Tag: costa rica

Rufous Tailed Hummingbird

One of the medium-sized hummingbirds seen in the cloud forest of Costa Rica is the Rufous Tailed hummingbird. Found through Central America from Mexico to the northern border of Peru, their reddish tail and pink beak is distinctive. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Now for some housekeeping – This blog has been […]

Crowned Wood Nymph

A charming little hummingbird can not be better described than as a wood nymph. These little darlings can be found in the lowlands of Costa Rica on both the Caribbean and Pacific coasts. Hope this little one finds you in good spirits and ready for a fresh start […]

Violet Sabrewing

The video above has just been released by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology. For 100 years, Cornell has been studying and researching the avian world. With over 10,00 species on our planet, their efforts in understanding the natural world and conservation efforts has educated generations throughout the past […]

Rufous Tailed Hummingbird

Costa Rica, the land of the hummingbirds. The wide variety of hummingbirds seen throughout the country is spectacular, and the opportunity to have close views of them are bountiful. This week will is hummingbird week. A bird a day, that’s what 2016 will bring. This Rufous Tailed Hummingbird […]

Central American Agouti

As a wildlife photographer, there is nothing more rewarding than being able to spend time watching a subject relaxed and going on with their daily lives as if you’re not present. While staying at Selva Verde Lodge in Sarapiqui, Costa Rica my friend and I crossed the road […]