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Three-watled Bellbird

(Procnias tricarunculata)

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Identification:

Female is mid-sized olive-green bird with yellow-streaked chest and belly; male is brown with white head and three worm-like, hanging wattles; to 20 cm (12 in). (Pájaro Campana, Campanero Tricarunculado).

Habitat:

Higher elevation wet forests, Caribbean and Pacific slopes (occasionally down to low elevation regions); prefers tree canopy in forest interior and also more open sites such as forest edges, tree plantations.

Found in the following Parks:

Arenal Volcano National Park.
Braulio Carrillo National Park.
Carara National Park.
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.
Palo Verde National Park.
Rincón de La Vieja 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.


Three-watled Bellbird (Procnias tricarunculata), Costa Rica