White-necked Jacobin- Costa Rica Bird of the Day

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Over 50 species of hummingbirds have occurred in Costa Rica, a country the size of the state of West Virginia. Many of them are fairly easy to see, especially when places with feeders are visited and quite a few hummingbird species also come to flowering bushes and trees in hotel gardens. This makes it much …

See the Incredible Snowcap when Birding Costa Rica

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The hummingbird family hosts hundreds of glittering, fantastic bird species. All are restricted to the Americas and more than 50 species have been recorded in Costa Rica. Many of those feathered dynamos are common and easy to see, especially at feeders put out for them and natural feeders in the form of flowering bushes and …

Which Hummingbirds are You Going to See in Costa Rica?

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Costa Rica is a beautiful country. Jade green mountains topped with clouds seem to be part of the scenery¬† no matter where you look, two oceans beckon with tropical waves and palm-flanked shores, and lush rainforests await with colorful frogs, stunning butterflies, strange bugs, and hundreds of birds. The exciting beauty of Costa Rica’s biodiversity …