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

 


Green Honeycreeper

Green Honeycreeper

Family: Thraupidae

The Honeycreepers receive their name because, like bees and hummingbirds, it feeds on the nectar from flowers...

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...
 

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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

TOUR # 5: THREE NIGHTS IN CHIRRIPO

One night in San Gerardo and Three nights in chirripo
 

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Environmental tips

1.  Give preventative maintenance to your motor.

2.  Make sure your tires are inflated to the ideal air pressure.

3.  Use your airconditioning responsibly.

4.  Do not overload your vehicle.

5.  Drive responsibly..

 

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Socio - Ambiente

Socio - AmbienteEn la zona baja del cerro Chirripo y en nuestro pais existen algunos proyectos de mejora socioambiental que reseñamos....
 

Biodiversity

BananaquitUsually seen alone or in pairs...
  • Name: Bananaquit

  • Scientific name: Coereba flaveola

  • Family: Coerebidae

  • 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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