Assorted Birds of Volcano Lodge Costa Rico

On my 55th birthday, I crossed "photographing the birds of Costa Rica" off my bucket list.


The National Bird of Costa Rica 

Why such a bland bird for a national bird when there are so many colorful options?

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Red Legged Honey Creeper

Note both the male and female in the shot.

The female is the dull looking one

What amazing colors.

I chased him around for an hour and didn't really "get the shot."







Ground Dove

cow bird



Grey-headed Chachalaca

























Rufous-collared sparrow






Interesting camouflage









seed finch juvenile in a nest






Clay-colored robin








black cowled oriole 


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