10
taxa
8 birds
1 mammal
1 insect
6
6 life list firsts

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What

Great Curassow Crax rubra

Observer

wendy5

Date

February 14, 2019 06:59 AM PST

Description

My first Great Curassow, a magnificent bird, walked through the hotel gardens.

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House Wren Troglodytes aedon

Observer

wendy5

Date

February 14, 2019 07:08 AM PST

Description

I think this may be a House Wren, singing its heart out on Valentine's Day, right outside our hotel room.

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White-nosed Coati Nasua narica

Observer

wendy5

Date

February 14, 2019 10:59 AM PST

Description

I was thrilled to see my first White-nosed Coati yesterday, and today there were about 20 roaming the grounds of our hotel, digging into the grass. The second photo shows the long claws.

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Longtail Skippers Genus Urbanus

Observer

wendy5

Date

February 14, 2019 01:06 PM PST

Description

A beautiful butterfly on the window at breakfast.

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Chestnut-mandibled Toucan Ramphastos ambiguus ssp. swainsonii

Observer

wendy5

Date

February 14, 2019 01:33 PM PST

Description

This magnificent Chestnut-mandibled Toucan was one of a pair in a tree very close to our hotel.

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Crested Guan Penelope purpurascens

Observer

wendy5

Date

February 14, 2019 01:44 PM PST

Description

My fourth and best sighting of a Crested Guan! This one concentrated on the berries in this tree, ignoring me a few feet below. In this photo you can see its crest.

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Rufous-tailed Hummingbird Amazilia tzacatl

Observer

wendy5

Date

February 14, 2019 02:00 PM PST

Description

Finally a better photo of the Rufous-tailed Hummingbird, the only hummingbird I've succeeded in identifying and photographing after more than a week in Costa Rica.

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Yellow-faced Grassquit Tiaris olivaceus

Observer

wendy5

Date

February 14, 2019 02:50 PM PST

Description

This may be a female Yellow-faced Grassquit who briefly perched on a plant, looked at me, and then flew off.

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Palm Tanager Thraupis palmarum

Observer

wendy5

Date

February 14, 2019 03:08 PM PST

Description

This watermelon-eating green bird may be a Palm Tanager?

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White-tipped Dove Leptotila verreauxi

Observer

wendy5

Date

February 14, 2019 03:14 PM PST

Description

Yet another new dove for me-- the White-tipped-- foraged on the grounds of the hotel.