Amazon kingfisher and boat-billed heron in Costa Rica


Amazon kingfisher, 22 March 2014

In the afternoon of 22 March 2014, we were still in wetlands of Guanacaste province in Costa Rica. Among the birds there, this Amazon kingfisher.

A black-crowned night heron.

A pygmy kingfisher.

Boat-billed heron, 22 March 2014

A boat-billed heron.

A spotted sandpiper flies past.

After the two smaller kingfisher species, Costa Rica’s biggest species on a branch: a ringed kingfisher.

Lesser nighthawk, 22 March 2014

A lesser nighthawk sleeping on another branch.

Yellow-naped parrot, 22 March 2014

A yellow-naped parrot in a tree.

Solitary sandpiper, 22 March 2014

A solitary sandpiper in a pool.

Bare-throated tiger heron, 22 March 2014

A bare-throated tiger heron.

Bare-throated tiger heron, Costa Rica, 22 March 2014

It tries to look like a pole, like bitterns sometimes do.

Great egret, 22 March 2014

A great egret.

Harris's hawk, 22 March 2014

A Harris’s hawk in a tree.

Black-bellied whistling ducks; see also here.

A limpkin.

More about Costa Rica, on 23 March 2014, will be on this blog soon.

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