Male is very small bluish black bird with black throat, yellow on top of head, and yellow chest / belly; female is olive-greenish with lighter green-to-yellowish chest / belly; 9.5cm (3.75in). (Eufonia Coroniamarilla, Monjita, Agüio).
Low and middle elevations, Caribbean and southern Pacific slopes; found in semi-open sites such as forest edges, open woodlands, tree plantations.
Found in the following Parks:
Braulio Carrillo National Park.
Carara National Park.
Cahuita National Park.
Caño Negro National Wildlife Refuge.
Corcovado National Park.
La Selva Biological Reserve.
Manuel Antonio National Park.
Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve (Fotos).
Rincón de La Vieja National Park.
Tortuguero 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.