Birding in the area

We offer you exceptional birdwatching at Casitas Tenorio B&B and in the area.

BIRDWATCHING IN THE AREA

For those less familiar with neotropical bird life, Toucans, Aracaris, Tanagers and Honeycreepers, many of them brightly colored, may be seen around the Casitas Tenorio premises, especially at breakfast when a steady stream normally visits the fruit put out for them. For the more experienced birder, Bijagua is the place to see Tody Motmot and Rufous-vented Ground-Cuckoo, though neither of these birds is easily seen, and the latter is distinctly seasonal and highly dependent on the presence of army ant swarms. These birds are found in primary rainforest located about 800m from Casitas Tenorio.

There is a chance of seeing other rarities in the local area: Ornate Hawk-Eagle Yellow-eared Toucanet Lovely Cotinga Bare-necked Umbrellabird Yellow-winged Tanager Keel-billed Motmot Great curassow Three wattled bellbird Dull mantled antbirds Lattive tailed trogon Brownhooded parrot White collared manikin Ruffous winged tanager. Amongst the less common hummingbirds, Snowcap, Purple-crowned Fairy and the two Starthroat species are to be seen in the vicinity. The black crested coquette is also a regular visitor to our gardens.

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