One of the sites with the greatest ecological diversity in Costa Rica, encompassing more than 13 different habitats, including mangrove and swampy forests, salty and freshwater marshes, evergreen forests, deciduous forests, lowland and limestone forests and secondary forest in a wide range of successional stages. The freshwater marsh in front of the Station is an important feeding ground for 60 species of resident and migratory water birds.
Within the marsh, such species as the black-bellied whistling duck and the blue-winged teal have been observed by the thousands. The Park is also a principal wintering ground for many neotropical migrants, including hummingbirds, flycatchers, warblers, tanagers, orioles, vireos, owls, and falcons. Other common species are: Jabiru, Limpkin, Roseate Spoonbill, White Ibis, Masked Dick, Bay-Winged Hawk, Elegant Trogon, Ivory-billed Woodcreeper, Spotted-breasted Oriole.
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Airfare is not included in the tour price.
- Half day tour: $30 p/p
- Full day tour: $38 p/p.
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M11487 is a non-profit consortium that has grown to include 63 universities and research institutions from the United States, Latin America and Australia. In the early 1960's, scientists from U.S. universities forged working relationships with colleagues at the Universidad de Costa Rica in the interest of...
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