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ZEISS DTI thermal imaging cameras. For more discoveries at night, and during the day.

canopy lodge

  1. Red-tailed Squirrel

    Red-tailed Squirrel

    Red-tailed Squirrel (Sciurus granatensis: Sciuridae) Raiding the bananas that were put out for the birds.
  2. Clay-colored Thrush

    Clay-colored Thrush

    Clay-colored Thrush (Turdus grayi casius)
  3. Cocoa Woodcreeper

    Cocoa Woodcreeper

    Cocoa Woodcreeper (Xiphorhynchus susurrans costaricensis)
  4. Emeraid Geometrid Moth

    Emeraid Geometrid Moth

    Emerald Geometrid Moth (Synchlora indecora: Geometridae). Wingspan 1.4-2.6 cm (0.55-1.0 in).
  5. Variable Seedeater Female

    Variable Seedeater Female

    Variable Seedeater (Sporophila corvina corvina) female.
  6. Variable Seedeater

    Variable Seedeater

    Variable Seedeater Male (Sporophila corvina corvina) male.
  7. Red Powder Puff

    Red Powder Puff

    Red Powder Puff (Calliandra haematocephala: Fabaceae). Shrub 1-7 m (3.3-23.0 ft) tall, Inflorescence ca. 5 cm (2.0 in) in diameter.
  8. Dusky-faced Tanager

    Dusky-faced Tanager

    Dusky-faced Tanager (Mitrospingus cassinii cassinii)
  9. Social Flycatchers

    Social Flycatchers

    Social Flycatchers (Myiozetetes similis columbianus)
  10. Sara Longwing

    Sara Longwing

    Sara Longwing (Heliconius sara: Nymphalidae) A striking difference from the open wing view. Wingspan: 5.5-6.0 cm (2.2-2.4 in).
  11. Crimson-backed Tanager, Male

    Crimson-backed Tanager, Male

    Crimson-backed Tanager (Ramphocelus dimidiates isthmicus) male. Photographed in the rain.
  12. Dusky-faced Tanager

    Dusky-faced Tanager

    Dusky-faced Tanager (Mitrospingus cassinii cassinii)
  13. Common Tody-Flycatcher juvenile

    Common Tody-Flycatcher juvenile

    Another bird from right outside our balcony. I strongly believe this is a juvenile based on gape, buffy tint to wing markings, and overall grayness. Subspecies wetmorei.
  14. Yellow-crowned Euphonia

    Yellow-crowned Euphonia

    Outside our balcony was a tall bush/little tree with some nice birds.
  15. Long-billed Starthroat

    Long-billed Starthroat

    Back at the lodge after a long day, this one enticed to a pre-dinner photo.
  16. Gray-headed Chachalaca

    Gray-headed Chachalaca

    Gray-headed Chachalaca (Ortalis cinereiceps)
  17. Crimson-backed Tanager (female)

    Crimson-backed Tanager (female)

    Crimson-backed Tanager (Ramphocelus dimidiatus isthmicus) female.
  18. Green Hermit (male)

    Green Hermit (male)

    Green Hermit (Phaethornis guy coruscus)
  19. Green Kingfisher male

    Green Kingfisher male

    Finding the spot allowing it to check the stream below.
  20. The little thief

    The little thief

    I have most often seen hummingbirds with long bills being interested in this flower. However, Bananaquit also likes the nectar, but because it has a short sharp bill, it has to make a back door to get into the goods.
  21. Hoffmann's Two-toed Sloth

    Hoffmann's Two-toed Sloth

    Hoffmann’s Two-toed Sloth (Choloepus hoffmanni: Choloepodidae) with her pup.
  22. Ghost bird

    Ghost bird

    Black-chested Jay - it was really dark when I took this photo
  23. Crowned Woodnymph

    Crowned Woodnymph

    Crowned Woodnymph (Thalurania colombica venusta)
  24. Common Basilisk

    Common Basilisk

    We saw this one most days while at the Canopy Lodge, always on a rock in the creek running through the property.
  25. Tawny-crested Tanager immature male

    Tawny-crested Tanager immature male

    This bird was part of a larger flock. I am convinced it is an immature male given the female like colors on the side of the head and the hint of a tawny crest feather.