Birdwatching Costa Rica, Yellowlegs and Sandpipers in Costa Rica
The National Refuge of Caño Negro is one of the greatest birding hotspots for Birdwatching Costa Rica Yellowlegs and Sandpipers in Costa Rica.
Is located on the north side of Costa Rica, this place has to be on your roadmap.
Why should I visit Cano Negro Refuge?
Because is an easy destination in Costa Rica where to spot birds. It is easy to reach from La Fortuna – Arenal Volcano, from Bijagua – Tenorio Volcano (Rio Celeste), from Puerto Viejo de Sarapiquí. Driving your car for a couple of hours and you are there.
Because is easy to take a tour and enjoy birding and wildlife all the time because all the tours are by boat. You do not have to walk around, just focus on spotting birds, caimans, monkeys, iguanas, sloths, basilisks,s, and so on.
Because, Caño Negro Refuge is a wetland area, one of the most important in Costa Rica, and also one of the most important wetlands around the world.
This national protected area includes very diverse ecosystems, such as forests, marsh, rivers, lagoons, creeks, and more.
This variety of ecosystems creates a perfect location to spot a variety of bird species of Costa Rica.
In Caño Negro Refuge you have water or shorebirds like sandpipers, Yellowlegs, Stilt, and Crakes, just to mention the most important. You can find forest birds such as wren, antbirds, Antwren, tanager, warblers, and more. In open areas and the forest, you can find a few kinds of raptors such as hawks, kites, and falcons.
Starting around November, when the water level drop and the migration begin, The National Refuge of Caño Negro receive a document of migrating birds, such as Yellowlegs and Sandpipers.
Also, we receive the visit of Black-necked Stilt, Woordsorks, Jabirú, Rosate spoonbill, Southern Lapwing, and warblers, just to mention a few species.
If you are looking to visit the National Refuge of Caño Negro, here you can find a place where to stay, a trustful tour operator to organize your boat tour, and a local guide for birding and photography tours.
Get more information about Birdwatching Costa Rica Yellowlegs and Sandpipers in Costa Rica by following these links:
Hotel de Campo Caño Negro – Costa Rica. It is the place to stay when your visit the refuge of Caño Negro.
Birding in Caño Negro – Costa Rica . This is the tour operator of Hotel de Campo. Here is where you can directly organize your birdwatching tour in Caño Negro.
Birding in Costa Rica Tours. A trustful travel agency for Private birding trips or birding on your own in Costa Rica
Boat tours in Caño Negro – Costa Rica. Be sure to visit Caño Negro Refuge when you opt for a 1-day tour to the Refuge of Caño Negro
Or contact us, it will be a pleasure to answer your questions
Some frequently asked question
How do I go to Caño Negro Refuge from Arenal Volcano - La Fortuna?
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