Costa Rican scarlet macaws, chestnut-sided warblers, iguana

Chestnut-sided warbler male, 24 March 2014

After 23 March 2014 near Carara national park in Costa Rica came 24 March. When we saw this wintering bird from North America, a male chestnut-sided warbler.

Earlier that morning: a great kiskadee calls.

A scarlet macaw flying overhead near the forest trail, calling.

A black-hooded antshrike on a branch. These birds live only in Costa Rica and western Panama.

Chestnut-sided warbler female, 24 March 2014

Chestnut-sided warblers in a tree.

A dusky antbird.

An orange-collared manakin. Also a species, restricted to Costa Rica and western Panama.

A variegated squirrel climbing a tree.

A white-nosed coati on the trail.

A variable seedeater, also on the trail.

Chestnut-backed antbird, 24 March 2014

A chestnut-backed antbird.

A female black-hooded antshrike.

Common tody-flycatcher, 24 March 2014

Then, a common tody-flycatcher.

Common tody-flycatcher nest, 24 March 2014

It is near its nest.

Black iguana, 24 March 2014

A black iguana on the trail.

A northern waterthrush.

Rufous-tailed jacamar, 24 March 2014

As we walk back, two rufous-tailed jacamars on a branch not far away.

Then, lots of feathers. A brown jay was apparently eaten here by a mammalian predator, considering the state of the feathers.

Orange-collared manakin, 24 March 2014

We see an orange-collared manakin. The same one as when we walked in the other direction?

Later, near the swimming pool, a great kiskadee nest with at least one chick. Its parents visit it again and again.

Later that day, we would go to another part of the forest near the Tarcoles river. So, stay tuned!

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