Adventures From Above 1

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 […]

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Bird watching

Texto & Foto: Douglas Trent San Josecito is a community in Uvita; it is located on Peninsula de Osa, and has the highest potential for bird watching tourism in Costa Rica. The forests and parks of San Josecito […]

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Loud-Mouthed Parakeets Invasion

by Jack Ewing A flock of at least thirty fast flying, scandalously loud, greenish-yellow birds flew directly overhead. My first thought was that they must be orange-chinned parakeets (Brotogeris jugularis), which I see almost every […]

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The Ara or Scarlet Macaws are the largest parrot in the world.

Scarlett Macaws

The Ara or Scarlet Macaws are the largest parrot in the world! Courtesy of Kokopelli Tours With about 32 inches from head to tail, the Ara or Scarlet Macaws are the largest parrot in the world. […]

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Scarlet Macaws

By Claudia Langguth The Scarlet Macaw or lapa, as we call it in Costa Rica, is one of the world’s biggest parrots. It is about 80 cm long, and its span width is more than […]

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