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Costa Rica 2018

Illustrated & Audio Bird List

Raptors to Shorebirds

All photographs ©2018.  To avoid confusion, photographed birds are in bold.  A speaker icon indicates an audio recording.  Abbreviations:  HBV = Hotel Buena Vista, BCNP = Braulio Carillo NP, CP = Cope's Place (or nearby), SVL = Selva Verde Lodge, LSBS = La Selva Biological Station, LDL = Laguna del Lagarto Lodge and environs, AOL = Arenal Observatory Lodge.  No initials indicate either the bird was seen at several places or I don't remember where we encountered it...

Black Vulture (LDL)

Turkey Vulture


King Vulture (LDL)

Swallow-tailed Kite (AOL)

Roadside Hawk (LDL)

Gray Hawk (LDL)

Short-tailed Hawk (LDL)

Gray-cowled Wood Rail (HBV)

White-throated Crake (LDL)


Northern Jacana (LDL)

Southern Lapwing (LDL)

Doves to Hummingbirds

Tinamous to Ibis

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