Alexander Skutch, birds and much more

Medical care Events South Pacific Lodging Architects & Construction Dining Attractions Real Estate Surf Transportation Wellness Indigenous Culture Alexander Skutch, birds and much more ~ by Susana García Alexander Skutch was the most famous Neotropical ornithologist of…

Interview with a Biologist Specialized in Birds

Medical care Events South Pacific Lodging Architects & Construction Dining Attractions Real Estate Surf Transportation Wellness Indigenous Culture Interview with a Biologist Specialized in Birds ~ by Dagmar Reinhard What’s your occupation, Susana? — “I’m a…

An Unfortunate but Happy Scarlet Macaw

~ by Mike Graeber Meet Ruby, one of our two scarlet macaws here at Alturas Wildlife Sanctuary (AWS). This beautiful, young bird has had a very painful life because of things done to him by heartless human beings. Ruby…

The Massif of Life

~ by Luis Humberto Galera – Photo Mario Wong Cold and strong winds blow on the plains at Buena Vista Hill, the official name of the feared massif better known as “Death Hill”; this is ironic, since its hillsides…

Environment & Wildlife, Sierpe in Osa, Costa Rica: Very Special for Sighting Wildlife!

Sierpe in Osa: Very Special for Sighting Wildlife!

Sierpe de Osa is a rural village surrounded by gardens, farms, rivers, estuaries, and the rainforest. Squirrel monkeys, as well as howler and capuchin are aware that they can find plenty of fruits, leaves, insects, and other delicious snacks. One of their ever-favorite is wild guava, of which there are many in the Blue Channel.

Costa Rican’s Version of the Wild Turkey

~ by Jack Ewing Please Don’t Eat One for Thanksgiving or Christmas… The Great Curassow is the largest bird in Path of the Tapir Biological Corridor. An ornithologist who, in 1996, was assessing avian diversity in the corridor,…

Sierpe, a Destination to Take into Account

Texto y foto por Jeane Brennan To some, Sierpe is just a pretty face, with not much going on behind the scenes. To others, Sierpe is a quiet village that just happens to be the springboard to Drake…

Adventures From Above

~ by Jack Ewing In 1996, at Hacienda Barú, we built a platform 32 meters above the ground at the top of an huge rainforest tree, and inaugurated the Canopy Platform tour. Even though it…

Adventure in the Cerro Chirripó

Medical care Events South Pacific Lodging Architects & Construction Dining Attractions Real Estate Surf Transportation Wellness Indigenous Culture Adventure in the Cerro Chirripó ~ by Luis Gutiérrez Galera It is still not dawn, and the…