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Bananaquit

(Coereba fIaveola)

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Identification:

Very small grayish olive bird with white eyestripe, gray throat, yellow chest / belly, and short, pointed, down-curved, black bill; 9cm (3.5in). (Reinita Mielera).

Habitat:

Low and middle elevation wet forests, Caribbean and southern Pacific slopes; found in tree canopy in more open wooded sites such as forest edges, gardens, plantations.

Found in the following Parks:

Arenal Volcano National Park.
Braulio Carrillo National Park.
Carara National Park.
Cahuita National Park.
Caño Negro National Wildlife Refuge.
Corcovado National Park.
La Selva Biological Reserve.
Manuel Antonio National Park.
Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve (Fotos).
Rincón de La Vieja National Park.
Tortuguero National Park.
Robert & Catherine Wilson Botanical Garden.

If you want to read about Eco-Tourism, Ecology, Behavior, Breeding and more of Costa Ricas' Fauna, we recommend to buy the Travelers' Wildlife Guide of Costa Rica by Les Beletzky (or Belesky) with beautiful illustrations by Davis Dennis. This priceless guide is our constant companion, when we travel around Costa Rica, Panama and Nicaragua.
To buy the complete book visit Interlink Books

The team of Discovery Travel World wishes you the best of times in our little paradise called Costa Rica.


Bananaquit (Coereba fIaveola), Costa Rica