Blue Cotinga Birdwatching Spicies, Avistamiento de especies de aves Cotinga

Birdwatching Cotingas Species: From White to Blue

Among the beautiful birds in Costa Rica, the cotingas deserve the name of South Pacific jewels. Their name derives from the term tupí-guaraní Catingá which was used to refer to the birds that by their colors shone in the forest. Cotingas belong to a family of birds of which Costa Rica has eight species, four […]

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Promoting the South Pacific – A Comprehensive Media

The South Pacific of Costa Rica stands out as a booming destination and is the focus of Ballena Tales’ attention. For more than 10 years we have been providing quality content to those who visit us from all over the world, as well as those who live here, either temporarily or permanently. Also the companies including […]

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Costa Rica: Angry Birds

Costa Rica: Angry Birds

In a film of angry birds in Costa Rica the main protagonist would be the striking Red-headed barbet (Eubucco boucieri). This small bird weighing only 15 cms provokes mixed feelings, since its brilliant scarlet head draws attention, resembling a round, angry red human face. We usually find these birds, curiously related to the toucans, in […]

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Birds: American oystercatchers

“My name Rio Dante incorporates on one hand Dante as an indication of my mother Robin´s Italian origin and Rio went well with Dante,“ explains the UNA (Heredia) student. He is in the third year of his career with an emphasis in tropical biology. “I have always liked being in nature, whether on the beach […]

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