If you enjoy bird watching, there's not a better place to explore than lovely Costa Rica. Here you can view hundreds of different bird species, some of which dwell only in this small Central American country. Sign up for one of our cheap Costa Rica adventure vacation packages, and be sure to bring your walking shoes and binoculars.
What sort of birds live in Costa Rica?
Costa Rica boasts an array of avian habitats that are just right for colorful birds such as macaws, parrots, tanagers, hummingbirds, and water fowl. Those aren't the only birds you'll see when you take advantage of our cheap Costa Rica adventure vacation packages, though. Here are a few of our favorites:
Hummingbirds are abundant in Costa Rica. In fact, several dozen different types of hummers inhabit the rain forests, mountains, and beaches of this friendly nation. Keep your eyes open to see coppery-headed emerald hummers, crowned wood nymph hummers, and mangrove hummingbirds. Magenta-throated wood stars, Canivet's emerald, blue-chested hummingbirds, and blue-throated golden tail hummers are also relatively easy to spot on our cheap Costa Rica adventure vacation packages.
What is the prettiest bird in Costa Rica?
Birding Field Guide magazine says that if there were a beauty contest for birds, the Resplendent Quetzal would surely win. This beauteous bird resides mainly in the cloud forest regions of Central America, but if you look carefully, you may get a glimpse of this amazing songbird in many locations throughout Costa Rica.
As far as majestic birds are concerned, few feathered critters can match the ornate hawk-eagle. Rare throughout most of the world, this remarkable raptor may be encountered in many of the rain forests and cloud forests of Costa Rica.
Do owls live in Costa Rica?
You might not think that Central America is home to owls, but in fact more than a dozen species of the big nocturnal birds lives happily in Costa Rica. The commonest owl in the country is the black-and-white owl that thrives in the humid lowlands of CR. When you're on your adventure, be sure to watch for owls, especially near street lights after dark, advises Birding Field Guide magazine.
Do toucans live in Costa Rica?
You bet they do! In fact, toucans are some of the most commonly spotted birds on our cheap Costa Rica adventure vacation packages. With bold colors and big beaks, toucans are gregarious and fun to see. Toucan species found in Costa Rica include the collared aracari, yellow-eared toucanet, fiery-billed aracari, and keel-billed toucan.
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