Biodiversity - Ruddy Pigeon

  • Name: Ruddy Pigeon

  • Scientific name: Patagioenas subvinacea

  • Category: Birds

  • Family: Columbidae

Status:  Common.

Size:  28 cm.

Weight:  180 grams.

Elevation:  up to 1,400 meters above sea level.

 

This arboreal dove is generally seen alone or in pairs, sometimes forming small groups.

Feeds on the fruit of trees, epiphytes and bushes.

On rare occasions, descends to the ground in search of beetles.

In June and July, after the reproduction period, it will migrate to sea level.

 



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White Faced Capuchin MonkeyMedium sized, forms in troops, omnivorous, has a prehensile tail.
  • Name: White Faced Capuchin Monkey

  • Scientific name: Cebus capucinus

  • Family: Cebidae

  • Region: San Gerardo

 

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Adriana

Suiza Tuvimos la oportunidad de comenzar el 2011 visitando este maravilloso lugar. Le agradezco mucho a la familia Elizondo su excelente atención. A David que nos acompañó como guía al Chirripó, mil gracias por todo! Fue un camino muy duro pero la ...
 
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