Costa Rica Birding App YouTube Channel

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Want to see some of the images on our birding apps? How about listening to some of the vocalizations? We just started a YouTube channel and so far, have 3 slideshows. One shows a dozen of Costa Rica’s beautiful, common garden birds. Another shows several tanager species in Costa Rica, and a third shows 31 …

How Many Hummingbirds Can You See in Costa Rica?

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Some birds sing pretty songs, others are familiar garden guests, and not a few charm us with bright and beautiful colors. Then there are the hummingbirds; shining, tiny, fairy-like creatures that merit a category of their own. Most folks from North America are familiar with one or two hummingbird species that visit their gardens, and …

Prepare for Birding in Panama and Costa Rica with Birding Apps

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A birding trip to lands far from home always involves a certain degree of preparation. If you are headed to a nature reserve a few hours from home or in another state, preparations might not involve anything more than studying some of the birds you hope to see, figuring out where to stay, and walking …

Birding Field Guides Releases New Versions of Birdwatching Apps for Costa Rica and Panama

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For Immediate Release: June 25, 2014 The first birding apps for Costa Rica and Panama are digital field guides that include photos, sounds, text, and range maps for more than 550 bird species. San Jose,Costa Rica– Updated versions of Birding Field Guide apps forCosta RicaandPanamabecame available in the iTunes Store in June, 2014. These are …

Some Birds Just like to Relax in Costa Rica and Panama

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One of the main reasons for traveling to Costa Rica and Panama is to relax and enjoy the surroundings. Sure, visitors to these tropical paradise countries also partake in zip-lining, hiking, birding, and other fun outdoor activities but let’s face it; a vacation is a vacation and there should always be time to sit back, …

Prepare for Trips to Costa Rica and Panama with Birding Apps

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Finally! After spending hours online reading hotel reviews and information about Costa Rica, you have booked accommodation, reserved a rental car, and found a good deal on plane tickets. The trip to Costa Rica is ready but then it dawns upon you. Yes, you are really headed to Costa Rica (or Panama), so now what? …

Some Screen Shots from our Birding App for Costa Rica

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Our birding field guide apps for Costa Rica and Panama were designed to make them easy and quick to use. To give an idea of how these apps can be easily used in the field or studying birds back at home or in the hotel, I took some screen shots of the Costa Rica Birds …

Some Tips to Help Birds Whether you Live in Panama or Iowa

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Birds are the most popular type of animal to watch. Their popularity stems from their colorful plumages, pleasant songs, and the fact that they can fly and are easier to see than other animals. However, unfortunately, a lot of bird species are in trouble. Habitat destruction, high pesticide loads in the environment, and other factors …

What Cool Kinds of Birds Can You See in Costa Rica and Panama?

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Tropical countries like Costa Rica and Panama have beautiful beaches, summer-time weather for every month of the year, great fishing opportunities, and the chance to experience tropical rainforests. No matter what your reason may be for visiting Costa Rica and Panama, don’t forget to experience the natural biodiverse treasures that these countries have to offer. …