and gardens...
 

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Tours

Chirripó Bird watching Package

Chirripó Bird watching Package

Observation of birds of the area...

Tours

TOUR # 5: THREE NIGHTS IN CHIRRIPO

One night in San Gerardo and Three nights in chirripo
 

Videos

Hotel El Pelicano en las faldas del cerro Chirripó

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Environmental tips

Change your lightbulbs to florescent, these are low consuption and energy saving.

 

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Information

How to get here???

How to get here???How to arrive in San Gerardo de Rivas, the community where the Hotel de Montaña el Pelicano is located...
 

Biodiversity

Zone tailed HawkLives in open areas and small forested patches occasionally related with rivers, lakes and swamps...
  • Name: Zone tailed Hawk

  • Scientific name: Buteo albonotatus

  • Family: Accipridae

  • Region: San Gerardo

 

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