Wednesday, October 15, 2008

Birding at Alberto Brenes 10-5-2008

Tom Deligiannis and I birded (7:00 am to 1 pm) middle elevation at 550 to 800 meters approximately 1 hour from San Ramon towards Fortuna. At lake, turn left towards UCR Research station. Birding is great all the way to reserve entrance.

Highlights included:
Violet-crowned Woodnymph
Purple-crowned Fairy
Orange-bellied Trogon
Lattice-tailed Trogon
Spotted Woodcreeper
Brown-billed Scythebill
Three-wattled Bellbird
Eye-ringed Flatbill
Nightingale Wren
Philadelphia Vireo
Tennessee Warbler
Tropical Parula
Chestnut-sided Warbler
Blackburnian Warbler
Yellow-throated Warbler
Black-and-white Warbler
Slate-throated Redstart
Black-and-yellow Tanager
Olive Tanager
Blue-and-gold Tanager
Emerald Tanager
Bay-headed Tanager
Blue Dacnis
Green Honeycreeper
Blue-black Grosbeak