More than 850 birds’ species have been identified in Costa Rica (including a high number of endemics). Its strategic location works as a bridge between North America and South America.
The Quezals valley is a paradise for birdwatchers. The Resplendent Quetzal can be seen all-year-around and hummingbirds fly all over the place. The lush and green valley of Turrialba is the perfect place to put in the list the Snow-caps, Tanagers, and Crakes.
The Sarapiqui area is full of splendid opportunities to hike through the primary rainforest home of the green macaws.
Caño Negro wetlands create the perfect conditions for extraordinary biodiversity. It is one of the most important biological areas of the country and is recognized as a Ramsar Site due to its importance.
At Nicoya Gulf, thousands of birds inhabit during the migration from the north, also a fabulous place to find a seasonally flooded flatland with several habitats like mudflats, lagoons, salt ponds, swamps, and extensive coastal areas with rocky beaches and mangroves.