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Bird-eating Snake

(Pseustes poecilonotus)

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Identification:

The Bird-eating Snake is also called Puffing Snake. Black, dark brown, or green body with yellow / orange bars or blotches; yellow lips, throat and belly; to 2.5 m (8 ft). (Sabanera).

Habitat:

Low, middle, and higher elevation wet forests, Caribbean and Pacilic slopes; usually more open areas; found in trees and shrubs.

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.
Irazú Volcano National Park.
La Amistad National Park.
La Selva Biological Reserve.
Manuel Antonio National Park.
Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve (Fotos).
Poás Volcano National Park.
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.


Bird-eating Snake (Pseustes poecilonotus), Costa Rica