IMAGES OF COSTA RICA

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(Some of these images are video still pictures of photographs: the photographer apologizes for their resultant poor quality.)

BIRDS:

blue-crested motmot, Monteverde

(aka "el bobo")

emerald tucanet, Monteverde (bird bath)

Parrot (and human), Cabo Blanco

Macaw?, El Sesteo, San Jose

two hummingbirds, Santa Elena Reserve

hummingbird, Santa Elena

hummingbird, Santa Elena

hummingbird, Lodge Orosi, Orosi

same hummingbird, Lodge Orosi, Orosi

Magpie Jay, El Sano Banano, Montezuma

heron? Sarapiqui
BUTTERFLIES:

Butterfly,
Lankester Gardens, Paraiso

"Postman" Butterfly,
Monteverde

"False Postman" Butterfly,
Monteverde

"Glasswing" Butterfly,
Monteverde

Zebra-stripe Butterfly,
Monteverde

Zebra-stripe Butterfly,
Monteverde

Morpho emerging from crysalis,
Monteverde

Two young Morphos,
Monteverde

iridescent butterflies,
Monteverde
FLORA:

unidentified flower,
Volcan Irazu

Ladyslipper?,
Lankester Gardens, Paraiso

unidentified flower,
Lankester Gardens, Paraiso

Bird of Paradise (Ave de Paraiso),
Lankester Gardens, Paraiso
OTHER ANIMALS:

howler monkeys, Sky Walk, Santa Elena

coatimundi (pizote), Finca Ecologica, Santa Elena

yet more coatimundi, Finca Ecologica, Santa Elena

agouti, Santa Elena - Monteverde

posion dart frog, near Puerto Viejo de Sarapiqui

iguana, Sarapiqui
PLACES:

Barva

Heredia

Heredia

Volcan Irazu

Church ruins, Ujarras

Enjoying the surf, Montezuma
HAPPENINGS:

"It's yummy, but is it art?"
"Sculpture", Children's Museum, San Jose

Take-off, Tobias Bolanos airport, Pavas

Enjoying the surf, Montezuma

"Viva la vaca loca", downtown Heredia

Festival de la Luz
San Jose

Creche scene, San Jose

Hannukah, Parque Sabana,
San Jose

Sun directly overhead,
San Jose


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