Biodiversity - Resplendent Quetzal

  • Name: Resplendent Quetzal

  • Scientific name: Pharomachrus mocinno

  • Category: Birds

  • Family: Trogonidae

Status:  Common

SIze:  36 cm  (with tail can measure 65 cm)

Weight:  210 grams

Elevation:  up to 3,000 meters above sea level.

 

Frequents the forest canopy in cloud forests.

Makes elevational migrations after birthing period from March to June.

Makes spectaular flights to pick fruits, catch small insects, frogs or small lizards.

Can be found on the trail to Chirripó National Park or in the Cloudbridge Reserve.



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TOUR # 4: ONE NIGHT IN CHIRRIPO

TOUR # 4: ONE NIGHT IN CHIRRIPO

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That the leak of just one drop of water at a time equals approximately 5 liters of water per day.

Please help to control leaky faucets.

Use water rationally.

 

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Chirripó National Park

This is an extraordinary attraction not only within the country, but in all of Central America
 

Biodiversity

Silver-throated TanagerFrequents the mid and upper leves of humid forests...
  • Name: Silver-throated Tanager

  • Scientific name: Tangara icterocephala

  • Family: Thraupidae

  • Region: San Gerardo

 

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