Tanagers and other colorful birds
Tanagers are an incredible family of birds. They have so many cool colors and patterns that is one of my favorite families. They can be seen at feeders, in mixed flocks in a trail, in rainforest, in cloud forest and even in dry forests.
In this story you can see a small sample that some of the species that we have in Costa Rica and some places of where to photograph them.
Flame-colored Tanager (Piranga bidentata) highlands of Costa Rica San Gerardo de Dota
Green Honeycreeper (Chlorophanes spiza) at Sarapiqui, Costa Rica.
Silver-throated Tanager (Tangara icterocephala) at Cinchona, Costa Rica.
Shining Honeycreeper (Cyanerpes lucidus) at Sarapiqui, Costa Rica.
Blue-gray Tanager (Thraupis episcopus) perched at San Jose, Costa Rica
Emerald Tanager (Tangara florida) at the lowlands of Costa Rica.
Golden-hooded Tanager (Tangara larvata) perched on at Sarapiqui, Costa Rica.
Red-legged honeycreeper (Cyanerpes cyaneus) at Sarapiqui, Costa Rica.
Common Bush Tanager (Chlorospingus flavopectus) at Cinchona, Costa Rica.
Spangle-cheeked Tanager at Cinchona, Costa Rica.
Sotty-capped Bush-Tanager at San Gerardo de Dota, Costa Rica.