Large gray-brown shorebird with black striped head and long, black bill that turns downward; to 45cm (18in). (Zarapito Trinador).
Coastal areas, more so along the Pacific; found along sandy and rocky beaches, on mudflats; occasionally along rivers near coast.
Found in the following Parks:
Carara National Park.
Cahuita National Park.
Corcovado National Park.
Manuel Antonio 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.