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Costa Rica 2018

Illustrated & Audio Bird List

Tinamous to Ibis

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...

  Great Tinamou (SVL)

Muscovy Duck (LDL)

Black-bellied Whistling Duck (LDL)

Gray-headed Chachalaca (HBV, AOL)


Crested Guan (LSBS)


Great Currasow (displaying male left, at AOL; female right at LDL)

Neotropic Cormorant (SVL)

Anhinga (female, LDL)

Bare-throated Tiger Heron (SVL)

Great Egret (SVL)

Cattle Egret

Green Heron (LDL)

  Green Ibis (LDL)

Raptors to Shorebirds

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