Cristal Ballena Birding Highlights

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Cristal Ballena Birding Highlights

Birding Cristal Ballena grounds and Costa Ballena area is very productive, since in the area have been reported more tan 400 species of birds including very special regional endemics. The location of the hotel between the tropical humid forest at the foothill of the Fila Costeña mountains and the pacific coast gives a great mix of forest and marine birdlife.

#CristalBallena a birders &a photographers haven! #CentralAmericaBirdingTrail #birdinghotspots

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The hotel reserve is home to more than 250 species of birds and visiting the local birding hotspots the range of birds is bigger. Local hotspots includes the Ballena Marine National Park specially for sea and shore birds, the Terraba-Sierpe Wetlands, home to the endemic Mangrove hummingbird and the Yellow-billed cotinga, The Caño Island, the Corcovado National Park, Hacienda Baru Wildlife Refuge and Oro Verde private reserve.

Read: Birding activities at Cristal Ballena.

In a 2 hours morning birding around the grounds of the property it is easy to find some of the most stunning birds of the area specially the iconic highlights of the property and nearby:

 

Baird´s Trogon:

Baird’s Trogon #cristalballena #birdinghotspots

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Orange-collared Manakin:

Orange-collared Manakin #CristalBallena

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Fiery-billed Aracari:

Fiery-billed Aracari #CristalBallena #birdwatching

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Riverside Wren:

Riverside Wren regional endemic common at #CristalBallena

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White-necked Puffbird:

White-necked Puffbird having a meal

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Red-capped Manakin:

Red-capped Manakin #CristalBallena #birdwatching

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American Pigmy-kingfisher:

American Pigmy-kingfisher

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Scarlet Macaw:

Scarlet Macaws #CristalBallena #birdwatching #birdinghotspots #CentralAmericaBirdingTrail

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King Vulture:

King vulture very common in our grounds #CristalBallena #birdinghotspots #birdwatching

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Bay-headed Tanager:

Bay-headed Tanager input grounds #CristalBallena #birdinghotspots #birdwatching

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Visit our eBird account, download a checklist of the birds of our reserve and share your bird sightings!

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