Costa Rican Birds

These photos were taken in January and February, 2006.  Enjoy!

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Wood Stork (Mycteria americana)

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Boat-billed Heron (Cochlearius cochlearius)

 

 

Boat-billed Heronw.jpg (119593 bytes)

 

 

Yellow-crowned Night-Heron.jpg (540825 bytes)

Yellow-crowned Night-Heron (Nyctanassa violacea)

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Boat-billed parent and child

 

 

Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias)

Great Blue Heron.jpg (341616 bytes)

Snowy Egret (Egretta thula)

 

 

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Bare-necked Tiger-Heron.jpg (238696 bytes)

Bare-throated Tiger-Heron (Tigrisoma mexicanum)

Green Heron.JPG (1598512 bytes)

 

 

 

Green-backed (Green) Heron (Butorides striatus virescens)

 

 

 

Northern Jacana (Jacana spinosa)

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Black-bellied Whistling-Duck (Dendrocygna autumnalis)

 

 

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Willet.jpg (2568066 bytes)

Willet (Catoptrophorus semipalmatus)

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Whimbrel (Numenius phaeopus)

 

 

 

Ruddy Turnstone (Arenaria interpres)

 

Ruddy Turnstones.jpg (236974 bytes) Spotted Sandpiper (Actitis macularia) Spotted Sandpiper.jpg (166611 bytes)

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