• How Many Bird Species on Poas Volcano, Costa Rica?

    16 days ago - By 10,000 Birds

    Flying in to Costa Rica is accompanied by porthole views of the Central Valley and the mountains that flank it. Curvy roads twist their way through a broken quilt of coffee, wind breaks, and forested riparian zones. Where the land rises to the north, the plane might fly over a mountain with a dark green top punctuated by a lighter green lagoon in a rocky landscape. That circular, uninviting body of water marks the main crater of Poas Volcano, a mountain that hosts the most accessible and nearest area of quality bird habitat to the Juan Santamaria airport. Walk out the main doors of that...
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