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Forum: Birds & Birding Sunday 11th October 2020, 20:45
Replies: 1
Views: 227
Posted By alfredoscott
Painted Vulture in Florida?

Mr William Bartram was an american explorer who spend a good part of his life studying the botany and ornithology of the southern British colonies in North America. People consider him as the first...
Forum: Birds & Birding Saturday 3rd October 2020, 18:38
Replies: 0
Views: 168
Posted By alfredoscott
What kind of Hornbill is a Toucan?

You briefly saw a bird but you are not sure if it is a Tucan or a Hornbill. So how do you tell them apart at a glance? First clue, look around you. Where are you? Africa, Asia? Ok, is a hornbill....
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 29th September 2020, 16:29
Replies: 1
Views: 162
Posted By alfredoscott
Motmots, the Rollers of the Neotropics

When a birder from Africa or Asia sees our Turquoise- browed Motmot, the first thing they say is “what kind of Roller is that?” Is a Motmot a kind of Roller? Well, not exactly, but they are related....
Forum: Live Bird News from around the World Monday 14th September 2020, 03:28
Replies: 1
Views: 161
Posted By alfredoscott
Yellow-eared Parrot saved from extinction thanks to the Vatican and conservationists

The celebration of Palm Sunday is a very popular tradition in the Catholic world of Latin America. In Colombia the feathers of the Yellow-eared Parrot have been used as decorations during this...
Forum: Migration Monday 3rd August 2020, 03:57
Replies: 0
Views: 352
Posted By alfredoscott
Scientists are using only one tail feather of hummingbirds to find their wintering gr

Can just one feather save the dry forest in Costa Rica?

Scientists are using only one tail feather (R4) of Ruby- thoated hummingbirds to find their wintering grounds in Costa Rica and maybe protect...
Forum: Lists & Members Yearly Lists Thursday 23rd July 2020, 23:30
Replies: 5
Views: 404
Posted By alfredoscott
Thanks, I will!!

Thanks, I will!!
Forum: Lists & Members Yearly Lists Wednesday 22nd July 2020, 21:39
Replies: 5
Views: 404
Posted By alfredoscott
a good listing software for my lifelist

Hi from Costa Rica. After many birding trips around the globe I got a list of birds that is impossible to handle to me. It is simply impossible to be updated on all the taxonomy changes...
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 21st July 2020, 23:26
Replies: 3
Views: 342
Posted By alfredoscott
Quetzals and people living together!

This is a remarkable project I want to share with you. This local comunity of farmers in the highlands of Costa Rica have developed a sustainable strategy to protect the population of Resplendent...
Forum: Costa Rica Tuesday 21st July 2020, 21:27
Replies: 8
Views: 457
Posted By alfredoscott
Hi. The government and institute of tourism...

Hi. The government and institute of tourism announced the country will open the international airports on Aug 1st. But not all the visitors are allowed to come, it totally depends on how is the...
Forum: Costa Rica Thursday 7th June 2018, 23:45
Replies: 3
Views: 1,111
Posted By alfredoscott
Hi. I have been birding the area and know the...

Hi. I have been birding the area and know the birds well. Please tell me about your plan and I can help you to get the best of san gerardo.
Warm regards,
Alfredo Scott
www.watchingbirdscostarica.com
Forum: Photo Critique Thursday 7th June 2018, 23:21
Replies: 10
Views: 3,516
Posted By alfredoscott
Hi. Do you have an itinerary already planned for...

Hi. Do you have an itinerary already planned for your trip to Costa Rica? I can help you to find some rare hummers and endemics in places that are perfect for taking pictures. I have beed guiding...
Forum: Costa Rica Sunday 24th September 2017, 16:00
Replies: 22
Views: 7,936
Posted By alfredoscott
Staying at La Selva and then Selva Verde doesnt...

Staying at La Selva and then Selva Verde doesnt make much sense. Same part of the country basically.
The best thing to do is hiring a local birding guide and rent a car.
The problem with Cerro Lodge...
Forum: Costa Rica Sunday 24th September 2017, 15:50
Replies: 5
Views: 2,018
Posted By alfredoscott
Green Basilisc is super common in the gardens of...

Green Basilisc is super common in the gardens of Selva Verde Lodge in Sarapiqui.
Santa Rosa National Park is too far from any lodge. You better stay in Ensenada Lodge and visit Solimar wetlands
Caño...
Forum: Costa Rica Sunday 24th September 2017, 15:42
Replies: 55
Views: 17,502
Posted By alfredoscott
You can not miss the northern Pacific for dry...

You can not miss the northern Pacific for dry forest specialties. Ensenada Lodge and Solimar wetlands are a must.
Caño Negro is too far, the road is not in good conditions and you go there only for 4...
Forum: Costa Rica Sunday 24th September 2017, 15:34
Replies: 12
Views: 5,266
Posted By alfredoscott
I am from Costa Rica and I visit the Birdfair in...

I am from Costa Rica and I visit the Birdfair in Rutland almos every year. I am a field biologist and I have been birding Costa Rica and Panama for 25 years, I know my country well.

Please contact...
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