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By Luis Vargas.  Algunas Eufonias en Costa Rica...

By Luis Vargas. Algunas Eufonias en Costa Rica...

Murfs Wildlife: Resplendent Quetzal from Costa Rica  by John N Murphy    via Live Happily

Murfs Wildlife: Resplendent Quetzal Bokeh photography bird with long green tail If we go. The goal - see a Quetzal.

Costa Rica Toucan

Toucan in Costa Rica. Tropical jungle, zip lining, fantastic wildlife, beautiful beaches. Costa Rica is an adventure lovers paradise. Kinda reminds me of the fruit loops bird

Keel-billed Toucan in Costa Rica

There are more species of birds in the Peruvian Rainforests than in the entire United States.

Hard to forget the thrill of seeing these in wild in Costa Rica

Costa Rica birding tours - just get a gander at my long tail. Is it not just awesome?

What's It Like Retiring in COSTA RICA? Read article - Mark Van Patten tells what it's really like at http://boomerinas.com/2013/03/costa-rica-retirement-whats-it-like-retiring-to-costa-rica/

These two are Scarlet Macaw's. They get to be about 3 feet tall, from tail tip to top of their head.

Species: Resplendent Quetzal (Pharomachrus mocinno) Location: Los Lagos Lodge, Cartago, Costa Rica

Resplendent Quetzal (Pharomachrus mocinno) Quetzal _ Quetzals are beautifully colored birds / intense green color / nature / long tail by Bob Gress

A Spectacular Close-Up View of a Fiery-Throated Hummingbird

A Spectacular Close-Up View of a Fiery-Throated Hummingbird

Fiery-throated hummingbird native to Costa Rica and Panama

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Fiery-throated Hummingbird (Panterpe insignis) in Costa Rica by Glenn Bartley

The Resplendent Quetzal. I was fortunate enough to spot one of these when I visited Costa Rica. Breathtaking!

The Resplendent Quetzal. I didn't see one while I was in the Monteverde Cloud Forest. Next time, I will plan the trip around the best times to view Quetzals as our guide recommended.

Rainbow Bird - Costa Rica

The Red-headed Barbet (Eubucco bourcierii) is a species of bird in the Capitonidae family. It is found in humid highland forest in Costa Rica and Panama, as well as the Andes in western Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador and far northern Peru.