More Pretty: Birds, Costa Rica 2014

If you like birds, Costa Rica is a good place to go.

Here’s a collection of birds seen on the trip.

 

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Predawn sentinel.

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Bird on a wire. Blue and white swallow. Notiochelidon cyanoleuca.

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Fruit is a popular item on bird feeders. Flame-colored tanager. Piranga bidentata.

 

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Watermelon lover.

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Hummingbird, briefly resting. Maybe some of you birdlovers out there can ID this one.

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Hummingbird, feeding in the flowers. Too many hummingbirds, I don’t know this one, either.

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Even the “common” birds seem classy.

 

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Wonderful colors.

 

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And a bird many people make incredible efforts to see at least once in their lives.

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We were lucky enough to see a quetzal. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Resplendent_Quetzal

 

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