Small light gray shorebird with darker shoulder area and white head, chest and belly; straight black bill and black legs; to 20cm (8 in). (Playerito Arenero).
Sandy shore lines, mudflats, along Caribbean and Pacific coasts. This species is a non breeding seasonal migrant.
Found in the following Parks:
Cahuita National Park.
Corcovado National Park.
Manuel Antonio National Park.
Palo Verde National Park.
Santa Rosa Nacional Park.
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.