Tanagers and honeycreepers in Costa Rica


This video, recorded at the Arenal volcano observatory in Costa Rica, is about Montezuma’s oropendolas.

As this blog reported, on 19 March 2014 we arrived near the Arenal volcano.

Next morning, 20 April.

A clay-coloured thrush.

Blue-grey tanager, 20 March 2014

A blue-grey tanager at the feeder water melons.

Montezuma's oropendola, 20 March 2014

Along with a flock of Montezuma’s oropendolas.

While white-nosed coatis walk underneath, hoping some food will fall.

Red-legged honeycreeper male, 20 March 2014

Red-legged honeycreepers near the feeder as well.

Red-legged honeycreeper female, 20 March 2014

Both males and females.

Red-legged honeycreeper male, Arenal, 20 March 2014

Hepatic tanager, 20 March 2014

A hepatic tanager.

Green honeycreeper male, 20 March 2014

A scarlet-thighed dacnis. And a male green honeycreeper.

Green honeycreeper male and clay-coloured thrush, 20 March 2014

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15 thoughts on “Tanagers and honeycreepers in Costa Rica

  1. How gorgeous they are..! :)
    (I must tell you – I was waiting for the ‘teenagers’ to appear in the video… It’s late here in Oz… I read the video – Teenagers and Honeycreepers in Costa Rica.) :oops:

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