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

 


Turkey Vulture

Turkey Vulture

Family: Cathartidae

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

Black Vulture

Black Vulture

Family: Cathartidae

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

Scarlet-thighed Dacnis

Scarlet-thighed Dacnis

Family: Thraupidae

This bird has a thin pointed beak and a black hood; it is known for its red thighs...

Bay - Headed Tanager

Bay - Headed Tanager

Family: Thraupidae

Frequents the upper and intermediate levels of humid forests and nearby cleared areas with sparse trees...

Golden - hooded Tanager

Golden - hooded Tanager

Family: Thraupidae

Very common to the zone; can be seen in the gardens and open areas of our hotel...
 

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Chirripó Bird watching Package

Chirripó Bird watching Package

Observation of birds of the area...

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TOUR #8 : CLOUD FOREST

TOUR #8 : CLOUD FOREST

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

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Did you know?

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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Local Attractions

Local AttractionsDiscover the local attractions found in San Gerardo de Rivas...
 

Biodiversity

Tropical GnatcatherSmall with a long thin beak and a broad white superciliary...
  • Name: Tropical Gnatcather

  • Scientific name: Polioptila plumbea

  • Family: Silviidae

  • Region: San Gerardo

 

Comments

Elisa Naranjo

Heredia Hace 15 años conocí este lugar y quede enamorada. Realmente es un paraíso. Recuerdo con mucho cariño a la Familia Elizondo. Espero volver antes que termine el año, esta vez con mis hijas. Les envío un gran abrazo.
 
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