Turquoise-browed motmots and yellow-crowned night herons in Costa Rica


Turquoise-browed motmot, Costa Rica, 25 March 2014

25 March 2014. After 24 March in Costa Rica in forests near the Tarcoles river, today in the morning the Tarcoles river itself by boat. Among birds on the river banks, turquoise-browed motmots. In Nicaragua, north of Costa Rica, they are the national bird.

Mangrove swallows flying over the water.

Great-tailed grackle male, 25 March 2014

A male great-tailed grackle on the bank.

Not far away, a spotted sandpiper.

Yellow-crowned night heron juvenile, 25 March 2014

Two young yellow-crowned night herons on branches hanging over the water.

Groove-billed anis, 25 March 2014

Flocks of groove-billed anis.

Groove-billed anis flock, 25 March 2014

Bare-throated tiger heron, 25 March 2014

A bare-throated tiger-heron.

Green iguana, 25 March 2014

A green iguana which is really green, unlike many other ones which are greyish.

Two turquoise-browed motmots near their nest.

A black iguana.

Cattle egrets in a tree.

Stay tuned about Costa Rica on this blog!

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