With an astounding biological diversity and approximately 850 species of birds, Costa Rica offers great opportunities of observation in spectacular places. For bird watching in Costa Rica, this is the head of wonderful tropical rainforests or numerous wildlife reserves throughout the country. The dense foliage of the woods allows you to hear the calls and songs of the incredible birds. Birdwatchers can stay in eco – lodges; Take bird watching walks or tours with bilingual guides for the sighting of these wonderful creatures.

The dense foliage of the woods allows you to hear the calls and songs of the incredible birds. Birdwatchers can stay in eco – lodges; Take bird watching walks or tours with bilingual guides for the sighting of these wonderful creatures.

Top Places

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Redondo Toucan

The Santa Rosa National Park in Guanacaste and its humid forests cover about 250 species of birds including the Saltarín Toledo and the Barranquero. Listen to the only squawk in the songs of the Pico Redondo Toucans with their rainbow of colors and the repeated mockery of the Guaco bird, as the locals call it while walking through the park.

Other Places

Quetzale

Resplendent Quetzales are the most popular for bird watchers and are found in the high altitude cloud forests of Central America. He is the head of the tropical rainforest of Monteverde, the area of the Barva volcano and the mountains of Dota and Cerro de la Muerte south of San José; there you can hear the song of the quetzales. La tropical rainforest Monteverde Reserve is home to 400 bird species that includes all three types of Campana Birds, Montezuma’s Oriole, Thrushes, Hummingbirds and other migratory birds.

In the rich Palo Verde National Park are the birds of greatest attraction in the wet season, as well as migratory birds when they reach the wetlands as well as the dry season. Areas such as the rainforests of the lowlands of the Osa Peninsula, Corcovado National Park, Manuel Antonio National Park and the Cárara Biological Reserve offer protection to endangered species, including the fascinating Red Lapa.

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oropéndola

Integrated with eco-tourism, eco lodges in Costa Rica also cater for various educational and research projects in tropical biology, offering facilities for bird watching in Costa Rica. The Parque del Este in San Jose provides a habitat critical for diverse species of birds including the oropéndola, Barranquero, herons, jacanas, molluscs, water chicks and the fishermen martines.

Another good place for bird watching in Costa Rica is in the Caño Negro Wildlife Reserve, which contains an important gathering nesting site for rare species of waterfowl or you can even go to Tortuguero National Park to observe the large macaws Greens and take a boat ride to the National Park for some amazing bird watching.

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