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

 


Black Vulture

Black Vulture

Family: Cathartidae

This species is distributed across most of America, and is very common throughout Costa Rica ...

Turkey Vulture

Turkey Vulture

Family: Cathartidae

Circles the area flying at low or medium height...

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

Chirripó Bird watching Package

Chirripó Bird watching Package

Observation of birds of the area...

Tours

TOUR #8 : CLOUD FOREST

TOUR #8 : CLOUD FOREST

The cloud forests of Costa Rica have a unique nature that we can learn about.
 

Videos

Una escapadita a los regazos del cerro Chirripó

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Environmental tips

Did you know that the majority of aerosol products contain CFC (Cloroflorocarbons); a chemical that produces a grave threat to the ozone cap, causing accelerated global warming and a disequalibrium in natural cycles.

Be responsible and do not use these aerosol products.

 

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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

 

Comments

Sage Morales

East Boston Por lo tanto no e visitado recientemente, pero vivi y estuve de vista en este lugar, pero puedo confirmar que este lugar es precioso, escogido por Dios y la familia esta tambien en un lugar especial de todos. La hospitalidad esta a la par de ninguna, realmente es lo mejor de qu uno espera en Costa ...
 
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