It never ceases to amaze me that no matter how often I visit Costa Rica, including places I have seen and been to many times, there is always something new to see and do. A perfect example of this is the wildlife.
During my time exploring this wild landscape, I have seen wild Tapirs roam in search of vegetation to eat; pairs of Resplendent Quetzals feasting on avocados; Glass Frogs protecting their nests of tadpoles; an Ocelot sneaking across a jungle path in the spotlight of my head lamp; and Antbirds feasting on the fleeing creatures stirred up by army ants on the war path. In a landscape such as this it is impossible to see everything in one trip which is why returning is always so exciting.
There are also sights in
I believe that there are also some wildlife spectacles that are exciting and interesting whether you are watching them for the first or the one-thousandth time. The Montezuma Oropendola in northern
While the familiar can be counted on to deliver a reliably great experience, trying something new and different has its benefits. In addition to visiting the rainforests, highlands and cloud forests, during my most recent tour of
What originally brought me to
Check-out our video of Costa Rican birds to view some of the species that can be observed and join us on our next tour of Costa Rica to add some of these species to your list.