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Purple-throated Fruitcrow

(Querula purpurata)

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Identification:

Mid-sized black bird with grayish bill; male with dark purple throat; to 28 cm (11 in). (Quérula Gorgimorada).

Habitat:

Low elevation wet forests, Caribbean slope; found in tree canopy often in more open, wooded areas - forest edges, tree plantations, etc.

Found in the following Parks:

Braulio Carrillo National Park.
Cahuita National Park.
Caño Negro National Wildlife Refuge.
La Selva Biological Reserve.
Tortuguero National Park.

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.


Purple-throated Fruitcrow (Querula purpurata), Costa Rica