The grounds of Hotel DoceLunas in Jaco, Costa Rica are a great place for bird watching. A couple staying at DoceLunas recently saw the following fifty one species of birds at DoceLunas on the property in six days, twenty-five of them all in one day. They saw more birds at DoceLunas than in the famous Carara National Park! Because we have maintained the canopy and the property is bordered by jungle that has a mix of dry and wet forest tropical species, we are host to a great variety of birds. Bring your binoculars and come take a look!
White-throated tanager shrike
Black and white hawk-eagle
Magnificent frigate bird
Two of our guests recently saw as many as 20 species in one day at DoceLunas. Here is a
Over 400 species can be seen in the Central Pacific lowlands and additional species can be encountered in trips into the mountains, which rise 1,000 feet above sea level near the beach offering spectacular views.
Click this link for a list of the 400 Central Pacific Lowland species: Jaco Costa Rica bird list and here for more onbird-watching in Costa Rica.
Here are a few of the spectacular birds that you can see in or near
DoceLunas. The bird with the fish is an Anhinga. What a bird!
Can you identify the others?
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Photos in collage by Richard Garrigue.