Birding in Costa Rica

The glorious quetzal

G. Shaheed Photographs by John Anthony
    Resplendent quetzal (male).
    A male quetzal. Depending on the sunlight, the bird can sparkle in a variety of colours and shades.
    The quetzal is a solitary bird except during the mating season. The female (left) is not as striking as the male.
    A female quetzal.
    A male quetzal checking out a man-made nest.
    Montezuma oropendula.
    Clay-coloured thrush, the national bird of Costa Rica.
    Yellow-throated toucan.
    King vulture.
    Keel-billed toucan.
    Green honeycreeper.
    The verdant landscape of the Talamanca Nature Reserve.
    John Anthony.
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