• What Flies Over Costa Rica in the Night?

    17 days ago - By 10,000 Birds

    On the northern birding calendar, October is a time for sparrows, cool weather, and tired fall leaves. It's when Orange-crowned Warblers share the Goldenrod with lisping and chirping sparrows, when hardy Yellow-rumped Warblers dominate the Parulid scene. In Costa Rica, the tenth month is when birds pass through in droves. No sparrows or migrant juncos nor hardly any Yellow-rumpeds and forget about Orange-crowned but there are other birds, many stopping to stay, many others moving to South America.
    In Costa Rica, a lot of those birds fly right overhead. As with anywhere in migration, give a...
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