Ruddy Treerunner

Birding the Monteverde area, Costa Rica


18-22 April 2014 The Monteverde area is one of the most famous birding destinations in Costa Rica, famously home to the Resplendent Quetzal as well as less sexy birds such as Highland Tinamou, Chiriqui Quail-Dove, Black-breasted Wood-Quail, Gray-throated Leaftosser, and more. With a list like this, several great reserves to bird, and a comfy town [...]

El Sendero los Quetzales


5 July 2012 – El Sendero los Quetzales (Boquete side) Expectations were high for the Los Quetzales trail, and it did not disappoint. We parked at the ANAM ranger station and hiked the 4WD road in and the first few kilometers of the trail. Quite close to the ranger station we had our first of many mixed species flocks and found the beautiful [...]