• 10 Cool Birds from the Caribbean Lowlands of Costa Rica

    2 monthes ago - By 10,000 Birds

    In Costa Rica, we have two coasts, a pair of shorelines that touch two oceans. To the west and south, we have the Pacific, go east and north and a birder scans the Atlantic. However, in Costa Rica, we don't usually refer to that body of water as the Atlantic, nor even as an ocean. Around here, it's the Caribbean Sea and that's also why we bird the Caribbean slope, we look for macaws, toucans, and Great Potoos in the Caribbean lowlands.
    The Great Potoo is a big, blocky-headed bunch of feathers.
    The flat, low-lying areas of northern and eastern Costa Rica harbor some of the highest...
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