This is an account of my birding trips in the valley plus holidays birding abroad.
Tuesday, 28 March 2017
Costa Rica in seaerch of Resplendant Quetzal
Do you know the way to San Jose theres a crosswind on landing and then sunshine, our first day took us to Volcan Poas .
We saw Volcano hummingbird but not a good picture to be had it was a bit nippy in shorts as the clouds rolled,lots of tourists here including us, a Yellow thighed finch showed well but not its yellow thighs.
More obliging on route back to the bus was the Sooty Thrush.
After lunch we visited the museum in San Jose,where we saw life in Costa Rica through the ages ,more birds in the surrounding park before leaving.
Parrots were roosting in the park along with the ubiquitous Great Kiskadee's