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King Vulture Tour

Overview

Costa Rica has great potential with regard to bird watching tours, each year it prepares to receive thousands of bird watchers who visit it. And it is very easy to understand why it is so striking, is because it has 850 species waiting to be observed and photographed, what a great destination to visit! Costa Rica is a small country but with a great variety of climates, this is what gives it its capacity to host so many birds. Thrilling birding and quality lodges make this destination perfect for anyone who has yet to experience the exciting avifauna of Central America!

Tour Facts

Top Birds

Black-capped Pygmy Tyrant, Great Curassow, Ornate Hawk Eagle, Pied Puffbird, White-fronted Nunbird, Ocellated Antbird, Collared, Barred Forest-Falcons, Cinnamon and Chestnut-colored Woodpeckers and Central American Pygmy Owl, Middle American Screech Owl, Black-and-white, Crested and Spectacled owls, Violet Sabrewing, Green-crowned Brilliant, Green Hermit, Black-bellied Hummingbird, Magenta-thorated Woodstar, Collared Trogon, White-naped Brush-finch, Bicolored Hawk, Great Black Hawk, Chiriqui and Buff-fronted Quail Doves, Golden-browed Chlorophonia, Black-thighed Grosbeak, Large-footed Finch, Yellow-thighed Finch, Slaty Flowerpiercer, Spangle-cheeked Tanager, Sooty-capped Bush-Tanager, Sulfur-winged Parakeet, White-throated Mountain-Gem, Black-faced Solitaire, Black-billed Nightingale-Thrush, Sooty Thrush and Long-tailed Silky-flycatcher, Bare-shanked Screech-Owl, Dusky Nightjar, Resplendent Quetzal, Fiery-throated Hummingbird, Volcano Hummingbird, Magnificent Hummingbird, Lesser Violetear, Ferruginous Pygmy-Owl, Pearl Kite, Fiery-billed Aracari, White-fronted and Orange-fronted Parrots, Pacific Screech-Owl and Black and White Owl, Roseate Spoonbill, Wood Stork, Yellow-headed Caracara, Slaty-tailed, Black-throated and Gartered Trogons, Rufous-tailed Jacamar , White-whisked Puffbird, Scarlet Macaw.

Top Mammals

Habitats Covered

Northern Rainforest, Caribbean Foothills, Talamanca Highlands, Central Pacific.

Expected Climate

Can go from hot and dry to humid and cool.

Max Group Size

8 pax

Tour Pace & Walking

It has a medium difficulty with trails and some slightly awkward locations.

Accommodation

comfortable in excellent hotels.

Ease of Birding

moderate, with some tricky species.

Photographic Opportunities

very good

Tour Route Map

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