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GRAND BIRD PHOTO TOUR

Possible Specialty Birds for Tour

COSTA RICA
PHOTO TOUR
ANY TIME*

Duration:12 days, 11 nights
Group Size:2-8
Anytime Price:$3995
Group Price:$3695
Single Suppl:$440
Pace:Easy
Difficulty:Easy
* This tour is available for any dates of your choosing provided guide services and accommodations are available.

List of species possible on this tour that are endemic (E), near endemic (NE), have restricted ranges in the country (RR), or occur only locally (LC) in the country. Table also shows species with globally threatened or endangered status according to the IUCN.*

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1Great TinamouTinamus major NT
2Masked DuckNomonyx dominicusLC 
3Black GuanChamaepetes unicolorNENT
4Great CurassowCrax rubraLCV
5Buffy-crowned Wood-PartridgeDendrortyx leucophrysLC 
6Crested BobwhiteColinus cristatusRR 
7Marbled Wood-QuailOdontophorus gujanensisLCNT
8Black-eared Wood-QuailOdontophorus melanotisLC 
9Black-breasted Wood-QuailOdontophorus leucolaemusNE 
10Ruddy PigeonPatagioenas subvinacea V
11Inca DoveColumbina incaRR 
12Plain-breasted Ground-DoveColumbina minutaLC 
13Maroon-chested Ground-DoveClaravis mondetouraLC 
14Buff-fronted Quail-DoveZentrygon costaricensisNE 
15Purplish-backed Quail-DoveZentrygon lawrenciiLC 
16Chiriqui Quail-DoveZentrygon chiriquensisNE 
17Lesser Ground-CuckooMorococcyx erythropygusRR 
18Rufous-vented Ground-CuckooNeomorphus geoffroyi V
19Dusky NightjarAntrostomus saturatusNE 
20Common PotooNyctibius griseusRR 
21Chimney SwiftChaetura pelagica NT
22Costa Rican SwiftChaetura fumosaNE 
23Brown VioletearColibri delphinaeLC 
24Green-breasted MangoAnthracothorax prevostiiRR 
25Black-crested CoquetteLophornis helenaeRR 
26White-crested CoquetteLophornis adorabilisNE 
27Magnificent HummingbirdEugenes fulgensRR 
28Long-billed StarthroatHeliomaster longirostrisRR 
29Plain-capped StarthroatHeliomaster constantiiRR 
30Fiery-throated HummingbirdPanterpe insignisNE 
31Purple-throated Mountain-gemLampornis calolaemusNE 
32Gray-tailed Mountain-gem**Lampornis cinereicaudaE 
33Volcano HummingbirdSelasphorus flammulaNE 
34Scintillant HummingbirdSelasphorus scintillaNE 
35Garden EmeraldChlorostilbon assimilisNE 
36Stripe-tailed HummingbirdEupherusa eximiaLC 
37Black-bellied HummingbirdEupherusa nigriventrisNE 
38White-tailed EmeraldElvira chionuraNE 
39Coppery-headed EmeraldElvira cupreicepsE 
40SnowcapMicrochera albocoronataLC 
41Charming HummingbirdAmazilia decoraNE 
42Mangrove HummingbirdAmazilia boucardiEEN
43Snowy-bellied HummingbirdAmazilia edwardNE 
44Rufous-necked Wood-RailAramides axillarisLC 
45SungrebeHeliornis fulicaLC 
46LimpkinAramus guaraunaRR 
47Double-striped Thick-kneeBurhinus bistriatusRR 
48Collared PloverCharadrius collarisLC 
49Snowy PloverCharadrius nivosus NT
50Buff-breasted SandpiperCalidris subruficollis NT
51Semipalmated SandpiperCalidris pusilla NT
52Elegant TernThalasseus elegans NT
53Wood StorkMycteria americanaRR 
54Pinnated BitternBotaurus pinnatusLC 
55Fasciated Tiger-HeronTigrisoma fasciatumLC 
56Reddish EgretEgretta rufescens NT
57Agami HeronAgamia agamiLCV
58Boat-billed HeronCochlearius cochleariusLC 
59White IbisEudocimus albusLC 
60Green IbisMesembrinibis cayennensisLC 
61Pearl KiteGampsonyx swainsoniiRR 
62Gray-headed KiteLeptodon cayanensisLC 
63Crested EagleMorphnus guianensisLCNT
64Harpy EagleHarpia harpyjaLCNT
65Ornate Hawk-EagleSpizaetus ornatus NT
66Black-collared HawkBusarellus nigricollisLC 
67Solitary EagleButeogallus solitarius NT
68Harris's HawkParabuteo unicinctusRR 
69White-tailed HawkGeranoaetus albicaudatusRR 
70Costa Rican Pygmy-OwlGlaucidium costaricanumNE 
71Striped OwlAsio clamatorLC 
72Resplendent QuetzalPharomachrus mocinno NT
73Lattice-tailed TrogonTrogon clathratusNE 
74Baird's TrogonTrogon bairdiiNENT
75Orange-bellied TrogonTrogon aurantiiventrisNE 
76Keel-billed MotmotElectron carinatumRRV
77Turquoise-browed MotmotEumomota superciliosaRR 
78Green-and-rufous KingfisherChloroceryle indaLC 
79Pied PuffbirdNotharchus tectusRR 
80Great JacamarJacamerops aureusRR 
81Prong-billed BarbetSemnornis frantziiNE 
82Fiery-billed AracariPteroglossus frantziiNE 
83Yellow-throated ToucanRamphastos ambiguus NT
84Acorn WoodpeckerMelanerpes formicivorusRR 
85Golden-naped WoodpeckerMelanerpes chrysauchenNE 
86Red-crowned WoodpeckerMelanerpes rubricapillusRR 
87Hairy WoodpeckerDryobates villosusRR 
88Red-throated CaracaraIbycter americanusRR 
89Crested CaracaraCaracara cheriwayRR 
90Red-fronted ParrotletTouit costaricensisNEV
91Yellow-naped ParrotAmazona auropalliataRRV
92White-fronted ParrotAmazona albifronsRR 
93Mealy ParrotAmazona farinosa NT
94Sulphur-winged ParakeetPyrrhura hoffmanniNE 
95Olive-throated ParakeetEupsittula nana NT
96Orange-fronted ParakeetEupsittula canicularisRR 
97Great Green MacawAra ambiguusLCEN
98Scarlet MacawAra macaoLC 
99Black-hooded AntshrikeThamnophilus bridgesiNE 
100Streak-crowned AntvireoDysithamnus striaticepsNE 
101Dull-mantled AntbirdSipia laemostictaNE 
102Silvery-fronted TapaculoScytalopus argentifronsNE 
103Black-headed AntthrushFormicarius nigricapillusRR 
104Long-tailed WoodcreeperDeconychura longicauda NT
105Tawny-winged WoodcreeperDendrocincla anabatinaRR 
106Buffy TuftedcheekPseudocolaptes lawrenciiRR 
107Streak-breasted TreehunterThripadectes rufobrunneusNE 
108Ruddy TreerunnerMargarornis rubiginosusNE 
109Pale-breasted SpinetailSynallaxis albescensRR 
110Southern Beardless-TyrannuletCamptostoma obsoletumRR 
111Yellow-crowned TyrannuletTyrannulus elatusRR 
112Lesser ElaeniaElaenia chiriquensisRR 
113Sepia-capped FlycatcherLeptopogon amaurocephalusLC 
114Rufous-browed TyrannuletPhylloscartes superciliarisRR 
115Northern Scrub-FlycatcherSublegatus arenarumLC 
116Stub-tailed SpadebillPlatyrinchus cancrominusRR 
117Black-tailed FlycatcherMyiobius atricaudusRR 
118Bran-colored FlycatcherMyiophobus fasciatusRR 
119Tawny-chested FlycatcherAphanotriccus capitalisNEV
120Olive-sided FlycatcherContopus cooperi NT
121Dark PeweeContopus lugubrisNE 
122Ochraceous PeweeContopus ochraceusNE 
123White-throated FlycatcherEmpidonax albigularisLC 
124Black-capped FlycatcherEmpidonax atricepsNE 
125Panama FlycatcherMyiarchus panamensisLC 
126Nutting's FlycatcherMyiarchus nuttingiRR 
127Brown-crested FlycatcherMyiarchus tyrannulusRR 
128Golden-bellied FlycatcherMyiodynastes hemichrysusNE 
129Fork-tailed FlycatcherTyrannus savanaLC 
130Bare-necked UmbrellabirdCephalopterus glabricollisNEEN
131Lovely CotingaCotinga amabilisLC 
132Turquoise CotingaCotinga ridgwayiNEV
133Three-wattled BellbirdProcnias tricarunculatus V
134Yellow-billed CotingaCarpodectes antoniaeNEEN
135Blue-crowned ManakinLepidothrix coronataRR 
136Orange-collared ManakinManacus aurantiacusNE 
137Gray-headed PipritesPiprites griseicepsLC 
138Speckled MournerLaniocera rufescensLC 
139Barred BecardPachyramphus versicolorRR 
140Rose-throated BecardPachyramphus aglaiaeRR 
141Scrub GreenletHylophilus flavipesRR 
142Mangrove VireoVireo pallensRR 
143Yellow-winged VireoVireo carmioliNE 
144Brown-capped VireoVireo leucophrysRR 
145Silvery-throated JayCyanolyca argentigulaNE 
146White-throated Magpie-JayCalocitta formosaRR 
147Nightingale WrenMicrocerculus philomelaLC 
148Scaly-breasted WrenMicrocerculus marginatusRR 
149Ochraceous WrenTroglodytes ochraceusNE 
150Timberline WrenThryorchilus browniNE 
151Rufous-naped WrenCampylorhynchus rufinuchaRR 
152Black-bellied WrenPheugopedius fasciatoventrisRR 
153Rufous-breasted WrenPheugopedius rutilusRR 
154Black-throated WrenPheugopedius atrogularisNE 
155Banded WrenThryophilus pleurostictusRR 
156Rufous-and-white WrenThryophilus rufalbusRR 
157Stripe-breasted WrenCantorchilus thoracicusNE 
158Isthmian WrenCantorchilus elutusNE 
159Riverside WrenCantorchilus semibadiusNE 
160White-lored GnatcatcherPolioptila albilorisRR 
161Black-faced SolitaireMyadestes melanopsNE 
162Black-billed Nightingale-ThrushCatharus gracilirostrisNE 
163Slaty-backed Nightingale-ThrushCatharus fuscaterRR 
164Wood ThrushHylocichla mustelina NT
165Sooty ThrushTurdus nigrescensNE 
166Black-and-yellow Silky-flycatcherPhainoptila melanoxanthaNE 
167Long-tailed Silky-flycatcherPtiliogonys caudatusNE 
168Golden-browed ChlorophoniaChlorophonia callophrysNE 
169Scrub EuphoniaEuphonia affinisRR 
170Yellow-crowned EuphoniaEuphonia luteicapillaNE 
171Spot-crowned EuphoniaEuphonia imitansNE 
172Yellow-bellied SiskinSpinus xanthogastrusLC 
173Sooty-capped ChlorospingusChlorospingus pileatusNE 
174Stripe-headed SparrowPeucaea ruficaudaRR 
175Olive SparrowArremonops rufivirgatusRR 
176Costa Rican BrushfinchArremon costaricensisNE 
177Volcano JuncoJunco vulcaniNE 
178Large-footed FinchPezopetes capitalisNE 
179Yellow-thighed FinchPselliophorus tibialisNE 
180Red-breasted MeadowlarkLeistes militarisRR 
181Yellow-tailed OrioleIcterus mesomelasLC 
182Golden-winged WarblerVermivora chrysoptera NT
183Flame-throated WarblerOreothlypis gutturalisNE 
184Chiriqui Yellowthroat**Geothlypis chiriquensisNE 
185Cerulean WarblerSetophaga cerulea V
186Black-cheeked WarblerBasileuterus melanogenysNE 
187Costa Rican WarblerBasileuterus melanotisNE 
188Collared RedstartMyioborus torquatusNE 
189WrenthrushZeledonia coronataNE 
190Flame-colored TanagerPiranga bidentataRR 
191Black-thighed GrosbeakPheucticus tibialisNE 
192Blue SeedeaterAmaurospiza concolorLC 
193Painted BuntingPasserina cirisLCNT
194White-throated Shrike-TanagerLanio leucothoraxNE 
195Blue-and-gold TanagerBangsia arcaeiNENT
196Spangle-cheeked TanagerTangara dowiiNE 
197Plain-colored TanagerTangara inornataRR 
198Rufous-winged TanagerTangara laviniaRR 
199Black-and-yellow TanagerChrysothlypis chrysomelasNE 
200Slaty FlowerpiercerDiglossa plumbeaNE 
201Slaty FinchSpodiornis rusticaLC 
202Peg-billed FinchAcanthidops bairdiNE 
203Nicaraguan Seed-FinchSporophila nuttingiNE 
204Yellow-bellied SeedeaterSporophila nigricollisLC 
205Streaked SaltatorSaltator striatipectusRR 

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PRESENCE CODES

//Boreal Visitor
\\Austral Visitor
||Transient
##Non-breeding Dispersal
<>Erratic/Irregular
()Breeding Season Only
{}Casual/Vagrant
[]Accidental

LIKELIHOOD CODES

ASAlways Seen
USUsually Seen
SSSometimes Seen
OSOccasionally Seen
RSRarely Seen