Archive for May, 2013

Costa Rica # 3 – Lineated Woodpecker

Thursday, May 23rd, 2013

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This post shows some photos of the Lineated Woodpecker, taken near Dominical, Costa Rica, This woodpecker is a large red crested, black bodied bird found throughtout the tropics, and north into the states.

Costa Rica # 2 – Fiery-billed Aricari

Monday, May 20th, 2013

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While on my current birding trip in Plantillo, Costa Rica, I found this Fiery-billed Aricari Petroglossus frantii. They are endemic to this southern coastal region. This is the first time that I’ve seen this bird in all my trips to Costa Rica. I found this particular bird … (more…)

Costa Rica # 1 Chestnut-Billed Toucan

Thursday, May 16th, 2013

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Sometimes the ‘Great Birding God’ smiles on you. This morning she gave me 3 minutes and 56 seconds of real fun. You sit around for hours waiting for birds, bored as hell, and the BAM a few minutes of fantastic action. I love this hobby. It keeps me young. Let me set the stage ….