7 Resolutions for Birding Costa Rica in 2021

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Bird-interesting places that come to mind are the forests north of Rincon de la Vieja, natural oak savannas near Liberia, forests in south-eastern Costa Rica, and middle elevation sites connected to Braulio Carrillo National Park.

Picathartes – Africa’s strangest birds

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They also occur in Liberia, Ivory Coast and Guinea. The family Picathartidae consists of two very unusual birds; White-necked or Yellow-headed Picathartes , endemic to the Upper Guinea forests of West Africa; and Gray-necked or Red-headed , restricted to Lower Guinea forests of Central Africa.

How to Start and End a Birding Trip to Costa Rica

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Liberia: This northern town gets a mention because it has its own airport. March is birding madness in Costa Rica. People with binos roam the forests in lightweight khaki clothes. They hold up traffic to stare into a flowering tree, take over hotels, and DEMAND easy access to bird feeders from the hot sunny coast to the high reaches of the misty paramo. Hell yeah!

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