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Resplendent Quetzal 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

Keel-billed and Yellow-throated toucans, Collared Aracari, Orange-chinned Parakeet, Brown-hooded and White-crowned parrots, Red- legged and Shinning honeycreepers, Golden-hooded and Passerines tanagers, White-necked Jacobin, Rufous-tailed Hummingbird, Crowned Woodnymph, Long-billed Hermit, Scaly-breasted Hummingbird, Black-and-white Owl, American Kestrel, Ruddy-breasted Seedeater, Nicaraguan Seed Finch, Red-breasted Blackbird, Sungrebe, Black-collared Hawk, Snail Kite, Boat-billed Heron, Pinnated Bittern, Lesser Yellow-headed Vulture, Montezuma Oropendola, Buff-throated Saltator, Red-legged Honeycreeper, Crimson-collared Tanager, Passerine’s Tanager, Orange-chinned Parakeet, White-throated Crake, Uniform Crake, Long-tailed Tyrant, White-fronted Nunbird, Keel-billed Motmot, White Hawk, Dull-mantled Antbird, Great Antshrike, Rufous-winged Woodpecker, Honeycreeper, Crimson-collared Tanager, Passerine’s Tanager, Orange-chinned Parakeet, Striped Owl, Black-crested Coquette, Violet-headed Hummingbird, Snowcap, Bronze-tailed Plumeleteer, Tody Motmot, Bare-necked Umbrellabird, Striped Woodhaunter, Northern Schiffornis, White-tipped Sicklebill, Rufous-winged Tanager, Purplish-backed Quail-dove, Black-eared Wood-quail, Fiery-throated Hummingbird, 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 and Dusky Nightjar, Resplendent Quetzal, Fiery-throated Hummingbird, Volcano Hummingbird, Magnificent Hummingbird, Lesser Violetear, Scarlet Macaw, Pygmy-Owl, Pearl Kite, Fiery-billed Aracari and Yellow-napped, White-fronted and Orange-fronted Parrots, Pacific Screech-Owl, Roseate Spoonbill, Wood Stork, Mangrove Vireo, Common Black Hawk, Yellow-headed Caracara, Mangrove Hummingbird.

Top Mammals

White-nosed coati, variegated squirrel, raccoon.

Habitats Covered

Northern Rainforest, Northern Wetlands, Arenal Volcano Area, Caribbean Rainforest, 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

confortable in very good hotels.

Ease of Birding

moderate, with some tricky species

Photographic Opportunities

very good

Tour Route Map

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