Male is small green bird with black head, black and yellowish down-curved bill, red eyes; female is paler green with even lighter
chest / belly; 13 cm (5.25 in). (Mielero Verde).
Low and middle elevation wet forests, Caribbean and Pacific slopes; found in tree canopy in forest interior and in more open places such as trees and shrubs at forest edges, clearings, shady gardens.
Found in the following Parks:
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.
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.