• When a Ring-billed Gull is a Rarity- Tortuguero, Costa Rica

    1 month ago - By 10,000 Birds

    I went to Tortuguero National Park last weekend. Shortly after arrival, I saw a bird that had me yelling for Robert to come down from his room in the Casa Marbella and look in the scope. Knowing that I wouldn't yell for him to come quick if we were seeing regular species like the endangered Great Green Macaw , toucans, or even a Bare-crowned Antbird , Robert wasted no time in racing down the stairs. Although the bird in question wasn't the major, mega target known as a Crested Eagle , Robert Dean, the illustrator and co-author of “The Birds of Costa Rica, A Field Guide” still shared my...
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