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Streak-backed Oriole

(lcterus pustulatus)

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Mid-sized orange bird with black eye area, throat, and chest; black tail; black wings with white markings; black streaks on back; pointed, blackish bill; to 20 cm (8 in). (Bolsero Dorsilistado).


Low elevation drier forests, northern Pacific slope; found in tree canopy in more open, wooded sites such as forest edges and scrub or grassland areas with scattered trees.

Found in the following Parks:

Palo Verde National Park.
Santa Rosa Nacional 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.

Streak-backed Oriole (lcterus pustulatus), Costa Rica