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taxa
2 plants
2 insects
12 birds
1 mammal
1 reptile
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17 life list firsts

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Montezuma Oropendola Psarocolius montezuma

Observer

wendy5

Date

February 6, 2019 06:30 AM PST

Description

I was excited to photograph this noisy Oropendula in courting behavior.

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Great-tailed Grackle Quiscalus mexicanus

Observer

wendy5

Date

February 6, 2019 07:02 AM PST

Description

The noisy Great-tailed Grackle has a lot of personality, but locals don't like them. Apparently they are invasive, from Nicaragua?

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Little Blue Heron Egretta caerulea

Observer

wendy5

Date

February 6, 2019 07:02 AM PST

Description

A gorgeous Little Blue Heron

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Ringed Kingfisher Megaceryle torquata

Observer

wendy5

Date

February 6, 2019 07:23 AM PST

Description

The gorgeous Ringed Kingfisher

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Magnificent Frigatebird Fregata magnificens

Observer

wendy5

Date

February 6, 2019 07:30 AM PST

Description

Flying far away overhead

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Hoffmann's Two-toed Sloth Choloepus hoffmanni

Observer

wendy5

Date

February 6, 2019 07:45 AM PST

Description

A sleepy Two-toed Sloth high in a dark tree

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Green Basilisk Basiliscus plumifrons

Observer

wendy5

Date

February 6, 2019 07:58 AM PST

Description

A young basilisk or a female?

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Northern Jacana Jacana spinosa

Observer

wendy5

Date

February 6, 2019 08:07 AM PST

Description

A pair Jacanas walked on these aquatic plants, not afraid of our boat close by

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Green Basilisk Basiliscus plumifrons

Observer

wendy5

Date

February 6, 2019 08:33 AM PST

Description

A gorgeous adult male Green Basilisk

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Royal Tern Thalasseus maximus

Observer

wendy5

Date

February 6, 2019 10:11 AM PST

Description

A huge flock of Royal Terns on the beach where the river meets the ocean

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Neotropic Cormorant Phalacrocorax brasilianus

Observer

wendy5

Date

February 6, 2019 10:13 AM PST

Description

These cormorants (to the right of the vultures) gathered where the river meets the ocean.

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Banded Peacock Anartia fatima

Observer

wendy5

Date

February 6, 2019 11:27 AM PST

Description

A butterfly in the garden.

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Great Egret Ardea alba

Observer

wendy5

Date

February 6, 2019 12:25 PM PST

Description

A graceful Great Egret preened by the river

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Cacao Tree Theobroma cacao

Observer

wendy5

Date

February 6, 2019 01:58 PM PST

Description

A few cacao trees are in a garden owned by chocolate makers. The second photo shows cacao flowers on a trunk.

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Pale-vented Pigeon Patagioenas cayennensis

Observer

wendy5

Date

February 6, 2019 02:56 PM PST

Description

I think this may be a Short-billed Pigeon perched atop a house in the town.

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Great Kiskadee Pitangus sulphuratus

Observer

wendy5

Date

February 6, 2019 03:02 PM PST

Description

This enormous nest right downtown may be of a Great Kiskadee. There were several flying around the area.

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Hercules Beetle Dynastes hercules

Observer

wendy5

Date

February 6, 2019 03:07 PM PST

Description

I wish I'd seen a live one. This dead Hercules Beetle was attached as a decoration to a coconut seller's stand.

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Lipsticktree Bixa orellana

Observer

wendy5

Date

February 6, 2019 03:10 PM PST

Description

A fenced garden enclosed two enormous Bixa orellana trees.

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Mangrove Swallow Tachycineta albilinea

Observer

wendy5

Date

February 6, 2019 03:14 PM PST

Description

Some noisy Mangrove Swallows. Juveniles?