What are the Top Ten Birds of Costa Rica?

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Some places have a few dozen bird species, and others have hundreds. With a bird list of more than 900 species,Costa Rica falls into the latter category. There are glittering tanagers and hummingbirds, jaw-dropping toucans, macaws, and parrots, and countless other birds to admire. With that in mind, a “top ten” list might be impossible. …

and the beautiful Bay-headed Tanager.

Tanagers: Some of the Most Beautiful Birds in Costa Rica and Panama

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Hundreds of bird species live in the tropical forests of Costa Rica and Panama and more than a few are downright exotic. Toucans call from and move through the canopy of rainforest. Glittering hummingbirds test our camera skills. Parrots, parakeets, and even macaws are seen on a regular basis. However, as amazing as those birds …

Green Shrike-Vireo was added on our latest update.

Some FAQs about the Panama Birds Field Guide App

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Here at BirdingFieldGuides, in addition to several requests per day for identification of images and sounds via the Which Bird is It? function on our birding apps for Costa Rica and Panama, we also receive a variety of questions about our apps. We try to respond to each question as best we can, the following …

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New Features on our Bird Apps for Costa Rica and Panama

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Folks have been asking about the new features on our birding apps for Costa Rica and Panama. In addition to more than 700 species on each app, each also has the following new features: Search for bird species by name: Type in the name of a bird in the search box at the top of …

Version 3.0 of the Costa Rica Field Guides App Now Available in the iTunes Store

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Birding Field Guides Releases New Version of Birdwatching App for Costa Rica For Immediate Release: December 15, 2014 The first birding app for Costa Rica is a digital field guide that includes photos, sounds, text, and range maps for more than 700 species of birds. San Jose,Costa Rica– A new version of the Birding Field …

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Getting Ready to Update Birding Apps for Costa Rica and Panama

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The BirdingFieldGuides team would rather be watching birds but these days, we find ourselves spending a lot more time in front of the computer. We have been getting the next updates ready for our Costa Rica and Panama Bird Field Guide apps and it’s a big one! Here are a few hints at what’s in …

Scarlet Macaw.

Where to See Parrots and Toucans in Costa Rica?

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Exotic birds and jungle wildlife helped put Costa Rica on the map as one of the globe’s top ecotourism destinations. The national park system makes it possible to go for a hike in rainforest, cloud forests, and other tropical habitats where you can see parrots, macaws, toucans, iguanas, monkeys, sloths, and other wildlife. Since these …