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NORTHERN BIRDING TOUR

Target Birds List

COSTA RICA
BIRDING TOUR
ANY TIME*

Duration:9 days, 8 nights
Group Size:2-8
Anytime Price:$3475
Group Price:$3175
Single Suppl:$375
Est #Species:275-325
Pace:Moderate
Difficulty:Moderate
* This tour is available for any dates of your choosing provided guide services and accommodations are available.

List of target birds for this tour broken down by locations we visit. Target birds are those we can see only at one or two sites or are range-restricted, endemic, or near endemic in the country. Chances of seeing each bird as indicated in the table are based on the site where we have the best chance and may not be equally good everywhere. A separate target list can be viewed for each location by clicking its sidebar link.*

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1Black GuanChamaepetes unicolorMVSS
2Lesser Ground-CuckooMorococcyx erythropygusCA,MVRS
3Great PotooNyctibius grandisARLOS
4Brown VioletearColibri delphinaeMVSS
5Black-crested CoquetteLophornis helenaeARLUS
6Magenta-throated WoodstarPhilodice bryantaeMVSS
7Coppery-headed EmeraldMicrochera cupreicepsMVSS
8Stripe-tailed HummingbirdEupherusa eximiaMVOS
9Ornate Hawk-EagleSpizaetus ornatusARLSS
10Resplendent QuetzalPharomachrus mocinnoMVSS
11Baird's TrogonTrogon bairdiiCAUS
12Keel-billed MotmotElectron carinatumARLRS
13Prong-billed BarbetSemnornis frantziiMVUS
14Fiery-billed AracariPteroglossus frantziiCASS
15Yellow-eared ToucanetSelenidera spectabilisARLOS
16Scarlet MacawAra macaoCAAS
17Black-hooded AntshrikeThamnophilus bridgesiCAAS
18Dull-mantled AntbirdSipia laemostictaARLSS
19Ocellated AntbirdPhaenostictus mcleannaniARLOS
20Thicket AntpittaMyrmothera divesARLRS
21Silvery-fronted TapaculoScytalopus argentifronsMVOS
22Buffy TuftedcheekPseudocolaptes lawrenciiMVSS
23Streak-breasted TreehunterThripadectes rufobrunneusMVSS
24Ruddy TreerunnerMargarornis rubiginosusMVSS
25Long-tailed ManakinChiroxiphia linearisCASS
26Orange-collared ManakinManacus aurantiacusCAAS
27Three-wattled BellbirdProcnias tricarunculatusMVOS
28Mountain ElaeniaElaenia frantziiMVSS
29Dark PeweeContopus lugubrisMVSS
30Yellowish FlycatcherEmpidonax flavescensMVAS
31Azure-hooded JayCyanolyca cucullataMVOS
32Nightingale WrenMicrocerculus philomelaARLSS
33Ochraceous WrenTroglodytes ochraceusMVSS
34Rufous-naped WrenCampylorhynchus rufinuchaCAUS
35Black-bellied WrenPheugopedius fasciatoventrisCAUS
36Rufous-breasted WrenPheugopedius rutilusCASS
37Rufous-and-white WrenThryophilus rufalbusCAUS
38Riverside WrenCantorchilus semibadiusCAUS
39Song WrenCyphorhinus phaeocephalusARLSS
40Black-faced SolitaireMyadestes melanopsMVUS
41Black-headed Nightingale-ThrushCatharus mexicanusMVSS
42Mountain ThrushTurdus plebejusMVSS
43Sooty ThrushTurdus nigrescensMVSS
44Black-and-yellow Silky-flycatcherPhainoptila melanoxanthaMVOS
45Spot-crowned EuphoniaEuphonia imitansCAOS
46Sooty-faced FinchArremon crassirostrisMVOS
47White-eared Ground-SparrowMelozone leucotisMVSS
48Collared RedstartMyioborus torquatusMVOS
49Blue-and-gold TanagerBangsia arcaeiMVSS
50Spangle-cheeked TanagerTangara dowiiMVUS
51Rufous-winged TanagerTangara laviniaARLRS
52<Peg-billed Finch>Acanthidops bairdiMVRS

 * Nomenclature and taxonomic affinities are based on Clements 6th Edition published 2007 with updates through 2021 maintained by the Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology, which relies largely on the AOU and SACC nomenclature committees. IUCN status may reflect splits not currently recognized by Clements.
** Species not accepted by Clements, AOU, or SACC that we recognize based on the IOC, field observations along with geographical separation, consensus opinions of field guide authors, and other sources. These species are potential splits in future Clements updates.

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BIRDING LOCALES

 

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