Birdwatching in Costa Rica

Straddling the land bridge between North and South America and subject to warm tropical sunlight and abundant rainfall, this tiny country boasts an exceptionally high diversity of plant and animal life.

Tuesday, September 2, 2008


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Although the main purpose of the trip was to attend a language school in order to improve my Spanish skills, I also made a point of observing as much of the flora and fauna as possible. Partly because so many of our so-called Canadian birds -- yellow warblers, Baltimore orioles and rose-breasted grosbeaks, to name a few -- overwinter here or at least pass through in migration, I have always wanted to learn more about the natural history, culture and language of this country.

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The tourist sector is proposing to develop a long-term strategy be create a market segment aimed at bird watching tourism in the country.

Authorities from the Nicaraguan Institute of Tourism and entrepreneurs say the birding business generates significant revenue in markets such as Peru, where it "...

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